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2018 UMC State of the Church Report: “A story of our mission”

Dec. 10, 2018 A new report from the United Methodist Church on the state of the church says that 50 years after the creation of the denomination through the merger of The Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church, the church’s ministries around the world are thriving. “This 2018 State of the Church Report is a …

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Bishops uphold mission, unity, space, contextuality in interim report on LGBTQ inclusion

LAKE JUNALUSKA – Placing emphasis on the values of unity, space and contextuality – all for the sake of mission – the Council of Bishops is exploring sketches of three models as possible directions for a way forward for The United Methodist Church over LGBTQ inclusion. With the mission of God through the risen Christ …

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New UMC Handbook now available

The new United Methodist Church Handbook for this quadrennium is available, providing a detailed overview of the denomination’s beliefs, mission, structure and history. The handbook is a free, go-to resource for anyone in search of information about The United Methodist Church and is helpful for leaders and new members. “The United Methodist Church Handbook is …

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DHEC warns church mission teams of Zika threat

State health officials are warning churches and their members preparing to go on international mission trips about the continuing risk of contracting the Zika virus. The virus, which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, is usually mild with symptoms lasting up to a week. Many infected people …

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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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Together, We Do More – Congregational Development

“10 Days of Connectional Giving” Apportionment giving dedicated to Congregational Development pays for the future for new believers as well as seasoned members of United Methodist churches in South Carolina. “It gives voice to the witness of our faith and our commitment to the Great Commission,” said the Rev. Sara White, director of congregational development for the S.C. Conference …

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S.C.’s ‘Dr. Mike,’ founder of UMVIM, left legacy of service

Dr. Michael C. Watson – 1926-2016 BAMBERG – Dr. Michael C. Watson – founder of the ministry that has become the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission – passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20. He was 90. Watson retired in 2001 after nearly 50 years as a physician in Bamberg. For 62 years. he was a member of …

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Bishop Holston and UMVIM

Did you realize Bishop Holston served on The UMVIM, SEJ Board and has actively been involved in this ministry for years? UMVIM, SC invites anyone and everyone that loves missions to attend UMVIM, SC Mission Sunday on April 13 at 3:00 pm at Virginia Wingard UMC located at 1500 Broad River Road in Columbia. Bishop Holston will …

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Mission Opportunities for Young Adults 18-30

The United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries is launching Generation Transformation, a new movement that provides mission service opportunities for young adults ages 18-30. Generation Transformation Tool Kit Generation Transformation Launch from Global Ministries on Vimeo. “Global Ministries is committed to offering mission service opportunities for young people all around the globe,” says Judy Y. …

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BIG DAY OF SERVING – September 21st 8am-4pm

BIG DAY OF SERVING September 21st 8am-4pm $29 Start the School year off with a one day mission trip! On September 21, 2013, we want you to join youth from all over South Carolina to serve at The Big Day of Serving.  We’ll transform and revitalize a neighborhood in one day.  We’ll tackle an area the …

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