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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