Category Archive: Video News Storys

United Methodists Celebrate Success of Imagine No Malaria

United Methodists Celebrate Success of Imagine No Malaria Event Marks Launch of Abundant Health Campaign Portland, Oregon: United Methodist members and leaders, global health innovators and an “American Idol” star took the stage today to celebrate the success of Imagine No Malaria, an initiative of the people of The United Methodist Church aimed at ending …

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Rev. Tim McClendon speaks to SEJ Delegates

S.C. episcopal nominee McClendon speaks before SEJ delegates By Jessica Brodie PORTLAND, Ore.—South Carolina’s episcopal nominee Dr. Tim McClendon had the opportunity to speak before Southeastern Jurisdiction delegates at General Conference May 18. McClendon, along with several others hoping to be elected as bishop at the SEJ Conference July 13-15, took to the podium at …

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Dr. David Braddon: New UMC Hymnal

S.C.’s Braddon lifts up new hymnal authorized at GC2016 By Jessica Brodie PORTLAND, Ore.—General Conference approved May 17 legislation authorizing a new Internet-based-cloud United Methodist hymnal that will be available both digitally and in print. South Carolina lay delegate Dr. David Braddon, on the board of the United Methodist Publishing House, explained that the General …

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Rev. Narcie Jeter: General Conference language barrier

S.C. delegate applauds GC2016 move to translate Discipline into UMC official languages By Jessica Brodie PORTLAND, Ore.—One South Carolina delegate stands in strong support of a decision to make the United Methodist Book of Discipline available in all the member languages of the denomination. The body passed May 17 a petition (60591) to translate the …

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Bishop Holston’s statement on church unity

Bishop Ough made a statement today during General Conference on behalf the of the Council of Bishops calling for church unity after rumors of a split in The United Methodist Church. South Carolina Resident Bishop Jonathan Holston wrote a statement in response to share with South Carolina United Methodists. Read more, including delegate reactions here. Below …

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S.C. shows support for colleges, campus ministry at Higher Ed Night during GC2016

S.C. shows support for colleges, campus ministry at Higher Ed Night during GC2016 By Jessica Brodie PORTLAND, Ore.—South Carolina delegates and friends showed their support for higher education and campus ministry during General Conference May 16 at Higher Education Night. Higher Education Night celebrated how United Methodist-related educational institutions are shaping the faith, vocations and …

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United Methodist Women gather for clean water rally at General Conference

United Methodist Women gather for clean water rally at General Conference – By Jessica Brodie PORTLAND, Ore.—South Carolinians joined others at a global United Methodist Women event May 16 during General Conference to rally for access to clean water. The rally—“Don’t Poison Our Water! Water Is a Human Right!”—addressed various clean water and water access …

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The Methodist Oaks and The Residency Assistance Program

The Methodist Oaks is a continuing care retirement community in Orangeburg since 1954, The Oaks has the experience and commitment to provide residential accommodations for senior adults at all levels—from active residential living, assisted-living and skilled nursing care. Conveniently located in Orangeburg, SC we are just 50 minutes from Columbia and 65 minutes from Charleston. …

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St. Andrew By-The-Sea Launches Bluffton worship with Christmas Eve Service

After years of visioning and work with the Office of Congregational Development, and following months of planning, St. Andrew By-The-Sea launched the first service for its multi-site extension to Bluffton at 6:30p.m. on December 24 with a service called “Christmas Eve under the Stars.” View the video below for the full story.

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