Mission & Outreach

We Further The Mission of Jesus Christ by Engaging the Congregation in Outreach and Mission Activities.

Our Monthly “Hospitality Dinner” provides a home cooked hot meal for our less fortunate brothers and sisters in the Charleston community.

KUPC youth regularly help serve our neighbors at the montly "Hospitality Dinner".

KUPC youth regularly help serve our neighbors at the montly “Hospitality Dinner”.

Simple Gifts  Collection of small personal and food items for the needy,  the fourth Sunday of each month.

Cents-Ability  Offering collects money on the Second Sunday of each month for feeding the hungry around the globe and in our own community.

Denominational Special Offerings

One Great Hour of Sharing (April)

Pentecost Offering (June)

Peacemaking Offering (October)

Christmas Joy Offering (December)

Other Outreach Activities:

Quarry Manor Worship Services – We provide church services to this live-in health care facility.

Heifer International Project – is a worldwide organization that provides animals to villages and families to promote independence and self-sufficiency. Special offerings are collected.

Habitat for Humanity – Mountaineer Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical housing ministry. Houses are built or renovated using as much volunteer labor and donated materials as possible.

Members helping build a Habitat for Humanity house.

Members helping build a Habitat for Humanity house.

Mission South American – assists Andrew and Kathy McMillan with their mission work in Columbia, South America. Andrew grew up at KUPC and keeps us informed of their needs as they continue their important work.

Mitten Tree – where the Congregation donates winter scarves, hats and mittens for the YWCA Sojourners Shelter.

Adopt-a-family – the congregation donates Christmas gifts to families, through heart and hand.

American Indian Outreach – Harry Palmer is concerned for the American Indians and recommends that we reach out to help them.

East End Family Resource Center – is a hub for children and youth enrichment on Charleston’s east end. We have included children as guests at Forum performances and the lunch following;

The Great Potato Drop – A truckload of sweet potatoes was purchased, and then bagged and distributed to various food pantries.

Members bag potatoes for distribution the needy during the "Great Potato Drop".

Members bag potatoes for distribution the needy during the “Great Potato Drop”.