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Help wanted: Benefits officer for S.C. Conference of the UMC

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is looking to hire a conference benefits officer to succeed the retiring Rev. David Anderson. Overview This position interprets and determines pension and group insurance eligibility in compliance with the mandates of The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church, mandates of the General Board …

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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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Retiring pastors pass mantle, spirit to newly ordained

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church recognized 35 retiring pastors during its 2017 Annual Conference Meeting in Greenville. Led by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, about 2,000 conference attendees helped celebrate the ministry and work of the retiring pastors. “By God’s grace, you did many things that seemed beyond your power,” Bishop Holston told the retirees during the …

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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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Fire consumes Advent UMC sanctuary

The sanctuary at Advent United Methodist Church in Simpsonville was destroyed by fire on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The structure was under renovation, and no one was injured by the blaze. Initial reports indicate a previous fire sparked during construction work was believed to have been put out, but it apparently rekindled while workers were on …

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