Welcome to Ann Hope 

United Methodist Church

Seneca, SC 

Welcome to Ann Hope Online Worship for Sunday

 December 3rd at 9:30 am

Pastor Gregg Varner 

Announcements From Ann Hope

                                             Wednesday night

meal this week at 5:00 pm

Then on Dec 20th will have a

Christmas Meal with fellowship

to follow with door prize.


This is the

First Sunday of Advent

This evening we invite

you to come a pray at the church.

This Starts at 5:00 pm.

And also for the next two Sundays.


December 11,2023

Children’s Church Christmas Party

Ages 9-12 6:30 to 8:00 pm

AnnHope to provide gifts.

Davis’s group to provide refreshments.


Dec 18th Children’s Church

Christmas Party, ages 4-8

6:30 to 8:00pm

AnnHope to provide snacks and gifts!

Santa will make an appearance!


Wedding Dec 22nd Pat Bennett and

David Boggs will be getting married

here at Ann Hope. Starting at 5:00 pm

The our church family invited

to attend with reception.


           Listen to our church service live            Sunday's over the air at 

Sunny 107.9 WFBS-FM and wfbsfm.com

Also listen online at www.lakekeoweeradioonline.com

Visit Ann Hope on Facebook

Church Facebook Page

Gifts to the churches can be mailed to

Ann Hope United Methodist Church

PO Box 1763 Seneca, SC 29679

Ann Hope United Methodist Church

Sunday Worship: 9:30 am

Office: (864) 882-5502

Email: annhopeseneca@gmail.com

702 Goddard Avenue

Seneca, SC 29678

Mailing Address:

 PO Box 1763

Seneca, SC 29679-1763

Oconee County has a website for links of community resources. 


Where to turn for help December 2023

UNITED WAY- 4 Leas Courtyard Dr (near Bountyland) Seneca.882-9743 Call 2-1-1 for list of services. Also diapers, free Tax Prep help

DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES – 223A Kenneth St., Walhalla; 638-4400; Office hours: 8:30-5 M-F.  Services include: SNAP (Food Stamps),

Family Independence Program (Financial aid to Families with dependent children).

DEPT. OF HEALTH & HUMAN SEVICES:  Medicaid - 223 B Kenneth St. Walhalla, ph.: 638-4420 8:30-5pm M-F.

VETERANS: Office of Veterans Affairs: 638-4231, 223C Kenneth St. Walhalla, Help w/ paperwork, home repairs, homelessness. DAV help w/VA

benefits paperwork - Wednesdays; KOC Hall, 1-5pm; 112 E. N. 2 nd St Seneca. 973-8455 Purple Heart Home Repairs for veterans, contact

goldencornerchapter@phhusa.org. Upstate Warrior Solution: 413-8242 tconrad@uws.us case mgt services for employment, education, housing,

healthcare, benefits, recreation, family support, and legal.

LEGAL HELP-SC Legal Services - Free legal help for civil (i.e. non-criminal) situations. Call 888-346-5592 Greenville: 864-679-3232

SENIOR SOLUTIONS:101 Perry Ave, Seneca; 885-1000; 8-5 M-F. Transportation for seniors, activity center, dining, home bound support; home-

delivered meals, adult day care Info/referrals on financial, legal and mobility issues; Medicare counseling,. Help with food stamps & Medicaid; Low-

Income subsidy (help w/ drug rx); senior housing/assisted living, home care; personal care items for the home; help with insurance paperwork.

SC THRIVE: 800-726-8774 Help with filing for Healthy Connections Medicaid, Long Term Care benefit, SNAP, TANF, Medically Indigent Assistance,

Refugee Cash Assistance, SC birth certificate and Social Security card replacement


Oconee United Ministries - 115 W.S. 1 st St., Seneca. Call for appt 882-0504. Appt scheduled Tues & Thurs, Annual help w/ rent, utilities, GED fees.

SHARE (Sunbelt Human Advancement Resources) - 708 East Main St, Seneca; call for help ph-864-882-3495. Services include rent/utility

assistance; Must have eviction notice for rent help. Twice a year limit for heating help.

The Salvation Army- 100 Debra St. Seneca; 882-1160; Assistance Hours-M-Th. 9-noon & 1-5pm. Emergency assistance including utilities (call first for

appt.), clothing, food, spiritual care, Christmas assistance, disaster services; victims of fire loss requesting vouchers need Red Cross referral

Our Daily Rest-864-482-2040; 525 E. Main St., Seneca…rent/utility assistance; must have eviction notice; call for other requirements

Red Cross Disaster Services: call Beth at 864-449-7281

Golden Corner Food PANTRY: 635 Business Park Drive, Seneca, 864-882-3610; 10-12 M-F & 1 ST Sat. of the month. Mondays for seniors only

College St. Baptist: PANTRY - M/T10-1; 407 S. College St, Walhalla 638-2986; Must live in Walhalla

‘SON’ Flower Closet: free CLOTHING Mon/Tues 10am-1pm; 301 S. Laurel St., Walhalla, 638-2986

St. Luke United Methodist PANTRY - 4-6pm, 2 nd and 4 th Wed, 607 E Main St., Walhalla, 638-3628,

Our Daily Bread: 106 Jordan St, Seneca; ph-882-3308; hours 11am - 12:30 M-F & Sat Free lunch (To Go meals)

Calvary Church of God Food Ministry Pantry: 10102 Long Creek Hwy, Westminster, 1 st & 3 rd Monday 4:00-5:30pm

Dot’s Kitchen: American Legion Bldg; 205 Lucky St. Westminster. LUNCH served M-F 11:30-12:30pm 903-1791 (To Go meals)

Ann Hope United Methodist: 702 Goddard Ave. Seneca; Wednesday evening DINNER at 6pm. 882-5502.

Mount Nebo’s Grace Food Pantry - 3 rd  Saturday of each month from 10-noon.  225 Nebo Church Road, Seneca, near airport

Community Tree – 220 E. Main, Westminster 203-998-8609. Food box delivery, backpacks, coats & toy give-aways.


SC Works (Unemployment Office)—at Quickjobs Dev. Center - 104 Vocational Dr. Seneca, 8:30-1; 2-5 M-F. 864-646-1741 – Job search, resume

preparation and on-line application assistance, computer resource center. For WIOA Services/Training Grant program information call 864-646-1742.

Goodwill Job Connection: 1616 Sandifer Blvd. 864-482-7857: M-F 9-12; 1-4:30. Employment help: on-line job applications, job leads, resume/cover

letter help, copy/fax machine, readiness workshops/counseling/non-computer literate help

Jobs for those with criminal records: SC Works has Federal Bonding Vouchers/GJC has a list of ‘2 nd chance’ companies.

Ride To Work Ministry - low-cost transportation to/from work only. Apply at website: rtwministry.org

Jobs for those with disabilities: Vocational Rehabilitation of SC 1951 Wells Hwy, Seneca; 882-6669; hrs: 8:30-5 M-F. Vocational & medical

assessment of a person’s ability to work even if disabled. Train at the on-site factory/locate a job with a local business. All services free.

HUB Ministries - mission is to empower people to improve their own lives by providing them with resources such as transitional housing, Christ-

Centered mentorship, and life skills education in a positive environment.  734-4673 or brannon@thehubcampus.com 

Tribble Center: 882-6347; hours 8-4 M-F. Jobs at local employers for disabled clients.

Oconee Adult Education Office;100 Vocational Drive, Seneca, 886-4429; Assists adults in becoming literate, obtaining a GED, and improving

knowledge/skills for employment. Also ESL/GED Hispanic help. All capability levels are welcome & will receive help.

Palmetto Youth Connections –help youth 17-24 obtain workforce training, GED & occupational skills. Emphasis on jobs, attending post-secondary or

enlisting in the military. Supportive services/individual career coaching. Call 864-634-8861 (AnnMarie)

TriCountyTech 1-6 mo training for a better paying job-call 864-646-1718 or Westminster campus 864-646-8282. Also, their I-BEST no-cost 14-week

manufacturing & healthcare pathway programs with job placement assistance-864-646-1461.

Affordable Child Care go to www.ABCquality.org for more than 30 local childcare facilities or contact Oconee County First Steps- 882-3342; Child care

vouchers available from DSS (see above)

Steel Toed Boots – free for employees whose jobs require them; inquire at steeltoedshoesforwork@gmail.com

SC Equipment Distribution Program free communication equipment to anyone with a hearing or speech challenge. Requirements: SC residency,

existing phone service, certified hearing or speech need. Visit  scedp.sc.gov or call 1-877-889-8337


Ripple of One - 10802 Clemson Blvd Suite C, Seneca 882-8777; Services include: Financial & lifestyle Counseling to help families escape poverty

using a plan to move toward self-sufficiency. Starting program for young single adults (17 to 25 years old) in 2022.

Heath’s Haven: 528 Hwy 123. Suite F, Seneca. 710-5851 Training to promote healthy, nurturing relationships with children.

Clothing for kids in public schools-contact your school’s guidance office about Grace’s Closet (located in each school) – free food, clothing, hygiene

items, school supplies (www.gracescloset.org or Julie-Ann Shannon at 864-557-9399)

Domestic Violence Shelters & Counseling: 1)Safe Harbor: Admin 467-3636, HotLine 800-291-2139 safehaborsc.org. 2)Channel Missions' The

Hiding Place: Admin 424-7865. HotLine 888-341-9568, channelmissions.org. 3)Marys House: Admin 855-1708, HotLine 859-9191, maryshouse.com

Family Connection SC- 800-578-8750 connects family to over 40 public servi ces for children birth to 5 years old covering special needs,

developmental delays, parenting, early intervention etc. and others.

Foothills Care Center:  207 Main St. Seneca , 882-8796; M-F 8:30-5:30. Infant clothes newborn to 2T; baby food & supplies, pregnancy

testing/education, parenting help,, limited OB Ultrasounds. All services free/confidential. 

The Parenting Place, 864-898-5583 Home visiting program with new parents and baby to age 3. Providing parenting skills and support Counseling,

free of charge. Parenting education class, virtual $100.

Collins Children’s Home:110 Collins Home Dr. Seneca; 882-0893; 8:30 to 5 M-F. Resident care for children birth-21, life skills for resident children

and their families, foster care for children, counseling, parenting classes for “at risk’ families

Tamassee DAR School – Starlight Program: a residential recovery program for mothers and their children focusing on counseling, parenting,

education, life and job skills training (lasts 18 to 24 mo.). Also offers After school and Summer Camp programs. 944-1390

Tribble Center: 116 South Cove Road, Seneca; 882-6347; hours 8-4 M-F. Services: adult day services, job coaching, living skills for intellectual

disability, autism, and related disabilities. Early intervention for special needs children.

ARC of Oconee County. 295 Market St. 864-280-6022 Services for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families

Able-SC: Empowering those w/ disabilities thru independent living services - 864-235-1421.

First LIght – sexual & child abuse counseling, medical exams, etc.864- 231-7273. 24 hr. Hotline 855-810-4482 firstlightsc.org

Respite Care: for caregivers of seniors with early/mid-stage dementia providing them w/ activities/social interaction.Thurs.1-4 pm; Episcopal Church of

the Ascension, 214 Northampton Road, Seneca.  Contact Bailey Dull 864-973-7590

Fostering Faithfully-faith-based program for foster parents.864-539-2133 905 E. Main St. Walhalla; www.fosteringfaithfully.org 

Emerson Rose Heart Foundation provides resources for families with a child with a congenital heart defect (CHD). Financial help and other services,

need-based. https://emersonroseheartfoundation.org/what-we-do/support-families-in-need/ Emergency? Call 864-365-6188.

Agape Center-After school program in Fairplay. 207 Farmhouse Ln. $50 a week per child. Claire Childers at Claire.agape1@gmail.com  864-309-5007


Oconee Mental Health Clinic: 115 Carter Park Dr, Seneca. Call 885-0157 M-F 8:30am-5pm. Give name, phone no., & info.

A counselor will contact you in 24hrs. Very low-cost options available. Suicide Hotline: 988

Christ Central Ministries: 864-638-3322 OARS and Ash Tree Substance Abuse recovery program for men.

Families Fighting Addiction support group –. 864-638-3322

Anderson-Oconee Behavioral Health-691 South Oak St., Seneca, 882-7563; M-Th 8am-5pm; Provides substance abuse

assessment & treatment for alcohol, drugs, gambling, smoking, anger management.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Oconee/Pickens area toll-free number is 877-544-8426. Meetings at multiple sites in the county. 

SC Voc Rehab Substance Abuse Treatment- contact local office 1951 Wells Highway: 882-6669.

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness: 864-882-5131;meetings in Pendleton; support groups & courses; namiaop.org  800-788-5131

Utica Mill Recovery Meetings – Mondays 1pm and Fridays at 2pm at 1016 Overbrook Dr. Contact: Michael 864-280-5579

Celebrate Recovery - Clemson at Trinity Wesleyan Church, 864-654-6000.  Director is Colby Callaway.  Tuesday night at 6:15 pm, supper is provided.


Oconee Public Health Dept. – 609 N. Townville St. Seneca, 882-2245. Immunizations, Women, Infants & Children (WIC), Family planning. STD/HIV

testing, Help is free/on a sliding scale. Quit Smoking:800-784-8669 Free help (nicotine patches)

Rosa Clark Medical Clinic: 301 Memorial Dr.; ph:882-4664; hours 8-4:30 M-F, extended to 5:30pm on Tuesdays. Services: sliding fee scale clinic;

medical assistance; pharmacy, Covid testing, Covid vaccine site, Vaccines for Children site; SNAP applications; Mental health/substance abuse

counseling & treatment. Offers free transportation within 25 miles of the clinic…call 5 days ahead.

Access Health Mountain Lakes: 298 Memorial Dr. Seneca, 885-7341; Call 864-522-1400 for appointment, M-F, 8-4:30. Help for uninsured/limited

income to gain access to primary care, specialists, and other medical services/case management.

Clemson Rural Health: serves Oconee County - 200 Booker Dr. Walhalla; M-F 8-4:30 call for more info and appt 656-3076.  Accepts Medicare,

Medicaid and private insurance.  Some services are free: birth control, Hepatitis C treatment and various testing. Medical and nutritional services.

Bilingual.  Has mobile units that provide services throughout the upstate.  www.clemsonruralhealth.org

Rosa Clark Dental: offers extractions, restorations, cleaning and preventative care, on a sliding fee scale - 210 Oak St. Tues, Wed. and Thurs; call

Rosa Clark Medical Clinic for appt. 882-4664. Must enroll with Rosa Clark Medical Clinic.

Dental Clinic: 298 Memorial Dr. 885-7545; call for appt. Extractions. (unsure if providing cleanings and x-rays) for uninsured w/ limited income.

Low Cost Dentures: Affordable Dentures Anderson 864-261-1889; go to affordabledentures.com/offers for discounts/coupons

Anderson-Oconee Speech/Hearing-528 Bypass123, Suite F Seneca 882-7169; Speech/hearing help; hearing aids; sliding fee. aosh.org

Lions Club - Eyeglasses & Hearing Aid Assistance: Seneca-contact SHARE for application. Salem/Tamassee-call Salem Lions Club contact Craig

Schuman, 781-243-0867; Walhalla-Pick up/Turn in forms at Alexander’s Office Supply, 118 E. Main St.; Westminster-call 882-1580

Medical Transportation- if on Medicaid call 1-866-910-7688 for a ride to/from medical appointment. Call 3 days before: M-F 8-5


Habitat for Humanity-130 Bountyland Rd, Seneca; ph- 864-888-2118: building homes for qualified low-income individuals and families

United Housing Connections 864-241-0462-housing/care management for those w/ mental illness/homeless/in a shelter

SC Regional Housing Authority-417 Tribble St, Seneca; 8-5pm; Call 885-1659 for info/appointment; 200+ income-based apts.

Safe Harbor-Emergency Shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children-864-467-3636 or 800-291-2139

Family Promise- 644-8828; Sheltering program in Pickens County for families with children under 18; Background/drug checks required

Our Daily Rest: 482-2040; 525 E. Main, Seneca. Services: shelter, case mgt & counseling for those seeking housing/jobs. Interviews/applications on

Wed. at 2 pm. Also Rapid Rehousing’ program and rent assistance. Major home repairs roof/floors/HVAC – must be owner occupied. Call for info.

Mortgage Assistance- call 888-995-4673 or go to www.makehomeaffordable.gov for guidance on working with lender

SC Home Weatherization for low income. Call 864-229-8870 or go to www.gleamnshrc.org (program links->weatherization)

Emmanuel’s Hammer: www.ehammer1.org; 864-214-6139. Home Repair – Call&leave message; someone will get back to you

Rebuild Upstate - provides floor/stair/roof repairs; plumbing/electric/HVAC work, ramps and decking to low income homeowners focusing on veterans,

seniors, the disabled, and families with children. Contact 603-2708 or rebuildupstate.org

Able-SC: Housing resources for those with disabilities or health conditions - 864-235-1421; 803-779-5121

Wheelchair Ramps- Eternal Shepherd Lutheran Church, contact Deek Decker at 864-356-2135 or docdeek0@yahoo.com (the 0 in this address is the

number zero).


Salvation Army thrift store-513 Hwy Bypass 123, Seneca, 882-7450, 10-5 M-F; 9-5 Sat. For vouchers call 882-1160.

Collins Children's Home Thrift Store: No special programs; 540 W. N.1st Street, Seneca, SC; 882-4250; 10-4 Tues-Sat

Goodwill Thrift- 1616 Sandifer Blvd (near Walmart), 482-7866, 9-9 M-Sat; 10-7pm Sun. Sundays 1/2 price on some clothes

Boys Camp Thrift. 714 W. North 1 st St Seneca, 882-2734; 9-5 M-Sat & 111 E. Windsor St. Westminster, 647-4812; 9-5 Tu-Sat

Girls Camp Trading Post-304 W North 1 st St. Seneca, 882-7008; 9-5 M-Sat & 9119 Long Creek Hwy, Westminster, 647-7014;

Tamassee DAR Thrift Shop – No special programs. 9695 N. Hwy 11, Tamassee, 944-2660; 10-6 Tues-Sat

Habitat For Humanity Thrift Store - 130 Bountyland Rd, Seneca; 864-888-2118; hours 10-4 W/Th/F; Sat 10-1.

Dream Center Resale Store- 11011 N Radio Station Road, 10-6 M-Sat 864-614-8008; Earn Dream $ to spend at store by attending LifePoint Church

classes on parenting, budgeting, & life skills. -108 E N 1 st St., Seneca; call 864-280-2752

The Struggle, 100 N Cherry St., Seneca 864-324-7691, 10-4 M-Sat.

Ripple Resale Store – 203 Oconee Square Dr. by Auto Zone 864-343-1923 M-Thurs 10-6; Fri-Sat 10-7

Agape Thrift Store-Fairplay - 9am- 1pm M-Th, 9am-5pm F&Sat.  Also coffee shop with treats. Located at 207 Farmhouse Ln, FairPlay. 864-309-5007. 


Pets: Oconee Humane Society: low-cost pet spay/neuter voucher 1925 Sandifer Rd, Seneca 882-4719

Crimestoppers: Financial rewards for providing anonymous tips about crime in Oconee County. Call 1-888-274-6372. oconeesccrimestoppers.com

Steadfast HOPE: a mentoring, coaching, and discipleship program for men. Contact Steadfast HOPE to set an appointment and create a pathway.

Email: contact@steadfasthope.us or call: 864-633-0582. Visit http://www.steadfasthope.us/

Thinker Space: located in the Blue Ridge Community Center at 315 Holland Ave, Seneca. It is "a place to create, learn, and innovate...refine a craft,

learn a new skill, invent something, or start a business.  We have a small computer lab, 3D printer, laser engraver, and just about everything you need

to start a small business."  To find out more, or to schedule an appointment, visit their website    https://thinkerspace.us/schedule/

The Way Youth Center: Thursday nights from 6pm-8pm at the Blue Ridge Community Center: 315 Holland Ave., Seneca for youth ages 12-18. 

 The program encourages and motivates teens to seek God and love each other.  Thursday evenings start with chapel and then opens up for basketball,

pool, arts and crafts, and other games.  Contact Mike for more details  miked.theway@gmail.com


Baptist – Contact Rev. David Shirley at Beaverdam Baptist Association, 882-7070. Covers 63 local Baptist churches.

Catholic – Contact Father Bill Hearne at 864-882-8551 Saint Paul the Apostle, 170 Bountyland Road, Seneca

Foothills Church- 505 Bountyland Road, Seneca, 864-888-8008

LifePoint Church – 1926 Blue Ridge Blvd. 882-8131 partnered w/ The Dream Center

Lutheran – Eternal Shepherd, 220 Carson Rd. Seneca, Pastor David Hammer, 882-3209;

Methodist- St. Mark United- 616 Quincy Rd. Seneca, Pastor Todd Davis (864) 882-2603. Food box once every six mos./family.

Presbyterian- Seneca Presbyterian - 115 W South 1 st St., Seneca, Rev. John Hartman 882-2505

Fort Hill Presbyterian, 101 Edgewood Ave., Clemson, Rev. Laura Conra

Oconee Associate Reformed Presbyterian, 121 Rochester Hwy, Seneca

Cornerstone Lighthouse Church