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Changes coming to 2018 UMC-SC health insurance plan

Wespath Benefits will offer a new health insurance plan for 2018 that will give employees and clergy of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church more control, while helping the church continue to provide affordable health benefits. With HealthFlex Exchange, employees/clergy will choose their own plan from among numerous options. By offering more …

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Bishop Holston to deliver MLK sermon

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, will deliver an inspirational message of hope and peace at High Point University‘s annual service of worship in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Bishop Holston will speak at 11 a.m. Jan. 16 in …

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“Work Blitz” Round 2: Sellers needs your help

If you missed the “Nichols Blitz” earlier this month – or you want to experience it again – you have another chance to help people devastated and left homeless by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has scheduled a two-day work blitz for Jan. 13-14 …

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Bishop Holston presides over election of Liberian bishop

L. Jonathan Holston, bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, presided over the election of a new bishop this weekend. The West Africa Central Conference met to elect a new bishop to replace the retired Bishop John Innis, who has served as resident bishop of the Liberia Annual Conference for 16 years. …

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Early Response Team training scheduled for Anderson, Florence

Early Response Teams from the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church continue to help those most affected by Hurricane Matthew, the flooding that followed and other natural disasters. But more volunteers are needed, and disaster relief officials have scheduled two opportunities in January for those who want to train to become certified ERT members and …

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UMC team comes to aid of Simpsonville tornado victims

SIMPSONVILLE – When a tornado with winds up to 110 mph touched down in Simpsonville, an Early Response Team from the S.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church was on the scene within hours. The eight-person team worked on six homes struck by the Nov. 30 storm, removing trees and other storm debris and covering damaged roofs with …

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Volunteers needed for “Work Blitz” in Nichols

  Nichols Relief work blitz. Dec 2nd-3rd Interested, register online at http://www.umcsc.org/data/nicholsrelief.php Looking for a way to escape the incessant commercialism of this holiday season? Something that would make a true impact on someone’s life? Well, The Blitz is on! The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has scheduled a two-day “Work Blitz” …

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Bishop Holston’s statement on special General Conference

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference, has issued this statement: As we walk by faith and not by sight into an uncertain future in our denomination, the Council of Bishops is preparing to ask for a called General Conference in early 2019 in order to respond to the findings …

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UM theology professors to gather for conversation on unity, human sexuality

  United Methodist Communications NASHVILLE – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry and the Association of United Methodist Theological Schools announced plans to co-host a theological colloquy on “The Unity of the Church and Human Sexuality: Toward a Faithful United Methodist Witness.” The colloquy, planned in support of the Council of Bishops, will …

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Join Bishop Holston for a tour of the Holy Land

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, will go on a tour of the Holy Land in March – and you can tag along. Join Holston for an inspirational 11-day visit to the land of Jesus. The all-inclusive trip of a lifetime will take place March 8-18, …

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