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WE DO CARE

On February 14, 2010, I woke up at 5:00 in the morning. Jon didn’t make it home that night because he had died in a car accident. I was 34 and he was 38. We had a 3-year-old son and I…

Labor Senior Citizens Unique Ministries

HELPING WITH TAXES

I was playing Contract Bridge after I had retired in early 2005, and one of the players was an AARP volunteer who helped people submit their federal tax returns for free at the local senior center. I had always done my…

Labor Unique Ministries

HELPING THEM OVERCOME ADDICTION

There are an overwhelming number of women who have had their children, lives, and freedom taken from them due to drug addictions. Many have professed a Christian faith but still face suicidal thoughts and a deficit of hope. After…

Children Food Unique Ministries

GOT ‘FREE’ MILK

In 2017, my oldest daughter started kindergarten. The school she attends has the highest poverty rate in our district, where 75% of the students receive a free or reduced lunch. So, there is a lot of need. A month…

Food Labor Unique Ministries

HEALTHY MEALS TO CANCER PATIENTS

I have worked in the cancer field my whole career. I’ve seen the struggles patients go through and how it permeates every facet of their lives. I know how difficult it is to get the right nutrition during different…

Children Unique Ministries

FREE MUSIC LESSONS FOR THESE KIDS

Every Monday evening, the practice rooms in our Fine Arts hall are filled with university student music instructors and pupils eager to learn piano, guitar or drums. However, this isn’t just another music school. This is a Christian ministry called WOVEN:…

Children Unique Ministries

MENTORING YOUNG MOTHERS

When I had my first son, I stopped working and stayed home. I loved it, but after nine months, I started to go a little stir crazy and missed the socialization. That’s when a friend told me about MOPS—Mothers…

Financial Help Food Unique Ministries

THE LOVE KEPT MULTIPLYING

When Hurricane Florence hit Myrtle Beach, it left over 2,000 families without a home. They literally had nothing. I knew I had to do something to help. Growing up, my mom taught me we should love our neighbors and…

Children Mission Trips Unique Ministries

THE POWER OF YOUR SHOES

Throughout my life, I have managed spherocytosis which causes a weak immune system. I’ve battled this disease and with each step, God has guided a sickly little girl into the strong youth pastor that I am today. Two weeks…

Food Labor Unique Ministries

SERVING OTHERS WITH FOOD

Food is the way God led me to serve. About 18 years ago, my husband first volunteered as a driver for a local food pantry in our home state, Alaska. Unlike most soup kitchens or food pantries, this food…

Food Unique Ministries

A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON GIVING

My momma taught me to always help those who are less fortunate. She ingrained in me to “do unto others as you would want them to do unto you.” So that’s what I did. As a teenager, I would often volunteer…

Church Activities Unique Ministries

THE VAN MINISTRY

There are people in our community who would love to come to church, but they just don’t have the means to get there. Public transportation in our small city is infrequent and can be costly. But everyone deserves the…

Children Unique Ministries

A MINISTRY I NEVER WANTED

I thought I knew what it meant to follow Christ and to take up my cross. But, over the years, I have learned that God often gives us ministry opportunities that we’ve never asked for and certainly never wanted.…

Church Activities Labor Unique Ministries

THE SERVANT PASTOR

To a lot of people, the word “pastor” implies leading without serving. The truth is so much different. We are part of the body of Christ, just like people in our congregation. I felt called to the ministry in…