Supporting Our Community

Below are events, activities, educational programs, and volunteer opportunities available throughout our community. If you have questions, wish to participate, or register for any of these events, please contact the organization or responsible party named.

 

DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR SOUTH CAROLINA FLOOD VICTIMS

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

This past month has seen an increased burden on already stretched pantries, locally and across our state. At FPC we are shifting our focus to local outreach programs in need of restocking their shelves. Includes the Myrtle Beach area and Horry & Georgetown Counties.
 
Opportunities to Help @ FPC

GRACE MINISTRIES/

NEIGHBOR-TO-NEIGHBOR

GRAND STRAND HOUSING

 
Please contact Rev. Cam Thomas, Director of Missions, First Presbyterian Church for additional details!
 
ITEMS BEING COLLECTED:
  • canned vegetables
  • canned fruit
  • pasta & sauce
  • ramen noodles
  • canned tomatoes
  • pork & beans

**Cans with "pop tops" are greatly appreciated!

Donation may be dropped off at our church offices or delivered while attending worship.

  • 1300 N Kings Hwy, downtown MB
  • 3810 Robert Grissom Pkwy, MB
  • 843.448.4496

Clothing donations are accepted at Associated Charities, 742 8th Ave N, Myrtle Beach.

PCUSA

Visit Presbyterian Diaster Assistance website

 

HORRY COUNTY, SC

Horry County website

Volunteers Needed:

Grace Ministries/Neighbor-to-Neighbor

A community agency committed to helping people live in their homes as long as possible
by transporting homebound members to
doctor appointments, grocery store, etc.
 
Volunteers are needed who will commit to
a minimum of two transports per month.
Geographical area and days of commitment
are chosen by the volunteer.
 
Please call Kathy Jenkins at 843.839.0702
for more information and to volunteer.

 

 


SCOUTING OPPORTUNITIES
 
 
Cub Scout Pack #850 @ FPC
Do you like to camp?
Want to build a Pinewood Derby Car?
Do you like to make friends & have fun?
 
BE A CUB SCOUT!
All boys 1 - 5 grade
Tuesdays (Sept - May) @ 6:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church
1300 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach
 
Leaders: Wayne Smith & Davis McGowen 
 
 
Girl Scout Troop #95
Take part in community activities!
Enjoy weekend and family activities!
 
We mold girls with courage, confidence, and character. COME JOIN THE FUN!
 
Tuesdays (Sept - May) @ 5:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
1300 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach
 
Leaders: Michelle Cox & Nan Trout
 
Email or call the church office,
843.448.4496 for more information.
Grand Strand Housing, a non-profit organization that assists seniors with housing needs, is looking for volunteers to help with light office work (scanning, copying, filing etc.).
 
Please contact, Pat Phillips, Executive Director, 843.545.1539
 
 
Your Help is always needed and appreciated as we furnish meals to those in need. THANK YOU!

Items most needed: CEREAL, PEANUT BUTTER, JELLY, RICE (ONE POUND BAGS), MAC/CHEESE, SOUP, PORK AND BEANS, DEODORANT, OATMEAL, CANNED FRUITS, CANNED VEGETABLES EXCEPT GREEN BEANS. Food may be taken to the Helping Hand back door or First Presbyterian Church.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Have a few hours to give, Helping Hand needs your help. Serve on weekly or bi-weekly basis or fill in as a sub.

Training will be provided! Contact Adrian Weatherwax.

  • Cover the front desk, greeting clients, gathering information, answering phones, and doing a small amount of filing.
Available shifts: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM;
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM; 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
  • Help at mail/phone center; dial for clients, hand out mail. Available shift: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Pantry Worker to stock shelves and prepare grocery list for clients.
Available shifts: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM;
12:30 PM - 4:45 PM
 
 
 
MOBILE MEALS OF MYRTLE BEACH
 
 
Volunteers needed to serve as board members and
as drivers for Friday mornings. If you wish to assist with either of these positions or for additional information,
please contact Walt Whittier @ 843.449.5044.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Submission Guidelines:
  • Include the name of the organization, a contact name, phone number, and email address.
  • Must be received at least seven day in advance of the event or activity.
  • All requests will be verified for authenticity and accuracy with the submitting organization.
  • Accepted submission will be posted as received; if rejected, per our guidelines, no notice will be sent.
  • All requests must be submitted in writing!
Submit to:
First Presbyterian Church
Attn: Community Announcements
PO Box 1306
Myrtle Beach, SC 29578-1306
 
All submissions are subject to the guidelines established by The Session of First Presbyterian Church of Myrtle Beach, SC and approved at the Stated Meeting of April 18, 2011