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GED Graduates Celebrate Second Chances

News, Press Release
GED Graduates Celebrate Second Chances and Take Steps toward Financial Stability Download Full Press Release United Ministries will hold a graduation ceremony for adult students who recently passed the GED test, earning their high school equivalency diplomas, on Thursday, March 3 at Buncombe Street United Methodist Church. A celebratory reception for students, families, and supporters…
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Life Lessons

Bob Dillon is a star volunteer at United Ministries, helping out in the Employment Readiness, Learning Center, and GED Programs. Over the last three years, Bob has forged relationships with United Ministries participants, allowing them to become more comfortable in the programs and also improve their life skills. Bob joined the Employment Readiness team in…
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Always Keep Trying

Melissa worked for fourteen years as a teaching aide for special needs children in northern Virginia. After Melissa’s husband was transferred to South Carolina, Melissa learned that she would be required to complete the WorkKeys® test to be eligible for employment with the Greenville County School District. Melissa completed the test on her own, but…
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Using Past Struggles to Help Others

Adult Education
Jennifer Tidwell knows first-hand how difficult it is to recover from addiction, and she’s bound and determined to use her past struggles to help others. Jennifer came to United Ministries’ GED program from Renewal, Miracle Hill’s addiction recovery program for women. She’s worked relentlessly to change her life, working at a fast food restaurant, volunteering,…
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Overcoming and Thriving

For the past year, United Ministries’ Employment Readiness program has partnered with Miracle Hill Ministries’ Overcomers program to provide employment assistance to the men in the program who are working to overcome addictions. Overcomers’ participants often join Employment Readiness and begin looking for work during the fourth and final stage of the recovery program. Some…
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