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News October 28, 2019 posted by

God called, women answered: United Methodist Women celebrate 150 years of pressing against limits, pushing toward tomorrow

By Jessica Brodie. One step, one boundary, one risk at a time. For 150 years, United Methodist Women have been at work, pressing against limits and pushing toward the future. Now, a century-and-a-half after they began, those small steps have resulted in transformative, significant achievements for women, children and youth across the world. “God called, and women answered!” That was the resounding word from Harriett Jane Olson, general secretary and chief executive officer of National United Methodist Women, who spoke to hundreds who gathered for the South Carolina United Methodist Women’s 47th annual meeting Oct. 25-26.

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God called, women answered: United Methodist Women celebrate 150 years of pressing against limits, pushing toward tomorrow
News June 13, 2016 posted by

‘From a Church-Goer to a Christ-Follower’

By Jessica Brodie. It’s not enough to be a churchgoer. You have to be a full-fledged Christ-follower or risk losing everything in the final analysis. That was the word from Dr. Robin Dease, Hartsville District superintendent, who led a Bible study on “From a Church-Goer to a Christ-Follower” June 4 at the Southeastern Jurisdiction United Methodist Women quadrennial meeting.

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‘From a Church-Goer to a Christ-Follower’
News March 25, 2015 posted by

UMW: Combatting domestic violence in SC—together

By Jessica Brodie. Sometimes, being number one or number two isn’t a win but a colossal fail—such as when you’re talking domestic violence statistics, and the stakes are women’s lives right here in South Carolina. South Carolina United Methodist Women gathered at Epworth Children’s Home March 17 for their annual Legislative Advocacy Day, where they tackled the state’s standing as number two for deaths of women because of domestic violence.

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UMW: Combatting domestic violence in SC—together

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