TRUMC Foundation Raises funds for Hurricane Florence Relief

In the wake of devastation, comes the opportunity for compassionate giving. Tropical Depression Florence struck the Carolina coast on September 14, 2018. Having been downgraded from its earlier Category 4 status, the storm moved at a snail’s pace, hovering along the coast. The combined rainfall, 2-4 mile-per-hour trajectory, and storm surge caused massive flooding in…

Salkehatchie: A Transformative Experience

For many Epworth Children’s Home residents, life is an uphill battle. Due to harmful or dangerous home conditions, most children at Epworth were removed from their homes, leaving them with feelings of worthlessness and abandonment. Salkehatchie Summer Service, a summer camp and call to service, is a life-changing experience for the youth who attend, the…

In desperate need, your help matters

Whether it is the blue cinderblock exterior or the collapsed roof, the Pee Dee Salkehatchie Camp’s most difficult and ramshackle house to date is hard to miss. With one look, the idea of anyone living in it seems impossible. Perhaps it could provide adequate shelter for animals looking to burrow into the earth, but no…

Simple Items, Real Opportunity

Boots. Socks. Undergarments. These are simple, everyday items. For most of us, when our socks have holes in them, our shoes are past their recommended mileage, and the elastic in our underwear is shot, we roll up to our favorite retailer and purchase replacements. But, what if these simple, everyday items could get you one…

Make a Joyful Noise!

The TRUMC Foundation is thrilled to announce funding of a most worthy musical venture. Sarah Fletcher has been awarded full tuition to attend the Choristers Guild Institute, held July 16-20, 2018 at Wingate University. According to their website: The Institute is a 3-stage certification program (years 1, 2 and 3) for leaders of children’s and youth…

How Can I Participate in the TRUMC Foundation?

The TRUMC Foundation is guided by a dedicated board and enabled by the generous gifts of Foundation donors. There are multiple ways for parishioners to participate in the Foundation’s work. Volunteer Ensuring the prosperity of the TRUMC faith community is the mission of the TRUMC Foundation. Our community gives of itself freely in missionary and…

How are the funds from the TRUMC Foundation being spent?

One of the questions our board members are frequently asked is how the funds we collect and grow are being spent. Remember how the TRUMC Foundation works? We accept donations and endowments from dedicated individuals and families. We combine those gifts to grow the overall fund through investment earnings. We disperse funds to support programs…