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Stories from the South Carolina United Methodist Men

YoungER Men’s Ministry event postponed

“Hooked,” the South Carolina YoungER Men’s Ministry event planned for Sept. 29 at Mt. Horeb UMC in Lexington, has been postponed. A new date is TBD. Aug. 14, 2018 The South Carolina YoungER Men’s Ministry is planning a one-day fishing-themed event focused specifically on engaging younger men in ministry. “Hooked” – a conference designed to …

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United Methodist Men’s youth movement not about just numbers

MYRTLE BEACH – The goal of getting a new generation of men involved in ministry in South Carolina is not simply to grow the ranks of the United Methodist Men – it’s about making more disciples of Jesus Christ. That message was shared across the generations as about 1,000 men, and a few women, gathered …

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United Methodist Men to gather for ‘Discipleship: The Contact Sport’

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, will be among the keynote speakers at the 12th National Gathering of United Methodist Men July 7-8 in Indianapolis. One thousand men are expected to come together for worship, workshops, service projects and fellowship at St. Luke’s United Methodist …

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Bishop Holston challenges men: ‘Be the people God needs us to be’

MYRTLE BEACH – One thousand United Methodist men (and a few women) flocked to Christ United Methodist Church in Myrtle Beach Feb. 17-19 for a weekend of worship and fellowship – but mostly to inspire them to become better leaders back home in their churches and communities. “Rooted: Grow Deep, Live Strong,” the South Carolina …

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Bishop Holston: A special appeal to United Methodist men

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston has issued a special appeal to all United Methodist men in South Carolina to attend “Rooted: Grow Deep, Live Strong,” a spiritual gathering with one purpose – to equip United Methodist men to become someone God can use in their families, churches and communities. The Feb. 17-19 event at Christ United …

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General secretaries commit to unity, collaboration

GBHEM Communications NASHVILLE – The General Secretaries’ Table framed a new direction to further its work for the church as agency leaders at a recent meeting in Atlanta. As the new table for the quadrennium, the group formulated an aggressive plan of coordination and collaboration, built through a commitment to increase communication and collectively address issues …

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The Zoar UMC: Strength for Service

The Zoar UMC, Greer, United Methodist Men’s Club, in conjunction with the Middle Tyger Ruritan Club, purchased and donated 50 “Strength for Service” devotional books for first responders to the South Carolina Tyger River Fire District. These devotional books were donated in August. Here, Edward Hyatt, Methodist Men’s president (right), stands with Jim Redd, South …

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Teaching Churches event Aug. 27

EQUIPPING MEN FOR ACTION IN THE LOCAL CHURCH AUGUST 27, 2016 | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM ST. MARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 550 HWY 72 BYPASS NW, GREENWOOD, SC 29649 COST IS $15.00 PER PERSON. REGISTER AND PAY, PLEASE CONTACT Paige Holley 864.229.5416 or office@stmarkgreenwood.com Click here to download the flyer and schedule

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ONE Teaching Church Event : A Journey Toward Life-Changing Community

As leaders of the church we long for our people to move past shallow surface level relationships and into authentic Christ-centered relationships with one another. But wanting that and seeing it happen are two different things. Truth is we aren’t very good at community and our relationships are often flakey shallow versions of what we …

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Strength for Service Outreach

The Strength for Service board hopes to provide police officers, fire fighters, first responders and military personnel with 100,000 copies of Strength for Service on or before the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attack upon the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The 12-member board invites churches to purchase Strength for Service God and …

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