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United Methodist Men to gather for ‘Discipleship: The Contact Sport’

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, will be among the keynote speakers at the 12th National Gathering of United Methodist Men July 7-8 in Indianapolis. One thousand men are expected to come together for worship, workshops, service projects and fellowship at St. Luke’s United Methodist …

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The Zoar UMC: Strength for Service

The Zoar UMC, Greer, United Methodist Men’s Club, in conjunction with the Middle Tyger Ruritan Club, purchased and donated 50 “Strength for Service” devotional books for first responders to the South Carolina Tyger River Fire District. These devotional books were donated in August. Here, Edward Hyatt, Methodist Men’s president (right), stands with Jim Redd, South …

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Strength for Service Outreach

The Strength for Service board hopes to provide police officers, fire fighters, first responders and military personnel with 100,000 copies of Strength for Service on or before the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attack upon the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The 12-member board invites churches to purchase Strength for Service God and …

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Silver Hill men hold second now-annual prayer breakfast

By Jeffrey Tillerson SPARTANBURG—The United Methodist Men of Silver Hill Memorial United Methodist Church hosted its second annual Harry C. Campbell Memorial Prayer Breakfast. The breakfast was held Jan. 10 at 7:30 a.m. It was a gathering of the UMMen and male youth to show our commitment to our faith and our church. To solidify …

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Make Your Mark men’s event expected to be among largest men’s weekends in denomination

Final registration going on now for Feb. 19-21 retreat By Jessica Brodie MYTRLE BEACH—Just weeks remain until what men’s ministry leaders expect will be among the largest men’s weekends not only in South Carolina but the entire denomination. Registration is entering the final phase now for the UnitedMen’s Make Your Mark spiritual retreat, set for …

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The Swansea Community UMM awards a $500.00 scholarship

The Swansea Community UMM awards a $500.00 scholarship annually to a deserving senior at Swansea High School. The scholarship is named for Billy Etheredge, a long-time member of Swansea United Methodist Church and a greatly respected member of the Swansea community. In the picture, Joe Riley, secretary-treasurer of the Swansea Community UMM, is presenting a …

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South Carolina UMMen attend 11th National Gathering of United Methodist Men

By Herman B. Lightsey Jr. About 30 S.C. UMMen attended the 11th National Gathering of United Methodist Men, held July 12-14 at Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn. The theme was “Inside Out for the Glory of God.” This event is held every four years in the year after The United Methodist Church’s General Conference meets. Like …

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S.C. Conference United Methodist Men elects new leaders

The South Carolina Conference of United Methodist Men has elected and installed new officers. At their Oct. 6, 2012 business meeting, the S.C. UMM elected Herman Lightsey as president (Columbia District), Marvin Horton as vice president and Rock Hill District president, Chuck Sovick as treasurer and Columbia District president and Alvin Glen as secretary and …

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Simpsonville UMM Honors Local Firefighters

The men of Simpsonville United Methodist Church (Greenville District, SC UMM) recently honored the local firefighters by presenting the “Strength for Service” Devotion Book to each member of the Fire Department.  Pictured to the left is Simpsonville UMM President, Howard Bare, presenting the books to the Fire Chief Wesley Williams. Also pictured are: Nick Boone……..Lieutenant …

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