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Register now for the 2018 Stewardship Summit

Registration is now open for the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church’s 2018 Stewardship Summit, which will take place April 21, 2018, at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville. At the “Growing Generous Givers” event, Jim and Kim Griffith of Griffith Coaching will present ideas on topics such as stewardship, fundraisers, and giving through wills and estates. The program …

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Advance Special Ministries Sunday is Nov. 5

Advance Special Ministries Sunday is scheduled this year for Sunday, Nov. 5, in the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. On Sunday, South Carolina churches are encouraged to feature an offering in support of Advance Special Ministries, but they also are urged to support the Advance Special Ministries in the communities through volunteer …

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Deadline is Friday for early-bird discount for “Healthy Congregations” workshop

The deadline for early-bird registration and group discounts for the two-day “Healthy Congregations” workshop has been extended to Friday, Oct. 27. The Nov. 3-4 workshop is designed to equip leaders to respond to anxiety in congregational systems, in order to prevent destructive conflict and help churches stay focused on their mission. This interdenominational workshop is …

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2018 Annual Conference hotel reservations now open

Hotels for the 2018 Annual Conference meeting of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church are now open for reservations. The Annual Conference meeting is scheduled for June 3-6, 2018, at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Click here to read/download a pdf of the hotel list. Click here to read more at VisitGreenville. …

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Bishops’ Dialogue: “Renewed minds” needed to combat racism

By Chip Lupo Catholic Miscellany It should be the duty of the Christian faith community to take the lead in combatting racism in our society. That was the call to action brought forth by theologian and author Drew G.I. Hart at the fall dialogue of The Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops on Oct. 15 at …

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Order your 2018 United Methodist program calendar w/SC overlay

Now’s the time to order the 2018 United Methodist Program Calendar with South Carolina overlay. Connectional Ministries will make available copies of the classic, spiral-bound, vertical version of the 2018 Program Calendars from United Methodist Communications with South Carolina dates included. If you order directly from UMCom, you won’t get the South Carolina dates. Calendars are available to churches and …

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Rev. David Anderson, conference benefits officer, to retire in 2018

The Rev. David Anderson is retiring after more than a decade as the pension and health benefits officer for the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. His last day will be June 30, 2018. “I will miss working with all the clergy of the South Carolina Annual Conference,” Rev. Anderson said. “Over the …

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Clergy Orders Gathering: Our Sacred Trust

As persons called to serve God’s Church, we hold a sacred trust. Acknowledging our brokenness, how do we stay fit and renewed for our call? Join us as we worship, fellowship and encourage one another in finding wholeness and joy in our lives and ministries. The next Clergy Orders Gathering – Our Sacred Trust: Ways …

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Hulapalooza! Bishop Holston issues challenge to get moving, share videos

Get out your hula hoops, South Carolina United Methodists! Whether it’s hula-hooping or any other activity, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston is challenging you and your church to get moving, get it on video, and share it with the world! Watch Bishop Holston and his Cabinet hula-hooping! It’s Bishop Holston’s way of encouraging United Methodists around …

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