Author Archives: Jessica Brodie

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?
News June 11, 2019 posted by Jessica Brodie

A future of hope: Annual Conference 2019 wraps

By the time Annual Conference ended Thursday, June 6, the roughly 2,000 clergy and laity had passed a $16.8 million 2020 ministry budget for the church, ordained or commissioned 19 deacons and elders, collected hundreds of Native American elder baskets and 25 filled boxes of donated food for Harvest Hope, addressed three petitions and elected 32 delegates plus alternates to the 2020 General and Jurisdictional conferences. By Jessica Brodie.

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A future of hope: Annual Conference 2019 wraps
News June 11, 2019 posted by Jessica Brodie

AC passes new sexual ethics, clergy assessment policies

By Jessica Brodie. Annual Conference passed two new policies Monday recommended by the South Carolina Board of Ordained Ministry: an eight-year clergy assessment plan policy to help with ministry effectiveness, and a sexual and professional misconduct policy for clergy and church staff.

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