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UMCSC helps fund support team to comfort survivors during Emanuel 9 trial

By Jessica Brodie S.C. United Methodist Advocate As victims, survivors and family members of the Emanuel 9 massacre gathered for the emotionally grueling trial in Charleston recently, a three-pronged team of chaplains, mental health counselors and victim advocates were there every step of the way, letting them know they were loved and they were most certainly …

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Bishop’s statement on Emanuel 9 sentencing

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the S.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church, issued this statement in response to the death sentence handed down this week to the man convicted of the Emanuel 9 massacre: A jury ruled Tuesday in the sentencing phase for the man convicted of the Emanuel AME Church shootings …

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UM churches invited to join Gun Violence Sabbath Weekend

The Faith Coalition on Gun Violence in Columbia invites United Methodist churches to participate in the 2016 Gun Violence Sabbath Weekend Dec. 14-18. The effort is supported by Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, a coalition of faith communities – including the General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church – dedicated to reducing gun violence …

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