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So the World Will Know Christ’s Love

Missions at Bethel UMC Columbia

Go Therefore and Make Disciples of All Nations.

Matthew 28:18-20

Outreach Projects Supported by Bethel Methodist Columbia

At Bethel, we are involved in missions around the world as well as close to home (here locally in Forest Acres, South Carolina). Below you will find current missions our Bethel family is continuing to support.

If you or someone you know is interested in serving others through one of our outreach projects, please contact our Bethel Church Office. Or you can reach us by calling (803) 787-3058. We always look forward to hearing from you!


Together, we can make a difference in our world! Join us and be a changemaker in someone’s life!

Our Missions for Christ include:

Outreach missions to serve Christ's World.

  • Stephen Ministry
  • Oliver Gospel Mission
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • District Missionary
  • Harvest Hope Food Bank
  • Beth & Lou Holtz Homeless Shelter
  • The Cooperative Ministry
  • Columbia Free Medical Clinic
  • Epworth Children’s Home
  • Golden Cross
  • Salkehatchie
  • Alston Wilkes Society
  • Killingsworth Home
  • Wallace Family Life Center
  • Bethlehem Center
  • Shalom Zone Ministry
  • SC Volunteers in Mission
  • Asbury Arms
  • Africa University
  • Hispanic Ministries
  • Home Works
  • Family Promise

Our youth and children at Bethel UMC Columbia are involved in various outreach projects and missions throughout the year. Missions include:Youth Service Fund supported by the Methodist Youth.

  • Collecting, raising and sending funds to the United Methodist Children’s Ministry and the South Carolina Youth Service Fund
  • Collect school supplies for the Cooperative Ministry
  • Food drives for Harvest Hope Food Bank
  • Homeworks
  • Souper Bowl campaign against hunger each winter
  • Salkehatchie Summer Work Camps
  • Quarterly visits to retirement communities and to homebound members of Bethel

Stephen Ministry:

Stephen Ministry offers Help, Hope, and Healing.