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Long-Term Recovery Group training set for Nov. 27

Nov. 12, 2018 The South Carolina Conference and UMCOR have scheduled a free training opportunity for those interested in helping develop a Long-Term Recovery Group in Chesterfield, Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties – among the areas hardest by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence. The training is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 27, …

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UMCSC, UMCOR set training to help churches prepare for disaster

The South Carolina Conference and UMCOR have scheduled two free training opportunities aimed at helping local churches develop a disaster response plan and better position themselves to respond when disaster strikes. “Connecting Neighbors” – scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 28 at Macedonia UMC in Mullins and Nov. 29 at First UMC in Conway – …

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Upcoming ERT training opportunities

Fee for all ERT Basic classes is $40/person, which includes a manual, shirt, cap and badge. Fee for renewals is $10. All participants also must complete a free background check through UMCOR. Click here to register for ERT training. Click here to begin the background check. This list will be updated when more training opportunities are …

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Epworth wins Google.org Challenge – and you can help double the award

Epworth Children’s Home is one of four winners of The Google.org Impact Challenge Columbia, a program that aims to “rally the community around” innovative ideas that boost economic opportunity in the Columbia area. Epworth will receive $50,000 and training from Google to support entrepreneurial internships with its older foster youth. Epworth, the Midlands Technical College Foundation, …

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2018 Bishop’s School of Ministry to focus on “Doing No Harm”

July 5, 2018 Click here to download/print schedule. The 2018 Bishop’s School of Ministry – scheduled for Sept. 4-6 at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel – is a continuing education event for all active and retired clergy. This year’s theme – “Doing No Harm: Keeping Sacred Trust” – encompasses teachings on sexual ethics …

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Sign up today for UMW’s Mission u: “Searching For Our Faith Response”

June 21, 2018 The South Carolina United Methodist Women’s Mission u – “Searching For Our Faith Response” – will be July 26-28, 2018, at Spartanburg Methodist College. Mission u is an opportunity to study current issues impacting society based on mission study topics, with particular attention to the responsibilities of women in fulfilling the mission work of …

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SCMYP to host ‘Not My Kingdom’ training

South Carolina Ministries With Young People will host the Not My Kingdom Conference on April 14, 2018, at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church in Lexington. Not My Kingdom is a one-day training event for youth workers founded on the principle that youth workers are working toward a common goal: to see the Kingdom of Heaven advanced. And …

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SCMYP Leadership Labs seek to equip youth workers

South Carolina Ministries With Young People has developed a program to train, equip and empower volunteers who work with youth at local United Methodist churches. SCMYP Leadership Labs is a monthly video resource that leverages the experience of ministry professionals to address a specific area of youth ministry. The goal of the videos is to offer a …

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Mediation skills training for church leaders

The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center is offering an interdenominational training opportunity – the Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders – March 12-16, 2018, at Forest Lake Presbyterian Church in Columbia. The training is intended to equip church leaders with the skills necessary to deal effectively with interpersonal, congregational and other forms of group conflict. …

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Training opportunity: 6 values great youth ministries embrace

The best youth ministries are unique and a reflection of their context. But, as culture changes and youth workers experiment with new approaches and priorities, there’s a small patch of common ground. It’s not a common program or teaching plan, but a set of values that seem to be shared by ministries that are finding their way …

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