Let the Healing Begin: New Members Hope to Change School Board’s Culture

Kate and Chris

For as long as most people can remember, the Charleston County School Board been featured on the front page of local newspapers for all the wrong reasons. Its meetings have been punctuated by petty arguments, meaningless, meandering discussions, vicious vendettas and unfounded accusations. In October, less than a week before a new board was to be elected, the old board forced … [Read more...]

Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church: Hope House and the I-Beam Program

Hope House MP Pres

This is part of a series on East Cooper churches providing mission and charity work throughout the world. Read the introduction article here. The sanctuary at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church was built in 1854, and, since then, the church has served the community in various ways. It was a Confederate hospital during the Civil War and a school for the children of former … [Read more...]

Seacoast Church: Serving in Uganda and Nicaragua

Seacoast

This is part of a series on East Cooper churches providing mission and charity work throughout the world. Read the introduction article here.  Established in 1988, Seacoast Church in Mount Pleasant may well be considered a newcomer in the world of international missions in the East Cooper community, but the church definitely has made an impact. “Our international mission … [Read more...]