Christ Central Aiken
The Mission (Food, Clothing, Kid’s Klub, Prayer Ministry, Family Ministry)
3605 Richland Ave. West
Aiken, SC 29801
North Campus (Preschool, Mentoring, GED, Adult Literacy)
1411 York Street
Aiken, SC 29801
Director: Judy Floyd
The mission of Christ Central Aiken is to enrich our community by uniting volunteers to help families in need through education, food, clothing, and job skills training
We begin by meeting the basic needs, essentials such as food, clothing, and prayer. Then we provide teaching and training in areas needed to secure and retain employment, stabilize families, develop Christian character, and improve lives of individuals and their families. Youth mentoring is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. All ministries are provided free of charge.
Christ Central Aiken was the second of Christ Central Ministries Mission Stations beginning in 1998. Our vision is to see Aiken become a city where an increasing number of young people graduate from high school, adults are able to find employment, poverty is clearly on the decrease, and both the physical and spiritual needs of its citizens are being met.
Opportunities for You:
We depend on your donations to support our ministry. If you can help, please go HERE to express your interest or simply use the PayPal Donate Button.
And, we have many opportunities for volunteers to serve. You can print the forms and mail them in or just call or email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) for an appointment.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Sunday: Breakfast 10:00 AM; Service 10:30 AM
Monday through Friday: Open 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Saturday: Christ Central Kid’s Klub – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Descriptions of Programs
Preschool Readiness serves at-risk children, ages 3 and 4, in North Aiken. We tell them about Jesus and show them the great love He has for them. We prepare them for kindergarten by teaching discipline, respect, listening, sharing, and taking turns, using crafts, games, and puzzles. Parent involvement is encouraged.
Kids Klub serves at-risk children ages 5-18. We create a safe, wholesome environment and build relationships of love and a sense of community in the body of Christ through worship, prayer, fun and fellowship. Activities include crafts, field trips, outdoor activities, music, and lunch.
Mentoring Center of Christ serves school children aged 5-18, encouraging them to stay in school and graduate, while helping them with physical, mental, and spiritual development. We match one adult with one child to build a relationship of love and trust.
Free Fast Track GED Program provides a second chance for people to complete their high school education and get better jobs, pursue higher education, or meet military entrance requirements.
Train Up Academy meets at the Christ Central North Campus (1411 York Street in the River of Life Education Building).
Food Distribution Program provides emergency food boxes for families. Our goal is to feed the hungry while treating them with respect and building relationships that allow us to share the love of Christ.
Clothing Distribution Program provides free clothing and household items for families in crisis, offering them a hand up, not just a handout.
Evangelism Prayer Ministry provides one-on–one prayer for the needs of those coming to Christ Central for help.
Family Ministry points people to Jesus Christ through Bible study, prayer, and Sunday morning worship services. A monthly men’s fellowship visits those who are housebound, hospitalized, or in nursing homes.
Medical Services are provided through the Eye Clinic at Hope Center and the Clyburn Clinic.
Veterans needing assistance please come and apply. We have a number of applicable programs and also can provide referrals to other agencies.
Our new resale shop, the bridge, offers gently used clothing, shoes, and household items for sale. Limited addition animal prints by local artist, Joan Thomas, and children’s books by local author, Debi, are featured in the bridge, as well as handmade jewelry from Bangkok, offered for sale in support of women rescued from sex trafficking. The bridge will offer short-term internships in Retail Sales to graduates of Fit and Ready for the Work Place and to the Fast Track GED students.