Category Archive: Congregational Development

Learning opportunity: Staff Leadership Training for pastors

Pastors moving from solo staffed or part-time staff to full-time staff responsibilities are encouraged to attend “Staff Leadership Training – Need to Know, Good to Know, and Best to Know,” a learning opportunity sponsored by the Bishop’s Cabinet and the Office of Congregational Development of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. …

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‘Lifting Ministry Higher’ workshops coming to First UMC-Clover

First United Methodist Church in Clover is hosting “LYFT: Lifting Ministry Higher” – two tracks of workshops focusing on ministry and media and music/choir – on Saturday, March 3. Workshops include: Music/Choir – Melodie Galloway, coordinator of choral and vocal studies at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, will lead three sessions with the goal of learning …

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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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School of Congregational Development set for August in Atlanta

  The School of Congregational Development – scheduled for Aug. 17-20 at Peachtree United Methodist Church in Atlanta – is a premier event for equipping United Methodist conference leaders, clergy and laity to lead vital, dynamic, life-changing congregations. Sponsored by Discipleship Ministries, Global Ministries and Path 1, this year’s event is being hosted by the North …

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Training opportunity: 6 values great youth ministries embrace

The best youth ministries are unique and a reflection of their context. But, as culture changes and youth workers experiment with new approaches and priorities, there’s a small patch of common ground. It’s not a common program or teaching plan, but a set of values that seem to be shared by ministries that are finding their way …

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UMC clergywomen urged to read at local schools

As part of Women’s History Month, the Rev. Dr. Sheila Elliott is encouraging clergywomen to participate in a “Read-In” at their local schools. There are multiple goals for the effort, said Rev. Elliott, pastor of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Lake City. “One goal is to have young women and young men meet and …

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FOUND: Electrician for UMC mission trip to Ghana

UPDATE: An electrician has been found for this mission trip. Thanks to all who inquired or shared the news about this important work! The Orangeburg District of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is building an Information Communication & Technology Center in a small village in Ghana, West Africa. A mission trip to install …

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Hispanic/Latino Task Force looking for new members

The Hispanic/Latino Task Force of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is opening up to new members. The deadline to apply is Feb 28. The Hispanic/Latino Task Force seeks to promote inclusion and advocate for the rights of the Hispanic/Latino population in South Carolina. It also seeks to develop Hispanic/Latino leaders within …

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Want a healthier church? Join FAN today

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is partnering with the Prevention Research Center at the University of South Carolina to offer “Faith, Activity and Nutrition” – a free faith-based program that works to create a healthy church environment. FAN is not an exercise program or a cooking class. Instead, FAN helps churches …

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Mental health seminar: Opportunities and Challenges for Congregations

The Academy of Faith and Leadership at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary will play host to “Mental Health: Opportunities and Challenges for Congregations” from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 10. Many adults and parents of children and adolescents report discomfort in churches that fail to acknowledge the challenges surrounding mental health and developmental issues. Mental …

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