Our Mission

Transylvania Christian Ministry, a faith based organization, assists Transylvania County residents in need with the basic necessities of life, and opens up opportunities for people to improve the quality of their lives. We also assist the greater community in understanding and responding to these needs. 

Our Vision

Transylvania Christian Ministry is a place where people in crisis are impacted in such a way as to significantly advance them on their journey toward self sufficiency.

Our Core Values


We believe in the inherent worth and dignity of every person without regard to race, age, creed, gender or social standing. We honor each individual’s desire and search for future good.


We provide an atmosphere of non-judgmental listening, respect  and assistance where priority is given to the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of all persons.


We adhere to moral and ethical principles in all things. Our words and actions are consistently open, honest and ethical.


We honor a culture of client-centered teamwork where the contributions of staff, volunteers and clients are valued.