As Christians, we are committed to transforming and reconciling the world through relationships with Christ and each other. Join us in God's mission – both in our neighborhoods and around the world.
Matthew 25 Grants
The vision of the Matthew 25 Committee is to see every congregation in the diocese planting ministries of compassion and justice; every ministry seeking God's transformation for the poor and those at risk; and every congregation finding renewal as it reaches out with the love of Christ to the "least" of his family.Read More »
The Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina has a 40-year relationship with the people of Cange, Haiti, and the surrounding area Haiti's Central Plateau.Read More »
Our diocese supports work throughout Ecuador through our partnership with Educations Equals Hope.
Education Equals Hope (E=H) was started by Cameron Graham Vivanco, who previously served as the Youth Pastor of the Episcopal Church of the Advent, in Spartanburg, SC, before being called to full-time mission work in Ecuador.
The Diocese of Upper South Carolina, the Diocese of South Carolina, and Voorhees College jointly developed the Voorhees Scholars program for rising ninth grade students in Denmark, S.C. The Voorhees Scholars program includes an one-week intensive on-campus summer experience, and extends throughout the year to include tutoring and library access.
"They live on the campus; they have…Read More »
The Committee on Environmental Stewardship and Justice is committed to providing information and resources to assist the churches in the Diocese to initiate or continue programs that reflect care for creation.Read More »
Race & Reconciliation
Reconciliation is at the heart of what it means to be a follower of Jesus. When conflict and division surround us we are called to be healers and reconcilers. The work of reconciliation begins as we seek to understand that which divides us. We commit ourselves to this work in our Baptismal Covenant, promising to “seek and serve Christ in all persons “and to “strive for justice and peace among all people."Read More »
Bishops' Public Education Initiative
The bishops of the Fellowship of SC Bishops (Lutheran, Episcopal, Roman Catholic, United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal, and Christian Methodist Episcopal judicatories) have come together in an ecumenical initiative to support a flourishing public education system in South Carolina. Our initiative is a state-wide effort by us as religious leaders to engage our approximately 1,600 churches and their 500,000 members in personal support of the poorest children in our state, so that they may receive the full benefits of a good education.Read More »
Episcopal Relief and Development
Episcopal Relief & Development is the international relief and development agency of The Episcopal Church and is guided by the principles of compassion, dignity, and generosity. In working to heal a hurting world ERD takes its mandate from the words of Jesus that call us to feed the hungry, care for the sick, and welcome the stranger.Read More »