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YoungER Men’s Ministry event postponed

“Hooked,” the South Carolina YoungER Men’s Ministry event planned for Sept. 29 at Mt. Horeb UMC in Lexington, has been postponed. A new date is TBD. Aug. 14, 2018 The South Carolina YoungER Men’s Ministry is planning a one-day fishing-themed event focused specifically on engaging younger men in ministry. “Hooked” – a conference designed to …

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SCMYP to host ‘Not My Kingdom’ training

South Carolina Ministries With Young People will host the Not My Kingdom Conference on April 14, 2018, at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church in Lexington. Not My Kingdom is a one-day training event for youth workers founded on the principle that youth workers are working toward a common goal: to see the Kingdom of Heaven advanced. And …

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S.C. Bishops’ Annual Prayer Service a ‘call to action’ on public education

The 2018 Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops’ Annual Prayer Service – “An Invitation to Prayer and Action in Support of Public Education” – will take place at 6 p.m. Jan. 23, 2018, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in downtown Columbia. The Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops is a special ecumenical relationship among churches led by …

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Benefits administrator departing after decade with the conference

Benefits administrator Connie McCutchen is saying goodbye after a decade of service to the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Her last day will be Aug. 31, after which she plans to move to Virginia. “Connie has been a valuable asset to the Annual Conference over the last 10 years,” said the Rev. …

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Bishop Holston challenges men: ‘Be the people God needs us to be’

MYRTLE BEACH – One thousand United Methodist men (and a few women) flocked to Christ United Methodist Church in Myrtle Beach Feb. 17-19 for a weekend of worship and fellowship – but mostly to inspire them to become better leaders back home in their churches and communities. “Rooted: Grow Deep, Live Strong,” the South Carolina …

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Bishop Holston: A special appeal to United Methodist men

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston has issued a special appeal to all United Methodist men in South Carolina to attend “Rooted: Grow Deep, Live Strong,” a spiritual gathering with one purpose – to equip United Methodist men to become someone God can use in their families, churches and communities. The Feb. 17-19 event at Christ United …

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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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‘Who Lynched Willie Earle?’ Conference on preaching to confront racism

Wofford College will host a conference on South Carolina’s last lynching, the subsequent trial, a courageous sermon and the continuing challenge of preaching to confront racism. The conference will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Feb. 17 in Wofford’s Leonard Auditorium in Spartanburg. The event features the launch of Will Willimon’s latest book, “Who Lynched Willie …

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Register now for Revolution 2017

Revolution 2017 promises to offer youth from across the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church and beyond a powerful weekend to encounter Christ and connect with others from around the state. We are happy to welcome Brock Morgan as our speaker and Tauren Wells as our worship leader. Once again, we will call …

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SEJ Conference Coverage

The 2016 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference is July 13-15; pre-conference events begin today. SEJ Conference is the quadrennial gathering for the jurisdiction. Every four years, delegates from each annual conference in the jurisdiction (including South Carolina) gather to elect bishops, pass the SEJ budget and conduct other important business. Watch the live streaming here SEJ Conference information and …

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