FCS Urban Ministries: focused community strategies


Toxic Charity

Bob Lupton’s newest
book, Toxic Charity.

Go here to purchase your copy… Continue reading

Georgia Avenue Community Ministry

For over 20 years, Georgia Avenue Community Ministry. has provided food for those in need in a way that affirms dignity and builds community. Come learn how to transition your food pantry into a food cooperative. . Continue reading

Interested Visting FCS?

We would love to host you, your church group or staff to learn more about our urban collective.  Our next Open House will be October 24th and 25th, 2013.  Find out more HERE

Our mission is to create healthy places in the city where families flourish and God’s shalom is present. FCS Urban Ministries celebrates 30 years of learning in the heart of Atlanta, reweaving the fabric of urban community by building upon neighborhood strength and by attracting “strategic neighbors” to move in. With an emphasis on neighborhood leadership and a commitment to mixed-income housing development, our strategy yields both social and spiritual vitality as well as economic viability.


Recent Blog

The Happy Poor

by Bob Lupton

“They are so poor but they are so happy!”  I hear it from returning short-term mission trippers as they report on their experience serving in poverty-stricken villages scattered about the under-developed… Continue reading


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