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News December 30, 2019

Inviting growth: Church thrives after members start bringing their friends

Step outside Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church, Pinewood, and all you’ll see for miles is fields. “It really is in the middle of nowhere,” says Andrews Chapel’s pastor, the Rev. Mary Everhart. Yet it is there that Everhart says the Holy Spirit is breathing a fresh wind of new life. The 150-year-old church had been in a decline over the years, but now the church has gone from four to seven people to 30 or 40 most Sundays. By Jessica Brodie.

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Make your voice heard: GC2020 ‘listening sessions’ set for this month in S.C.
Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications
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Make your voice heard: GC2020 ‘listening sessions’ set for this month in S.C.

This January and February, South Carolina United Methodists will have the opportunity to voice concerns and share hopes and prayers with the South Carolina delegates to General Conference 2020. By Jessica Brodie.
2020 vision
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2020 vision

But what does "2020 vision" really mean for me as a woman of faith, and what does it mean for The United Methodist Church as we prepare to embark on yet another difficult and tumultuous year? A column by Editor Jessica Brodie.

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