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Faith in Action: Partners

2018 Grant Applications: Due July 12

Christ Church strives to be a people of faith working in community to be a catalyst and conduit for ministry and, each year, our Church Faith in Action budget supports partners in the community who are also living into this vision. More information can be found here. In order to receive a grant you must submit your completed Partner Application Form via email to Debbie Rice, Faith in Action Outreach Coordinator, by Wednesday, July 12.

Christ Church currently works with the following partners through volunteers and/or direct funding:

A Child's Haven

A Child's Haven is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of young children who have experienced developmental delays or behavioral challenges. Many are victims of poverty, child abuse or domestic violence.
Get Involved: Jennifer McGuffee

American Leprosy Missions

American Leprosy Missions exists to serve as a channel of Christ's love to persons affected by leprosy and related diseases, helping them to be healed in body and spirit and restored to lives of dignity and hope.
Get Involved: Bekah Schwanbeck

Gateway House

Gateway House assists with improving the quality of life of adults who are living with a persistent and serious mental illness.
Get Involved: Phil Emory 

Greenville Free Medical Clinic

Offers free medical care to the poor in our community who have no health insurance. Volunteers are needed to assist with eligibility screening.  Greenville Free Medical Clinic is located at 600 Arlington Avenue. 
Get involved:  Carmen Ogles

Greenville Literacy Association

Strives to empower adults to participate more effectively in the community by providing quality instruction in reading, writing, math and speaking English.
Get involved:  Heidy Arroyav

 

Kairos In-Prison Ministry

Kairos is an ecumenical, Christian, lay-led ministry that addresses the spiritual needs of inmates in state and federal detention centers.
Get Involved:  Suzanne Modder

 

Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes rescues and distributes extra food from grocery stores and restaurants and delivers it to shelters, soup kitchens, children's homes and after-school programs.  Loaves and Fishes is located at Green Gate Office Park at 25 Woods Lake Road.
Get Involved: Paulette Dunn

 

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels delivers meals to the homebound Monday through Friday in Greenville County. Volunteers may deliver weekly, bi-weekly or monthly or may work in the kitchen. Meals on Wheels is located at 15 Oregon Street.
Get Involved:  Martha Louise Lewis

 

Miracle Hill Overcomers' Program

The Overcomers’ ministry is a nationally recognized 26-week Christ-centered addiction residential recovery program for men located at the Greenville Rescue Mission. Opportunities for adult mentoring, discipleship and assistance with transition into the community following the program are available to volunteers. The Greenville Rescue Mission is located at 1916 North Pleasantburg Drive.
Get Involved: Ryan Duerk

 

Project Care – Stephen’s House

The Stephen’s House support people with HIV/AIDS by offering residential care and teaching life skills and ways to live with the disease.  It is located at 200 W. Earle Street.
Get Involved: Mary K. Winstead

Project Host: Soup Kitchen & Culinary School

The Soup Kitchen provides a hot lunch to needy people six days a week. Volunteers can work a weekday shift from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Project Host Culinary School trains unemployed applicants through a program overseen and taught by a professional chef. The goal of the program is to teach the applicants culinary skills needed to obtain jobs in the food service industry. The Soup Kitchen and Culinary School is located at 525 South Academy Street.
Get Involved: Sally Green

Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor provides safe shelter, counseling and advocacy for victims of domestic violence.
Get Involved:  Lisa Nalley

 

Sterling Torch Program

The Sterling Torch Program provides an after school program and summer enrichment programs for children in the Sterling community. There are numerous opportunities for volunteers and tutors.
Get Involved: Paulett Brooks


Triune Mercy Center

Triune Mercy Center is a non-denominational mission church that ministers with and alongside the homeless in downtown Greenville.
Get Involved:  Kathy Sharp

United Ministries and GAIHN

United Ministries provides life-changing opportunities for people in Greenville who lack education or employment skills, are in financial crisis, or are homeless. United Ministries assists poor people in moving toward self-reliance through a variety of programs. United Ministries is located at 606 Pendleton Street.
Get Involved: Claire Winkler

GAIHN provides transitional housing and radical hospitality to homeless families through partnerships with churches like Christ Church. Volunteers are needed to assist up to four homeless families one week three times a year. In 2014, the GAIHN community welcomed 76 families, comprised of 104 adults and 181 children (285 total individuals). Forty-eight families found permanent housing during their sojourn with GAIHN.
Get Involved: Jenny Peer‬


YouthBASE

YouthBASE helps children overcome serious behavioral, academic, social, and emotional difficulties. YouthBASE is located at 813 Hampton Avenue.
Get Involved:  Linda Tassie
 

Get Involved: Contact Frances Poe, Director of Faith in Action