Visit Sunnyside’s website to find out more about their work and see how you can help as they serve residents of South Central Forsyth and Northern Davidson counties facing emergency situations caused by financial crises. You can read their report to the 2014 Synod here.
Meet Sunnyside’s Director
David Holston was appointed Executive Director of Sunnyside Ministry in mid-June of 2015. David has over five years of experience creating, building, and overseeing crisis ministry programs. His has been employed at Rowan Helping Ministries in Salisbury as Director of Shelter Services as well as VA Case Manager, where his duties included staff supervision, grant writing, volunteer coordination, and community relations. David has a passion for crisis ministry and a particular understanding of working with special populations and those who are marginalized. David lives in Lexington and is a lifelong member of Home Moravian Church, where he teaches Sunday School and serves as an usher. The board and staff of Sunnyside Ministry work diligently in their mission to express the love of Christ by providing families short-term emergency assistance for life’s basic needs.
Former Director Tommy Cole Retires
Tommy Cole, Director of Sunnyside Ministry since August of 2007, retired effective June 30, 2015. During Tommy’s time as Director, Sunnyside Ministry grew. Over 200 volunteers from 60 area churches provide nearly $2 million in crisis assistance, primarily for those on the south side of Winston-Salem, NC. In 2010 and 2011, the facilities were completely renovated to more effectively serve neighbors in need. Read more about Tommy’s legacy in the March 2015 Moravian Magazine.