Welcome to Ann Hope
United Methodist Church
Welcome to Ann Hope Online Worship for Sunday
December 3rd at 9:30 am
Pastor Gregg Varner
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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
702 Goddard Avenue
Seneca, SC 29678
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
firstname.lastname@example.org. Upstate Warrior Solution: 413-8242 email@example.com 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.
LIFE CHANGING ASSISTANCE----EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.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
FAMILY HELP, FINANCIAL & LIFESTYLE COUNSELING-
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.firstname.lastname@example.org 864-309-5007
MENTAL HEALTH/SUBSTANCE ABUSE
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
HOUSING/SHELTERS/CURRENT HOME HELP
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 email@example.com (the 0 in this address is the
LOCAL THRIFT STORES
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
SPIRITUAL NEEDS & SUPPORT
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