Category Archive: Advocate

May Advocate online now

The May edition of the Advocate is now online at advocatesc.org, with features on flood and hurricane assistance, articles on resolutions and the church’s response to domestic violence, and much more.  

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April edition of S.C. United Methodist Advocate now online

This month’s edition of the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate features articles on what’s in store at Annual Conference in June, five constitutional amendments, a new health plan for clergy and lay employees, a new media lab at the Bethlehem Center, plus much more on churches all over S.C. Click here to read more.  

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March Advocate is now online

The March Advocate is online now at advocatesc.org. This month’s paper is absolutely chock-full of news, featuring everything from the Advent fire to the men’s retreat to two conferences on racism to the #umcsc initiatives on homes for homeless and bikes…and much more. Check out many of the free articles now at advocatesc.org. You also can subscribe …

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UMCSC helps fund support team to comfort survivors during Emanuel 9 trial

By Jessica Brodie S.C. United Methodist Advocate As victims, survivors and family members of the Emanuel 9 massacre gathered for the emotionally grueling trial in Charleston recently, a three-pronged team of chaplains, mental health counselors and victim advocates were there every step of the way, letting them know they were loved and they were most certainly …

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February Advocate is now online

The February Advocate is online now at advocatesc.org. This month’s edition features articles on the Sellers hurricane work blitz, the conference’s 92 percent apportionments achievement, as well as features on a UMCSC-funded spiritual support team during the Emanuel 9 trial, space-sharing at Cherokee Place in Charleston, a three-pronged expansion at Shiloh UMC, Gilbert, plus much more …

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January Advocate now available

Just in time for the new year, the January Advocate is hot off the presses (and online now at advocatesc.org). This month’s edition features news about the next hurricane work blitz this month, photos and stories about last month’s Nichols blitz, a Leesville outreach ministry to help people find and keep jobs, the upcoming men’s …

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December Advocate now online

The December edition of The Advocate is now online. The print edition is scheduled to arrive in mailboxes across the state on or about Nov. 25. This edition covers: The continued United Methodist relief after Hurricane Matthew A call for volunteers to help with flood recovery A feature on how churches are standing with Wesley UMC after …

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UMCSC issues call for help after Hurricane Matthew

Photo by Dave Rice.   Disaster Response Hotline: 1-800-390-4911 or email screcovery@umcsc.org By Jessica Brodie As Hurricane Matthew continues its trek up the South Carolina coast today, Oct. 8, United Methodist disaster response leaders are calling upon people to step up and help as the church prepares for major aid. The hurricane’s northern eyewall struck Hilton …

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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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Lay Servant Academy: Making disciples

By Jackie G. Jenkins In II Timothy 2:15, it says study to show thyself approved, a worker that need not be ashamed but one who correctly spreads the word of truth. On Aug. 6, South Carolina United Methodist lay servants continued an annual tradition of refining, reinforcing, refreshing and sharpening their skills that they may …

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