Our own "P.W."

Presbyterian Women

Work tirelessly to care for our church, provide flowers in the sanctuary, raise funds and work for many local needs and charities  - and so much else!

Thanksgiving Baskets

Women of the church provide Thanksgiving baskets to needy County residents

Shoes for Kenya

We collect new and used shoes which are shipped to Kenya to be fixed and sold, giving AIDS widows a livelihood

The Food Pantry

We donate boxes of food and other goodies to the Highland County Food Pantry

Battery Recycling

We serve as the

center for battery disposal/recycling for the county

 Charitable Gift Giving Catalog

We originate and share a carefully researched "catalog" of suggested charitable giving sites for Christmas and all year round. Want a free copy?  Contact us !

The Blessing Box

A simple idea: bringing food and basics to people in need at any hour, and accessible to all



McDowell Presbyterian Church

We Work to be  "Green"

1.We serve as the center for battery disposal/recycling for the county

2. We recycle all of our paper, cardboard, aluminum, & metal cans

3.We re-did the Fellowship Hall- adding heavy insulation and replacing all of the old windows with double-paned insulated windows.

4.We installed solar lights outside the church, and illuminating the church's sign

5.Eliminated all use of styrofoam

6.Reducing the use of paper products

7. Keeping the heat down with heat controls in the church and in the manse.

8. Use low-water toilets

9.Installing hot water thermostats for both church and manse.

10. Cut down on any unnecessary mowing of church and manse lawns, letting the grass grow a little taller.