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News July 30, 2010

Spirit, spark draw laity

By Jessica Connor. Organizers are calling the 2010 Laity Convocation a stellar gathering that raised the bar on events to come – despite attendance from a crowd of fewer than 250, likely because of the holiday timing.

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The Wow Factor

By Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor. Every once in a while, the only word that can begin to describe it is “wow.” It is the spontaneous expression reserved for those times when something stops the routine, wakes us up and grabs our attention. In wonder and amazement, we are stopped right in our tracks. Our expectations have been exceeded. Something has touched us deeply, and we want to talk about it.

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Editor's Views July 30, 2010

What’s on your UM T-shirt?

By Jessica Connor. At Laity Convocation last month, Columbia District Superintendent the Rev. Tim McClendon talked about something I just can’t get off my mind. He called it the “T-shirt test” and wondered how, on such a small piece of cloth, we could possibly fit the message of United Methodism. After all, T-shirts are supposed to be quick-reads. And while meaningful, let’s face it – the vision and purpose of the S.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church is pretty long.

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A call for focused prayer: Bishop calls for daily collective prayer as GC2019 approaches
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A call for focused prayer: Bishop calls for daily collective prayer as GC2019 approaches

By Jessica Brodie. As the countdown continues for the special called session of General Conference, South Carolina’s resident bishop is calling on United Methodists to join him in daily, focused prayer that the church continue doing God’s work in the world.
Pray with me
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Pray with me

By Jessica Brodie Prayer works. I know this in my core, to the very edges of my infinite soul. It’s my dialogue with God, my ultimate connection and surrender to...

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