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News March 28, 2016 posted by

Six months after the flood

By Jessica Brodie. When the rains came last October, Trinity United Methodist Church took a pelting. The historic downtown Charleston church didn’t get flooded, but instead stood like a sponge as an estimated 4 trillion tons of rainwater poured out of the skies, breaking through Trinity’s aging roof and swamping an empty space between the sanctuary and annex. They’re not the only one.

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Six months after the flood
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Changing how S.C. Native American history is taught

By Jessica Brodie. If you listen to state social studies education standards, Native Americans are a “dead” people, their history centering on the distant past and entirely ignoring contemporary issues facing tribes today, say Native American South Carolina United Methodists. But The United Methodist Church could play a role in changing that if the South Carolina Conference passes a new resolution brought by the Native American Committee.

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