Two Rivers UMC-Cainhoy pastor’s Q&A with local newspaper

July 19, 2018 CAINHOY – The Rev. Wendy Hudson-Jacoby, pastor of Two Rivers United Methodist Church, spoke recently with The Daniel Island News about the church’s first year in the burgeoning Cainhoy community near Wando. Over that time, Two Rivers has worshipped in a private home, a horse barn, a local pub and the clubhouse of a …

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4 South Carolinians part of UMC’s Global Young People’s Convocation in Africa

July 18, 2018 Four South Carolina United Methodists are among the youth, young adults and adult workers from all over the world gathered this week in Johannesburg, South Africa, for worship, fellowship, leadership development and conversations about young people’s hopes and dreams for the church. The Global Young People’s Convocation, a collaborative effort among the church’s …

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August Advocate now online

The August edition of the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate is now online, featuring stories on: How a church is staying like a family during a major expansion How the Haiti riots affected a family and mission team in S.C. A changed call for GC2019 A pillowcase ministry for kids in the Upstate More about churches and …

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Deadline nears for UMC local church racial/ethnic ministries grant applications

July 11, 2018 Grants up to $10,000 are available from UMC Discipleship Ministries to help local United Methodist churches build ministries that strengthen and support racial and ethnic church concerns. Racial Ethnic Local Church Concerns (RELCC) grants provide funding to strengthen the ethnic local church through leadership training, small groups, worship, stewardship and spiritual formation as …

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Bishop Holston’s statement on delay in Way Forward translation

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, issued this statement in response to the July 9, 2018, statement from the Commission on the General Conference: July 10, 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Commission on the General Conference has announced that it anticipates the …

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2018 Bishop’s School of Ministry to focus on “Doing No Harm”

July 5, 2018 The 2018 Bishop’s School of Ministry – scheduled for Sept. 4-6 at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel – is a continuing education event for all active and retired clergy. This year’s theme – “Doing No Harm: Keeping Sacred Trust” – encompasses teachings on sexual ethics and misconduct, safe sanctuaries, church …

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“Sunday’s Coming” 2018 Summer Symposium set for July 20-21

“Sunday’s Coming” – the 2018 Summer Symposium presented by the Hartsville and Florence districts of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church – is scheduled for July 20-21 at Cumberland UMC in Florence. The symposium is designed to reflect the kind of vibrant, creative energy and patient reflection that will promote worship that is both relevant …

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Killingsworth hires Lollis as executive director

June 28, 2018 Killingsworth Inc., the non-profit Columbia home for women from crisis situations, has hired Donna Lollis as its next executive director. Lollis has served as interim executive director since January. Her new position is effective July 1. “Since beginning her tenure with us, we have been blessed by her dedication to our mission …

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