Welcome: Ministry

Eastminster Presbyterian Church youth involved in ministries


Missions and Outreach

2 Cents a Meal

On the 3rd Sunday of each month pennies are collected from the congregation to be used for our Food Ministry.


Cafe Cultura

Café Cultura is a program of the Center for Community Services (CCS), supported by Clemson University’s Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life (IFNL). Café Cultura is located in Building 6 at CCS, Simpsonville SC. It is a center providing multi-services that are ethnically and linguistically relevant to the Latino community; directly or through the agencies located at CCS. The Café offers support to, as well as cultural, social, and educational activities that provide opportunities for Latinos to connect with others in the community


“Walk for the Homeless”

A fundraiser and homeless awareness walk in October that supports and benefits “Place of Hope”, a homeless shelter of United Ministries.

We also encourage and support United Ministries, Church World Service, Medical Benevolence Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Heifer International , Ghana Ministries, Latino and low-income school initiatives, Presbyterian Joy Gift and several other  organizations/causes.

Souper Bowl of Caring

This national event takes place every year on Super Bowl Sunday.  Where we collaborate with our Youth to collect monetary donations to help feed those in our community who are hungry.

Alternative Gifts Fair

Every year starting Thanksgiving weekend running through Christmas Eve, we offer an Alternative Gifts Fair, which allows people to purchase the gift of food, water, livestock or fair trade items in honor of someone for a Christmas gift.

Angel Tree

Every Christmas we offer an Angel Tree where members of the congregation choose a child’s name off the tree and provide Christmas gifts for them.  The children are from Robert Cashion, Building Dream’s and our Hispanic Ministry.

Robert Cashion Elementary School

We collect school supplies every Fall for the Children of this school & also have a book drive & collect box tops for them.

Eastminster Presbyterian Church Session MeetingSession Committees

The Session of Eastminster Presbyterian Church consists of our pastor and the elders in active service.  The Session is governed by the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).  Elders serve 3-year terms, and each year the congregation elects a new class of elders to replace the out-going elders.

CLERK OF SESSION- Beverly George





            Congregational Care- Kimberly Lane

Fellowship- Audra Pierce


FAITH FORMATION Co-Chairs- Elaine Campbell and Mike Moorshead

            Safe Place Policy Sub-committee- Susan Carlson


FINANCE and STEWARDSHIP Chair- Mark Sucher


OUTREACH- Chair- Gil Kraemer

            Youth Elder- Will Brandenburg




PERSONNEL Chair- Jerry Calloway

            Session Liaison- Ed Irick




Chair- Eileen Osteen

Co-Chair- Robb Ellis (Chair in 2018)

Session Liaison- Ed Irick

            Representatives from

 Faith Formation



Worship and Music

Assimilation and Membership


Eastminster Presbyterian Church is a member of the Foothills Presbytery and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America-PC(USA)