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Volunteers needed to help with storm relief calls for assistance

Volunteers are needed to help take calls through the United Way of South Carolina’s 2-1-1 system, which is coordinating the response to needs following Tropical Storm Irma. The efforts of the South Carolina Conference’s Disaster Response and Disaster Recovery ministries and other response agencies will be managed through this system to decrease the potential for …

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Tips for preparing for Hurricane Irma

With the approach of Hurricane Irma, here’s what you can be doing to prepare yourself and your church for what the massive storm might bring. While we still do not know the exact track Irma could take, nor the level of damage it could inflict, there’s plenty that pastors and other church members can do …

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Fire destroys cabins at historic UMC campground; arson suspected

By Jessica Brodie S.C. United Methodist Advocate ROWESVILLE – A late-night fire destroyed more than a dozen rustic cabins at a historic religious campground March 10, many of them belonging to United Methodists. Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the blaze that claimed 15 cabins – known as “tents” – at Cattle …

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FOUND: Electrician for UMC mission trip to Ghana

UPDATE: An electrician has been found for this mission trip. Thanks to all who inquired or shared the news about this important work! The Orangeburg District of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is building an Information Communication & Technology Center in a small village in Ghana, West Africa. A mission trip to install …

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5 Ways Everyone Can Provide Help And Hope To The Oklahoma Tornado Survivors

5 Ways Everyone Can Provide Help And Hope To The Oklahoma Tornado Survivors 1.     Prayer Go to www.umc.org/disaster-pray for a list of prayer and emotional care resources to offer hope and healing for those affected by this disaster. 2.     Assemble relief supply kits Relief supply kits help provide care for the most vulnerable people during …

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