2600 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville SC
Phone: 864.244.2836
Ministry Boards

 

SERVICE BOARD


Feeding hungry neighbors is a vital part of the mission of the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour. 

And hundreds of area residents in need find help every month at the Our Saviour Community Ministries Pantry.

Through donations of food and funds from the congregation, offset by individual gifts and food drives held by schools, churches and businesses - plus the work of LCOS volunteers who pack and distribute dozens of food boxes every week - the OSCM pantry lives its faith by making a difference in the lives of neighbors who have fallen on hard times.

Each month, an average of 400 recipients can prepare healthy and filling meals from the protein, rice, vegetables, fruit and other food staples included in every package.    

The OSCM pantry was part of a food bank network called Gods' Pantry for more than a decade. But when it suspended operations amid financial woes, OSCM continued the call by establishing its own on-site pantry under the LCOS's 501(c)3 designation. 

The pantry is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-2:30 p.m.  

For more information, to volunteer, or to donate, please call 864-244-2836 or go to www.lcosgreenvillesc.org

 

 

NON DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.                   

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.                                                                                                                                                   

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  

To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:                      

(1)   mail: 

U. S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights  

1400 Independence Avenue SW                    

(2)    fax: (202) 690-7442; or    
                                                                                            (3)   email:program.intake@usda.gov.                                                                                                                                  

 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  

 

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LCY YOUTH


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2017 Spring into Action was held in April and again served the Greenville community. LCOS youth and adults joined with LCY youth and adults from throughout the state to provide a day of service to multiple organizations Annie's House (a sustainable and renewable home model in the Nicholtown community), OSCM Food Pantry (250 boxes packed in less than 3 hours), and Providence Care (an afternoon with elder residents) 

We participated in the service Sunday morning at TRIUNE Mercy Center which is a key ministry for the homeless in Greenville.    



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We are God's people, his Church. God has revealed his love for us through his Son, Jesus Christ, our Saviour.  In response to God's love and in obedience to his command, we are commissioned to extend his kingdom to all people.  By the inspiration and guidance of the Holy Spirit, the Church's mission is carried out through these areas of ministry: FELLOWSHIP, LEARNING, SERVICE, SUPPORT, WITNESS, AND WORSHIP.

 

In order to carry out these ministries we shall strive:

            - to provide opportunities for fellowship and enrichment in order that the Baptized people

of God may grow in faith and serve Christ and his people through this community of believers;

 

            - to provide opportunities for learning his Word and sharing his Gospel so that faith may

be strengthened and nurtured;

 

            - to serve the needs of all people by actions of love through local programs, those of the

Synod, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and worldwide ministries;

 

            - to provide opportunities for supporting all ministries of the church  and encouraging the involvement of all members in the giving of their individual time, talents, and resources;

 

            - to encourage and accept opportunities to witness to the Good News in our lives and help

others experience God's love and to trust in Him;

 

            - and to provide opportunities for glorifying God through worship and receiving the means

of his grace which are the Word and sacraments.


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