Koinoina Scholars “Made to Create”

Koinoina Scholars “Made to Create”

Stephanie Cassell, a student at Duke Divinity School, is getting field experience this summer working with Koinonia of Columbia through the South Carolina Christian Action Council. Using her interest in photography, she is teaching students how they are “made to create.”

First Freedom School at Koinonia starts today

First Freedom School at Koinonia starts today

Koinonia of Columbia is launching its first Freedom School this week. A national program sponsored through the Children’s Defense Fund, offers materials and training that help African American children better understand their heritage and culture.

Up to his knees in water no more

Up to his knees in water no more

Metanoia’s home repair program helped Mr. Hollins, a retired Charleston firefighter who lives in the community, fix a leaky roof and thereby remain in his house.

Metanoia displays Old Chicora GRIT

Metanoia displays Old Chicora GRIT

Metanoia, our mission partner in North Charleston, has been working for several years to transform an old community school building into a holistic community center. And despite fire, Covid, and tenant issues the project is moving forward in 2021, displaying grit in pursuit of the goal.