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Iowa students give spring break to help S.C. flood survivors

NORTH CHARLESTON – A group of Iowa State University students used spring break to volunteer in the North Charleston area with the Disaster Recovery Ministry of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. A disabled veteran. A widowed grandmother raising three grandchildren. A single mom working two jobs. John Raimer can list family …

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Sellers Blitz: ‘An uplift for the whole town’

SELLERS – More than 150 United Methodist volunteers “brought joy” to the Marion County town of Sellers on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 13-14 – cleaning and beginning repairs on eight homes overcome by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Volunteers from United Methodist churches across South Carolina – along with a crew from Georgia …

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Volunteers still needed for “Sellers Blitz” relief work

Volunteers are still needed for the “Sellers Blitz” – scheduled for Jan. 13-14 in the flood-ravaged Marion County town. This event, organized by the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, will be similar to the successful “Nichols Blitz” held last month – but different in some important ways. You’ll still have the chance to …

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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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‘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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Bishop: ‘We’ve got resources, people to rally’ for SC flood victims

How can you help? Volunteers are desperately needed to serve on or with Early Response Teams at all times. For more information, contact Matt Brodie at 803-786-9486 Ext. 261 or mbrodie@umcsc.org. Donate financially to the S.C. Conference’s disaster relief efforts and to UMCOR’s Advance U.S. Disaster Response, which allows the United Methodist Committee on Relief to …

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December Advocate now online

The December edition of The Advocate is now online. The print edition is scheduled to arrive in mailboxes across the state on or about Nov. 25. This edition covers: The continued United Methodist relief after Hurricane Matthew A call for volunteers to help with flood recovery A feature on how churches are standing with Wesley UMC after …

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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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Flooded Louisiana-Women in Mission

Five women from the Godwin-Pate Circle of Edisto Island United Methodist Church spent a week in Louisiana at the UMCOR Sager Brown Warehouse making flood buckets for the victims of the floods in Louisiana. Judy Blancett, Melinda Hester, Gerri Hutto, Violet McKenney, and Patti Smyer traveled to Baldwin, Louisiana to make flood buckets that would …

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