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Bishop Holston: Q&A in advance of Judicial Council meeting

Brothers and Sisters, In advance of next week’s meeting of the Judicial Council of the United Methodist Church, I ask you to join me in praying for the members of the Judicial Council. I encourage you to become familiar with how the Judicial Council works, what it can and cannot do, and what effect its …

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Bishop Holston’s statement on membership of the Commission on a Way Forward

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference, issued this statement in response to the announcement of the membership of the Commission on a Way Forward: At the 2016 General Conference, the bishops’ plan for the Commission on a Way Forward was adopted. The Council of Bishops has prayerfully considered the …

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Council President: Statement on the Orlando shooting

Minneapolis, Minn.: Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, issued the following statement about the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Florida: United Methodists across the world are horrified by the despicable act of terrorism in Orlando, Florida, that took the lives of 49 individuals and wounded 53 others. We …

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Council of Bishops Adopts Covenant of Accountability

Portland, Oregon: Meeting in Portland, Oregon, the Council of Bishops voted to adopt a “Covenant of Accountability for the Council of Bishops” and pledged to hold one another accountable for living according to the agreement while seeking the support and prayers of the entire church. The announcement comes on the eve of the quadrennial legislative …

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Bishop Holston asks for prayers for General Conference

It’s Finally Here! Friends, The 2016 General Conference is finally here. Some 864 lay and clergy from around the world have assembled in Portland, Oregon. Beginning with a time of confession and pardon that moves into a time of thanksgiving, these delegates will meet over the next two weeks for a time of prayer and planning to shape the …

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Columbia District raises over $4000 for Imagine No Malaria.

The Columbia district Barbecue Bash was held Saturday March 19th at Trinity United Methodist Church in Blythwood. The event, which had about 160 clergy and laity in attendance raised $4145 for Imagine No Malaria, part of the conferences initiative to raise One million dollars to fight malaria in Africa. “The Columbia District received not only food …

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2016 Bishop’s Trip to Greece

Join Bishop Jonathan Holston on the Journeys of Paul in Greece for 10 inspirational days September 14-23, 2016 Register Online Here: http://www.umcsc.org/data/greece2016.php Phone: 1-888-678-6272 or 803-786-9486 Email: mliles@umcsc.org           Cost is $3,100. Includes: Roundtrip Airfare /All Transfers Accommodations in First Class Hotels /Transportation by Deluxe Modern Motor Coach/Baggage Handling/Buffet Breakfast and …

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Bishop’s Road Show – Marion District Photos

  The Marion District’s Bishop’s Road Show Event was Sept. 6 at Macedonia UMC [FAG id=5434] To see all of the photos click here.

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Bishop Holston’s Ice Bucket Challenge

Bishop Holston accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and called out the SC Cabinet to do it too!

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Bishop Holston and UMVIM

Did you realize Bishop Holston served on The UMVIM, SEJ Board and has actively been involved in this ministry for years? UMVIM, SC invites anyone and everyone that loves missions to attend UMVIM, SC Mission Sunday on April 13 at 3:00 pm at Virginia Wingard UMC located at 1500 Broad River Road in Columbia. Bishop Holston will …

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