The Difference You Make, Makes You Different

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Children's Ministries, General, Volunteers

When speaking with volunteers about why they give their time to various organizations, I find that most all people engage in volunteerism because they want to make a difference – a difference in the world,  a difference in their own community, or a difference in the life of another person, be it someone close to …

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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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Reverend Everett Peterson: Loving How Jesus Loved

Categories: Adult Ministries, General, Uncategorized, Volunteer Spotlight, Volunteers

From the very start, Reverend Everett Peterson expressed that his volunteer work is NOT about him but ALL about Christ. In his opinion, he and the others he volunteers with are just doing what any Christian should do—going to the places where the hurting people are and showing them the love of God. And volunteering …

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