Join in the fun and personal reward of serving others as we provide on-site care, love and support for special needs families and their guests. We meet on campus each third Saturday of the month from 4:30-7:30 pm in the SGPC Child Development Center area. This is a terrific way for individuals to share God's love with families in our community.
Know that we welcome anyone age 13 years and older to help in this ministry by playing with and watching the children in our care. Leaders will sign off on any volunteer forms for those youth who need to earn community service hours for this volunteer time.
A telling thing happened one Saturday after Respite Care. We had a mom of three bring her 9 year old son to Respite Care for the first time. When she came to pick up her son, she was crying. She handed one of our leaders the following handwritten note: "My eyes tear up with thanks as I write this scrappy note. You have no idea how huge these moments of quiet have been for me tonight. We are currently in crisis and fighting so hard everyday. This time, these moments, ministered deeply to me. Thank you for being the hands and feet of Jesus to this very exhausted mom. I pray for blessings in your life where you need it most."
To get involved in Respite Care ministry, please contact:
Sara Webber (803.957.9421) or Kathy Collins (803.996.0103).