Category Archive: Upcoming Events

New at 2017 Annual Conference: Cost-effective meal plans

Delegates and other attendees at the 2017 South Carolina Annual Conference – set for June 4-7 – have a new, cost-saving option this year: the opportunity to buy a meal plan for the duration of the four-day meeting. Typically, delegates and other attendees are responsible for taking care of their own meals, and this year …

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Register now for UMW Spiritual Growth Retreat

The South Carolina Conference United Methodist Women’s 2017 Spiritual Growth Retreat, scheduled for April 28-29 at the Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, provides a calm relaxing atmosphere to gather with others sisters in Christ. Take time out to experience God’s renewal and have your soul rejuvenated. This retreat is designed to help enhance healthy …

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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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