Transylvania Christian Ministry is a faith-based, cooperative ministry of area congregations, individuals and businesses, who believe together we can do more to assist people in need than any one congregation can do alone.

Our Vision

Every person in Transylvania County has enough food and resources to thrive.

Our Mission

Sharing House connects residents of Transylvania County to provide crisis assistance and programs that cultivate lasting solutions to hunger and poverty.

Our Core Values

HopeWe believe our community can be a place where every person can thrive in body, mind and spirit.  We hope for a community where everyone has enough resources to reach their full potential.

Compassion   We believe that it is our calling to share one another's burdens and joys.

Integrity   We believe in the inherent worth and dignity of every person.  We honor each individual's desire and search for future good.

TeamworkWe foster a culture of teamwork where the contributions of staff, volunteers and neighbors are valued.

Empowerment We create a culture where neighbors can gain control of their circumstances and achieve their own goals, thereby being able to work towards helping themselves and others to maximize the quality of their lives.