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News January 2, 2019 posted by

UMCSC opens nominations for lay, clergy delegates to GC2010

By Jessica Brodie. Anyone interested in being a delegate to the 2020 General and Southeastern Jurisdictional conferences has to act fast. Lay (non-clergy) potential delegates have until Jan. 10 to submit their nomination form to their district superintendent, and clergy potential delegates have until Feb. 1 to submit theirs to the conference secretary.

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UMCSC opens nominations for lay, clergy delegates to GC2010
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Veteran Christmas card project one way small church shows big heart for missions

By Laura Camby McCaskill. One small church is proving it can affect the community in a huge way—by taking missions to another level. Bethel, Peachtree Rock, United Methodist Church has taken missions to heart and run with it. The congregation at Bethel is involved in many mission projects—at least 17!—and this Christmas, local veterans felt Bethel’s Christian love.

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Veteran Christmas card project one way small church shows big heart for missions
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Men to gather next month for ‘Get Out of the Boat: Faith Over Fear’

Registration is stepping up for Get Out of the Boat: Faith Over Fear, the annual men’s ministry spiritual retreat of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church. Set for Saturday, Feb. 16, at Mount Horeb UMC, Lexington, the full-day event for men and boys of all ages will be an opportunity to strengthen faith and connect with brothers in Christ.

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Men to gather next month for ‘Get Out of the Boat: Faith Over Fear’
Bishop's Corner January 2, 2019 posted by

Hope, a difference a witness makes

In the midst of all we plan, God is at work among us in marvelous and magnificent ways. However, to remain focused on following God’s plan for our lives—rather than simply our own plans—requires discipline, dedication and a commitment to prayer. This shift in focus requires a deep well of faith. A column by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston.

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Hope, a difference a witness makes
News April 27, 2015 posted by

Ready for Annual Conference?

By Jessica Brodie. Six weeks from now, thousands of United Methodists will head to Florence for the denomination’s Annual Conference, and organizers are doing all they can to help delegates be ready, aware and fully educated.

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Ready for Annual Conference?
News April 27, 2015 posted by

Pilgrimage to ease pain of racism—then and now

By Jessica Brodie. United Methodists are heading to South Carolina State University this month for a two-day racial reconciliation pilgrimage centered on the 1968 police shooting of unarmed black students during a segregation protest. Set for May 15-16 on the campus in Orangeburg, the pilgrimage comes just weeks after a North Charleston police shooting left an unarmed man dead.

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Pilgrimage to ease pain of racism—then and now
News April 27, 2015 posted by

AC2015 to vote to remove UMC from Religious Coalition For Reproductive Choice

By Jessica Brodie. This June, Annual Conference members will vote whether to ask The United Methodist Church to withdraw two of its agencies from the Religious Coalition For Reproductive Choice. The RCRC is a national community of religious organizations and individuals dedicated to achieving reproductive justice through education, organizing and advocacy; coalition members include the UMC’s General Board of Church and Society and the United Methodist Women.

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AC2015 to vote to remove UMC from Religious Coalition For Reproductive Choice
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1 Million Hours of Service

By Jessica Brodie. How much do South Carolina United Methodists care about children? If organizers have their way, the new 1 Million Hours of Service initiative will show they care a million times over.

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1 Million Hours of Service
News April 27, 2015 posted by

New direction for the Spirit Singers

By Jessica Brodie. The South Carolina Conference’s youth singing ministry is heading in a new direction. In an effort to reach more youth singers and even possibly branch into instrumental, dance and visual arts, the Spirit Singers choir will shift from its current model into a new all-encompassing creative vision under direction by a conference design team.

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New direction for the Spirit Singers

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