Walking by faith: two new UMCSC mission initiatives

  Give to the Homeless Initiative online here This year, United Methodists across South Carolina are gearing up to tackle two major conference-wide mission projects, and leaders are hoping everyone will get involved. The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is committing to what they call the “Homeless Initiative,” partnering with Upstate-based organization …

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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) Register for the SC Bishop’s Dialogue 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 …

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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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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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