Stories of Transformation

Celebrating how our congregation offers the love of Christ to others through word, action and service.

Hurricane Matthew – Charleston Mission Trip

Sunday, October 22, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017 Work will consist of assisting disaster relief organization in general repairs to homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew. Specific assignments will depend on the status of ongoing relief efforts. We are coordinating thru the SC Disaster Recovery Coordinator of the UMC. 20 seats remaining To sign up […]


Global Impact had the privilege to support the college-age ministry’s summer mission trip, partnering with On Eagle’s Wings, in San Pedro, Belize. Sarah Carlton, a team member, gives a short summery of her experience. “Stepping off the boat with our team of twelve onto the island of San Pedro, I had no idea what God had […]


Rainbow Express is an annual Summer Camp for individuals with special needs, hosted by the Youth at Matthews UMC. For the past five years a team from Matthews UMC has partnered with Global Impact to take Rainbow Express to Wings Of Hope, a home for individuals with special needs in Haiti. Below you will read what […]


The Gloversville trip is not billed as a family mission trip, but we’ve always had multiple family members on each trip we’ve taken and VBS is the center of our serving experience.  The host missionaries, Donn & Cyndie Truax  and their kids (ranging in age from 7-14) welcome us into their home during this trip. […]


Donn Truax from Change of 1 expresses his appreciation for the support from Global Impact. “We are so thankful for these Bibles.  One reason we’re thankful is it’s the Word of God that we’re putting into people’s hand and another is that it has Celebrate Recovery devotions, recovery stories and other information for those in […]


During the past several years, we have been saving up Global Impact funds in order to get the amount needed to fund MUMC’s next house through Habitat for Humanity here in Matthews. With great joy, on September 19 we broke ground on the home for the Muanda-Moseka family. Mbenza, his wife Bo, and their three […]

Hoskins Park Monthly Cookout

  The MUMC Men’s Group hosts a monthly cookout on the ground of Hoskins Park ministries. They provide both a meal and camaraderie with the men and staff. After doing this for several years now, the men have come to know many of the residents and the staff quite well. They have found that they […]


On April 10th Cornerstone, our deep-level National Partner baptized 8 people. We are praising God for the prodigals. Those whom Cornerstone has invested into during their childhood and after being away from the Lord and his church, He’s bringing them back.

Greenway Park Elementary Career Night Cookout

The annual Greenway Park Elementary Career Night Cookout was held on Thursday, April 7 with approximately 300 parents and students in attendance. Stu Carroll, Scott Lyon, and Linda Lyon organized the cookout with six men cooking hot dogs and hamburgers and six ladies serving the students, parents, teachers, and guest speakers. Some of the careers […]