First Presbyterian, Columbia
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Ministries Supported by FPC
Below are Columbia area ministries supported by First Presbyterian Church:
Bethany Christian Services
Bethany seeks to express God’s love and compassion as they “...provide an alternative to abortion through counseling and care for both mother and child.”
Campus Crusade for Christ - USC Campus
Campus Crusade has existed in it's current form at USC for almost 10 years. Thier goal is to share the good news of Jesus Christ with the students of USC and postitively impact the campus as Christian students.
Child Evangelism Fellowship
The mission of Child Evangelism Fellowship is “reaching children and young people, preparing others to reach children, and offering tools to do the job.”
The Cooperative Ministries
The Cooperative Ministry is “an instrument of God’s love to those in crisis.” It offers assistance to area congregations by responding to requests for help, several programs to assist the underemployed, and many other programs.
Daybreak is a Crisis Pregnancy Center which seeks to bring God’s truth and alternatives to abortion for those facing crisis pregnancy.
Hannah House (a ministry of Christ Central Ministries) seeks to minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the homeless and disadvantaged. One specific ministry of Christ Central is Hannah House—a ministry for women and children in transition.
The mission of Harvest Hope is to gather, store, and distribute food and related products through a network of local non-profit agencies and churches who feed the hungry.
International Friendship Ministries
The purpose of IFM is to introduce international students and their families to Jesus Christ through weekly meetings and special trips. They do so with the expectation that many will return to their home country as a witness for Christ.
M.O.S.T. (Ministry of Outreach to Slavic Tribes) is a ministry of outreach to the Russian-speaking community of Columbia and beyond.
Navigators - USC Campus
Through discipleship and evangelsim Navigators seeks to equip students to live for Christ. In addition to having an active ministry at USC, Columbia is also a site for training Navigator staff for overseas ministry.
Oliver Gospel Mission
The Oliver Gospel Mission provides shelter, food, and spiritual and vocational training for transient and homeless men with the goal of sharing the Gospel.
Palmetto Family Council
PFC is committed to addressing issues of the day (particularly on the family) in the public and legislative world in South Carolina from a Christian perspective.
Providence Home ministers in the name of Jesus Christ in word and deed to disenfranchised and dislocated men who desire to reenter the mainstream of life.
Reformed University Fellowship - USC Campus
Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) is the campus ministry of the Presbyterian Church in America. Students from a wide variety of church and religious backgrounds are involved - the "convinced" and the "unconvinced."
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is an international movement of evangelical believers providing service to the “poor, sick, downtrodden, homeless, and victims of disaster.”
Young Life’s goal is to reach young people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ by reaching out to them on their school campuses and other youth settings.