Tag Archive: Thanksgiving

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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South Carolina UM churches participating in statewide prayer vigils

United Methodist churches across South Carolina will participate in a statewide day of prayer vigils on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Prayer vigils will be held in individual places of worship at noon, when bells will ring in observance of services statewide. Governor Nikki Haley announced the observance, and Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the S.C. …

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Bishop urges participation in S.C. prayer vigils

Friends, We are called to “pray without ceasing” because prayer is powerful.  And praying together for hope, peace and understanding is always the pathway to healing. I encourage you to join Governor Haley and me in this powerful expression of faith. Grace and Peace, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston   Gov. Nikki Haley Announces Statewide Prayer …

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