Category Archive: 2018 Annual Conference

AC2018 videos now available for download

June 22, 2018 Digital recordings from the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference, held June 3-6 in Greenville, are now available for viewing and downloading. In previous years, DVDs have been available for purchase, but this year the conference is offering free viewing or downloading of the videos. To watch one of the videos below, simply click on the …

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AC2018 approves resolutions on LGBT rights, child care, historic site

June 11, 2018 GREENVILLE – Delegates to the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference voted June 6 to support three resolutions calling for equal rights for LGBT lay church employees and volunteers; calling for the best possible care for every child in state care; and designating Old Bethel United Methodist Church in Charleston as a United Methodist Historic …

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‘Passing of the mantle’: Retiring S.C. pastors recognized at AC2018

June 11, 2018 GREENVILLE – Thirty-seven retiring pastors accepted the gratitude of Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and delegates to the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference on June 5 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. “Never think lightly of the great good that God has wrought through you,” Bishop Holston told the retiring clergy. “Continue …

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2018-19 Ministerial Appointments

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston concluded the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference this week by fixing the ministerial appointments for 2018-19. Click here to read/download the appointments list. (Updated Aug. 21, 2018)  

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AC2018 hula hoop world record: We (unofficially) did it!

June 5, 2018 It took 584 South Carolina United Methodists, about 90 minutes – and one hula hoop. Delegates to the 2018 Annual Conference joined youth volunteers from around the state in a line that snaked back and forth nine times across a huge exhibit hall at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Their objective: To …

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AC2018 awards celebrate what God is doing through us

June 5, 2018 The 2018 Annual Conference Awards Breakfast served as a celebration of all that God is doing through the work of South Carolina United Methodists and the local churches that they represent. Dominic Brown, chief meteorologist for WIS-TV in Columbia, introduced each of the award recipients, and Bishop L. Jonathan Holston presented the awards. Here …

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AMEZ Bishop Hines to UMC ordinands: ‘You’ve got something on the inside’

AC 2018 | Monday, June 4, 2018 Updated throughout the conference day Service of Ordination of Elders, Commissioning of Provisional Members, Recognition of Orders The Right Rev. Mildred B. Hines made history Monday evening as the first bishop of another Pan-Methodist denomination to assist in a commissioning and ordination service in the South Carolina United …

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Bishop Holston: The church was built for God’s purpose, not ours

AC 2018 | Sunday, June 3, 2018 GREENVILLE – In a rousing sermon, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston opened the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference by calling on clergy and lay delegates to remember – against a backdrop of doubt from within and without – why the church was built. “I say to those inside the church …

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Annual Conference Live Stream

Watch the Annual Conference live stream below or click here to get more information about the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference. You can also participate online using twitter and the hashtag #umcsc2018

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Want to help set a world record? Here’s how!

The South Carolina Annual Conference invites you to be part of a memorable – and hopefully world-record-setting – afternoon of service and fun during our Annual Conference gathering in Greenville on Tuesday, June 5. On that day, delegates and non-delegates alike will have an opportunity to be part of the Annual Conference Mission Initiative, during …

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