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Mission of Grace has worked to eliminate transportation obstacles for local residents
to move on to higher education.
For the past five years, the church has operated a transportation ministry to help
students attend adult education classes and classes at Spartanburg Community College
Mission of Grace will hold its third annual golf tournament Saturday, Oct. 21, at
Cherokee National Golf Club to help it continue providing rides for county students
seeking to continue their education.
Transportation has always been a hindrance for students in our county when it comes
to getting educated, pastor Michael Freyta said. During the past five years, we have
provided rides for 83 students. Twenty-seven students have been able to further their
education by attending Spartanburg Community College.
SCC students pay $20 a week for transportation by Mission of Grace. There is no charge
for adult education students.
Mission of Grace has nine teams signed up and plenty of space left for teams to enter
the golf tournament. Forms are available in the Oct. 4 and 6 Ledger editions and can
be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mission of Grace is scheduled to take delivery this week on a new bus for its student
I am really overwhelmed and humbled by the support we are getting from the community
this year, Freyta said. God gave me the Bible verse Psalms 54:4 in February. The verse
states Behold, God is mine helper. The Lord is with those that will uphold my life.
There are people in place that are helping us and allowing this transportation ministry
Lunch for golf tournament participants starts at noon with a shotgun start at 1:30p.m.
A $500 gold sponsorship for the golf tournament includes two team entry fees and a
hole sponsor. A $300 silver sponsorship provides one team entry fee and a hole sponsor.
Hole sponsorships are available for $100.