S.C. Mission Agencies

Leader: see state-wide leaders below

Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry:   http://umcsc.net/aldersgatemin/

- please contact Judy Weathers, Chairperson of Aldersgate Special Needs, 1097 Moore Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29118. (803)536-4494. jhweathers2@aol.com

- formed by families and friends seeking to prepare for the future of their developmnetally disabled loved ones, we will build homes for mentally-handicapped adults, so that they can live in a Christian environment where they can receive the professional care they need. The first home will be built in Orangeburg as part of the Methodist Oaks Retirement Community. Then, the ministry hopes to build homes all across SC.


Alston Wilkes Society, Columbia: http://www.alstonwilkessociety.org

- 3519 Medical Drive, Columbia SC 29203

- gives hope and rebuilds lives through its rehabilitation and prevention services. We extend a helping hand to those who are most at risk. For example, we know that one of the major risk factors for a repeat offender is lack of shelter or employment. So, we help former offenders, homeless individuals including homeless veterans-and others secure appropriate housing and develop employment skills that will position them for the workplace.


Bethlehem Center, Spartanburg: http://www.spartanburgnetwork.org/BethlehemCenter/

- 397 Highland Avenue, Spartanburg, SC 29304. (864) 582-7158

- provides daycare for children, tutorial programs, homework programs, summer camp for low income families, youth senior programs, computer and pre-GED classes.


Bethlehem Community Center, Columbia, SC: http://www.midnet.sc.edu/bethlehem/

- 2500 Elmwood Avenue, Columbia SC 29240. (803) 254-8385

- Constance "Connie" Barnes, Executive Director. Email: cnelsonbar@aol.com

- provides a Christ centered environment where children and youth are nurtured through activites and programs, which address their educational spiritual, physical, mental and social needs. Additionally we seek to empower women and families to enhance their quality of life by providing asistance and services with special attention to concerns of justice and advocacy.


Cooperative Ministry:  http://www.cooperativeministry.org 

- 1928 Taylor Street, Columbia SC 29201. (803) 799-3853. info@cooperativeministry.org

- ministry of the religious community, serving as an instrument of God's love to those in crisis. We  seek to improve the quality of life for the needy by guiding them to available community resources, or providing them counseling, prayer support, and direct assistance where necessary.


Killingsworth for Women: http://www.killingsworthhome.org/index.html

- 1831 Pendleton Street, Columbia SC 29201. (803) 771-6359. furset@bellsouth.net

- a care-giving community residence for women who are emerging from crisis situations. Within the eight bedroom home women recovering from alcohol and/or drug abuse, incarceration, mental and emotional problems, violence and assault, or family crisis situations can find shelter and support.


 Rural Mission:  http://www.gbgm-umc.org/ruralmission/

- 3429 Camp Care Road, John's Island, SC 29455. (843) 768-1720

- provides human services to low-income Sea Island families and migrant farm workers who have made the Sea Islands part of their journey following the hearvests all over the nation. Through education, advocacy, and outreach, we respectfully provide a lifting hand - spiritually, emotionally, physically, eceonomically - whatever the need.


United Methodist Relief Center, Mt. Pleasant: http://www.umrc.org/

- 690 Coleman Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. (803) 884-4860

Pat Goss, Executive Director. patgoss@umrc.org

makes long-lasting changes in peoples' lives by repairing and rehabilitating substandard housing and providing new housing for very low income families.  Working to relieve the chronic housing problems of the rural poor in South Carolina, UMRC provides home improvements ranging from installing wheelchair ramps to moving entire houses.


United Methodist Volunteers in Mission:  http://www.umvim.org/home.htm

- 315 West Ponce de Leon Ave. #750, Decatur, Georgia 30030. (404) 377-7424. sejinfo@umvim.org  

 - United Methodist Volunteers In Mission (UMVIM), SEJ exists to promote, encourage and enable Christians to exemplify "Christian Love In Action". Our aim is to achieve the Great Commission through providing short-term mission opportunities for everyday Christians. UMVIM provides opportunities for service by developing and nurturing relationships with domestic and international leaders. We continually nurture our contacts with these leaders to respond to the needs of local communities and to provide comprehensive project information. Our office strives to connect volunteers' talents to suitable projects for effective service.

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