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News February 24, 2016 posted by

Beds for kids

By Jessica Brodie. A chance reading in a Christian book became an all-out God-call for one South Carolina United Methodist. And now, his church is reaching out to the community by constructing beds for children in need.

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Beds for kids
News February 24, 2016 posted by

Ready to grow: older adults spiritual retreat

By the Rev. Cathy Joens and Jessica Brodie. No matter the age, we have work to do. And together, we can do that work. That was the word from Dr. Walter Kimbrough, who led a three-day spiritual life retreat Feb. 2-4 for South Carolina United Methodist older-than-age-50 adults.

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Ready to grow: older adults spiritual retreat
Bishop's Corner February 24, 2016 posted by

One Great Hour of Sharing

By Bishop Jonathan Holston. It is recorded that the great sage of baseball life, Yogi Berra, stated, “You can see a lot by observing.” Indeed, when we take the time and energy to observe the world around us, we can see quite a bit that helps us understand what we believe. Often we have a tendency to close our eyes to the world around us and miss the opportunity to make a difference.

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One Great Hour of Sharing
Guest Views February 24, 2016 posted by

Hispanic/Latino Ministries: Take a chance on me

By the Rev. Elizabeth Murray. I have a song dedication for the South Carolina Annual Conference, and it is ABBA’s “Take a Chance on Me.” Though the 1970s Swedish pop group likely wrote the song about two distant lovers, I imagine myself singing it to the Annual Conference in respect to Hispanic/Latino ministry.

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Hispanic/Latino Ministries: Take a chance on me
News January 28, 2016 posted by

91.1%: UMCSC celebrates best year in more than a decade

By Jessica Brodie. United Methodist financial leaders are cheering this month after closing the conference’s best year in more than a decade—even after a devastating flood that racked up billions of dollars in damage statewide. South Carolina United Methodist churches paid 91.1 percent of their apportionments for 2015, almost 2 percent higher than the 89.4 percent paid in 2014 and the first time the conference has achieved over the 90 percent mark since 2002.

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91.1%: UMCSC celebrates best year in more than a decade

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