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Deadline nears for UMC local church racial/ethnic ministries grant applications

July 11, 2018 Grants up to $10,000 are available from UMC Discipleship Ministries to help local United Methodist churches build ministries that strengthen and support racial and ethnic church concerns. Racial Ethnic Local Church Concerns (RELCC) grants provide funding to strengthen the ethnic local church through leadership training, small groups, worship, stewardship and spiritual formation as …

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Intentional Discipleship sermon series in the works

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is developing a sermon series tied into the UMC’s “See All The People” campaign. The “Come, Follow Me” series will be available as a pdf download on this website sometime in early 2018. A small-group curriculum for adult, youth and children is being developed as a companion …

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S.C. pastor part of webinar on supporting kids heading back to school

A new school year is upon us, and children look to us for reassurance and guidance. How do congregations send children forth surrounded in love? On Tuesday, August 15, we welcome three experienced leaders in ministry who will help you support children at the beginning of the new school year: On Aug. 15, 2017, three …

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New UMC Handbook now available

The new United Methodist Church Handbook for this quadrennium is available, providing a detailed overview of the denomination’s beliefs, mission, structure and history. The handbook is a free, go-to resource for anyone in search of information about The United Methodist Church and is helpful for leaders and new members. “The United Methodist Church Handbook is …

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School of Congregational Development set for August in Atlanta

  The School of Congregational Development – scheduled for Aug. 17-20 at Peachtree United Methodist Church in Atlanta – is a premier event for equipping United Methodist conference leaders, clergy and laity to lead vital, dynamic, life-changing congregations. Sponsored by Discipleship Ministries, Global Ministries and Path 1, this year’s event is being hosted by the North …

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Young writers sought to produce new worship resources for black congregations

Young African-American United Methodists are being sought to write liturgies, prayers and calls to worship for an updated Africana worship series that will focus on the emerging music and worship practices in black congregations from the voices of young people. “We’re asking youth and young adults ages 16-35 of the African diaspora to submit examples …

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