local missions

Local Missions Opportunities

A Day of Service

Saturday, October 9, is A Day of Service: Mission in a Mile. People of all ages are encouraged to participate, and childcare will be available for those with small children. This year, we have nine mission projects in the works with nine different project leaders.

We are actively involved with many local missions organizations, including ACTS, Family Promise, Children's Place, Christ Central of Aiken and Graniteville, the Community Medical Clinic of Aiken County, Stand at the Crossroads, and Aiken County Habitat for Humanity.

ACTS of Aiken

Mission: Provides temporary and emergency aid, in the name of Jesus Christ to persons in need in the Aiken, SC area

Opportunities: Receptionist, interviewer, sorting and filling clothing orders, filling food orders, picking-up furniture, working Senior Food distribution, praying for the ministry



Thank you for your contributions!

Please leave your contributions for ACTS in the baskets in the narthex wings or at the Henderson Lane office entrance.

September: Canned Vegetables

October: Grits/Oatmeal/Cereal

ACTS needs volunteers!

ACTS needs volunteers in many areas: which one is right for you?

  • Help customers & cashier in the Resale Store
  • Pick up food and donations
  • Help with special events
  • Provide some refreshments for special events
  • Sort donations
  • Help prepare the newsletter for mailing
  • Be a Senior Food Home Delivery substitute driver
  • Tackle small repair projects
Children's Place, Inc.

Mission: As a therapeutic childcare center serving 110 children everyday between the ages of 2 and 6, Children's Place works toward the vision of a safe and nurturing environment for every child in Aiken County

Opportunities: Reading to the children, helping with homework after school, and answering the phone



Christ Central Aiken

Mission: Dedicated to meeting the needs of the poor and disadvantaged in our community by first providing basic needs of food and clothing and then providing education and training in areas needed to secure and retain employment

Opportunities: Preschool readiness; after school mentoring of children and youth ages 5-18; GED tutoring; and introduction to vocational skills (to name a few)



Community Medical Clinic

Mission: Dedicated to improving the quality of life for impoverished, uninsured residents of Aiken County by providing ongoing healthcare in a professional setting

Opportunities: Volunteer pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, physicians,nurses, receptionists, (checking patients in and out, answering phones, ordering/checking medications, and data entry)



Family Promise

Mission: To help families experiencing homelessness and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response.


Aiken Habitat for Humanity

Mission: Provides quality, affordable housing to partner families in need by binding together volunteers, businesses, local government, professional/social organizations, and churches

Opportunities: Various tasks associated with construction of houses, services on various committees, various tasks at the ReStore and in the office



Stand at the Crossroads

Mission: To help and encourage women coming out of brokenness who are committed to learning to live healthy, productive lifestyles.

Opportunities: Building projects and maintenance, lawn mowing, working in the store, painting, cleaning