Our congregation believes strongly in partnering with justice-minded organizations and with groups and people who offer empowerment, care and dignity as well as comfort and safety to vulnerable individuals and families in our community.
Charleston Area Justice Ministry
St. Stephen’s partners with Enough Pie, a Charleston-area non-profit that advocates for social justice and equity throughout the peninsula via public arts projects, community-building and neighborhood support, civic engagement and other creative means.
During the Covid-19 Crisis, St. Stephen’s has become a downtown Enough Pie donation site to collect needed supplies for underserved residents of Joseph Floyd Manor and throughout the area.
St. Stephen’s Angel Tree
Arm-in-Arm is an organization that focuses on reducing the public health crisis of gun violence by supporting relevant legislation and educating and inspiring communities across South Carolina to work toward practical solutions. More than 500 people in South Carolina will die from gun violence this year. Our communities, our schools and our homes are not nearly as safe as they could be, Arm-in-Arm tries to make our state dramatically safer. Arm-in-Arm, brings together gun owners, veterans, medical practitioners, educators and other stakeholders to lead the conversation, and to create common ground efforts. Arm-in-Arm believes that’s the way forward — listening, finding common ground and rolling up our sleeves to make simple and effective solutions a reality. Research and data support their approach.
Charleston Area Senior Citizens
Founded in 1967, Charleston Area Senior Citizens, Inc. is a non-profit agency serving Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties that enhances the lives of older adults in the community. Charleston Area Senior Citizens Center helps seniors through a variety of services including food, meal delivery, housing, laundry education and recreation programs. Most programs and services target low income seniors and are offered at no charge, primarily serving those who cannot pay, utilizing federal, state, local funds and private donations, community support.
Charleston Recovery Center
The Charleston Recovery Center is an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center with one primary purpose: to help men and women who suffer from alcoholism and drug addiction. CRC oversees an alcoholism and drug addiction treatment program, an alcoholism and addiction rehab, a half-way house, and a sober living community for men and women in Charleston South Carolina.