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.
Each Sunday we collect non-perishable food items that are dropped off weekly to God’s Pantry which serves the communities surrounding EPC.
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.
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.