Louisiana Flood Recovery:

Louisiana Flood Recovery: URGENT HELP NEEDED IN LOUISIANA! The American Red Cross is currently deploying new volunteers to support the disaster response efforts in Louisiana.  They have about 7,000 people in shelters, 24,000 households have been affected, and at least 7 people have died as a result of this disaster.  Please see the below flyer for …

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South Carolina Bishops’ Public Education Initiative

Download the LARCUM Bishops Back to School letter 2016 (PDF) Dear Brothers and Sisters, We are aware that many of you have supported public education through your parishes for years. We are grateful for all you do. This work has long been a passion of ours as well. In April of 2014 we officially announced our intention …

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A Pastoral Letter To South Carolina United Methodists

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, During this past week, United Methodists around the nation gathered in five jurisdictional conferences to elect new episcopal leaders.  The Western Jurisdiction yesterday elected Rev. Dr. Karen Oliveto, a self-avowed, practicing homosexual, to the episcopacy.  The South Central Jurisdiction was still in session when this occurred and has asked …

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A Response to a Tragedy in our Nation

The video images of the officer-involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota as well as the shooting of police officers in Dallas will remain with us long after we have viewed them. Our newspapers and computers are filled with the images of these vicious attacks. They are deeply disturbing and painful to watch. As a people …

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2016 Bishop’s School of Ministry

The 2016 Bishop’s School of Ministry The Sheraton Hotel, Myrtle Beach September 6-8, 2016 “Making Space for God to Work: Leading & Learning in Culture of a Change”  Featuring Mark Tidsworth-Pinnacle Leadership Jim Griffith-Griffith Coaching   Register Online Hotel Registration Brochure and Schedule   Mark Tidsworth Birthing and growing Pinnacle Associates is a great joy …

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One: A Journey Toward Life-Changing Community

UMMen teaching church set for Aug. 20 LEXINGTON—United Methodist Men will offer “One: A Journey Toward Life-Changing Community,” a teaching church event, Saturday, Aug. 20, at Mount Horeb United Methodist Church. Led by Nick Cunningham, One is designed for church leaders (lay and clergy) eager to move their people into intentional community and grow their …

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Save-the Date! Summit on the Black Church

Save-the Date! Summit on the Black Church Global is Personal: A Passport to World Health Register Online Here Online Youth Registration   October 13-15, 2016 DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton 2100 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29210 803-731-0300 Confirmed speakers: Keynote Speaker: Bishop Linda Lee Bishop in Residence, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Dr. Angela Coswer, Assistant Professor, Sociology& …

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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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