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Volunteers needed to help with storm relief calls for assistance

Volunteers are needed to help take calls through the United Way of South Carolina’s 2-1-1 system, which is coordinating the response to needs following Tropical Storm Irma. The efforts of the South Carolina Conference’s Disaster Response and Disaster Recovery ministries and other response agencies will be managed through this system to decrease the potential for …

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Sellers Blitz: ‘An uplift for the whole town’

SELLERS – More than 150 United Methodist volunteers “brought joy” to the Marion County town of Sellers on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 13-14 – cleaning and beginning repairs on eight homes overcome by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Volunteers from United Methodist churches across South Carolina – along with a crew from Georgia …

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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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UMCOR: Health, bedding kits needed for fire victims

If you’re among the many who have been watching in horror as wildfires have ravaged the southeastern United States and wondered what you can do to help, read on. The United Methodist Committee on Relief has put out the call for health kits and bedding kits, anticipating stepped-up need as the smoke clears from the fires. …

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Bishop: ‘We’ve got resources, people to rally’ for SC flood victims

How can you help? Volunteers are desperately needed to serve on or with Early Response Teams at all times. For more information, contact Matt Brodie at 803-786-9486 Ext. 261 or mbrodie@umcsc.org. Donate financially to the S.C. Conference’s disaster relief efforts and to UMCOR’s Advance U.S. Disaster Response, which allows the United Methodist Committee on Relief to …

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December Advocate now online

The December edition of The Advocate is now online. The print edition is scheduled to arrive in mailboxes across the state on or about Nov. 25. This edition covers: The continued United Methodist relief after Hurricane Matthew A call for volunteers to help with flood recovery A feature on how churches are standing with Wesley UMC after …

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