Seacoast Stories: Make a Difference

2018 End of Year Report


2019 Year In Review

#Year In Review
From the mountains of Asheville, to the Lowcountry, we have seen God move in incredible ways. Watch this video to see how your giving has [...]

A Truckload of Kindness

#Discover Your Purpose #Giving #Irma #Make a Difference #Relief Work
This generous act of kindness and our team’s dedication made a big difference for a family who experienced so much destruction.

A Veteran’s Story Of Service and Sacrifice

#Columbia Campus #Make a Difference #Military #Veterans Day
For most of the 5,000+ sailors on-board, it was a normal day on the USS Nimitz—but not for me. For months, my wife Stephanie and [...]

An Open Letter To My White Friends

#Make a Difference #Race #Unity #Where's The Love
As Martin Luther King Jr. said, “…we are all tied together in a single garment of destiny.” We are all part of God’s family. But [...]

Becoming a Holy City

#Make a Difference #Unity #West Ashley Campus #Where's The Love
Charleston, South Carolina has experienced significant trials in the last several years. Horrors such as the 2015 shooting at Mother Emanuel AME Church threatened to [...]

Church Online Connects A Retirement Community

#Church Online #Daniel Pointe #Make a Difference
When Leslie Sommerdyke began a new career as the Senior Living Consultant at Daniel Pointe Retirement Community near Charleston, she asked God to “use me [...]

Far More Than Childcare

#Dream Team #Kidscoast #Parenting Hacks
It’s back to school season and the days are full of homework, busy schedules, or family situations that can cause worry and anxiety for children [...]

Getting To My Father’s House

#Kidscoast #Make a Difference #North Charleston Campus
Every Sunday, I stand in a room full of kids from so many cultural backgrounds—all coming together as one body—worshipping, playing, and praying together. I [...]

God’s Amazing Provision In Missions

#Ann-Marie Rader #Global Missions #Make a Difference #Marney McNall #Medical Missions #Mission Trips #togo
Just before starting college, Ann-Marie Rader went on a Seacoast mission trip to Togo in West Africa—and it altered the direction of her life. Her [...]

Helping Military Families Find Home

#Make a Difference #Matt Benton #Military #small groups #Veterans Day
We’ve all heard, “freedom isn’t free.” I certainly grew up hearing that phrase in my hometown—a Midwestern, red-blooded farming community in Illinois. Even as a [...]

Hope Can Spring From Your Darkest Moments

#Depression #Inside Track #Make a Difference #serving in church #SEU #Sisterhood #small groups #Summerville campus
For several months, Josefina endured watching her tiny son breathe through a respirator in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Initially his heart calmed when [...]

Hope For Her: Chosen Breakout Session

#Chosen Women's Conference #Make a Difference #missions
7 in 7 / The Worship Center Led by Mo Isom, author and Chosen Speaker Join us for 7 in 7, where 7 speakers share for 7 [...]

How to Spend Your Spring Break

#Global Missions #Make a Difference #medical clinics #South Africa #sustainable projects #togo #water #wells
For anyone considering missions, you don’t need a particular skillset to go. There is always something for you to do.

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Many of you have been asking what Seacoast is doing to help with Hurricane Harvey relief work. Like the rest of the country, we have [...]

Leaving a Financial Legacy

#estate planning #financial planning #Make a Difference
Making a plan for your finances means peace of mind for you and your family and it’s a chance to determine part of your legacy, [...]

Leaving a Legacy That Matters

#Legacy #Make a Difference
What sort of legacy do you want to leave? How will you touch the lives around you? Will you leave the world a different place [...]

Make A Difference

Seacoast Church exists to make a difference and we do so in many different ways. Through your generous donations, we are able to provide funding for [...]

Multiplying Generosity: Reverse Offering Sparks Wave Of Giving

#Generosity #Marney McNall #missions #Pastor Josh Surratt #Reverse Offering #The Blessed Life
When churches pass the plate, typically you don’t take out the money. But in late November, Seacoast asked you to do just that. They held [...]

My Not-So-Glamorous Spiritual Gifts

#Greenville Campus #Make a Difference #small groups
When I went through my Seacoast campus’s Inside Track program, I took a spiritual gifts test and discovered one of my gifts was administration. I [...]

No Matter Where in the World

#Make a Difference
We believe every community in the world needs a life-giving church to thrive. In cooperation with our global partners in ten countries, we are dedicated [...]

Quicksands of Racial Injustice

#Dr. Martin Luther King #Equality #Harmony #Jacqualye Dailey #Jr. #Quicksand #Race
“Now is the time to lift our nation from the quicksands of racial injustice to the solid rock of brotherhood.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, [...]

Relief Efforts Continue

#Giving #Make a Difference
Irma is long gone but her effects will be felt for weeks and months to come. We are committed to helping those who have been [...]

Relief In The Midst Of A Storm

#Hurricane Florence #Make a Difference #Seacoast Conway
This past September, Hurricane Florence took its time crossing the Carolinas, dropping record levels of rain. In the hurricane’s wake, rivers continued to rise for [...]

Replacing What You’ve Lost

#Make a Difference #Make A Difference In The Community
She thought she’d lost everything, but God replaced it with so much more.

Restoring More Than A Home

#Conway #easter #Make a Difference
As Hurricane Florence dropped record levels of rain on the Carolinas in September 2018, Dean and Katie French found themselves rescued from their home by [...]

Seacoast Stories: A Recipe for Family

#Christmas #Make a Difference #Serving #Single Moms
As we get to know each other,” says MaryChris, “we see every woman’s individual personality—who she is beyond the title, ‘mom’.

Stay To The End: One Girl’s Shining Moment

#Cinderella Day #Dream Center #Make a Difference
Every teenage girl planning to go to the prom dreams of wearing something beautiful: the perfect dress, the right touches of jewelry, the glamorous shoes. [...]

Surviving The Holidays After Loss

#Griefshare #Grow Your Faith #Make a Difference
Repost from 2017 - Last year I was facing the holidays as a widow, and “survival” help was what I desperately needed.

Take A Look Inside: Imagine Update

#Building Update #Imagine #Make a Difference #myseacoaststory
Construction is going strong on the new Mount Pleasant Worship Center. Even though there is still work to be done, we’re already imagining the sounds [...]

Thank You Seacoast Church

Seacoast has been working with our ARC church partners in Florida to resource them financially and to let them know we are available to serve [...]

The Impact of e3 Mentoring 

#Baptism #Chandler Moore #Custom Summer Camp #e3 #e3 Mentoring Program #Jill Forbes #Make a Difference #Mount Pleasant Campus #North Charleston Campus
by Jill Forbes and Chanler Moore While providing meals to teenage boys at the Seacoast Church North Charleston Campus ten years ago, Pastor Sam Lesky [...]

The Missing Piece to Changing Hearts

#Make a Difference #Where's The Love
Where’s the Love? When love is missing, we know it. We see the results—the pain, anger, and fear that lead to loneliness, depression, and division. [...]

The Real Heroes of the Olympic Games

#Dream Team #Make a Difference #Olympics
At the Olympic Games, they’re often described as the “heroes”, the “core”, the “lifeblood.” But we don’t see them much on TV.

The Secret to Serving at VBS

#Amped #Kidscoast #Make a Difference #VBS #Volunteer
VBS is less than two months away (June 25–28), and we are already AMPED for what God has in store for our Kindergarten–5th  graders! We want [...]

The Three Most Dangerous Words And How You Can Help

#Chosen Women's Conference #Make a Difference #missions
Every girl deserves the chance to be dangerous, not just endangered. Together, let’s provide Hope for Her! In many parts of the world, the three most [...]

Togo Village Experiences Clean Water For First Time

#Make a Difference #Seacoast Missions
As we headed into the village of Gadassoukope in Togo, West Africa, we passed a woman walking on the roadside with a baby on her [...]

Weathering the Storm in Puerto Rico

#disaster relief #Global Missions #Make a Difference #Puerto Rico
The camera crews have left, but recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria will take years. Ali Morales tells us what it’s like having family [...]

What Are You Doing For Others?

#Make a Difference #MLK #Serve
Make it a Day ON, Not a Day Off! Did you know Martin Luther King, Jr Day is the only federal holiday designated as one [...]

What To Get A Single Mom For Mother’s Day

#Make a Difference #Mother's Day #North Charleston Campus
Mother’s Day. For many, it evokes the sweet notion of precious children and a doting husband, breakfast in bed, homemade cards, and the perfect brunch [...]

When God Wakes You From A Dream

#College/20s #Kidscoast #Local Missions #Make a Difference #Sarah Wolf
Waking up one morning in her dorm room at Clemson University, Rachel D’Hoore told her roommate, “It’s going to happen, mark this day down!” Overnight, [...]