If you are interested in joining any of the below ministries please contact Roberta Koonce in the office for more information.
All Saint’s Preschool:
A well trained staff provides an affordable, high quality experience in a Christian environment for pre-school age children.
Contact Director Bonnie Fick, 843-681-8671 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advent Trees are placed in the parish hall, the foyer near the receptionist’s desk, and the narthex. These trees are “decorated” with cards and parishioners are invited to take one or more cards, buy gifts and place them back under the tree or donate towards gift cards. The gifts are donated to the Christmas shop at Bible Missionary Baptist Church in Bluffton to be sold at deep discount to families in need. Retail store gift cards are also purchased for children in economically distressed families.
Approximately twice a year, a bloodmobile comes to us.
All Saints has been a partner in ministry and mission with the clergy and people of our diocese and the Diocese of the Dominican Republic for several years. Opportunities to participate have included construction work, medical service and Vacation Bible School, funding scholarships for diocesan schools in the DR and serving on the DR Committee.
Ministry for Social Justice:
This group’s purpose is to search and address the truth of our inhuman behaviors toward other persons; to engage and support reconciliation within and among our community and to foster equity and harmony among all peoples.
An ecumenical, community wide five days of events in mid-January to promote racial reconciliation in recognition of the work and ministry of Martin Luther King. ASEC takes part in a walk to raise awareness.
This ministry addresses the needs of families transitioning from homelessness to employment and stability. All Saints is one of several area churches that supply volunteers and financial support to provide one to three families with a warm welcome and food and shelter for a week.
A basket located in the narthex each Sunday serves as All Saints collection point for food donations to our local food banks—Deep Well and Bluffton Self Help, and on the 4th Sunday, Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Food Pantry.
Held each May, patrons are treated to a tour of several beautiful gardens in the Hilton Head area. The event features lunch at the church, an auction of original artwork, and the sale of handcrafted wares and homemade baked goods. There are many opportunities for volunteers and all proceeds go to designated local charities.
Holiday Food Baskets:
Families that might not otherwise enjoy a hearty holiday meal are given ingredients at Thanksgiving and Easter. Parishioners are invited to participate by purchasing food and assembling and distributing baskets.
Life Care & National Health Care Centers:
Monthly worship services are held for the residents of National Health Care Center (1st Thursday) and Life Care Center on Hilton Head Island (2nd Thursday). Volunteers bring the warmth of the parish community as they greet and assist the residents at the liturgy.
Bible studies and seasonal services are held at the State Prison in Estill, SC. Sponsored and staffed by the Southern Deanery. Please note that special training is provided.
Senior Care Worship Services on the Mainland:
Monthly worship and healing services at four senior care centers in Bluffton directed to assisted and independent living residents. Safe church training required.
A ministry founded to support the HIV/AIDS widows and orphans in north-west Tanzania towards independent existence by improving standards of living and promoting health and education.
Sewing for Hope:
Sews dresses for women in Tanzania.
Voorhees is one of two traditionally black episcopal colleges. It is in Denmark, SC and is part of the southern deanery. ASEC houses students and provides meals and transportation whenever the choir comes to HHI for performances.