Bishop Holston, cabinet spend a day working Disaster Recovery

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and the extended Cabinet worked at four Disaster Recovery Ministries sites throughout the day April 25, 2018, helping South Carolina families who are still recovering in the wake of the 2015 floods and Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Check out these photos, then email screcovery@umcsc.org to learn how you and your church can help. …

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Stewardship Summit teaches how to turn ‘tippers into tithers’

Churches today find themselves in a challenging competition for the charitable dollar – especially among their younger members – and must change their approach to stewardship. More than 120 pastors and other local church leaders gathered April 21 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville for the 2018 Stewardship Summit of the South Carolina Conference …

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Central UMC opens downtown park to Spartanburg

By Steve Wong Central United Methodist Church is opening a new two-acre park in downtown Spartanburg in hopes of strengthening the sense of community that has been gaining momentum for the past few years. Everyone – especially those who live or work in downtown Spartanburg – is invited to the dedication of “Central Park” on …

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10 resolutions to be presented at 2018 Annual Conference

Ten resolutions will be presented to South Carolina lay and clergy delegates to the 2018 Annual Conference, scheduled for June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Five resolutions – presented by United Methodist individuals, boards or affiliated organizations – address social issues. Five resolutions – presented by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and the …

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S.C. Disaster Recovery Ministries receives efficiency grant from National VOAD

Disaster Recovery Ministries of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has been awarded a grant from National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster. The $1,000 paid for office equipment to help Disaster Recovery administrative staff directly working with South Carolina families and volunteers better organize files. That allows them to more effectively assist those families, many …

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Golf tournament to benefit Killingsworth Home

The 26th Annual Killingsworth Golf Tournament is set for May 14, 2018 at Oak Hills Golf Club in Columbia. The captain’s choice event will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. All proceeds will benefit Killingsworth Inc., the non-profit Columbia home for women from crisis situations. Contributions are tax-deductible. Golfers will play on perfectly maintained Tifway …

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Register now for Black Clergy Retreat

The Carolinas Black Clergy Leadership Retreat – scheduled for May 21-25, 2018, in Myrtle Beach – is designed as both a chance to renew, reconnect and refocus, and an opportunity for worship, fellowship and learning. “In Mission From Anywhere to Everywhere – Strengthening the Beloved Community” is hosted by the South Carolina, North Carolina and Western North Carolina conferences …

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2018 Annual Conference Speakers

Four speakers will lead worship and study sessions at the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference meeting, scheduled for June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, will lead the Opening Worship at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3. …

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Sign up for free wellness screening – earn $100 “PulseCash”

Clergy and employees of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church who sign up for free wellness checks scheduled for June 4-6 will get something other than peace of mind for their trouble. Participating in Wespath’s “Blueprint for Wellness” screening provides an opportunity to learn about your health and to earn $100 in “PulseCash” …

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“Letting Go & Taking Hold” transition retreats for moving pastors

Transition retreats for moving pastors and SPRC chairpersons or their designees are scheduled across the conference on four dates in May. “Letting Go & Taking Hold” is designed to assist pastors and churches in the transition of a new pastoral appointment. It will feature a presentation by certified clergy coach Mark Tidsworth, small group dialogue, fellowship …

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