Local Ministry

 

 

Crisis Centers
Our Crisis Centers spent $27,415 on food in 2013.  This food was used to feed 19,146 people.  Our three centers are:

Eastside
864.242.9083
12 Ebaugh Avenue
Greenville SC  29607
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon
Goldenstrip
864.688.2233
1102 Howard Drive
Simpsonville SC  29681
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Westside
864.271.2781
301 Woodside Avenue
Greenville SC  29611
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon

Multihousing
Approximarely one third of our county population lives in some type of multihousing...apartments, condominiums, townhouses, modular homes, assisted-care facilities, and more.  There are opportunities for you to establish ongoing relationships in some of these communities.  You can also conduct seasonal and one-time events.

Prison
Perry Correctional Facility
Chaplain Jim Whitworth serves at Perry.  To learn how you and your church can become involved in this important ministry, contact them at 864.243.4712.
Christmas Prisoner Packets
Our churches collected 1,570 packets which were distributed to inmates in the state correctional facilities.  The 2014 deadline to bring packets to GBA is Monday, December 1.

Mission Greenville
This is a student and adult construction ministry partnership between GBA, churches across the country, Greenville City and Greenville County.  Local volunteers serve in areas such as...first aid, host volunteers, follow-up, and more.  2015 dates are June 21-27.  Click here to download forms.

Literacy
The need for this ministry continues with our growing international population.  Needs also exist for tutoring of students and adults.

Ministry Kits
These helpful tools are used in a variety of ministry settings, both in our area and with our partnerships.  

Marietta Baptist Camp and Conference Center
Marietta Camp provides summer camping experiences as well as hosting retreats, conferences, et cetera.  To learn more about the camp, visit www.campmarietta.com.

Baptist Campus Ministry
Greenville Tech
Weekly Bible study, as well as various missions ministry opportunities are available to the students at the main campus.  Shenita Frazier coordinates this ministry and can be contacted at shenitafrazier@rocketmail.com.
Furman University
Ryan Brooks is the Southern Baptist Campus Minister at Furman.  He coordinates our work among the students there.  You can contact Ryan at ryanb@taylorsfbc.org.

Agencies and Organizations
There are numerous agencies and organizations in Greenville County that provide a wide variety of services.  To talk to someone about a particular need, you can call 2-1-1.  For a directory of agencies and what they have to offer go to www.unitedwaygc.org/community-resource-guide.php.

For more information contact us at 864.242.4330 or email jthrashergb@hotmail.com.