Category Archive: Upcoming Events

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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Clergy Orders gathering set for March 9 in Lexington

As the Church, we are called to a ministry of healing and reconciliation in a divided world, and we can begin the journey to racial healing with our fellow S.C. Annual Conference clergy. This clergy gathering is designed to rediscover the “Balm in Gilead” to make the wounded whole. Our time together will be worshipful, …

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Wesley Foundations gear up for Carolina-Clemson Challenge

The 2016 Carolina-Clemson football rivalry will be the occasion for a friendly competition in local United Methodist churches, sponsored by the Wesley Foundations at the University of South Carolina and Clemson University. Fans of each school are invited to drop their support in either a USC/garnet bucket or a Clemson/orange bucket as they leave worship …

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Volunteers desperately needed to help with hurricane response

Dozens of Early Response Teams from the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church have deployed to help those most affected by Hurricane Matthew and the flooding that followed. But more volunteers are desperately needed, and church officials have scheduled several opportunities in the coming weeks for those who want to train to become …

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Forward Focus Tour

Dates for Bishop’s Forward Focus Tour Bishop Jonathan Holston will begin a 12-district tour this month to help United Methodist churches embrace a new way to be in ministry with their local community. Holston and other conference leaders will head to the Columbia District Oct. 8 and the Orangeburg District Oct. 22 to lift up …

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Up-Coming ERT Trainings:

 1)      Saturday, October 1, 2016 at St. John’s UMC located at 321 South Oakland Avenue in Rock Hill, SC 29730 from 9-5.   2)      Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Grace UMC located at 309 East Cedar Rock Street; Pickens, SC 29671 from 9:30-5.   3)      Saturday, November 5, 2016 at New Beginnings UMC located at …

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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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Continuing Education Covenant Groups 2016-2017

Each traditional and focus group has set its own beginning date and time. You may join any district or focus group. To receive CEU credit you must complete focus groups sessions or participate in a traditional group for the year. Minister’s Continuing Education Funds from their local church may be used to cover the cost for attending any CEC group. The SC Conference …

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Children’s Summit at Epworth Children’s Home

The 2016 Children’s summit will be held at Epworth Children’s Home located at 2900 Millwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29205 on October 15th, 2016 from 8:30am to 3:00pm. The 3-fold purpose of the summit is given below: To address the issues and needs of children, especially in South Carolina and identify ways that congregations can make an …

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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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