Rising News

With the Coca-Cola Polar Bear

Secret Ingredient: Happiness – UpRISING Takes the World of Coke

We had a GREAT time at the World of Coke this morning with the UpRISING students! We spent a little over 2 hours in the World of Coke in downtown Atlanta, enjoying the many exhibits and interactive opportunities. We got to see the vault where they keep the secret formula for Coca-Cola, and even took…

Preschool Picnic in the Park2

Preschool Playdate: Picnic in the Park!

All nursery and preschool families are invited to join us for another Preschool Playdate on Saturday September 27th! We will be heading to PlayTown Suwanee for a picnic and playtime in the park! Grab or make a picnic lunch, and meet us at the park! We’ll enjoy lunch together then play on the playground for…


reTHINK | Prayer

We are kicking off a new series this fall walking through the Lord’s Prayer. Here is Week 1


FMSC News for The Big Peach Mobilepack

Feed My Starving Children,  the organization we partner with for From Hunger to Hope is in need of our help. Their distribution partners, who are on the ground distributing the food, have requested 30 million more meals than FMSC had planned to produce in 2014…the need is great! As a result, they are organizing “Super Packs”…


From the Desk : The Thief of Joy

I’m the oldest of 7 siblings… yes, I know what you’re going to ask: Were you catholic? Did you live on a farm? Do your parents know what causes that? I’ve heard it all! The kicker is that I have 5 sisters and one brother. As you can imagine- there was never a shortage of…


The African [SOUP] is celebrating its 5th birthday!

The African [SOUP] is celebrating its 5th birthday! Five years of changing lives, inspiring hope, and providing a “hand up” – not a “hand out” – to children who dream big. We are celebrating with a brand new monthly newsletter – The African [SOUP] Webale. Click on the link to read what the [SOUP] has…