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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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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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Moving into ministry – 2017 ordination, commissioning, licensing

  During the 2017 Annual Conference meeting of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church: 16 people were ordained as elders. 1 woman was ordained as a deacon. 8 people were commissioned as provisional elders. 1 woman was commissioned as a provisional deacon. 44 people were licensed as local pastors. The 16 people ordained as elders were …

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2017 Salkehatchie registration now open

Registration for Salkehatchie Summer Service 2017 is now open, with nearly 50 camps to choose from around the state. Salkehatchie is a pioneering servant ministry at selected sites in South Carolina involving high school and college age youth, adult community leaders and persons of different cultures in upgrading housing, motivating community cooperative efforts by helping …

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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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