Becoming a Titus 2 Woman - Leaving a Legacy

January 1st - December 31st, 2018

Do you love God and his word?

Do you have experience in life to share?

Do you have a heart to see women grow in their faith?

If you answered “yes” to those questions then you are ready to follow God’s command in Titus 2 to encourage and develop godliness in younger women—those younger in faith, in life experience as well as in years.

For ladies wishing to be mentors, there is a 10-12 week commitment for training. Carmen Roberson will be teaching the class and will be using "True Woman 201 - Interior Design" by Mary Kassian & Nancy Leigh Demoss as curriculum. Currently, mentor training is scheduled to resume in the Fall of 2018.

Anyone wishing to become a mentor or wanting to be mentored, please click 'register now' at the right to fill out the assessment form. We use these assessments to match mentors to mentees. We look forward to you becoming a part of our mentoring program.

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First Time Guest Survey

January 1st - December 31st, 2018

Thank you for being willing to give us your feedback! This should take just a minute or two, and your opinion is very important to us; we go over these responses every week at our staff meeting. We're fine with 'yes or no' answers but have also left room for you to elaborate as you like. To get started, please click the 'Register Now' button on the right.

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Sound Team Training

January 25th - January 27th, 2018

Sound team training for 2018 covering: Soundcheck procedures New tools for sound team

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Parent Talk: Internet Safety

January 28th, 2018


How to recognize and avoid the hidden and not-so hidden dangers of the internet

Presenter: Florian Berger

Florian has been part of the Internet Crime Against Children Federal Task Force since 2012. Four of those years were with the Wisconsin Department of Justice - Division of Criminal Investigation and 2 years with the South Carolina Attorney General's Office. His primary duty is to conduct Forensic examinations on digital medias, such as computers, cell phones, gaming consoles and more. He provides training to other law enforcement officers through national and regional training. And has also had the opportunity to talk multiple times to students and parents about internet safety.

Cost: $15 per person, $25 per couple (lunch and childcare provided)

Register by Jan. 25th

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Ladies Ministry Prayer Team Meeting

February 2nd - December 7th, 2018

The Ladies Ministry Prayer Team meets the 1st Friday of every month from 9:30am-11am to pray for our ladies, our missionaries, our leadership and our world. All SCC ladies are invited to attend. Light refreshments are provided. Childcare is not available.

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JOY (Just Older Youth) Luncheon

February 5th, 2018

This is a brand-new ministry for ages 55 and older that will meet the first Monday of every month.

We hope you will join us for our first JOY (Just Older Youth) Luncheon on Monday, February 5 from 11:30 AM - 1:30 AM at Sandhills Community Church (3513 Hard Scrabble Rd, Columbia, SC 29223). This will be a potluck lunch so be sure to bring a dish to share (Please do not bring food containing nuts). To RSVP for this event just click "Register Now".

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IFM Dinner

February 9th, 2018

Sandhills Community Church will partner with International Friendship Ministries to provide dinner to international students; this is a great way to spread the gospel to other countries without leaving Columbia! Some great friendships have been formed at past events, we would love for you to join us. Register by 2.6.18.


Ladies (of All Ages) Tea

February 10th, 2018


How do we love and connect with people who are different from us? Join us for a Ladies of all Ages Tea, on Saturday, February 10th, from 1pm-3pm. Special guest Lexi O'Neal will share with us her experience with this while serving with her family in Africa.

Bring your mom, sister, daughter, best friend or any other special lady in your life. We will enjoy a variety of teas, light snacks and plenty of fellowship.

Registration for this event is required and will close February 5th. Cost is $5.00 per person. Childcare is available.

Please contact Merrilee Pace at for scholarship information.

Upon successful registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive one, please try again.

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Wise Up Weekend

February 23rd - February 25th, 2018

$0 - $50

Wise up Weeked is a fun, fast paced weekend which focuses on God's blueprint for healthy relationships and how God wants to use us in those relationships.

The focus this year is OUTCAST. We see outcasts everyday—people who fit under a different stereotype, don’t look like us, like what we like, or believe the same things. It’s easy to walk away from the outcast, leaving them forever in that category, but Jesus never did. Instead, he walked into the difficulty of their lives to bring them the ultimate insider experience—belonging in his family.

Wise Up Weekend looks a little different from Encounter God in a few key areas:

  • All the worship Sessions are held at the church
  • Small groups will spend Friday and Saturday nights in host homes with their small group leaders. Host home will provide space for them to sleep, 2 meals and snacks and will help with transportation.
  • Students will be brought to the church at 9:00 am on Sunday for pick up
  • Recreation on Saturday will be at the Plex at the Village at Sandhills
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Foundations (Membership Class)

February 25th - March 18th, 2018

Class Dates - February 25, March 4, March 11, & March 18 from 1:00-3:15 PM

Foundations is our membership class, taught by the leadership of Sandhills. Foundations meets every month and consists of four Sunday afternoon sessions. Here's where you learn all about Sandhills: what we believe, how we relate to God and each other, and how we reach out to our community. Lunch and childcare will be provided.

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Relax - Reflect - Connect

April 6th - April 8th, 2018


Join us for a Ladies Retreat different than what you may be used to.

From Friday night to Sunday morning, plan to relax from your busy, hectic schedule; reflect on God, His goodness & His creation and connect with one another on a deeper level. There will be little scheduled activity. :-)

Whispering Willows Bed & Breakfast is a retreat in the woods that will host our retreat. Their address is 2402 East Peach Tree Road, Ridgeway, 29130.

There are 5 rooms and beds for 10. However, we can bring air mattresses if we have over 10. Because of the nature of this retreat, we are capping the attendance at 15. Cost will be between $125.00 - $175.00 per person for both nights and will include meals from dinner Friday to Breakfast Sunday. The final cost will depend upon the number of ladies attending.

A $50.00 deposit is required to reserve your spot. Registration will be open exclusively for ladies who did not get to attend this past spring, through January 8th. Starting January 9th, registration will be open to all Sandhills ladies, if there are remaining spots available. The deposit schedule is as follows; 2nd $50.00 deposit due by February 1st. 3rd $50.00 deposit due March 1st. Any remaining balances must be paid in full no later than March 30th. Deposits are non refundable.

Saturday is spa day. Massages will be available by a team of female, licensed, massage therapists, for an extra charge. Gratuity is not included in the price. Ladies who register and prepay for their massage will receive 1st service. If time allows, you may be able to pay one of the therapists directly at the retreat. However, there is no guarantee this will be an option.

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Dominican Republic Medical Mission Trip 2018

June 12th - June 19th, 2018


We will be staying 7 nights in the city of Jarabacoa while doing ministry near the city of La Vega. The types of ministry we could be doing are:

  • Medical Clinic
  • Delivering clean water systems to people’s home’s.
  • Sharing the Gospel with families we give clean water to Pastoral Training Encourage and helping the local church.

We have partnered with a new ministry this year called Global Effect. They have been in country transforming communities one community at a time for the last decade. We are really excited about partnering with them and the local church to help lift people out of spiritual and physical poverty! We are staying at a christian run motel with a restaurant were we will be served authentic Dominican food in Jarabacoa! During the day we will be transported to our ministry community with interpreters and local church leaders. We will also partake in some fun activities while we are there, we may hike to and swim at a waterfall and/or go to the beach for some snorkeling!

Each member of the group will be placed on one of 5 teams. Each team will be responsible for making sure everything is getting done for trip. The teams are as follows:

  • Administration (Finances, forms, logistics)
  • Equipment Team (Packing, group gear, packing truck, water)
  • Safety/Prayer Team (Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Safety and praying for people at the clinic)
  • Clinic Team (Organize the Clinic)
  • Documentary Team (Document and share our adventure)

Application and $100 Deposit Due March 5th


  • 16 and older $135-165 (Post Office downtown)
  • 15 and under $120

Immunizations from USC Family Medicine 434-2233:

  • Tetanus - ($47)
  • Hepatitis A - ($36 if 18 or under, $62 if 19 and older)
  • Typhoid - $106 for injection 2 years protection $68 for capsules 5 years of protection
    • Malaria Prescription


$1650 - Covers airfare from and to Douglas, Charlotte Airport, all ground transportation in country, Meals, Lodging, Church Partnership, Medicine for clinics, T-shirt, Travel Insurance, Interpreters, Special meal out and a day trip.

Preparation Meetings (Mandatory):

  • March 4th 2:30 pm @ Sandhills
  • March 25th 2:30 pm @ Sandhills
  • April 15th - 2:30 pm @ Sandhills (Half Balance Due)
  • May 20th - 2:30 pm @ Sandhills
  • June 3rd - 2:30 pm @ Sandhills (Remaining Balance Due)
  • July 8th Celebration Party
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Student Life Beach Camp

July 9th - July 14th, 2018

$0 - $395

In addition to four days of worship, teaching and Bible study, Student Life Beach Camp will move you to the sand and surf, where you will experience a combination of God’s beautiful creation and unforgettable time in Christian community.

We will spend our week at a beach front hotel, and enjoy time on the beach and/or pool each day. Plus, on our last day we enjoy special times of celebration and reflection on what God has done that week, as well as enjoying a nice meal out together.

We will be staying 5 nights in beachfront condos at The ElCaribe Resort in Daytona Beach Florida. We will have our meals, small groups and free time at the resort. The resort has two pools and ofcourse the BEACH! The beach has lifeguards. We will will spend our afternoons catching waves, playing games or sitting by the pool.

Our mornings and evenings will be filled worship led by The Rend Collective and Elevation Worship Band. We will hear truth from D.A. Horton and Greg Groeschel.

Our week culminates on Friday night when we worship on the beach by fire and hear students testimonies of how God has worked.