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Editor's Views June 10, 2018 posted by

Our Methodist family

Editor Jessica Brodie on how—when we take a step away from our own clique, our own church, our own circle of friends and family, and we begin to look around at others who are also Christian—we realize our family is nothing like us at all on the surface except where it counts: in matters of faith.

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Our Methodist family
News May 25, 2018 posted by

S.C. to re-vote on gender justice amendment

Because of an error made in the text of the amendment, lay and full clergy members of Annual Conference will get the chance to re-vote on The United Methodist Church’s gender justice constitutional amendment when they gather June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center. By Jessica Brodie.

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S.C. to re-vote on gender justice amendment
News May 25, 2018 posted by

Ready for Annual Conference 2018?

By Jessica Brodie. Days remain until this year’s Annual Conference, June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center, when United Methodist laity and clergy gather from across the state for four days of business, voting, mission and fellowship—including a special commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the formation of The United Methodist Church.

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Ready for Annual Conference 2018?
News May 25, 2018 posted by

Bishops recommend One Church plan for UMC

By Jessica Brodie. The United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops is recommending one plan for the denomination’s way forward through differences over human sexuality, though information about two other plans developed by the Commission on a Way Forward will be shared with the delegates of the 2019 Special Session of General Conference.

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Bishops recommend One Church plan for UMC
News May 25, 2018 posted by

Church on the margins: Two Rivers reaches out to lost, lonely in Charleston

By Jessica Brodie. It’s not your typical church scene. You park outside a stadium, then climb a short flight of stairs to find yourself in a pub—only instead of a host waiting to seat you, there’s a smiling church greeter offering a marker and a peel-and-stick nametag. You’re ushered to a long mahogany bar, only instead of an array of questionable libations, you’re offered regular or decaf coffee and your choice of brownies or chocolate chip cookies.

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Church on the margins: Two Rivers reaches out to lost, lonely in Charleston

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