Rural Mission News

Damages to Rural Mission – help from Presbyterian Relief Assistance team from Sacramento, CA

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After Hurricane Matthew hit the Lowcountry, there was a lot of damage to Rural Mission. Water had gotten into the walls of our building, deeming it unusable until the damaged walls are replaced. Normally this would be a small issue, however, it’s the building where a lot of volunteers stay during their time working with Rural Mission. We are struggling to find alternative housing for these volunteers. There were also branches and debris covering the lawn, making it difficult to walk around. Thankfully, the Presbyterian Relief Assistance team from Sacramento, California was in town...

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Rural Mission Prayer Chapel Expanded with Help from Youth Group

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The Lord is good! Our little prayer chapel is being expanded with help from a youth group from Covenant Church in Greenville, NC, led by Youth Pastor Rev. Bob Wynn. We look at this as a project from heaven. The building was a storage shed for over 30...

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Bethel UMC Shares Their Love for Rural Mission

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Earlier this summer, the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Women was at Rural Mission doing some service work. We welcomed Bethel UMC today as they gave their love to Rural Mission.  Thank you Will and Joyce Felts; Ellen and Tommy Davis; Ann Rustin; Mary Frances Lundy and Ken Bolin.  Here are some pictures from their labor of love. ...

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Seafood Jamboree at Rural Mission

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Volunteers from Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, an independent coeducational college preparatory school in Columbia, South Carolina, joined us in May. They have been coming to Rural Mission prior to their graduation for more than 25 years and have always done such a great job for us! We also had a group of adults from First UMC, Morristown, TN. They have also done a magnificent job with the projects they have worked on for us. These two groups enjoyed a Seafood Jamboree at Rural Mission on their last evening here. Pictures of Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, Columbia, SC and First UMC,...

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Lowcountry Giving Day 2016

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Dear Friends, Hallelujah and Praise the Lord! My prayer always is that God is doing some very special things with you and your family. We appreciate all you have shared with us during the years. We are asking you to help us continue to provide needed human services to God’s children. The Low Country Day of Giving is upon us again, this year, it is Tuesday, May 3, 2016.  There are so many families who are currently living in some very depressing conditions as a result of their battered homes. The storm and flood which we had in October did not help at all….it made it worst. We are...

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Sea Island Luncheon 2016

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Enjoy our photos from the Sea Island Interagency Luncheon held on January 29, 2016.

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