Transfiguration Giving Tree 2022
El Árbol de Regalos 2022

Transfiguration Giving Tree

November 20-December 19

This tradition returns with a tree full of tags that represent the needs of members of our community who find themselves in need at Christmas.
Soon, the tree will be decorated with tags that represent opportunities to give.  As you and your family select which wishes to fulfil, please follow the instructions given on the tag. (And pray for those receiving the gift.)  To continue the same outpouring of generosity given from this event, see information about the organizations being served find updates here.


El Árbol de Regalos de Transfiguración

Desde el 20 de Noviembre al 19 de Diciembre

Esta tradición regresa con un árbol lleno de etiquetas que representan las necesidades de los miembros de nuestra comunidad en Navidad.

Pronto, el árbol estará decorado con etiquetas que representan oportunidades para dar. Mientras usted y su familia seleccionan qué deseos cumplir, siga las instrucciones que se encuentran en la etiqueta. (Y oren por los que reciben el regalo).

Para continuar con la generosidad brindada en este evento, consulte la información sobre las organizaciones a las que ayudamos; encuentre actualizaciones e instrucciones en nuestro sitio web en 


If you have any Questions:  contact the 2022 Giving Tree Team Leader, Wilma Johnson

Si tiene preguntas, por favor contacte a la coordinadora de El Árbol de Regalos, Wilma Johnson.

Our Transfiguration family always makes Christmas a little brighter
for our less fortunate brothers & sisters through our Giving Tree
– we’re just doing it a little differently this year.

Nuestra familia de Transfiguración siempre hace que la Navidad
sea un poco más brillante para nuestros hermanos menos afortunados a través del Árbol de Regalos
– solo que este año lo estamos haciendo un poco diferente.

You will pick an organization (Or Two) that you will support by taking a tag from out physical tree in the narthex. All Tags are selected! Great work Transfiguration !
An organization’s needs are listed on individual tags. Each tag has specific instructions.

Tags on the tree NOVEMBER 20. All Tags Selected!


Lets Talk about the Elephant in (Not in) the Room. Where’s the tree?

Good question with a good answer. “We are blessed to know two things about this parish” in the words of Long Time Parishioner and good guy, Bruce Kile, “We love free food and giving.” True. It happened that the first week of the Giving Tree EVERY Tag for every organization was selected. That left us with an empty tree. Unusual for our Giving Tree as there are usually opportunities for selecting a tag all the way up to the last weekend of this event. Thanks be to God for the generosity of this parish.

As it is Advent and not Christmas, it seemed right to allow the tree to fulfil it’s purpose in another area of the church. We believe it is proper to let our Narthex area reflect the season of Advent in this time. It also gives the Giving Tree volunteers (Who are Amazing) an opportunity to keep better tabs on the gifts being returned and sorted. Each week they must move the returned gifts to a secure spot for sorting. That keeps our Narthex clear for everyone’s safety and the gifts secure for those who are expecting to receive the gifts of our generosity.

It’s not free food.. You can join us for Hospitality on December 11 for that… but it is the reason. We thank you for understanding that we are all doing new things. The presence of the presents will remain in a new way. We hope that you will offer a prayer of thanks for our community and compassion for those who will share in our blessings this season.

Belmont Hills Elementary
A local Title 1 school with a very high percentage of families living in poverty/ Escuela local con un alto porcentaje de familias que viven en la pobreza.

Brumby Elementary: A local Title 1 school with a high percentage of children from a low income family.

Center for Children and Young Adults (CCYA)
A residential home for youth who have aged out of foster care/ Hogar para jóvenes que ya han salido de los hogares temporales.

CHRIS 180 (formerly CHRIS Kids)
An organization providing group homes for teens who have been abused or neglected/ Organización que acoge a grupos de jóvenes que han sido abusados o abandonados.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
 A nonprofit residential treatment facility for youth with behavioral and emotional issues/ Residencia sin fines de lucro para jóvenes con problemas emocionales y de comportamiento.

Family Promise of Cobb County
An organization providing temporary shelter for families with children in economic transition facing a housing crisis/ Organización que acoge temporalmente a familias con niños que enfrentan una crisis económica y de vivienda.

Bridgeway Hospice
Provide in-home care for the terminally ill

The Lingap Center
 Transfiguration’s international outreach ministry for abandoned children located in the Philippines / Ministerio de ayuda Internacional de Transfiguración para niños abandonados en Filipinas.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help
A Catholic Hospice home for the terminally ill.

Ross Memorial Health Care Center
A Marietta nursing home assisting low income residents with no families / Asilo de ancianos en Marietta para residentes de bajos ingresos y sin familia.

Sheltering Grace Ministry 
Assists expectant mothers who find themselves homeless due to unforeseen circumstances / Ayuda a mujeres embarazadas que no tienen un hogar debido a circunstancias imprevistas.

St. Vincent de Paul
A Parish ministry which provides charitable assistance to those in need within the Transfiguration parish and local area
Ministerio parroquial que ayuda a los necesitados de Transfiguración y del área local.

Woodstock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
A facility with many low income residents with no families / Instalación con muchos residentes de bajos ingresos y sin familia.

Belmont Hill Elementary
Bridgeway Hospice Logo
Bridgeway Hospice
Deveraux Advanced Behavioral Health
Family Promise
The Lingap Center Logo
Lingap Center
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Logo
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Ross Memorial
Sheltering Grace
SVdP Georgia Logo
St Vincent de Paul
Woodstock Nursing Home