Tag Archive: suicide prevention

Annual Conference delegates OK resolutions on LGBTQ youth, lynching, Muslim ban

Delegates to the 2017 South Carolina United Methodist Annual Conference meeting voted Wednesday, June 7, to support resolutions dealing with issues including suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth, President Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim immigration ban, and the legacy of lynching. United Methodists also backed resolutions supporting and honoring law enforcement officers and a formal apology from a historically …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/annual-conference-delegates-approve-resolutions-on-lgbtq-youth-lynching-muslim-ban/

Need help ministering to suicidal desperation?

Palmetto Health Counseling is offering “Soul Shop,” a one-day training session to help church leaders learn more about suicide prevention and how to better deal with someone who might be considering taking his own life. The two-track session – one designed for adults working with students, another for adults working with other adults – is aimed …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.umcsc.org/home/need-help-ministering-to-suicidal-desperation/