2015 LARCUM Bishops’ Dialogue Education of Children in Poverty: Encouraging Trends & Future Initiatives

2015 LARCUM Bishops’ Dialogue  Education of Children in Poverty:  Encouraging Trends & Future Initiatives Click Here to Register Location: Shandon United Methodist Church 3407 Devine St, Columbia, SC To learn more about the church or to get directions, access their website at: www.shandon-umc.org/   Schedule for October 12: 9:30 a.m. Registration 10 a.m. Worship Service …

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2016 Bishop’s Trip to Africa

AFRICA UNIVERSITY January 11–20, 2016 Zimbabwe: Mutare & Victoria Falls | South Africa: Johannesburg/Soweto Botswana: Chobe National Park Be a part of Bishop Jonathan Holston’s upcoming trip to Africa University in Zimbabwe, southern Africa! You’ll see the campus, interact with the students, faculty and staff, and be inspired by their stories of God at work …

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The Bishop’s School of Ministry

The 2015 Bishop’s School of Ministry will be held September 1-3, 2015 at the Springmaid Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach.   The Bishop’s school is an continuing educational event for all clergy, elders, deacons and local pastors, active and retired. Keynote Presenters include: Ann Michel, Lovett H. Weems, Jr., Rev. Asa Lee and MaryJane Pierce …

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Bishop Holston’s statement on removal of Confederate Flag

As you know, Thursday afternoon a significant step was made in our state. Our elected leaders have heard the collective cry of their constituencies and acted to remove the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina State House grounds. Removal of any symbol that people revere presents unique challenges.  Such symbols are not easily released.  Let us use this moment as a touchstone for thoughtful and …

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Response to Charleston AME church shooting

Response to Charleston South Carolina United Methodists are responding with prayer for our AME partners during this time of tragedy. We are encouraging our local United Methodist Churches to work with and support local AME churches in whatever ways possible. Many United Methodist Churches have already held or scheduled prayer services in the wake of …

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Million Hours of Service

  To log your hours, go to http://millionhours.umcsc.org By Jessica Brodie How much do South Carolina United Methodists care about children? If organizers have their way, the new 1 Million Hours of Service initiative will show they care a million times over. United Methodists in ministry with or for children—whether tutoring, on a school board, …

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Easy2Give – a giving app for The United Methodist Church

GCFA and Vanco Develop Easy2Give – a giving app for The United Methodist Church Nashville, TN – The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA), working in partnership with Vanco Services, LLC, has developed a convenient mobile-device app that will allow members and visitors to make donations to the church while they are at church …

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