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Africa University Choir to perform across South Carolina

A touring group of 16 members of the Africa University Choir will perform at several locations across South Carolina to mark Black History Month. The AU Choir’s repertoire is drawn from the African praise and worship tradition and features songs in more than 18 languages, including English, French, Portuguese, Swahili (East and Central Africa); Shona …

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Help wanted: Part-time admin support for Salkehatchie

Salkehatchie Summer Service is looking to hire for a part-time administrative support position. The position is based in Columbia, and minimal travel would be required. The administrative support employee will work up to 18 hours a week year-round, with pay starting at $12/hour. This position reports to the Connectional Ministries Office Manager and the Salkehatchie …

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UMC’s “True Meaning of Christmas Tour” coming to South Carolina – twice!

Charleston and Columbia are among the stops on “The True Meaning of Christmas Tour,” coming to South Carolina on Dec. 19-20. Sixteen states, 21 cities, 23 days, 500+ volunteers, 16,400 cups of cocoa, a truckload of Christmas spirit and just one purpose: to help people unwrap the true meaning of Christmas. The United Methodist Church is …

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Revolution 2017: Re-purposing youth for Christ

Revolution 2017 drew nearly 2,000 United Methodist youth from across South Carolina to Columbia for three days of worship, message, music, fellowship and service on Jan. 27-29. Students, adult youth advisors, pastors, district superintendents and others – including Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, who led the Sunday worship service and communion – descended on the Township Auditorium in downtown …

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Grace UMC responds to burned puppy with compassion

Grace United Methodist Church in Columbia is responding to a cruel act with compassion, hope and giving. The parking lot of the Harbison Boulevard church was the site of the burning of a pit bull puppy on Saturday, Nov. 12. After prayerful reflection, church leaders decided to turn the heartbreaking incident into an opportunity to …

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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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Bishop Appoints Two new District Superintendents

Two new superintendents will lead districts in the S.C Conference of The United Methodist Church this year. Bishop Jonathan Holston has appointed Dr. George K. Howle as the new Greenville District superintendent and Dr. Cathy Jamieson-Ogg as the new Columbia District superintendent. Howle replaces the Rev. Mary Teasley and Jamieson-Ogg replaces Dr. Tim McClendon, both …

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2013 SALT DAY: Columbia District’s Older Adult Fun Day

The 2013 S.A.L.T., also known as the Columbia District’s Older Adult Fun Day will be held November 7th at Brookland United Methodist Church located at 541 Meeting St. West Columbia, SC 29169. Special guests include: Rev. Thom Jones – Master of Ceremonies Micheal Shull – National award winning dulcimer recording artist, singer and humorist Tom Brunson …

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