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Want a healthier church? Join FAN today

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is partnering with the Prevention Research Center at the University of South Carolina to offer “Faith, Activity and Nutrition” – a free faith-based program that works to create a healthy church environment. FAN is not an exercise program or a cooking class. Instead, FAN helps churches …

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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 …

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Early Response Team training scheduled for Anderson, Florence

Early Response Teams from the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church continue to help those most affected by Hurricane Matthew, the flooding that followed and other natural disasters. But more volunteers are needed, and disaster relief officials have scheduled two opportunities in January for those who want to train to become certified ERT members and …

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Volunteers desperately needed to help with hurricane response

Dozens of Early Response Teams from the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church have deployed to help those most affected by Hurricane Matthew and the flooding that followed. But more volunteers are desperately needed, and church officials have scheduled several opportunities in the coming weeks for those who want to train to become …

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Donate this, not that — best ways to help when disaster strikes

By Susan Kim umcor.org There’s no set-in-stone guide to appropriate giving, since every disaster is different and needs change every day. But in the spirit of educating donors, the United Methodist Committee on Relief presents “Donate This, Not That!” These guidelines are based on recommendations of seasoned responders from many areas of the country. Need …

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S.C. United Methodists providing health kits to hurricane victims

Need help? Call the disaster response hotline of the S.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church at 800-390-4911 or email screcovery@umcsc.org. Even before the winds picked up and the rains set in, the good work of South Carolina United Methodists was being felt by those affected by Hurricane Matthew. Nearly 300 pounds of health kits …

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Up-Coming ERT Trainings:

 1)      Saturday, October 1, 2016 at St. John’s UMC located at 321 South Oakland Avenue in Rock Hill, SC 29730 from 9-5.   2)      Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Grace UMC located at 309 East Cedar Rock Street; Pickens, SC 29671 from 9:30-5.   3)      Saturday, November 5, 2016 at New Beginnings UMC located at …

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ERT Training Class on November 14

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) will hold an ERT Training Class on November 14 from 9-5 at New Beginnings UMC in Boiling Springs, SC. Cost is $35 per person. Each participant must have a background check through our conference using Trak-1. To register or for more information contact Chuck Marshall at 864-216-1876. 

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Wesleyan Leadership Conference 2014

Wesleyan Leadership Conference 2014 The October 23-25, 2014 Wesleyan Leadership Conference will explore the meaning of the Baptismal Covenant, Baptismal living, and disciple-making in the Wesleyan tradition. It promises to be a rich and rewarding experience. Learn details and register online today here Participants will receive 1.0 CEU. Leaders presenting at this year’s Wesleyan Leadership Conference …

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