Children & Families

Angel Tree

www.prisonfellowship.org/programs/angel-tree/
Provide new Christmas gifts to the children of incarcerated adults (shopping and/or delivery) on December 24

Children's Advocacy Center

www.cacsp.org
Become a Guardian ad litem

Christmas in Action

www.christmasinactionspartanburg.org
Repair homes for elderly, disabled, or disadvantaged homeowners twice a year

Hope Center for Children

www.hopecfc.org
Provide support and ministry for abused and neglected children in South Carolina

Kairos Prison Ministry

www.kairossc.org
Provide Christian outreach to the incarcerated

Pine Street Elementary Tutoring

www.pinestreet.spartanburg7.org
Offer after-school homework help to students

Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina

www.preshomesc.org
Visit resident senior citizens at the Clinton location and donate money on Mother's Day

Spartanburg Ukirk

www.spartanburgpsa.org
Offer support, prayer, or a hot meal for our local college students.

SAFE Homes – Rape Crisis Coalition

www.shrcc.org
Support mission to end sexual and domestic violence in our community

St. Luke's Free Medical Clinic

www.slfmc.org
Provide medical services to Spartanburg residents (doctors, nurses, and dentists needed)

Thornwell Home for Children

www.thornwellhome.org
Provide new Christmas gifts for children at our annual White Gifts Service

Winter Warmth

http://www.fpcspartanburg.org/care/get-involved
Help First Pres collect and donate new coats, hats, scarves, and gloves for elementary-age children each fall.  Click Here to make coat donations to Winter Warmth in honor or memory of loved ones.


Hunger & Homelessness

Bread for the World

http://www.bread.org/
Financial support to help end world hunger

Habitat for Humanity

www.habitat.org
Build affordable housing for low-income families or work in the Habitat for Humanity Restore

The Haven

www.thehavenshelter.com
Support homeless families and women in Spartanburg

Miracle Hill Ministries - Spartanburg

https://miraclehill.org/adult/rescue-mission-spartanburg/
Volunteer with the soup kitchen and support homeless shelter and rescue missions

Mobile Meals

www.mobilemeals.com
Assemble and deliver hot nutritious meals to homebound Spartanburg residents

Monthly Hunger Offering

www.totalministries.org
Donate food and money for TOTAL Ministries on the first Sunday of each month

SPIHN (Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network)


http://spihn.squarespace.com/
Provide overnight shelter, snacks, and/or evening meals to homeless families


At First Pres

We welcome and appreciate the service of our congregation in making First Pres an amazing place of worship. The following volunteer opportunities are available to our members.

Disaster Relief

Donate funds for disaster readiness and recovery

DRAT (Disaster Response Action Team)

Prepare our church facility to act as a shelter during disastrous weather or events

Church Office Phones

Answer calls during Sunday worship services (9–11 am) and Tuesday staff meetings (10:30am – noon)

Flower Guild

Provide arrangements of flowers and/or greenery for special church events

Logistics Committee

Prepare for Morningsong service and Wednesdays at First

Sanctuary Guild

Decorate facilities and worship spaces to appropriately reflect the liturgical seasons of the year, as well as special celebrations and events

The Shepherd's Center

http://www.spartanburgshepherdcenter.org/
Bridge, cribbage, dance, singing, pinochle, creative writing, and lecture opportunities provided for the elderly.

Tech

Operate video webcasts for Sunday worship services (8:45 or 11am)

VBS (Vacation Bible School)

Teach or volunteer each June during our Vacation Bible School for children
(Age groups: Rising 4K – Rising 6th Grade)