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News June 11, 2019

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
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New start: Closed Rural Mission site to become UMC Sea Islands Camp and Retreat Center
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New start: Closed Rural Mission site to become UMC Sea Islands Camp and Retreat Center

By Jessica Brodie. A struggling South Carolina United Methodist ministry site is getting a fresh start and a new purpose. On May 31, ownership of the former Rural Mission property transferred to South Carolina United Methodist Camps and Retreat Ministries.
What are you waiting for?
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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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