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AC2018 hula hoop world record: We (unofficially) did it!

June 5, 2018 It took 584 South Carolina United Methodists, about 90 minutes – and one hula hoop. Delegates to the 2018 Annual Conference joined youth volunteers from around the state in a line that snaked back and forth nine times across a huge exhibit hall at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Their objective: To …

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Want to help set a world record? Here’s how!

The South Carolina Annual Conference invites you to be part of a memorable – and hopefully world-record-setting – afternoon of service and fun during our Annual Conference gathering in Greenville on Tuesday, June 5. On that day, delegates and non-delegates alike will have an opportunity to be part of the Annual Conference Mission Initiative, during …

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Donations needed to help pay for 10,000-plus UMCOR Health Kits

In support of the United Methodist Church’s Abundant Health Initiative, volunteers at the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference will package more than 10,000 UMCOR Health Kits to be shared with those in need around the world. But before they can make that happen on June 5, the conference needs to pay for the supplies that go into …

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Annual Conference delegates OK resolutions on LGBTQ youth, lynching, Muslim ban

Delegates to the 2017 South Carolina United Methodist Annual Conference meeting voted Wednesday, June 7, to support resolutions dealing with issues including suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth, President Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim immigration ban, and the legacy of lynching. United Methodists also backed resolutions supporting and honoring law enforcement officers and a formal apology from a historically …

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Youth can register now for Immerse 2017

Registration for Immerse 2017 – moving back to Lake Junaluska this summer on July 27-30 – is now open. Immerse is a summer experience designed for Christian teenagers in South Carolina who have a desire to grow deeper in their faith and to strengthen their relationship with Christ. The four-day retreat uses powerful worship, spiritual …

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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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Revolution 2017: Re-purposing youth for Christ

Revolution 2017 drew nearly 2,000 United Methodist youth from across South Carolina to Columbia for three days of worship, message, music, fellowship and service on Jan. 27-29. Students, adult youth advisors, pastors, district superintendents and others – including Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, who led the Sunday worship service and communion – descended on the Township Auditorium in downtown …

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Need help ministering to suicidal desperation?

Palmetto Health Counseling is offering “Soul Shop,” a one-day training session to help church leaders learn more about suicide prevention and how to better deal with someone who might be considering taking his own life. The two-track session – one designed for adults working with students, another for adults working with other adults – is aimed …

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Register now for Revolution 2017

Revolution 2017 promises to offer youth from across the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church and beyond a powerful weekend to encounter Christ and connect with others from around the state. We are happy to welcome Brock Morgan as our speaker and Tauren Wells as our worship leader. Once again, we will call …

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BIG DAY OF SERVING – September 21st 8am-4pm

BIG DAY OF SERVING September 21st 8am-4pm $29 Start the School year off with a one day mission trip! On September 21, 2013, we want you to join youth from all over South Carolina to serve at The Big Day of Serving.  We’ll transform and revitalize a neighborhood in one day.  We’ll tackle an area the …

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