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.
Simple Gifts collection of small personal and food items for the needy. 4th Sunday of each month.
Cents-Ability Offering collects money on for feeding the hungry. 2nd Sunday of each month.
Denominational Special Offerings
One Great Hour of Sharing (April)
Pentecost Offering (June)
Peacemaking Offering (October)
Christmas Joy Offering (December)
Samaritan’s Purse Shoeboxes (50 boxes from Women Bible Study)
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.
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.