Tag Archive: South Carolina

Bishops’ Fall Dialogue: ‘Changing the Way the Church Views Racism’

The Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops’ annual Fall Dialogue is a chance to discuss the opportunity we have to address the racial inequalities that affect the education of all children in South Carolina – and how churches, working together, can make a potential difference. The gathering will take place from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, …

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Volunteers needed to help with storm relief calls for assistance

Volunteers are needed to help take calls through the United Way of South Carolina’s 2-1-1 system, which is coordinating the response to needs following Tropical Storm Irma. The efforts of the South Carolina Conference’s Disaster Response and Disaster Recovery ministries and other response agencies will be managed through this system to decrease the potential for …

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Pray for storm victims across southern U.S.

Your prayers are requested for the victims and survivors of deadly tornadoes and severe storms that damaged homes and buildings in Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi on Saturday and Sunday. The Weather Channel reports that at least 19 people were killed – 15 in southern Georgia alone – in the two-day onslaught. The National Weather …

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Emergency Response Teams give aid to North, SC

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission Emergency Response Teams give aid to North, SC. Headed by Billy Robinson of North on October 12, 2015.  The mission group provided chainsaw work and placed tarps on damaged roofs from this past Saturdays (October 10) storm that brought flooding rains to the already water logged region and very high localized …

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