Teams will have an opportunity to serve and minister to refugees alongside Send Relief. This area of Atlanta is known as the Ellis Island of the South due to its diverse population. The team will drive to the ministry sent and stay in the on site facilities right in the heart of Clarkston. They will also have an opportunity to attend church services led by other cultures at Clarkston International Bible Church.
Did You Know?
Clarkston has a population of about 15,000, nearly 70% of which is foreign-born, representing more than 50 countries with more than 100 distinct ethnic groups—all living within 1.4 square miles.
Clarkston is a suburb of Atlanta.
48.4% of Clarkston has a religious affiliation, the majority being Christian ( 10.0% Baptist, 1.0% Episcopalian, 9.8% Catholic, 0.4% Lutheran, 5.8% Methodist, 2.0% Pentecostal, 3.2% Presbyterian, 0.4% Church of Jesus Christ and 11.6% are another Christian faith) Other religions include 1.0% Judaism, 1.0% of an eastern faith and 1.9% affiliated with Islam.