The North Georgia Conference’s Advocacy Team

The North Georgia Conference’s Advocacy Team is one of the five ministry arms of the the Annual Conference’s Office of Connectional Ministries.  Our team has responsibility for broad areas of work.  We relate to the United Methodist Church’s Board of Church and Society, Commission on the Status and Role of Women, Commission on Religion and Race, Ethnic Local Church Concerns, Disability Concerns, Native American Concerns, Commission on Ecumenical and Interreligious Concerns, Persons Living in Poverty, and Sustainability.


Recently, we have been partnering with agencies such as the Interfaith Children’s Movement to addressing trafficking of minors in Georgia, including workshops for clergy and sponsoring a day of citizen advocacy at the Georgia State Capitol. To find out more information, please visit us on the web <> .


Visit the 'Be Involved' page to see how congregations and annual conferences are reporting on their faith in action for children in poverty.


Reading the Campaign booklet is a first step for becoming familiar with this initiative. It offers information and resources to encourage your activism. It can be viewed and downloaded at The Campaign page.

We hope that you will contribute information about your work with children. Descriptions of your ministries will be helpful to others who want to deepen their involvement to care for children in poverty.

You can influence the Campaign’s effectiveness.  Be involved.  Offer your ideas.  Encourage others.

Trusting in God, we dare to envision a world in which every child experiences love, care, and hope. Together we can be the difference in the lives of children in poverty.



More Annual Conferences Join Campaign

August 2017:  Welcome Dakotas Conference UMC where Rev. Rebecca Trefz is the Campaign liaison, and the Minnesota Conference where Rev. Lyndy Zabel is the liaison.

Welcome new liaisons

Spring 2016: We are delighted to welcome the Rev. LaVeatrice Crockrum as liaison with Birmingham Region (Alabama) of CME, and Ms. Judith Yohane representing AME Malawi Central, Malawi North, Malawi South, Central Zimbabwe, Northeast Zimbabwe and Southwest Zimbabwe Annual Conferences!

More Annual Conferences Join Campaign

December 2015: Welcome Nigerian Annual Conference (CME), Rev. Koko Sunday Daniel, liaison; Liberia Annual Conference (CME), Rev. Christian Keller, liaison; Ghana/Togo Conference (CME), Rev. Sampson Fianko, liaison)


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