Soapstone United Methodist Church in Raleigh (Capital District) began the “Soapstone Schoolhouse” in September 2020 to meet the needs of local students and families who made the sudden shift to remote learning this year. With the church sanctuary and classrooms unused by their traditional ministries, they were able to offer their space to 23 students in the… Continue Reading→
Ebenezer UMC in Raleigh has begun a new C4C partnership with Barwell Road Elementary School, a low-wealth school, just steps from the church. The church recently raised $750, which provided computers for 90 elementary school students and their families, along with personalized instruction from the volunteers who provided the computers.
Edenton Street UMC recently donated 1,208 books to Conn Elementary School children. The books were to be distributed as gifts to students to take home for their Summer Reading initiative. Conn is one of two downtown Raleigh elementary schools with which Edenton Street partners under the C4C umbrella.
Winstead UMC’s Hand In Hand ministry has partnered with Vick Elementary School since the 2000–2001 school year. Some of the things they are involved in include: a yearly school supplies drive; prayer partners for teachers and staff; tutoring; classroom buddies; teacher appreciation events; Christmas Angel Tree for students and special worship services to celebrate the… Continue Reading→
Four Oaks UMC recently collected over 274 books for the children of Four Oaks Elementary to take home and keep. These books will be given to students who may not have their own books at home and hopefully will encourage summer reading. Included were books appropriate for younger and older siblings as well.
Benson’s C4C journey with Jeffreys Grove Elementary School began in the 2015-2016 school year, but the congregation’s support of local elementary schools has deep roots. C4C helped us focus our efforts on a single, local school where we could have a personal, positive impact on disadvantaged students in primary school. The school identified literacy as… Continue Reading→
Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, NC published this history of their church for the years 1956-1958. Previously located in the Raleigh District, after the 2012 redistricting, the church is now in the Capital District. The authors are listed as Nancy Banks and Sue McDowell. Click here to download a searchable PDF of the entire… Continue Reading→
Knightdale United Methodist Church in Knightdale, NC wrote this historical statement for their church. Previously located in the Raleigh District, after the 2012 redistricting, the church is now in the Capital District. Click here to download a searchable PDF of the history: History
Jenkins Memorial United Methodist Church in Raleigh, NC wrote this historical statement for their church in the year 1978. Previously located in the Raleigh District, after the 2012 redistricting, the church is now in the Capital District. Click here to download a searchable PDF of the history: Centennial Celebration