Posts by tag: Million Book Effort

Bishop's Corner October 26, 2014 posted by

Imagine No Illiteracy

By Bishop Jonathan Holston. Recently, I attended a meeting where my attention span was uniquely challenged. It was the kind of meeting where you check your watch every 30 seconds or so. Then a statement was made that captivated my attention. In the midst of my boredom, a colleague raised a question; namely, “Can you imagine no illiteracy?”

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Imagine No Illiteracy
News July 28, 2014 posted by

Million Book Effort: What now?

By Jessica Connor. Nearly two months after the culmination of the conference’s Million Book Effort, many South Carolina United Methodists have decided not to shelf their passion for children’s literacy. Now, they are moving beyond a book drive to get to the heart of the issue: combatting poverty and illiteracy through hands-on relationship.

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Million Book Effort: What now?
News May 27, 2014 posted by

Million Book Effort: final steps

For months, United Methodist churches across South Carolina have been hard at work collecting one million brand-new preschool and elementary books for children in need through the Million Book Effort. Now, their work comes to fruition. By Jessica Connor.

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Million Book Effort: final steps
Editor's Views February 25, 2014 posted by

One million books and you

By Jessica Connor. I’m a bookworm. I started reading when I was a precocious 2-year-old, and today I count books among my most prized possessions. When I’m not reading, I’m writing. Books take me to other places, other ages and sometimes other planets. They were my escape as a child, my ticket to a bright and limitless future.

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One million books and you

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