community announcements

 

Police Reform 

At the Federal level, the NAACP is in strong support of the provisions in H.R. 7120, the “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act."  Among other things, the legislation holds all law enforcement officials accountable for their actions, ends "qualified immunity" for police officers, ends racial and religious profiling, empowers our communities, establishes uniform policies for the use of force, mandates data collection on police encounters, bans chokeholds and "no knock" warrants, limits military equipment on American streets, requires body-worn cameras and classifies lynching as a hate crime, therefore making it open to Federal resources for investigations and prosecutions. 

Police reform legislation is scheduled to be considered in both the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate next week.

 Action is needed-contact our U. S. Senators, Lindsay Graham & Tim Scott and U. S. Congressman, William Timmons. TAKE ACTION. FOLLOW THIS LINK-

https://support.naacp.org/00OAiTCG3EWksuPvCzUjjg2?emci=1bee0429-81b2-ea11-9b05-00155d039e74&emdi=040398f4-9db2-ea11-9b05-00155d039e74&ceid=2755021  

Have you completed the 2020 Census? 

The Greenville NAACP is a partner & wants to help you complete the Census. 

There are three (3) ways to be counted:

     1. Complete  Census Questionnaire on- line  at www.my2020census.gov

     2. By phone (844-330-2020)

     3. Or send Census form by mail.  

     If you need help call 864-241-8677  for help

2020 NAACP Scholarship Cycle 


        1. The Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a current member of the NAACP

  • Scholarship amount: twenty (20) to forty (40) scholarships available.

  • Maximum scholarship amount is $2,000.00.

        2.  The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for male students

  • Applicant must be a male majoring in one of the following fields: Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Sciences.

  • NAACP membership and participation are highly desirable.

  •  Scholarship amount: twenty (20) to forty (40) Scholarships available.

  • Maximum scholarship award is $3,000.00.

         3. The James Weldon Johnson Scholarship of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

  •  Applicant must compose a 500-750 word essay that addresses how the life and legacy of James Weldon Johnson has impacted them, OR

  • Compose an 500 – 750 word analysis of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”,

  • Scholarship amount: seven (7) scholarships worth $3,000 each, available annually.

  • One (1) recipient per NAACP region

 The scholarship application forms are available at: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=pfscholar

 

 Application submission deadline: July 17th, 2020

  

As a general rule, applicants to any of the three (3) NAACP scholarships listed above MUST:

  • Be US citizens

  • Not have reached the age of 25 by the application deadline

  • Be currently enrolled in or accepted by an accredited college or university in the United States

  • Must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines

 

For Graduating High School Seniors and Undergraduate Students

  • Must be full-time student

  •  Must possess a grade point average of 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system

For Graduate Students

  • May be full or part-time student.

  • Must possess a 3.0 (B) average on a 4.0 system.

Community Jobs

  • The SC Election Commission: Greenville has a shortage of  poll workers for registering to vote and absentee ballots (all voters can vote absentee in the June primaries and runoffs). Poll managers are paid at least $165 and will also receive special Covid-19 training on applying social distancing and maintaining sanitary conditions in the polling place. Training will be provided online when possible and small-group, socially-distanced training when necessary.  Election officials will provide PPE equipment. Check-in stations & voting equipment will be spaced at least six feet apart. If you can work call 864-467-7250.

 

  • Sloan Construction Jobs are available

       Location: 250 Plemmons Road,  Duncan,SC 29334

       Phone: 864-968-2250 

       Email: info@sloancc.net

 

ABOUT US

At Saint Matthew our Mission is to Operate as a TEAM. 

• Teach the Word of God

• Engage Others

• Assemble for Fellowship 

• Mobilize to Serve

SERVICE TIMES

Sunday Worship

Sunday School at 9 am

Morning Worship at 10 am

 

Wednesday Bible Study

Bible Study at 11am

CONTACT US

Address

860 Old Pelzer Road
Piedmont, SC 29673 

(864) 845-6387

stmatthewschurch@bellsouth.net

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