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September edition of the S.C. United Methodist Advocate now online

The September edition of the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate is now online. This month’s edition features an article on the church’s response to Charlottesville, as well as features on Salkehatchie Summer Service, Killingsworth, hurricane relief, FAN healthy churches, the eclipse, Pentecost Journey and this summer’s Freedom School, plus much more on churches and their ministries …

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Bishop Holston: “Let’s show Texans they are not alone”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, is calling on South Carolinians to remember what it was like when Hurricane Matthew struck our state last year – and to help make a difference in response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana. …

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UPDATE – Hurricane Harvey: How you can help

As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to flood Texas, United Methodists across South Carolina and the nation are asking, “What can I do to help?” The United Methodist Committee on Relief exists precisely to provide the answer: Pray Pray for the safety of those affected by the storm, emergency responders, and the Early Response …

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Help wanted: Benefits Assistant for S.C. Conference

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is looking to hire a benefits assistant. This full-time, non-exempt position reports to the Conference Benefits Officer and works in the Administrative Services Office at the United Methodist Conference Center in Columbia. Deadline for applications is Saturday, September 30, 2017. Click here to read more about …

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Bishop Holston, SEJ bishops: ‘Name, resist, dismantle racism’

Witness and Invitation Southeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia August 17, 2017 “The things, good Lord, that we pray for, give us grace to labor for.” – Thomas More, UMH, 408 “Serving with you in the Southeastern Jurisdiction, we grieve the violence in Charlottesville. We renew our baptismal covenant to trust and …

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Benefits administrator departing after decade with the conference

Benefits administrator Connie McCutchen is saying goodbye after a decade of service to the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Her last day will be Aug. 31, after which she plans to move to Virginia. “Connie has been a valuable asset to the Annual Conference over the last 10 years,” said the Rev. …

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Windsor UMC lauded as ‘safe haven’ for immigrants

For more than a decade, the community around Windsor United Methodist Church has known the Northeast Columbia church as a congregation committed to opening its doors to strangers – helping those in need from other countries who now live among us. In June, the Commission on Religion and Race of the South Carolina Conference of …

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2017-18 Continuing Education Covenant Groups

The Board of Ordained Ministry of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church provides continuing education opportunities for all ordained and licensed ministers in the Conference. Participation in these Continuing Education Covenant Groups is not a requirement but an opportunity. Persons currently commissioned and in a provisional relationship should be participating in the Residency program. Each …

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Preparation tips as hurricane season begins

Hurricane season is upon us. Now is the time – before a storm hits – to make sure your church is prepared!     Check out these preparedness tips Plan an evacuation route Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the local hurricane evacuation route(s) to take and have a plan …

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Bishop Holston’s response to a tragedy in our nation

The video images of the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, will remain with us long after we have viewed them. Our newspapers and computer screens are filled with the images of violence. They are deeply disturbing and painful to watch. As a people of faith committed to social justice and opposed to racism and violence, we …

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