Each spring, Dunwoody UMC participates in building a Habitat for Humanity home. In May of 2019, we completed our fourth Blitz Build and 29th Habitat home! If you are interested in helping with the next build, please check back here for date announcements. Contact Jack and Bette Whitley at jwhitley47@aol.com or Chris Mixer at chris.mixer@dunwoodyumc.org for more information. Must be at least 16 years old to participate.

We would like to extend a special THANK YOU to all those who volunteered, organized and supported our 29th Habitat for Humanity house build. Enjoy this video recap of all your hard work!

Projected Build Schedule

Day 1

-Build exterior and interior walls in warehouse

-Set floor joists and lay floor decking

-Sheath wall panels

-Install exterior and interior walls

-Install front porch deck, columns, and beams

Day 2

-Installing the roof trusses

-Installing the windows and trim packages

-Building side porch and stairs

-Installing exterior trim

-Beginning siding

Day 3

-Decking and felting the roof

-Installing interior framing

-Installing sub-fascia, barge rafters and drip edge

-Continuing siding

Day 4

-Shingling the roof

-Insulating walls and ceiling

-Finishing siding

-Beginning caulking and exterior painting

Day 5

-Finishing shingling

-Continuing exterior painting

-Beginning interior painting

-Beginning soffit and fascia

Day 6

-Finishing interior and exterior painting

-Installing baseboard, window sills and miscellaneous interior trim

-Installing kitchen cabinets and countertops

-Finishing soffit and fascia

Day 7

-Cleaning the house interior

-Touching up interior painting

-Raking and clearing the lot


-Completing other miscellaneous items

There will also be a short house dedication ceremony!



If you have questions about Atlanta Habitat for Humanity or would like to know more about local mission opportunities, please contact me.

Chris Mixer


(770) 394-0675 ext. 175