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Sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ in Georgia through meeting literacy needs.


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Read Georgia is a program where churches partner with local schools to work one-on-one with children on their literacy skills.

The goal of Read Georgia is to see children and their families introduced to the love of Jesus and brought to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.


teaching children and youth

Tutoring Children & Youth

(Helping school- age children & youth in need of academic help)



(Helping qualified ESL students prepare for their interview & test)

english as a foreign language

English as a Foreign Language

(Teaching English on short-term mission trips abroad)


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Literacy Missions Annual Report

We are currently updating the annual report form. Check back soon for the new version.

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Elrod at or 770-936-5320.


Regional Representatives

REGION 1 (Northwest)

Counties: Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Dade, Dawson, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker, & Whitfield

Mary Ann VanLandingham
Adult Reading & Writing (ARW) Coordinator
Email Mary Ann VanLandingham

Phyllis Hart
English as a Foreign Language (EFL)/English as a Second Language (ESL) Coordinator
Email Phyllis Hart

REGION 2 (Northeast)

Counties: Banks, Barrow , Clark, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lincoln, Lumpkin, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Taliaferro, Towns, Union, Walton, White, Wilkes

Mike Sims
Adult Reading & Writing (ARW) Coordinator
Email Mike Sims

Evelyn Perry
Citizenship (CIT) Coordinator
Email Evelyn Perry

Carol Woodford
English as a Foreign Language (EFL)/English as a Second Language (ESL) Coordinator
Email Carol Woodford

REGION 3 (West Central)

Counties: Carroll, Clayton, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Heard, Henry, Merriwether, Newton, Rockdale, Spalding, Troup

Belinda Harris
Tutoring Children & Youth (TCY)/ReadGeorgia Coordinator for north Georgia
Email Belinda Harris


REGION 4 (East Central)

Counties: Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Burke, Butts, Columbia, Crawford, Dodge, Glascock, Hancock, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Lamar, Laurens, McDuffie, Monroe, Peach, Pike, Pulaski, Putnam, Richmond, Twiggs, Upson, Warren, Washington, Wilkinson

Everett (Nick) Nichols
Citizenship (CIT) Coordinator
Email Everett Nichols

Joan Graham
English as a Foreign Language (EFL)/English as a Second Language (ESL) Coordinator
Email Joan Graham

REGION 5 (Southwest)

Counties: Baker, Ben Hill, Brooks, Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Colquitt, Crisp, Decatur, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Harris, Irwin, Lee, Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Webster, Wilcox, Worth

Donna Milner
Adult Reading & Writing (ARW) Coordinator/ReadGeorgia Coordinator for south Georgia
Email Donna Milner

Barbara Payne
English as a Foreign Language (EFL)/English as a Second Language (ESL) Coordinator
Email Barbara Payne

REGION 6 (Southeast)

Counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Berrien, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Cook, Echols, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Jenkins, Lanier, Liberty, Long, Lowndes, McIntosh, Montgomery, Screven, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Truetlen, Ware, Wayne, Wheeler

Darlene West
English as a Foreign Language (EFL)/English as a Second Language (ESL) Coordinator
Email Darlene West