As Epworth Children’s Home continues to monitor COVID-19, we have put the following precautions in place in order to ensure the safety and good health
https://youtu.be/xwKbFeC-zvY May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month and Epworth Children’s Home is so thankful for this community and is excited to celebrate the hero’s
The Rotary Club of Five Points presented Epworth Children’s Home with a special contribution on Friday, June 7th, 2019 at their annual distribution of community
Epworth Children’s Home is one of four winners of Google.org’s Impact Challenge Columbia. As a winner, Epworth will receive $50,000 and training from Google to support entrepreneurial internships with its older foster youth. The four finalists now will compete in a public vote to determine who will be the People’s Choice Winner to double the monetary award.
Celebrating its 6th year, the Epworth Food Truck Rodeo is a family-friendly event held on the Epworth campus on Millwood Avenue, nestled in the heart of one of the oldest residential neighborhoods in Columbia. Presented by the Friends of Epworth, the event is planned, organized and hosted by volunteers. In addition to food trucks, there will be games, music and plenty of green space to bring a picnic blanket for your family and friends. The event has grown each year and we are excited to make this the biggest and best yet!
The Annual Epworth Mother’s Day Offering will be Sunday, May 12th in every South Carolina United Methodist Church.
The Annual Epworth Mother’s Day Offering will be Sunday, May 13th in every South Carolina United Methodist Church. Thank you in advance for intentionally promoting this vital and effective ministry to your congregation.
The Friends of Epworth are proud to announce the 5th Annual Friends of Epworth Gala to benefit Epworth Children’s Homes on Friday, March 17, 2017 at the new My Carolina Alumni Center in Columbia. As the signature event for the Friends of Epworth, the event raises awareness and funds for Epworth and the children who call Epworth home.
The Epworth Children’s Home Alumni Association will celebrate its annual homecoming weekend on June 25-26, 2016 at Epworth. The gathering brings generations of Epworth residents together nurture relationships through the sharing of meals, telling stories and supporting their fellow “Epworth brothers and sisters.”
On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, Epworth Children’s Home will be one of hundreds of non-profit organizations in the Midlands of South Carolina to participate in the Central Carolina Community Foundation’s Midlands Gives Campaign. All gifts designated to Epworth through Midlands Gives will help provide comprehensive care for the children at Epworth.
Epworth Children’s Home has immediate job openings and is currently searching for individuals who display: A passion for children and ministry, A knowledge of God that includes an understanding of the dignity and grace deserved by all people, A professional demeanor and maintain appropriate boundaries, Honesty and integrity
An openness to learning, self awareness and non-defensiveness.
The Annual Epworth Mother’s Day Offering will be Sunday, May 8th in every South Carolina United Methodist Church. Thank you in advance for intentionally promoting this vital and effective ministry to your congregation.
The Epworth Children’s Home Alumni Association’s annual “Cookout for Kids” fundraiser features barbeque fresh off the grill, homemade baked goods, live music, and vintage automobiles. The 8th annual event will be held on Saturday April 9, 2016 on Epworth’s campus from 11:00 to 4:00.
Epworth Children’s Home, a ministry of the United Methodist Church, is acquiring land and buildings formerly owned by the Carolina Children’s Home (CCH). The property comprises 19.6 acres and over a dozen buildings on Sunnyside Dr. near Trenholm Rd. Essentially all the land is within the Columbia city limits. The land is the last remaining property of the former CCH campus.
The children and staff at Epworth would like to thank each of you for keeping us in your thoughts and prayers. Thankfully we were spared from the floods for the most part. We had a total of 14.5 inches of rain and lost water for a time, however things are getting back to normal on our campus. Epworth has been very fortunate to see only minimal damage to some basements and HVAC equipment while many of our neighbors less than a mile away have experienced complete destruction.
Before Sierra arrived at Epworth, she was caught in the midst of a destructive cycle. Her mother struggled with substance abuse and neglected her. The neglect became so evident that the Department of Social Services removed Sierra from her mother’s care and placed the ten-year-old girl with her step-father.
The Friends of Epworth present the third annual Epworth Children’s Home Food Truck Rodeo sponsored by JTs Automotive Group on Tuesday, September 15 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM, on Epworth’s campus at 2900 Millwood Avenue in Columbia. The event is open to the community and admission and parking is free, however donations are appreciated.
Epworth Children’s Home, located on 32 serene acres in Columbia, SC, has been nationally accredited for a period of four years by the Council on Accreditation (COA) for its outstanding children’s resident group home programs and services. This accreditation reflects Epworth’s long history of excellence and accordance with the highest levels of quality standards, as well as the agency’s sound organizational infrastructure.
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For most of her childhood, Holly’s* life was in disarray. Her father traveled a lot for work and was not around much. Her mom struggled to take care of Holly on her own and often was emotionally unstable. When her parents were together, there were arguments and abuse. One day, a particularly violent episode between the parents caught the attention of neighbors and Holly and her sister were removed from the home for safety concerns.