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News March 20, 2017

AC2017: ‘We walk by faith, not by sight’

By Jessica Brodie. In two months, United Methodist laity and clergy will gather for an annual conference that is not only in a new city but also features a host of new offerings.

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AC2017: ‘We walk by faith, not by sight’
Photo by Matt Brodie. Bishop Jonathan Holston will preach opening worship at this year’s Annual Conference, set for June 4-7 in Greenville.
News March 20, 2017

New health plans on the horizon

By Jessica Brodie. United Methodist pastors and lay employees have a big change on the horizon when it comes to health insurance, but conference leaders are hoping the change will bring more choice and more affordability overall.

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New health plans on the horizon
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News March 20, 2017

Arson suspected after fire destroys tents at historic UMC campground

By Jessica Brodie. A late-night fire destroyed more than a dozen rustic cabins at a historic religious campground March 10, many of them belonging to United Methodists. Investigators are still working to determine a cause of the blaze that claimed 15 cabins—known as “tents”—at Cattle Creek Campground, located in a rural stretch between Bowman and Branchville in the Orangeburg District.

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Arson suspected after fire destroys tents at historic UMC campground
Photo courtesy of Larry Hardy/(Orangeburg) Times & Democrat. A late-night fire destroyed 15 rustic cabins, known as “tents,” at the historic Cattle Creek Campground in the Orangeburg District March 10.
AC2017: ‘We walk by faith, not by sight’
Photo by Matt Brodie. Bishop Jonathan Holston will preach opening worship at this year’s Annual Conference, set for June 4-7 in Greenville.
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AC2017: ‘We walk by faith, not by sight’

By Jessica Brodie. In two months, United Methodist laity and clergy will gather for an annual conference that is not only in a new city but also features a host of new offerings.
Infinite possibilities
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Infinite possibilities

Advocate Editor Jessica Brodie reflects on her new spiritual discipline—morning quiet time with God—and how prioritizing God's way (not our way) awakens infinite possibilities.

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