Our four areas of ministry focus: (1) Provide opportunities for worship (2) Teach the Bible (3) Build and nurture relationships (4) Go and serve.

Opportunities for Service

 If you are interested in knowing about any of these organizations, or if you feel called to volunteer,  you are encouraged to contact the Agency Director, or call the corresponding church member who can give you more information.

  • ALICE SISSON MINISTRY CENTER is a gathering place of learning, sharing and serving. It’s mission is to equip people to serve and develop relationships with one another, the community and the world.   Hank Montgomery, Director (681-0414); SACPC contact: Linda Smith (371-5448)
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS offers relief to victims of disasters and emergencies. Twice a year (March & October) SACPC sponsors a blood drive in Brown Hall. Volunteers are needed to donate blood, bake cookies and provide help the day of the drive. Vickie LaBelle, Director (762-2683); SACPC contact: Marge Gordon (686-3654)
  • CAPE FEAR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY is a Christian housing ministry that aims to eliminate poverty housing by working in partnership with God and our community to build simple, decent and affordable homes. SACPC regularly participates. Volunteers are needed to work at the site, provide lunches and help with scheduling. Stephen Spain, Director (762-4744); SACPC contact: Bill Gladstone (395-1499)
  • CAPE FEAR LITERACY COUNCIL provides individualized literacy services for adults and youth at educational risk so they are able to meet their goals and develop their potential. Yasmin Tomkinson, Interim Director (251-0911); SACPC Contact: Julie Terrell (686-2376)
  • CAROUSEL CENTER, INC. provides a child friendly environment to meet the needs of abused and neglected children and supports child abuse prevention efforts in Southeastern North Carolina. Amy Feath, Director (254-9898); SACPC contact: Virginia Hager (540-0550)
  • CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER provides comprehensive educational and therapeutic services to children challenged with difficulties in learning and social development. Nancy Haddock, Director (343-4224); SACPC contact: Sid Bradsher (799-1133)
  • DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER & SERVICES, INC. works toward the elimination of violence and oppression against women and their children and provides emergency and support services for victims/survivors of domestic violence. Volunteers are needed to cook casseroles occasionally.Mary Ann Lama, Director (343-0703); SACPC contact: Kellee Stacks (371-2588); Meal Volunteer Coordinator: Carol Query (395-1464)
  • ELDERHAUS, inc. provides qualified and caring daytime supervision and socialization to adults in a safe and secure setting, and provides respite for caregivers, serving as an alternative to inappropriate and unnecessary institutionalization of the elderly in long-term care facilities. Trudy Tan, Director (343-8209); SACPC contact: MaryJo Harris (686-3877)
  • FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES presents to “athletes and coaches, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.” Rev. Dwayne Whiteheart, Director SENC Region (762-4322); SACPC contact: Chris Johnston (228-9281)
  • THE GOOD SAMARITAN FUND is the doorstep ministry of the church, meeting the needs of the homeless and less fortunate people in our community. SACPC Coordinator: Jerry Worley 762-9693 x204; SACPC contact: Mary Jo Harris 686-3877
  • GOOD SHEPHERD CENTER plans, develops, and maintains an ecumenical and social ministry to meet the needs of the hungry, homeless, and jobless in our community. Volunteers are needed to serve dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. the second and fifth Fridays of each month. Katrina Knight, Director (763-4424); SACPC contact: Carolyn Pappendick (798-3033)
  • HAVEN MINISTRIES provides for people suffering the effects of trauma, mental illness and substance abuse access to compassionate comprehensive evaluation, treatment and healing that is Christ-centered, Gospel-oriented and worship-focused. Dwight Lysne, MD, MDiv (399-3927); SACPC contact: Chris Johnston (228-9281)
  • INTERNATIONAL SEAMEN’S SERVICE CENTER offers hospitality, friendship, and service, demonstrating the love of God to seamen of many nations who come to the port of Wilmington. Chaplain Richie Wammack (762-3792); SACPC contact: Ken Garrison (919-821-8331)
  • INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP establishes a Christian community for students and faculty at UNC-Wilmington. Andrew Givens, Advisor (540-798-5153); SACPC contact: Sonya Beacham (392-9828)
  • LOWER CAPE FEAR HOSPICE provides professional health care and comfort to the terminally ill and offers hope, support, and education to patients, families, and the community. SACPC contributions support the Sunrise Kids Programs that support children who grieve loss or face terminal illness.Laurie Bystrom, RN, MSN, MPH (796-7900); SACPC contact: Sue Strickler (392-2664)
  • PHOENIX EMPLOYMENT MINISTRY helps homeless and near homeless people find and keep meaningful employment. Rev. Donald Skinner, Director (343-8469); SACPC Contact: Suzanne Jenkins (686-9495)
  • PORT CITY YOUNG LIFE is a non-denominational Christian ministry to high school students, seeking to bring young people to Christ through fellowship at weekly club meetings, Bible study, and outings. Sam Kennedy, Director (392-5551); SACPC contact:  Sid Bradsher (799-1133)
  • PRESBYTERIAN COUNSELING CENTER provides pastoral counseling, therapy, and education to clients and the community. Jonathan Kelly, Director (452-7370); SACPC contact: Sue Strickler (392-2664)
  • RESCUE MISSION OF CAPE FEAR offers physical and spiritual assistance to the hungry, hurting and homeless, providing Christian worship and Bible study, as well as meals, shelter, and clothing. David Silvia, Director (343-0366); SACPC contact: Steve Nickol (681-3710)
  • SALVATION ARMY, an international movement, is an evangelical service agency committed to sharing the word of Christ and meeting human needs in His name without discrimination.  Contact: Carolyn Jefferies (251-9203)
  • SECOND HELPINGS is a food reclamation program through the Good Shepherd Center which gathers food from area restaurants, grocery stores, produce vendors and small farmers to be distributed to various non-profit organizations. Volunteers are needed the third Saturday morning each month to pick up donations. James Williams, Director (763-4424 x 112)
  • SECU FAMILY HOUSE AT NHRMC provides lodging and support service to patients and family members in medical crisis. Lynette Tharp, Manager (815-5313); SACPC contact: MaryJo Harris (686-3877)
  • SHELTER CARE ministry began in 1991 and is composed of a team of retired men from the church who build wheelchair ramps. Referrals come from the Senior Center Department of Aging, who see the needs while delivering Meals on Wheels, and several other non-profit agencies and churches in the tri-county area. The work centers on the poor, elderly or handicapped of our community. More than 200 ramps have been built over the life of the Shelter Care program, along with various other small repairs such as grab bars. Volunteers are needed on a random basis. SACPC contact: Tom Lubbers (686-2040)
  • UNSEEN GUEST MEALS, a ministry of our congregation, provides meals to the ill or elderly in our community. Volunteers are needed to cook meals approximately 4 times a year.SACPC contact: Sarah Cain (352-7271)
  • WILMINGTON INTERFAITH HOSPITALITY NETWORK (WIHN) provides homeless families with emergency shelter and other programs to assist in their transition to independent living.  Our members serve as hosts for up to 4 families for one week each quarter. Over forty SACPC members serve as dinner, overnight and weekend hosts each week the WIHN guests are with us at the Alice Sisson Ministry Center. Anne Best, Director (762-0339), SACPC contact: Jan McGowan (371-3916)
  • WRAAP (WILMINGTON RESIDENTIAL ADOLESCENT ACHIEVEMENT PLACE) provides after-school enrichment supervision to elementary age students. Daryl Dockery, Director (520-9286)
  • YAHWEH CENTER CHILDREN’S VILLAGE serves to house, heal, and find homes for some of North Carolina’s worst child abuse cases. Carla Roberts, Director (675-3533); SACPC contact: Judy Hartz (793-0990)
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