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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Conference Center opening at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12

The South Carolina United Methodist Conference Center will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12. The Charleston District office will be closed Tuesday. The Columbia District office will open at 10 a.m. Please be safe as the impact of Tropical Storm Irma continues to affect our state.  

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Tips for preparing for Hurricane Irma

With the approach of Hurricane Irma, here’s what you can be doing to prepare yourself and your church for what the massive storm might bring. While we still do not know the exact track Irma could take, nor the level of damage it could inflict, there’s plenty that pastors and other church members can do …

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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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Bishop Holston: Statement on DACA changes

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus…” – Philippians 2:3-5 News of the potential for more change in …

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September edition of the S.C. United Methodist Advocate now online

The September edition of the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate is now online. This month’s edition features an article on the church’s response to Charlottesville, as well as features on Salkehatchie Summer Service, Killingsworth, hurricane relief, FAN healthy churches, the eclipse, Pentecost Journey and this summer’s Freedom School, plus much more on churches and their ministries …

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Bishop Holston: “Let’s show Texans they are not alone”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, is calling on South Carolinians to remember what it was like when Hurricane Matthew struck our state last year – and to help make a difference in response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana. …

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UPDATE – Hurricane Harvey: How you can help

As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to flood Texas, United Methodists across South Carolina and the nation are asking, “What can I do to help?” The United Methodist Committee on Relief exists precisely to provide the answer: Pray Pray for the safety of those affected by the storm, emergency responders, and the Early Response …

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Help wanted: Benefits Assistant for S.C. Conference

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is looking to hire a benefits assistant. This full-time, non-exempt position reports to the Conference Benefits Officer and works in the Administrative Services Office at the United Methodist Conference Center in Columbia. Deadline for applications is Saturday, September 30, 2017. Click here to read more about …

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