2015 Happy Days Camp

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The 2015 Happy Days Camp was another great four-day camp. The annual camp was held at Asbury Hills and served under-resourced children in the Greenville community from the Frazee Dream Center and other area groups. The camp proved to be a wonderful experience for all children and volunteers alike. The campers and volunteers returned to their homes with a greater understanding of what it looks like to …

Circles USA

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Tommy Sinclair, a Buncombe Street UMC member and Mission Commission volunteer writes about the Circles program. Nearly three years ago Rev. Temple challenged the Mission and Outreach Commission (MOC) to develop a BSUMC Mission and Outreach Ministry. Rev. Temple’s intent was that this would be a ministry that could be primarily facilitated by our church, at our church. I did …

Bread for the World 2015

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Buncombe Street United Methodist Church will host the Bread for the World Offering of Letters on June 7, 2015 at the church. Please watch this video to learn more about this important event. A sample letter can be downloaded by clicking on this link: 2015 Offering of Letters. Please help lend your voice to protect the nutritional programs provided by the schools. Contact Leigh …

BSUMC Staff Mission Projects

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On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, Buncombe Street UMC’s church staff participated in two mission outings. The first stop was with an Emmanuel’s Hammer project in Easley, SC, and the second was a visit to the Frazee Dream Center in Greenville, SC. The Emmanuel’s Hammer mission project (Operation Haley) is serving homeowner’s Vickie and Gerald Atkinson who are disabled and have a 14 year-old daughter, Haley. The couple suffers …

The Art Project of Houston

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The Art Project, Houston is a mental health and self-empowerment project of the Bread of Life, Inc. facilitating the healing and transition of homeless men and women of Houston, Texas through the discovery of the creative self and therapeutic art experiences. The Mission Commission sponsored a youth mission trip for Elise Huguley to work with Lanecia Rouse, Project Director of The Art Project, …

“Food For Thought” …Mayor Plans To Live Off Food Stamps For One Week

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Following an exchange on Twitter with a self-described “Daughter of the American Revolution (DAR), fighting against any and all forms of socialism/communism,” Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker plans to live off food stamps for one week. Booker’s office did not immediately confirm the plans to CBS News. But this afternoon, the mayor was tweeting his plans to go forward with …

Foreign Efforts Ministry Seeks Advent Offerings

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This Sunday, December 23, the Mission Commission will make a brief presentation to the church about the Foreign Efforts Ministry. The Sunday presentation will take place at Spirit–to–spirit, nine-o’clock and eleven-o’clock worship services. The purpose of this presentation will be to encourage support of the “Say Yes” Stewardship Ministry and to encourage Advent offering in support of Foreign Efforts Ministry, as …