Author Archives: Jessica Brodie

News August 26, 2019 posted by Jessica Brodie

Junius Dotson in S.C.: Time for the UMC to ‘call an audible’

Stay true to your identity. Adapt to changing circumstances. Go forth with hope. The leader of the United Methodist Church’s disciple-making agency shared a game plan—grounded in Luke 10:1-9—for sharing the good news of Jesus Christ during an Aug. 2 worship service at Mount Hebron UMC in West Columbia. By Dan O’Mara.

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Junius Dotson in S.C.: Time for the UMC to ‘call an audible’
Editor's Views August 26, 2019 posted by Jessica Brodie

Standing together

Keeping people out of prison is not about being “soft” on crime or altering laws. It’s about coming together as a responsible and loving community before crimes occur. It’s standing with our young people before they walk down the wrong path or begin to make poor choices. It’s coming alongside them with accountable mentoring relationships that expose them to positive life models and high expectations. A column by Jessica Brodie.

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Standing together
Bishop's Corner August 26, 2019 posted by Jessica Brodie

Must be carefully taught

How we live each day matters and impacts others in ways that we may never even know. So, being intentional about living our lives as a reflection of the Gospel even when that is challenging or unpopular, is critical. That’s why becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable is key. A column by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston.

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Must be carefully taught
News August 22, 2019 posted by Jessica Brodie

Ann Hope offers weekly free meals for community

For the past 10 and a half years, Ann Hope United Methodist Church, in the Utica Mill Village of Seneca, has been serving a free meal to anyone in the community every Wednesday night. The Rev. Jamie McDowell has the story for the Advocate, here.

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Ann Hope offers weekly free meals for community
Bishop's Corner July 26, 2019 posted by Jessica Brodie

What are you waiting for?

In a world filled with complexity and uncertainty, it is easy to get overwhelmed. And the best way to counteract this kind of paralysis is to do something for someone else. A column by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston.

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What are you waiting for?

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