Posts by tag: advocate

News April 29, 2010 posted by

The job of a youth minister

How would you like to be a youth minister, a job that, if you stand still and be quiet for more than three seconds, you’ve lost your constituency’s attention; where all parties want you to be perfect and each has a different vision of what “perfect” is?

Read More
Views April 1, 2010 posted by

Trust

By Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor. It is interesting whom we are willing to trust. Each time I get on an airplane, I place my life in the hands of a pilot I have never seen. I simply expect that there is a person sitting behind the controls who has been trained and knows what she or he is doing.

Read More
News March 2, 2010 posted by

Older Adult Retreat

The Older Adult Retreat held each year is “one of the best kept secrets in the conference,” said Bayard Lindell of Greenwood’s Main Street UMC.

Read More
Views December 22, 2009 posted by

Unintended Consequences

By Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor. The first time I saw it, it scared me to death. We were coming home in the evening, and the car headlights illuminated the red eyes of a large rat-like animal crossing the street into our front yard. Instead of a very fat rat, we decided it was a very round opossum.

Read More
Views October 30, 2009 posted by

From a grateful heart

By Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor. I do not know anyone who gets excited about paying bills. In fact sometimes we get mad when the notice due arrives in the mail.

Read More

Contact Us

Advocate, 4908 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203 | 803-786-9486 | advocate@umcsc.org

Social Media