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Bishop Holston’s statement on the death of Rev. Boyd Chewning

The passing of the Rev. Boyd Chewning weighs heavily upon my heart and the hearts of all of those who were touched by his ministry, which stretched over more than 40 years at United Methodist churches across South Carolina. We are in prayer for those who loved Rev. Chewning, and we grieve his loss throughout …

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Remembering ‘honored dead,’ God’s ‘extravagant love’

A bell tolled 36 times – once for each of the departed saints from the past year – during the Service of Thanksgiving and Memory at the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church’s 2017 Annual Conference Meeting in Greenville. Led by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, about 2,000 conference attendees honored the ministry and work of one …

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Ministerial appointments for 2017-18

By authority of The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, fixed appointments for the 2017-18 conference year on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Appointments in bold typeface are new for 2017-18. Click here to see the full list …

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Together, We Do More – Equitable Compensation

“10 Days of Connectional Giving” The Commission on Equitable Compensation supports ministry by providing grants to churches to help pay their pastors, especially in new churches and mission churches. “The commission funds churches to make sure the minister is paid the minimum salary established for that clergy person’s status and years of service,” said Beth …

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Need help ministering to suicidal desperation?

Palmetto Health Counseling is offering “Soul Shop,” a one-day training session to help church leaders learn more about suicide prevention and how to better deal with someone who might be considering taking his own life. The two-track session – one designed for adults working with students, another for adults working with other adults – is aimed …

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