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Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry

Mission:  We exist to provide the highest possible quality of life and the greatest possible level of independence for each resident within the context of a faith-based community residential facility.

Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry
P.O Box 5781
Columbia, SC 29250

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ALDERSGATE SPECIAL NEEDS MINISTRY                           

        “”My people will live in peaceful dwellings places, In secure homes, in undisturbed 
           places of rest” – Isaiah 32:18

What is Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry?
*   A United Methodist Agency formed by families and friends
*   Seeking to prepare for the future of their loved ones with developmental disabilities

ASNM Mission:
*   To provide the highest possible quality of life
*   The greatest possible level of independence
*   Within the context of a community faith-based residential setting

How do they plan to help adults with developmental disabilities?
*   Will build homes for adults with special needs, so that they can live in a Christian environment with a
professional staff dedicated to providing a loving home
*   First home is in Orangeburg, as part of the Methodist Oaks Retirement Community, this is a
home for 6 men
*   Second home is near the Campus of Epworth Children’s Home in Columbia, this is a home
or 6 women
*   We hope to build homes all across SC

These Homes will also provide:
     *   Life skills training and work experiences
*   Daily living skills, cooking, laundry, self-help, social and recreational
*   Sunday connections to worshipping communities

Why help adults with developmental disabilities?
     *   Adults with developmental disabilities are one of the MOST underserved populations in SC
and the country
*   As caregivers age, the waiting lists for housing for adults with special needs continue to grow
*   Often, the only way for parents to get housing for their family member with special needs is to
die or become disabled themselves

How YOU can help:
*   Donate money and or property
*   Lend professional expertise
*   Adopt Aldersgate as an ongoing mission project for your church group
*   Lend your prayers, spiritual and moral support

Contact information:
*   To find out more information about Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry please contact:

Betty Moss McGuirt
SC United Methodist Center
Tammy Fulmer
1-803-786-9486 ext 313

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