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News April 25, 2017 posted by

Greenwood churches help storm victim in Sellers

When 20 United Methodists from the Greenwood District returned from helping with the conference’s hurricane relief blitz in Sellers this January, they couldn’t get one man off their mind—Allen James. And so they did what anyone with a heart for Christ would do: they helped him. By Jessica Brodie.

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Greenwood churches help storm victim in Sellers
News April 25, 2017 posted by

Six resolutions to go before AC2017

By Jessica Brodie. This June, Annual Conference members will consider six resolutions, each rooted in solidarity or in healing. The six received in time for inclusion in pre-conference materials deal with everything from lynching, immigration and opposing a Muslim ban to issues facing LGBTQ youth.

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Six resolutions to go before AC2017
News March 20, 2017 posted by

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
News March 20, 2017 posted by

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

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