Category Archive: Connectional Ministries

Spartanburg Bethlehem Center needs ‘big-ticket’ items for annual auction

Aug. 9, 2018 The Bethlehem Center in Spartanburg – one of the Advanced Special Ministries of the South Carolina Annual Conference – is asking United Methodists around the state to donate items for its annual “Auction for a Cause” fundraiser, scheduled for Nov. 2, 2018. The center will be accepting donations through Oct. 15 and can …

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Order your 2019 S.C. United Methodist Program Calendar today

Aug. 6, 2018 It’s time to order your 2019 South Carolina United Methodist Program Calendar – the only place where you can find all of the important dates for the S.C. Annual Conference and the General Church, as well as the United Methodist Lectionary. Click here to order your calendar today.  

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More volunteers needed for S.C. disaster recovery

Whether you can help for a couple of days or a week. Whether you have an experienced team or you want to come alone and work alongside new friends. Whether you are young or old, experienced or not, local or out-of-state. Your time and talents are needed to help the hundreds of South Carolina families …

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Is your church ready for Aldersgate Special Needs Sunday?

June 19, 2018 Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry – born at the 2003 South Carolina Annual Conference – provides homes for adults with developmental disabilities. Aug. 12, 2018, is designated as Aldersgate Special Needs Sunday by the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Please consider a special offering on this day, or choose another …

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2018 Summit on the Black Church set for Oct. 25-27 in North Charleston

July 25, 2018 Registration is now open for the 2018 Summit on the Black Church, an annual gathering sponsored by Connectional Ministries of the South Carolina Annual Conference. This year’s summit – “The Missing Links: Real Talk for the Black Church” – is scheduled for Oct. 25-27 at the Doubletree by Hilton-Charleston Airport in North Charleston. …

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4 South Carolinians part of UMC’s Global Young People’s Convocation in Africa

July 18, 2018 Four South Carolina United Methodists are among the youth, young adults and adult workers from all over the world gathered this week in Johannesburg, South Africa, for worship, fellowship, leadership development and conversations about young people’s hopes and dreams for the church. The Global Young People’s Convocation, a collaborative effort among the church’s …

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Deadline nears for UMC local church racial/ethnic ministries grant applications

July 11, 2018 Grants up to $10,000 are available from UMC Discipleship Ministries to help local United Methodist churches build ministries that strengthen and support racial and ethnic church concerns. Racial Ethnic Local Church Concerns (RELCC) grants provide funding to strengthen the ethnic local church through leadership training, small groups, worship, stewardship and spiritual formation as …

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“Sunday’s Coming” 2018 Summer Symposium set for July 20-21

“Sunday’s Coming” – the 2018 Summer Symposium presented by the Hartsville and Florence districts of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church – is scheduled for July 20-21 at Cumberland UMC in Florence. The symposium is designed to reflect the kind of vibrant, creative energy and patient reflection that will promote worship that is both relevant …

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Killingsworth hires Lollis as executive director

June 28, 2018 Killingsworth Inc., the non-profit Columbia home for women from crisis situations, has hired Donna Lollis as its next executive director. Lollis has served as interim executive director since January. Her new position is effective July 1. “Since beginning her tenure with us, we have been blessed by her dedication to our mission …

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