Domestic Missions

DOMESTIC MISSIONS  DIRECTORY

FINANCIALLY SUPPORTED MINISTRIES

Bethel Christian Camp, 750 Boy Scout Road, Gaston, SC 29053; (O) 803-926-5511, (C) 803-479-7498, (F) 803-926-5521; jarl@bethelchristiancamp.org; www.bethelchristiancamp.org.Jarl Hill, Executive Director, Tom O’Brien, Program Director, Elease Anderson, After School Director. Bethel Christian Camp is ministry to children through summer camps focused primarily to children who are excluded from the camping experience due to financial, social or cultural limitations.

Central Midlands Transitional Retreat (Midlands Veterans Center), Ministry of Christ Central Missions, 201 Duffie Drive, Lexington, SC 29072; 803-359-5018, Director: Allan Kulp; Administrator: Robin Kulp. Central Midlands Transitional Retreat (CMTR) is Housing for veterans in need of help. They help to provide a safe, stable environment for veterans transitioning from a state of homelessness to a status of stableness, where they may rest and reflect on their experiences, and self-determine a path forward for Godly and productive life. Their focus provides a particular emphasis on obtaining the individual life skills necessary to gain full time employment and permanent housing.

Chris Myers’ Children’s Place, 208 Bickley Road, Lexington, SC 29072. June Fusco, Director and Chairman, Board of Advisors. 803-348-6438. Lynn Dahl, Resident Manager, 803-920-8505. Contributions/checks to Christ Central Ministries or Chris Myers' Children's Place. Mail to CMCP, PO Box 712, Lexington, SC 29071. We provide transitional housing in a safe home environment for mothers and their children who need stabilization and support until the mother is employed and able to care for the children. We provide spiritual encouragement, mentoring, and guidance until the family can live productive and happy lives.

Daybreak Pregnancy Center - Daybreak Ministries, Ali Lake, Kathryn O’Connor, and Rebecca Hughes; 601 Northwood Road, Suite A, 787 Lexington SC, 29072; Convent Church Road, Leesville, SC 29070; P.O. Box 2302 Columbia, SC 29202; 803-808-0778, (O) 803-894-6611, (O) 803-771-6634, www.uway.org/irishtmlDaybreak Pregnancy Center is an organization whose mission is to serve individuals and their families during an unplanned pregnancy. Other center services include counseling, parenting programs, ultrasound services, a clothing bank, and post abortion classes.

Jubilee Academy/Heartworks Ministry: Sandee Hensley, Jubilee Academy at St. James Methodist Church, 3390 Pine Belt Rd, Columbia; Mailing address: P.O. Box 4476, Columbia, SC 29240; (O) 803-787-3009. www.JubileeAcademySC.org. Jubilee Academy is an independent, Bible-based, inner city, Montessori school, children ages 2-10. The purpose is to turn hearts and lives to Christ of inner city youth and their families and to achieve academic excellence.

New City Fellowship is a PCA mission church in Orangeburg, SC, which is home to South Carolina State University and Claflin University, both historically black colleges. The church has been meeting in the Sibleys’ home for Bible study on Sunday nights. They are also leading a Jobs for Life class to help people find meaningful work. Orangeburg has the highest rate of unemployment in the state. JP & Laurie Sibley, New City Fellowship, PO Box 1372, Orangeburg, SC 29116, 803-747-4935, jpsibley@gmail.com

Reformed University Fellowship, Presbyterian Church in America, 1700 N. Brown Road, , Suite 104, Lawrenceville, GA 30043; (678) 825-1070. Reformed University Fellowship is a college ministry for reaching students for Christ and equipping them to serve. LPC & Presbytery Supports: Anderson University, Campus Ministry, John Boyte, Jr., 103 Wiltshire Court, Anderson, SC 2962, jboyte@ruf.org. Web: www.usc.ruf.org;

Romans, Liaison: Paul Graham

Samaritan’s Well, 129 Gibson Court, Lexington, SC 29072; 803-785-4357; Co-directors: Donna Jerman, Mariam Williams. Samaritan’s Well is a shelter for women and children in transition.

Sharing the Harvest, Lexington Presbyterian Church, 256 Barr Road, Lexington SC 29072; 803-359-9501; SharingTheHarvestLPC@gmail.com. Sharing the Harvest is a community outreach ministry striving to connect Lexington Presbyterian Church with the needs of our neighbors. With the help of many volunteers, we are able to serve a free monthly lunch to visitors from the surrounding community. Acts 2:46-47 says “Every day they continued to meet together in the Temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.”

Lake Murray Young Life, Kyle and Tiffany Schoenleber, Area Leaders; http://lakemurray.younglife.org; kyle@lakemurray.younglife.org. In each community, the local “committee” comprised of parents, Young Life alumni and civic leaders, provides a foundation of financial, administrative and moral support for the local Young Life team. Description: Young Life is a world-class organization for adolescents. Our staff and volunteers enter the world of kids, focusing on what matters to them - fun, adventure, friendship and a sense of significance. In doing so, we earn the privilege of talking to them about something that we believe matters most of all - the truth about God and His love for them through His Son Jesus.

Presbyterian & Reformed Commission on Chaplains & Military Personnel (PRCC); Coordinator: Gary Hitzfeld; ghitzfeld@pcanet.org; Presbyterian Church in America, Missions to North America, and Chaplain Ministries; MNA Chaiplain Ministries,1700 North Brown Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. A ministry of the PCA to support and encourage chaplain ministries.

International Friendship Ministries, 610 Pickens Street, P.O. Box 12504, Columbia, SC 29211; info@ifmusa.org. IFM is a ministry to assist international students in becoming acclimated to American culture while demonstrating Christ’s love and sharing the gospel message with them.

International Students, Inc., Ed and Vicki Germann, 151 Arthur Lane, Hendersonville, NC 28791; http://www.isionline.org. International Students, Inc. exists to share Christ's love with international students and to equip them for effective service in cooperation with the local church and others. ISI is a hybrid of local and international ministries to students, and was brought under the MNA committee years ago in a decision made by our Session. Ed and Vicki Germann serve areas between the Great Lakes and Florida, Louisiana and Virginia. In NC, they work on campus at Duke, UNC Greensboro, NC State and others. The Staff in SC minister alongside HIS at USC. ISI also has a global ministry that seeks to match new believers in the US as students with country nationals when they return home, a very sensitive task in several countries. ISI is also starting new ministries following the US model in places like Canada, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand and Europe.