Miracle Hill Celebrates 80 Years Helping the Homeless and Hurting

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Announcements, Children's Ministries, Events, Foster Care, Fundraising, Homelessness, Miracles, Other, Overcomers Center, Partnerships, Thrift Operations, Volunteers

When Miracle Hill Ministries began in 1937 as a small soup kitchen in downtown Greenville, little did the founding leaders realize the lasting impact their vision to serve the “least of these” would have on the Upstate community.  Miracle Hill now has 9 shelters across the Upstate caring for the homeless or addicted and is …

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Volunteers Teach Thinking Skills to Women in Recovery

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Partnerships, Volunteer Spotlight, Volunteers

Women who make the difficult decision to enter Renewal, Miracle Hill’s residential addiction recovery center, often have experienced years and even decades of chemical dependency, abuse and unhealthy choices resulting from unhealthy thinking. They’ve established patterns of acting on impulse and not considering the consequences of their actions. Breaking those patterns can be daunting, but two volunteers, Suzanne …

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Transitional Housing Supports Path to Recovery

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, recovery, Uncategorized, Volunteers

When guests graduate from Miracle Hill’s addiction recovery programs, the support doesn’t end.  After graduation, transitional housing provides a halfway point between the strict accountability of life within one of our shelters and the onslaught of temptations beyond our walls. Participants in transitional housing practice applying the principals they learned within the program. They commit to six …

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Pray It Forward

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, General, Overcomers Center, recovery

Have you ever thought about how resilient yet dependent seeds are? Certain seeds do seem to be able to take root and thrive in some of the worst conditions, but in reality even those seeds still must have just the right amount of soil, the right amount of or lack of sunshine, the right amount of water, …

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Christmas at the Mission

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, General

How do homeless men and women celebrate Christmas? For most homeless individuals, spending time with family is not an option because of distance, past failures, and present problems. If Christmas is merely looked upon as a time when families get together to exchange gifts, eat meals, and share special moments and memories with one another, …

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