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Nominees sought for 2017 Annual Conference awards

The time has come to nominate outstanding clergy and laity in the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church for awards to be presented at the 2017 Annual Conference Meeting. Five awards will be presented during the June 4-7 event at the TD Center in Greenville. All application forms or letters of nomination must …

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Hispanic/Latino Task Force looking for new members

The Hispanic/Latino Task Force of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is opening up to new members. The deadline to apply is Feb 28. The Hispanic/Latino Task Force seeks to promote inclusion and advocate for the rights of the Hispanic/Latino population in South Carolina. It also seeks to develop Hispanic/Latino leaders within …

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2016 apportionment giving surpasses 2015

South Carolina’s United Methodist churches paid just over 92 percent of their apportionment giving for 2016, surpassing the 2015 rate of 91 percent. Leaders of the S.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church cheered the increased giving rate – to 92.03 percent in 2016 from 91.13 percent a year earlier. “It is truly a blessing that – for …

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Together, We Do More – “10 Days of Connectional Giving”

  It’s a powerful message, one that goes to the heart of the United Methodist Connection. There’s much we can do as individuals. Even more when we come together in our church congregations. But combine the prayer, time, efforts and resources of the thousands of United Methodists across South Carolina, and imagine what we can accomplish in our …

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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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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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‘Nichols Blitz’: More than 200 UM volunteers descend on 18 flooded homes

NICHOLS – More than 200 United Methodist volunteers traveled to Nichols on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3, in an effort to bring hope to the town still drying out from flooding more than a month after Hurricane Matthew struck. In all, 236 people worked one or both days of the “Nichols Blitz,” “mucking out” 18 …

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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 tours areas hit by hurricane, flooding

NICHOLS – The scene repeats too often outside homes along the two dozen or so streets that wind through the waterlogged town of Nichols. Piles of broken furniture, soggy drywall, carpeting soaked to ruination. Moldy mattresses, saturated upholstery, bags stuffed with who-knows-what, made all the heavier by water from the swollen Lumber River. The Marion …

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S.C. United Methodists, Gov. Haley, others provide storm relief

MARION – Gov. Nikki Haley and a host of volunteers descended on Marion County on Friday to distribute Hurricane Matthew relief supplies donated by South Carolina United Methodists and other groups from around the state. “Team South Carolina Pee Dee Day” provided much needed supplies to residents from Darlington, Dillon, Florence and Marion counties who …

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