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Advance Special Ministries

 

Advance Special Ministries

The Advance Special Ministries Network’s mission is to see, cultivate and share a wide range of United Methodist resources to support and strengthen our ministries.

THE VISION STATEMENT FOR ADVANCE SPECIAL MINISTRIES:

The Vision of South Carolina Methodists is to joyfully fulfill Christ’s mandate to care for those in need by contributing generously of their time, talents, and resources.

ASM Certification Application
ASM Funding Request Form
Advance Special Ministries Funding Guidelines
Process for Approving Conference Advance Specials

2017-2018 Advance Special Ministries

 

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Alston Wilkes Society

Alston Wilkes Society: Founded as the SC Therapeutic Association in 1962 by the Reverend Eli Alston Wilkes, Methodist minister, the Alston Wilkes Society’s original mission was to provide rehabilitative services to adults released from correctional facilities in South Carolina.  Through the years, the Alston Wilkes Society has expanded its focus to include at-risk youth, homeless veterans, …

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Bethlehem Center (Spartanburg)

Bethlehem Community Center – Spartanburg: The Center is a multi-service agency providing an array of programs to residents in Spartanburg County. The Center’s day care facility has the capacity to serve 130 children between the ages of two and five. The outreach department facilitates client-centered referrals, provides emergency assistance with food, electrical, heating and rental …

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Bethlehem Community Center

Bethlehem Community Center – Columbia: The Columbia Bethlehem Community Center is an historic multi-service agency now serving residents of the Riverview Terrace and Broad River Terrace communities in Columbia, South Carolina. VISION STATEMENT: We envision that the Columbia Bethlehem Community Center will be the premiere community center for children and families in the Midlands. MISSION …

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Christian Assistance Bridge

Christian Assistance Bridge is a service agency in Blythewood, South Carolina, that is blessed with significant support from a generous community. The mission of Christian Assistance Bridge is to provide hope and support to those in need by offering basic necessities. By joining efforts, we will strengthen our mission and our faith – as well as the faith …

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Coastal Samaritan Counseling Center

Coastal Samaritan Counseling Center: Provides counseling, pastoral & spiritually integrated psychotherapy, education, and consultation to individuals and families in crisis due to mental illness. The Center works hand-in-hand with pastors & local churches to stabilize families and improve mental health. Fees for services are adjusted according to a client’s income and the Center is dependent …

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Crisis Ministries

Director Barbara Rippy (864) 226-0297 (800) 868-4878 brippy@alstonwilkessociety.org Mailing Address PO Box 1925 Anderson, SC 29622 www.cooperativeministry.org Crisis Ministries is a twenty-four hour, seven-day a week, community agency, assessing and responding to the critical needs of the individual and family in Anderson and Pickens counties. We provide crisis intervention, suicide prevention, stabilization and education. This …

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Interfaith Community Services

Interfaith Community Services, Inc.: Improving Child Nutrition, Safety and Literacy Interfaith Community Services works with faith and community partners to meet the needs of struggling families. We were founded 42 years ago by six downtown Columbia churches to be Columbia’s first urban service center. Interfaith has been an Advanced Special Ministry for four decades. Our …

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Killingsworth

Killingsworth Inc.: Killingsworth is a transition home for women in crisis. Our ministry is to support, empower, and advocate for women recovering from crisis within a safe, nurturing Christian environment. In addition to room and board, we offer counseling and education, spiritual development, job development and work support, life-skills training, and community re-orientation. Director Rev. …

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P.A.T.H

P.A.T.H. – Our mission at PATH is to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless, and give financial aid to those in crisis.  We serve York school district #1, which is York, Sharon, Hickory Grove, Smyrna, and McConnells. We have a food pantry to supply a week’s groceries to qualifying households once a month.  We give financial aid …

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Rural Mission

Rural Mission, Inc., an ecumenical non-profit, faith based organization was chartered in September 1969 with the Secretary of State in South Carolina.  We have been in continuous operation serving the people of the Sea Islands since that year.  We address the basic human needs families have such as decent housing through renovations and construction, educational, …

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The Bennettsville-Cheraw Area Cooperative Ministry

The Bennettsville-Cheraw Area Cooperative Ministry (BCACM) is a specialized ministry of the South Carolina Conference that was established in 1966 to help facilitate the needs of persons living in Marlboro & Chesterfield counties of South Carolina in a shared ministry and vision. The churches that are affiliated with this ministry are Aaron Temple United Methodist …

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The Cooperative Ministry

The Cooperative Ministry is fighting poverty by working to increase the economic self-sufficiency of people in the Midlands through crisis assistance and sustainability programs. In 1982 The Cooperative Ministry was founded by five congregations in downtown Columbia. Their goal was to establish a collaborative method of administering assistance to those in need, while also preventing …

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Tracy Jackson Program of GIFT

The Tracy Jackson Program of G.I.F.T. (General Instruction for Tomorrow): This is an ecumenical Christian mission providing children with food for the body, mind and spirit. It serves children during the summer months at sites located in Abbeville and Anderson Counties. All services are free. For the children’s bodies it provides SCDSS approved lunch’s weekdays …

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United Ministries

United Ministries of Greenville: United Ministries is a direct service agency focused on solutions to poverty and homelessness. United Ministries’ mission is to provide life changing opportunities and advocacy for people in our community who lack education or employment skills, who are in financial crisis, who are homeless, and those who can help. United Ministries …

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Volunteers in Mission

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission: Its mission is to provide opportunities for South Carolinians to get personally involved in short-term mission projects at home and abroad. Its services include construction, medical care, education, agriculture, Early Response to disasters, long term recovery teams and supportive services. Director: Caroline Dennis caroline1914@gmail.com 864-980-4678 www.UMVIM-SC.org Mailing Address: 3 Green Forest Court …

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Wallace Family Life Center

Director: (843) 479-7991 wflc1979@gmail.com Mailing Address Post Office Box 56 Wallace, SC 29596. The Wallace Family Life Center is a family oriented facility. Our mission is to provide educational, cultural, recreational, and religious programs to enrich the lives of the people that live in the Wallace/Bennettsville communities. We currently offer the following programs:  Adult Education for …

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