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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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Hispanic/Latino Task Force: Stand up against racism

An open letter to the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church: Grace and peace to you, brothers and sisters! We have seen a very divisive election this year, yet, in our most basic Christian theology, Christ calls us to love God with our entire beings and to love our neighbors as ourselves. We …

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Bishop Holston’s statement on election results

“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” – Romans 8:38-39 Paul’s admonition offers a …

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UMC bishops offer post-election congratulations, prayers

United Methodist Communications In a congratulatory letter to President-elect Donald Trump on behalf of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church, Council President Bishop Bruce R. Ough sent a prayer and a plea for the nation to come together. “We are a deeply divided nation in a world community marred by division, war …

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