Even when she was a teenager, Meredith Hinton saw herself becoming a youth minister. “Young people believe they can change the world," she says, "and I always thought it would be a wonderful calling to walk beside them.” Today, Meredith is following her passion by helping United Methodist congregations in rural North Carolina engage young people and help them grow as leaders in the church.
With a new community health educator on staff, Scotland Health Care System has launched a program focused on promoting prevention and wellness.
In Charleston, S.C., Neighbor to Family works to keep siblings in foster care together and provide comprehensive services for their parents.
By empowering churches to become involved in mission and outreach, Project Bountiful helps rural congregations deepen their connection to the communities they serve.