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Clergy Orders Gathering: Our Sacred Trust

As persons called to serve God’s Church, we hold a sacred trust. Acknowledging our brokenness, how do we stay fit and renewed for our call? Join us as we worship, fellowship and encourage one another in finding wholeness and joy in our lives and ministries. The next Clergy Orders Gathering – Our Sacred Trust: Ways …

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Hulapalooza! Bishop Holston issues challenge to get moving, share videos

Get out your hula hoops, South Carolina United Methodists! Whether it’s hula-hooping or any other activity, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston is challenging you and your church to get moving, get it on video, and share it with the world! Watch Bishop Holston and his Cabinet hula-hooping! It’s Bishop Holston’s way of encouraging United Methodists around …

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By Faith, On Mission, Together: ‘Bishop’s Days’ scheduled

2017-18 Bishop’s Days with Church Leadership Teams The one constant in today’s world is constant change. In the midst of that change, God has called us to the eternal work of making disciples for the transformation of the world. “By Faith, On Mission, Together” is the focus of the 2017-18 Bishop’s Days with Church Leadership …

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Register now: A conversation about the church’s role in race relations

Lay and clergy alike are invited to a tri-district event to discuss creative ways the church can bridge the gap between the police and poor and racial ethnic communities in their midst. “Holding Up Your Corner: Talking about race in your community” will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at …

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Bishops’ Fall Dialogue: ‘Changing the Way the Church Views Racism’

The Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops’ annual Fall Dialogue is a chance to discuss the opportunity we have to address the racial inequalities that affect the education of all children in South Carolina – and how churches, working together, can make a potential difference. The gathering will take place from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, …

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Save the date: 2018 Stewardship Summit

Mark your calendar now for the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church’s 2018 Stewardship Summit, which will take place April 21, 2018, at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville. At the “Growing Generous Givers” event, Jim and Kim Griffith of Griffith Coaching will present ideas on topics such as stewardship, fundraisers, and giving through wills …

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Early Response Team training opportunities

We are United Methodist Volunteers in South Carolina who are dedicated to showing the love of Jesus to others in the aftermath of a disaster. We have teams and regional coordinators who cover our state from border to border. Our teams consist of 6-12 people. All members receive 8 hours of training in basic disaster …

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Register now for Africa University golf outing

The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church has a long-standing connection to Africa University through our prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness. The 2017 Bishop’s Africa University Golf Tournament – 11 a.m. Sept. 25 at Cobblestone Park Golf Club in Blythewood – provides two ways to help raise money for Africa University student scholarships. You can …

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Irma prompts Africa University to cancel S.C. events

Bishop Marcus Matthews and members of the Africa University Board of Directors have decided to cancel all planned Africa University activities scheduled for Friday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 10, in the Charleston and Walterboro districts. The school leaders’ decision made their decision in consideration of the safety of persons traveling to and from the …

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Africa University leaders to gather for 1st time in South Carolina

For the first time in its 25+-year journey with South Carolina United Methodists, Africa University leaders and advisors will meet in North Charleston from Sept. 7 to 10. Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, will be the host for events of the Africa University Board …

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