Local Missions/Outreach

We have a long list of local mission projects ready to receive your help.  Click on the projects to learn more.


  • Human Trafficking Forum

    Join us for the Human Trafficking Forum, February 6 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Prison Ministry

    We seek to extend the Christian community to those incarcerated, so that their separation from society will not result in a separation from God, and their strengthened relationship with God can serve as a path to restoring their relationship with society.

  • Scouts

    Scouts Of America
    Dunwoody United Methodist Church is proud to sponsor two units of the Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scout Pack 266Boy Scout Troop 266 and a Girl Scout Troop.

  • Snack in a Bag & Backpack Blessings

    With support from the DUMC preschool, DUMC takes backpack blessings (snack in a bag) weekly to Hightower Elementary. The food is placed in the backpacks of 20-25 children on Friday afternoons, providing them nourishment to last throughout the weekend.

  • Transitional House

    Our church supports HomeStretch and its Transitional Housing program for homeless families. The purpose of this program is to help homeless families move to a state of self-sufficiency and permanent housing while offering them managed support.

  • U.M. Children

    United Methodist Children's Home Agape Meals. The Agape Meal is a ministry designed to build community on the United Methodist Children's Home campus through sharing a weekly meal and worship experience together, like the early church did when they first gathered.

  • Local Partners
    • Hunger
      • C.A.C.

        Community Assistance Center (CAC) brings together community resources to provide compassionate assistance to persons in need, prevent homelessness and promote self-sufficiency in the Sandy Springs/Dunwoody area.

      • Action Ministries
        • Mission Mondays

          Thank you for a fantastic summer of Mission Mondays! In addition to weekly fellowship, we made and packaged about 4,000 lunches for local children this summer.

        • Package of Hope

          Dunwoody UMC provides "Package of Hope" the last Saturday of each month. Distributing non perishable food that will feed a family of four for several days, DUMC's goal is to make families feel welcome as they work through tough financial times to get back on their feet.

        • Trinity Table

          Dunwoody UMC will prepare and serve lunch twice this year to over 300 homeless and working poor in downtown Atlanta at Trinity UMC.

        • Women’s Community Kitchen

          DUMC's Family Living & Giving circle volunteer regularly at the Women's Kitchen in Atlanta. Individuals can join the group and/or serve on their own weekly M-F. Homeless and low-income women & children receive meals and other assistance. The kitchen serves more than 20,000 meals annually.

      • Rise Against Hunger - FOODSTOCK
      • SSUMC Feed 'N Seed

        Several times a year, Dunwoody UMC volunteers serve a community meal to up to 100 needy people at the Sandy Springs UMC. The guests include the underprivileged and homeless in Sandy Springs as well as residents of the Mary Hall Freedom House

      • Atlanta Community Food Bank

        We need Volunteers the 2nd Wednesday of every month to pack food at the Atlanta Community Food Bank. We meet at the church at 8:30 a.m. and are back to the church by around 12:15 p.m. Transportation is provided. Questions: call or email Alan Shinn, 770-849-0719 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    • Homeless & Working Poor
      • Habitat for Humanity

        For 30 years, Atlanta Habitat has served qualified, working families, building primarily in the city of Atlanta and Fulton County. Now we have become one of the largest of 1,500 affiliates of Habitat for Humanity in the United States since our founding in 1983.

    • Children
      • UMCH Foster Care

        We recently had three DUMC couples complete the United Methodist Children's Home IMPACT training to become Foster parents. Many thanks to those who have supported UMCH Foster Care with donations.

      • Hightower Elementary Homework Help

        Looking for an easy way to help Hightower Elementary?! Dunwoody UMC supports our neighborhood school & is looking for your help.

    • Aging Adults
    • Recovery

Worship Times

Contemporary Service
8:45 a.m. Fellowship Hall

Morning Prayer & Communion Service
8:45 a.m. Sanctuary

Traditional Service
11:05 a.m. Sanctuary

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Contact Information

Dunwoody United Methodist Church
1548 Mt. Vernon Road, Dunwoody, GA. 30338
770-394-0675 •  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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