Category Archive: Upcoming Events

2018 Adult Spiritual Life Retreat set for Feb. 6-8

“Following in the Footsteps of Jesus” is the theme of the 2018 Adult Spiritual Life Retreat, scheduled for Feb. 6-8 in North Charleston. Lois Tverberg, author of “Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus,” will lead workshops at the retreat, along with five other presenters: Whitney Simpson (“Following In Jesus’ Footsteps Through Holy Listenings”) William Randolph …

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S.C. pastor part of webinar on supporting kids heading back to school

A new school year is upon us, and children look to us for reassurance and guidance. How do congregations send children forth surrounded in love? On Tuesday, August 15, we welcome three experienced leaders in ministry who will help you support children at the beginning of the new school year: On Aug. 15, 2017, three …

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2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions scholarships available

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is offering scholarships to the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions conference, scheduled for November 1-7 in Toronto, Canada. The Council of Bishops will give scholarships to three seminary students and three others (laity or clergy) who previously have not attended a PWR. In order to take …

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Sign up now for Africa tour with Bishop Holston

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and Mrs. Felecia Holston will lead a 12-day tour of three nations in southern Africa from Jan. 30 to Feb. 10, 2018. Cost of the tour is $4,300, with an installment plan available. Join Bishop and Mrs. Holston on a journey to “the school of dreams” – Africa University in Zimbabwe. Experience …

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Save the date: 8 Important Questions About Stewardship

Mark your calendar for “Imagining Stewardship: Eight Important Questions,” a stewardship symposium scheduled for Jan. 26, 2018, at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir‐Rhyne University in Columbia. Pastor Charles Lane, the keynote speaker, will examine eight questions to help focus congregational stewardship ministry on God’s word and suggest year‐round practices that will engage congregants and deepen …

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VBS for grown-ups? Check it out at Grace UMC-North Augusta

Singer, storyteller, humorist and folk-theologian Ed Kilbourne will be the featured speaker at Vacation Bible School For Grown-Ups 50+ at Grace United Methodist Church in North Augusta. Kilbourne will lead the adult VBS – “The Gospel According to You” – at the church’s Wesley Center, 639 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 28-30, 2017. Registration fee is …

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Are you ready? Bishop’s Golf Tournament for Africa University

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Bishop’s School to focus on ‘Leading Adaptive Change in Congregations’

The Bishop’s School of Ministry – scheduled for Sept. 5-7, 2017, in Myrtle Beach – is a continuing education event for all clergy, active and retired. Dr. Mark Tidsworth, founder of Pinnacle Leadership Associates, will expand on last year’s topic: “Shift: Three Big Moves for the 21st Century Church,” moving us from theory to practice. …

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HUM Conference to focus on evangelical Wesleyan worship

Churches that have passionate, Christ-centered worship normally experience growth. If the United Methodist Church in South Carolina is to experience renewal, we must renew our commitment to evangelical Wesleyan worship that takes seriously the dynamic relationship between laity and clergy in worship. The HUM Conference – scheduled for July 14-15, 2017, at St. Paul United …

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Global Young People’s Convocation nominations now accepted

Nominations for the 2018 Global Young People’s Convocation – to be held in July 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa – are now being accepted. GYPC is the global event of United Methodist young people. It is held once every four years for the purpose of: Celebrating the mission and vitality of young people in the United …

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