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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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Bishop Holston’s statement on Judicial Council decision

May 25, 2018 Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, issued this statement following the May 25, 2018, decision from the UMC Judicial Council: The Judicial Council of the United Methodist Church issued on May 25, 2018, its ruling regarding petitions to the special session of …

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Clergy: Schedule your AC2018 photo online

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is inviting all clergy to sit for a new portrait photo during the 2018 Annual Conference, set for June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. We are pleased to be working with a new vendor this year: Universal Church Directories. To help the process …

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Bishops clarify statement on Way Forward recommendation

May 18, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of the United Methodist Church issued the following statement, written by the bishops who served on the Commission on a Way Forward, and approved by the Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops this week. “The Council of Bishops has voted by an overwhelming majority …

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Corrected ballot presented for proposed Constitutional Amendment I

The secretary of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church has distributed to annual conferences the corrected ballot for a second vote on a proposed amendment to the UMC constitution addressing women’s equity issues. Delegates to the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference, meeting June 3-6 in Greenville, will vote again on proposed Constitutional Amendment …

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UMCSC health insurance rates to remain stable in 2019

But increases projected for 2020, 2021 May 17, 2018 With health insurance rates projected to increase over the next three years, the South Carolina Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits is taking steps to ease the impact on premiums paid by churches, pastors and conference employees covered by a Wespath health plan. Health insurance …

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Sign up for free wellness screening – earn $100 “PulseCash”

Clergy and employees of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church who sign up for free wellness checks scheduled for June 4-6 will get something other than peace of mind for their trouble. Participating in Wespath’s “Blueprint for Wellness” screening provides an opportunity to learn about your health and to earn $100 in “PulseCash” …

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S.C. delegates will re-vote on women’s equity amendment in 2018

Proposed Constitutional Amendment I will be taken up at 2018 Annual Conference May 14, 2018 Delegates to the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference, meeting June 3-6 in Greenville, will take a second vote on a proposed amendment to the UMC constitution addressing women’s equity issues. The secretary of the General Conference announced last week that …

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Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry hires first executive director

May 10, 2018 Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry – the United Methodist agency that helps families prepare for the future of loved ones with developmental disabilities – has hired Elaine G. Mathis as its first executive director. “I am honored and excited to join the Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry family,” Mathis said. “With a background in communications …

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