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News June 11, 2019

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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A future of hope: Annual Conference 2019 wraps
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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.
No matter what
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No matter what

As we shift into summer in the aftermath of Annual Conference, let’s all take a deep, full, Spirit-filled breath of gratitude that we all have the opportunity to be children of God—every one of us. God made each of us, and God loves each of us. No matter what. A commentary by Jessica Brodie.

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