The Salvation Army Georgetown, SC leads worship service for recovering community

October 19, 2015
Joshua Moseley | joshua_moseley@uss.salvationarmy.org

The Salvation Army Georgetown, SC leads worship service for recovering community

Georgetown, SC (October 19, 2015) – The Salvation Army of Georgetown is beginning to transition into long-term recovery, while continuing to provide assistance in Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties with food, hydration, cleanup kits, and emotional and spiritual care. The Salvation Army led the worship service for the congregation at Central Missionary Baptist Church in Salters, SC on Sunday, while providing food and fellowship.

Service provided yesterday 10/18/15:
• The Salvation Army provided lunch and dinner to the Trio and Earl communities at the Williamsburg County Fire Department Station 11, 105 CR S-45-247, Salters, SC.
• The Salvation Army provided lunch, dinner, and emotional and spiritual care to citizens affected by flooding at the Central Missionary Baptist Church located at 180 Council Rd. in Salters, SC.
• The Salvation Army provided lunch at Trinity Church, 206 S. Rosemary, Andrew, SC.

The Salvation Army will continue to provide the following meals to citizens and first responders at the following locations today Monday, October 19:
• Lunch and Dinner at Central Missionary Baptist Church, 180 Council Rd., Salters, SC and Williamsburg County Fire Department Station 11, 105 CR S-45-247, Salters, SC.
• Lunch at Trinity Church, 206 S. Rosemary, Andrews, SC.

This week in Georgetown and Williamsburg counties, The Salvation Army will distribute cleanup kits and food boxes as we begin transitioning the communities into long-term recovery. Since October 3, 2015, The Salvation Army has provided 7,552 meals, 6,686 drinks, and 5,374 snacks.

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