Church Community Breakfast
9:00 AM09:00

Church Community Breakfast

Koinonia and Community Connections, a program from Palmetto Health Office of Community Health will be hosting a Church Community Breakfast to facilitate and strengthen partnerships with faith-based organizations serving the 29203 community and discuss possibilities on coordinating our efforts to more completely address immediate and long-term support of the community.

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Koinonia's Summer Enrichment Program!
to Aug 3

Koinonia's Summer Enrichment Program!

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Enrichment Activities:

  • Math

  • Reading

  • Music & Art

  • Recreation

  • Social / Life Skills

  • Computer time

  • Games

  • Team Building

  • Leadership Training

  • Puppet Ministry

  • Bible Stories

  • Geography

  • Relaxation / Yoga

Where: Eau Claire Baptist Church
4427 North Main Street
Columbia, SC 29203
803-786- 7769

When: Tuesday, June 12-Friday, August 3, 2018, Daily from 9:00-5:00 (Closed July 2-6)

Who: Rising 1st through Rising 5th Grade Students (Students in K-4th in the 2017-18 School Year)

Serving Students in the Eau Claire Community

No more than 60 students – first come, first served

All students will receive Reading, Writing and Math Instruction with certified teachers and will participate in enrichment activities in Art, Music, Physical Education, Bible Study and Character Education. Lunch will be provided and limited transportation is available.

To be considered for this program, please complete this form below or download the form here and mail it to the church, ATTN: Koinonia, or email the form to

You will be contacted about parent meetings and/or appointments to complete application forms as space is available.

Questions/Concerns: Contact Richard Moore, Director, 803-920- 1530 or

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South Carolina Cornbread Festival
8:30 AM08:30

South Carolina Cornbread Festival

Eau Claire’s annual Cornbread Festival will be held this day.  The North Columbia Business Association (NCBA) has named Koinonia as the recipient of the service project funds!  These funds will go toward our summer program.  

Koinonia will be selling baked goods at the festival and all proceeds will go to our summer program.  If you would like to donate baked goods or volunteer at the Cornbread Festival, please contact Kelly via email or phone 803-767-5550.

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Planting Koinonia's Summer Garden
8:00 AM08:00

Planting Koinonia's Summer Garden

Koinonia’s Summer Garden will be planted with the help of Lenoir-Rhyne and the Seminary on this Earth Day!  We will have a dedication prayer for garden at 12 noon.  You are invited!  The children and families of our Summer Enrichment Program will be the recipients of the garden’s harvest.

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Poverty 101: Understanding and Ministering to Those in Generational Poverty
10:00 AM10:00

Poverty 101: Understanding and Ministering to Those in Generational Poverty

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The workshop will be held at Eau Claire Baptist Church (4427 Main Street). Childcare will be provided. Please RSVP to Kelly Strum by February 19 at 803-767 5550 or

All community and church leaders are invited to attend.  Please feel free to share this information with anyone whom you think may be interested. 

Mindy Jamison has more than 20 years experience working with churches, agencies and communities with a focus on generational poverty.  Most recently, she was the Executive Director of the Friendship Baptist Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  

This conference will bring understanding to generational poverty, while examining the culture and mindset of those impacted by generational poverty.  The conference will also explore the most effective ways to minister to this community.

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