Tag Archive: United Methodist

“Work Blitz” Round 2: Sellers needs your help

If you missed the “Nichols Blitz” earlier this month – or you want to experience it again – you have another chance to help people devastated and left homeless by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has scheduled a two-day work blitz for Jan. 13-14 …

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UMC team comes to aid of Simpsonville tornado victims

SIMPSONVILLE – When a tornado with winds up to 110 mph touched down in Simpsonville, an Early Response Team from the S.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church was on the scene within hours. The eight-person team worked on six homes struck by the Nov. 30 storm, removing trees and other storm debris and covering damaged roofs with …

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‘Nichols Blitz’: More than 200 UM volunteers descend on 18 flooded homes

NICHOLS – More than 200 United Methodist volunteers traveled to Nichols on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3, in an effort to bring hope to the town still drying out from flooding more than a month after Hurricane Matthew struck. In all, 236 people worked one or both days of the “Nichols Blitz,” “mucking out” 18 …

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Get connected with a UM Marriage Encounter

On a Worldwide Marriage Encounter, you can make your good marriage great. A United Methodist Marriage Encounter weekend encompasses 44 hours in which married couples can get away from jobs, kids, chores, in-laws and technology to focus only on each other and greater depth, growth and enrichment in your relationship. The next weekend will be …

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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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February edition of Advocate newspaper now online

February edition of Advocate newspaper now online The February edition of the Advocate is online now at www.advocatesc.org. This edition of the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate newspaper features apportionments giving results, an update on post-flood recovery needs, South Carolina winning 10 more awards for journalistic excellence from the United Methodist Association of Communicators, the Orangeburg District’s Ghana information technology …

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Emergency Response Teams give aid to North, SC

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission Emergency Response Teams give aid to North, SC. Headed by Billy Robinson of North on October 12, 2015.  The mission group provided chainsaw work and placed tarps on damaged roofs from this past Saturdays (October 10) storm that brought flooding rains to the already water logged region and very high localized …

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