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Virginia UMC Bishop Lewis to S.C. United Methodists: “Stir it up!”

Oct. 25, 2018 Bishop Sharma D. Lewis traveled from Virginia to bring a challenge to South Carolina United Methodists assembled in North Charleston Thursday for the 2018 Summit on the Black Church. “You’re the only ones who can stir it up,” the resident bishop of the Virginia Conference of the UMC told about 140 clergy and …

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Carolinas Black Clergy Retreat set for Myrtle Beach

The Carolinas Black Clergy Leadership Retreat – scheduled for May 21-25, 2018, in Myrtle Beach – is designed as both a chance to renew, reconnect and refocus, and an opportunity for worship, fellowship and learning. “In Mission From Anywhere to Everywhere – Strengthening the Beloved Community” is hosted by the South Carolina, North Carolina and Western North Carolina conferences …

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Young writers sought to produce new worship resources for black congregations

Young African-American United Methodists are being sought to write liturgies, prayers and calls to worship for an updated Africana worship series that will focus on the emerging music and worship practices in black congregations from the voices of young people. “We’re asking youth and young adults ages 16-35 of the African diaspora to submit examples …

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