Children & Families

Angel Tree
Provide new Christmas gifts to the children of incarcerated adults (shopping and/or delivery) on December 24

Children's Advocacy Center
Become a Guardian ad litem

Christmas in Action
Repair homes for elderly, disabled, or disadvantaged homeowners twice a year

Hope Center for Children
Provide support and ministry for abused and neglected children in South Carolina

Kairos Prison Ministry
Provide Christian outreach to the incarcerated

Pine Street Elementary Tutoring
Offer after-school homework help to students

Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina
Visit resident senior citizens at the Clinton location and donate money on Mother's Day

Spartanburg Ukirk
Offer support, prayer, or a hot meal for our local college students.

SAFE Homes – Rape Crisis Coalition
Support mission to end sexual and domestic violence in our community

St. Luke's Free Medical Clinic
Provide medical services to Spartanburg residents (doctors, nurses, and dentists needed)

Thornwell Home for Children
Provide new Christmas gifts for children at our annual White Gifts Service

Winter Warmth
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
Financial support to help end world hunger

Habitat for Humanity
Build affordable housing for low-income families or work in the Habitat for Humanity Restore

The Haven
Support homeless families and women in Spartanburg

Miracle Hill Ministries - Spartanburg
Volunteer with the soup kitchen and support homeless shelter and rescue missions

Mobile Meals
Assemble and deliver hot nutritious meals to homebound Spartanburg residents

Monthly Hunger Offering
Donate food and money for TOTAL Ministries on the first Sunday of each month

SPIHN (Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network)
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.

CAST (Care, Accept, Share, Teach)
This is a ministry for children and families living permanently in motel rooms and was adopted as a mission of FPC in May 2015.

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
Bridge, cribbage, dance, singing, pinochle, creative writing, and lecture opportunities provided for the elderly.

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)