Church Champions

For more than sixty years Wesley Woods and North Georgia United Methodists have partnered to support older adults. Church families are vital to ensuring Wesley Woods residents continue to thrive and are celebrated for the lives they live, the wisdom they share and everything they have yet to teach us.

Wesley Woods celebrated the United Methodist churches below for their remarkable support of Wesley Woods in 2020.

Thanks-a-Million Award

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
Roswell United Methodist Church

Recognizes churches whose lifetime giving has reached $1M in support of Wesley Woods.

Malone Dodson Clergy Award

Roswell United Methodist Church
Rev. Dr. Tom Davis

Acknowledges a pastor that is in mission with Wesley Woods and takes a key leadership role in the
annual Mother's Day Offering.

Rev. Dr. Tom Davis

#1 Mother's Day Offering
Over 500 Members

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
Rev. Dr. Bill Britt

Rev. Dr. Bill Britt

#1 Mother's Day Offering
Under 500 members

Lanier United Methodist Church
Rev. Dr. Ed Tomlinson

Highest Per Member Giving
Over 500 Members

Northside United Methodist Church
Rev. Dr. Bill Burch

Rev. Dr. Bill Burch

Highest Per Member Giving
Under 500 Members

Mt. Zion Alto United Methodist Church
Rev. Marshall Dale

Recognizes the church with the highest per member giving of all churches in
The North Georgia Conference to the Mother's Day Offering.

Mt. Zion

Rising Stars Award

Recognizes the churches with outstanding progress in the Mother's Day Offering.

Madison First United Methodist Church
Rev. Grady Mosley

Rev. Grady Mosley

Wesley United Methodist Church
Rev. Greg Porterfield

Rev. Greg Porterfield

Total Church Giving

Dunwoody United Methodist Church
Rev. Dr. Phil Schroeder

Recognizes the church with the highest overall giving in the Mother's Day Offering.

Rev. Dr. Phil Schroeder

District Participation Award

Central East District
Rev. Dr. Rodrigo Cruz

Recognizes the district with the most church participation in the Mother's Day Offering.

Rev. Dr. Rodrigo Cruz

Lillian Budd Darden Laity Award

Diane Bryant

Recognizes one laity member of the North Georgia United Methodist Conference who
has gone over and above in service to Wesley Woods.

Diane Bryant

COVID Heroes

Recognizes churches near each Wesley Woods Community that have gone above and beyond to support us during COVID.

Athens First UMC, Athens
Coldwater UMC, Athens
Decatur First UMC, WWT and Branan Towers
Glenn Memorial UMC, WWT
Haygood UMC, WWT
Impact UMC, AHET
Marietta First UMC, Corporate Staff
New Bethel UMC, AHET
Sharp Memorial UMC, Branan Lodge
St. John UMC, Augusta

Top 30 Church Giving
Over 500 Members

Peachtree Road UMC
Northside UMC
Roswell UMC
Dunwoody UMC
Marietta First UMC
Wesley UMC - Evans
Oak Grove UMC - Decatur
Madison First UMC
Trinity-On-The-Hill UMC - Augusta
Alpharetta First UMC
Saint James UMC - Atlanta
Milledgeville First UMC
Gainesville First UMC
Tucker First UMC
Wesley Chapel UMC - McDonough
Midway UMC - Alpharetta
Kennesaw UMC
Creekside UMC
Buford First UMC
Haygood Memorial UMC
Cascade UMC
Jonesboro First UMC
Saint Andrew UMC - Marietta
Elberton First UMC
Mount Zion UMC - Marietta
Ringgold UMC
Mount Pisgah UMC
Bethany UMC - Smyrna
Bethlehem First UMC
Hillside UMC

Top 30 Church Giving
Under 500 Members

Lanier UMC
Mount Zion UMC - Alto
Saint Paul UMC - Marietta
Sharp Memorial UMC - Young Harris
North Fayette UMC
The Way UMC
Trinity UMC - Duluth
Campton UMC
Antioch UMC - Gainesville
Mount Carmel UMC - Norcross
Jackson First UMC
Allgood Road UMC
Gates Chapel UMC
Kingswood UMC
Macedonia UMC - Cleveland
Philadelphia UMC - Harlem
Temple UMC - Arnoldsville
Union Chapel UMC - Monroe
Stark UMC
Shiloh UMC - Almon
Liberty Hill UMC - Morganton
Gordon's Chapel UMC - Athens
Hopewell UMC - Milledgeville
Bethel UMC - Stockbridge
West Georgia UMC
Norwood UMC
Oakwood UMC
Apalachee UMC
Korean Church of Newnan UMC
Mount Pleasant UMC – Calhoun

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