BWIM has a new coordinator in South Carolina

BWIM has a new coordinator in South Carolina

Cara Morgan, the minister to children and their families at First Baptist Church in Anderson, has gotten to a point in her career where she can give back to a community which has helped her get established in ministry. She has been appointed as the Coordinator of Baptist Women in Ministry in South Carolina.

Palmetto Works thrives despite the pandemic

Palmetto Works thrives despite the pandemic

Palmetto Works summer program for kids thrived this year, thanks in part to help from students in the music program at Coastal Carolina University. The CHOPS food program also reopened in mid-September to offer fresh produce to those most in need.

Oakland provides required school uniforms to 200+ students

Oakland provides required school uniforms to 200+ students

A few years ago, some members at Oakland Baptist Church in Rock Hill realized that some parents couldn’t afford to buy the required school uniforms for their children. The project has evolved from being run from the loft of a member’s home to the Fellowship Hall at the church where this year more than 200 students were provided the clothing they needed.

Palmetto Works gets grant for feeding innvovation

Palmetto Works gets grant for feeding innvovation

Palmetto Works, our missions partner in Conway, was approved for $30,000 in seed capital from South Carolina’s Feeding Innovation Program. CHOPS Produce winning business plan includes funds to re-open the market following pandemic-related closure.

Winston King found his calling in the operating room

Winston King found his calling in the operating room

Winston King, a member at St. Andrews Baptist Church in Columbia, found his vocational and spiritual calling 42 years ago while working night shift as an orderly. And today, as a nurse anesthetist, an eager young mind in an aging body still watches surgeries while helping vulnerable patients sleep and remain safe.