Local Mission Partners
Founded in 1992 by Fourth Presbyterian member Eva P. Hunt, A Child’s Haven is a 501(c)(3) organization that treats children with developmental delays as a result of limited resources, abuse, or neglect, and provides support and education for both the child and their families.
AID Upstate works to prevent and treat HIV through direct services, advocacy, education and awareness.
Alternative Christmas Market
Each December, Fourth offers its congregation an opportunity to give donations to non-profit organizations in honor of loved ones in lieu of earthly objects for Christmas.
Fourth has a long tradition of hosting a boy scout troop and supporting them in their efforts to help young people grow into their very best future selves through adventure, family, fun, character development, and leadership.
Furman UKirk is associated with the PC(USA) and is a family of faith encouraged by and committed to:
- Wrestling with Scripture, acknowledging its authority, and trusting the Holy Spirit to speak through it
- Experiencing God's grace and witnessing Christ's love as we seek to serve others whether at Furman, in Greenville, or throughout the world
- Worshipping and studying the living, Triune God through food, fun, and fellowship
Meals on Wheels enhances the quality of life of homebound individuals by providing nutritious meals, personal contact and related services.
Pendleton Place’s mission is to keep children safe and support families in crisis through prevention, assessment, and intervention. We support Pendleton Place through financial partnership and volunteer opportunities.
Safe Harbor works to provide a continuum of services for victims of domestic violence and their children. Fourth supports Safe Harbor by contributing to their prevention and intervention services to break the cycle of domestic violence in the Upstate of South Carolina.
For over 20 years, the Sterling Community has been one of Fourth’s strongest partnerships. We work together to face poverty, racism, and gentrification so that all of God’s children, young and old, across every barrier, can know and experience abundant life now and in the future. We sponsor field trips for students, participate in community gatherings, host an annual Christmas dinner, sponsor the Annual Day of Healing, Day of Hope, and much more.
Thornwell's foster care program, residential program, and family & educational support programs offer homes that are safe & loving, hope for a brighter future, and wholeness & healing. We partner with Thornwell by hosting informational sessions, volunteering at the children’s home, advocating for foster care, and most recently, by sponsoring a foster care conference.
Triune is a non-denominational mission church that ministers alongside the homeless, providing access to food, social workers, medical care, and educational opportunities.
Each week at Wednesday Night Fellowship, Fourth Presbyterian takes up an offering that is designated for a local food mission benefiting our community.
United Ministries serves and empowers those on the transformative journey to self-sufficiency. Fourth serves United Ministries in a variety of ways, including hosting homeless families through the Interfaith Hospitality Network; monthly food drives on the first Sunday of each month; participating in fundraisers throughout the year, and staffing the agency with volunteers. A list of food items can be found HERE.
Other Mission Partners
- The Foothills Presbytery
- Columbia Seminary
- Presbyterian Homes
- Montreat Conference Center
- Presbyterian College
- The Little Folks School at Fourth
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance enables congregations and mission partners of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to witness to the healing love of Christ through caring for communities adversely affected by crises and catastrophic events. Most recently, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance organized the PC (USA)'s response to the horrific flooding in our state's Midlands.
The Senior High Youth group has traveled to the DR every three years to serve residents. In the summer of 2015, the contingent poured 28 concreted floors in 3 bateys, or neighborhoods.
We traveled through CEDEPCA on in June 2017 and will continue to build relationships and to serve alongside the people of Guatemala in the future.
The Mission and Witness Committee
The Mission and Witness Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5 pm.
All are welcome!
Want to get involved?
For more information on how you can participate in any of these ministries, contact Rev. Jackie Putnam at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at (864) 232-8123.