S.C. Bishops’ Annual Prayer Service a ‘call to action’ on public education

The 2018 Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops’ Annual Prayer Service – “An Invitation to Prayer and Action in Support of Public Education” – will take place at 6 p.m. Jan. 23, 2018, at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in downtown Columbia. The Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops is a special ecumenical relationship among churches led by …

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UMC Christmas Tour stopping near Charleston City Market

Road tour aims to unwrap the true meaning of Christmas Those heading to the Charleston City Market in search of shopping bargains might find the true meaning of Christmas – along with a festive cup of cocoa. Shoppers need look no further than an easy-to-find, bedecked tour truck for “The True Meaning of Christmas Tour” …

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Southern Mutual Church Insurance gives $5,000 to help United Methodists rebuild lives

The Southern Mutual Church Insurance Co. has donated $5,000 to the Disaster Recovery Ministries of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Volunteers with Disaster Recovery Ministries – both individuals and teams – have been working for more than two years to respond to the needs of families whose homes were devastated by …

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Questions about the Commission on a Way Forward?

As the Council of Bishops explores three models as possible directions for a way forward for the United Methodist Church over LGBTQ inclusion, church members themselves are encouraged to study, reflect and pray about the work of the Commission on a Way Forward. The commission created a booklet designed to help the bishops do just …

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Find the real Christmas spirit in downtown Columbia

Road tour aims to unwrap the true meaning of Christmas Those meandering downtown Columbia with visions of sugarplums on Dec. 20 might get a glimpse of the true meaning of Christmas – and it comes with free hot cocoa. The United Methodist Church is hitting the road with “The True Meaning of Christmas Tour” in …

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Help wanted: Part-time admin support for Salkehatchie

Salkehatchie Summer Service is looking to hire for a part-time administrative support position. The position is based in Columbia, and minimal travel would be required. The administrative support employee will work up to 18 hours a week year-round, with pay starting at $12/hour. This position reports to the Connectional Ministries Office Manager and the Salkehatchie …

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Wespath’s Clergy Benefits Academy coming to Myrtle Beach in February

Wespath Benefits and Investments invites all active clergy of the United Methodist Church to attend the Clergy Benefits Academy Feb. 19-21, 2018, in Myrtle Beach. The Clergy Benefits Academy is for all ages and stages of ministry – new ordinands, early-career clergy, mid-career clergy, ready-to-retire clergy, district superintendents, clergy in extension ministries – and spouses. There …

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Building a new church facility? Need help? Free help?

United Methodist churches in South Carolina have a new ally to turn to for help when they are ready to expand or build new facilities. Ritch O’Kelly, a member of Simpsonville United Methodist Church, is retired after working for four decades as a structural engineer, project manager, division manager and program manager. He now wants …

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Help wanted: Benefits officer for S.C. Conference of the UMC

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is looking to hire a conference benefits officer to succeed the retiring Rev. David Anderson. Overview This position interprets and determines pension and group insurance eligibility in compliance with the mandates of The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church, mandates of the General Board …

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Apply now for 2018 Racial Reconciliation Youth Pilgrimage Cohort

The Advocacy Area of Connectional Ministries and South Carolina Ministries with Young People are excited to announce the 2018 Racial Reconciliation Youth Pilgrimage Cohort. This program of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church follows up on the success of the Racial Reconciliation Pilgrimage events for adults and offers youth from around the …

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