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UMC bishops call for respectful conversations in time of uncertainty

LAKE JUNALUSKA – United Methodist bishops are calling on members of the denomination to engage in respectful conversations amidst growing conflict over political, religious and justice issues in many places in our world. In a pastoral letter released at the end of the Council of Bishops meeting at Lake Junaluska in North Carolina on Friday, …

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Gov. Haley, Mt. Horeb UMC member, tapped as UN ambassador

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will be nominated as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a cabinet-level position in the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. Haley and her family attend Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church in Lexington. Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, praised Haley’s …

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