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News June 11, 2019

UMCSC disaster recovery efforts repair 287 homes

By Jessica Brodie. Thanks to the help of thousands of volunteers and millions of dollars in grant money and individual donations, South Carolina United Methodists were able to help hundreds of people devastated by the floods of 2015 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

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UMCSC disaster recovery efforts repair 287 homes
News June 11, 2019

Made for God: Memorial service preached by White honors 58 souls

By Jessica Brodie. We are made for God. No matter our pain, our joy or any of our circumstances, all we are and all we do comes down to this one fact, preached the Rev. Sara White during an Annual Conference memorial service Monday that remembered 58 souls who have died in the past year.

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Made for God: Memorial service preached by White honors 58 souls
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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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