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March 2020: COVID-19 Opportunities

March 2020: COVID-19 Opportunities

We’ve heard it said that children are the first to suffer when times are difficult, and the last to benefit when times are good. The recent situation is hard on all of us, but how much more so for vulnerable children and families in situations of health, relationship,...

February 2020 Newsletter

February 2020 Newsletter

Celebrating 120 years, and what's new at Hephzibah62:4! Throughout 2020 we're taking time to celebrate our rich legacy, with so many of you having played a vital part. Beginning with the ministry of Bettie Tyler and the Hephzibah Orphanage she founded in 1900, it...

Hephzibah62:4 celebrating 120 years

Hephzibah62:4 celebrating 120 years

For over 118 years, Hephzibah Ministries served the needs of vulnerable children. On January 18, 2018, Hephzibah Ministries, Inc. Board of Directors announced a bold ministry redesign. JODI LEWIS | FEBRUARY 23, 2020 | WESLEYAN LIFE Access original article here.  THE...

Dear Jonathon

Dear Jonathon

A grandfather's prayer for his grandson comes to fruition — just in unexpected ways. DAVID BABB | JANUARY, 2020 | Wesleyan Life Access original story here.  While watching my three-day-old grandson take an afternoon nap, I wrote him a letter. In one paragraph I...

The sadness of silence

The sadness of silence

Although not everyone understands how valuable a life is, I believe God is changing hearts among his church, and as Christ’s disciples, we should be champions for his redemptive work within the pro-life movement as well. NICK EMERY | JANUARY, 2020 | The Wesleyan...

Hephzibah62:4 Update from Jodi Lewis, Director

Hephzibah62:4 Update from Jodi Lewis, Director

Board members pictured, front row: Angel Metzger, Rev. Kim Gladden, Jodi Lewis (director), Rev. Darrell Williams. Back row: Janelle Vernon, Dr. David Babb, Arlynn Ellis, Dr. Rev. Anita Eastlack (board chair).   August 2019 Dear Hephzibah Friend, Thank you for the...

Hephzibah62:4 Gains Momentum

Hephzibah62:4 Gains Momentum

Board members pictured, front row: Angel Metzger, Rev. Kim Gladden, Jodi Lewis (director), Rev. Darrell Williams. Back row: Janelle Vernon, Dr. David Babb, Arlynn Ellis, Dr. Rev. Anita Eastlack (board chair). Four new Hephzibah62:4 initiatives have been launched under...

March 2019 Hephzibah Update

March 2019 Hephzibah Update

March 31, 2019 Dear Hephzibah friend, The question I have received most often since the decision was made to close the residential aspect of Hephzibah Ministries after the ministry model became financially unsustainable is “What is going to happen to the Macon...

New name, same mission!

New name, same mission!

Plans have become more formalized in the past few months about how and where Hephzibah will continue to serve vulnerable children. THE WESLEYAN CHURCH COMMUNICATION TEAM | NOVEMBER 29, 2018 | WesLife Championing the past while engaging current and future needs has...

Revisioning Committee Update

Revisioning Committee Update

This time of the year can be bittersweet. Summer is over, and autumn has begun.  Schedules adjust, and preparations get underway for the upcoming winter. Four times a year, seasons teach and remind us about change. 2018 has held many changes for Hephzibah Ministries....

Revisioning Update, February 16, 2018

Revisioning Update, February 16, 2018

There are so many things we share – our love for our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, our commitment to transforming lives through his hope and holiness and our passion to care for the most vulnerable members of our society, our children and their families. We also...

Revisioning Update, January 24, 2018

Revisioning Update, January 24, 2018

Thank you for your interest in the re-visioning of Hephzibah Ministries. Many of you have reached out to us and other Hephzibah leaders since the January 17 announcement – some to ask questions, others to offer prayer. Your support is deeply appreciated as we continue...

Hephzibah announces bold ministry redesign

Hephzibah announces bold ministry redesign

Hephzibah Ministries, Incorporated, announced today that it is revising its ministries to reach greater numbers of youth and families. Hephzibah Ministries, Incorporated (HMI), located in Macon, Georgia, is revising its ministries to reach greater numbers of youth and...