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2017 Salkehatchie registration now open

Registration for Salkehatchie Summer Service 2017 is now open, with nearly 50 camps to choose from around the state. Salkehatchie is a pioneering servant ministry at selected sites in South Carolina involving high school and college age youth, adult community leaders and persons of different cultures in upgrading housing, motivating community cooperative efforts by helping …

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Sign up now for youth worker training event

The Columbia District Connectional Ministry Committee is hosting youth worker training April 22 at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church in Lexington, and United Methodist adults who work with youth around South Carolina are invited to attend.  

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Hispanic/Latino Task Force looking for new members

The Hispanic/Latino Task Force of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is opening up to new members. The deadline to apply is Feb 28. The Hispanic/Latino Task Force seeks to promote inclusion and advocate for the rights of the Hispanic/Latino population in South Carolina. It also seeks to develop Hispanic/Latino leaders within …

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Pray for storm victims across southern U.S.

Your prayers are requested for the victims and survivors of deadly tornadoes and severe storms that damaged homes and buildings in Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi on Saturday and Sunday. The Weather Channel reports that at least 19 people were killed – 15 in southern Georgia alone – in the two-day onslaught. The National Weather …

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Volunteers still needed for “Sellers Blitz” relief work

Volunteers are still needed for the “Sellers Blitz” – scheduled for Jan. 13-14 in the flood-ravaged Marion County town. This event, organized by the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, will be similar to the successful “Nichols Blitz” held last month – but different in some important ways. You’ll still have the chance to …

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S.C.’s ‘Dr. Mike,’ founder of UMVIM, left legacy of service

Dr. Michael C. Watson – 1926-2016 BAMBERG – Dr. Michael C. Watson – founder of the ministry that has become the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission – passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20. He was 90. Watson retired in 2001 after nearly 50 years as a physician in Bamberg. For 62 years. he was a member of …

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“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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