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“Confronting Hate,” 2019 Fellowship of S.C. Bishops’ Dialogue, set for Nov. 21

Recognizing the church’s role in confronting hate and working toward healing, the Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops is hosting an interactive dialogue – “Confronting Hate” – on Nov. 21 at the South Carolina State Museum

New “Pathways” now available in print, online

The 2019-2020 edition of “Pathways to Mission” – the guide to mission, ministry and giving in the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church – is now available in print and online.

Bishop’s tournament raises $22K to benefit Africa University

The Bishop L. Jonathan Holston Golf Tournament raised more than $22,000 to benefit Africa University, the first United Methodist university on the continent.

Junius Dotson to speak on “Resetting Our Souls” at fall clergy orders

The Rev. Junius B. Dotson will be the presenter at the Fall 2019 Clergy Orders Gathering on Nov. 7 at Union UMC in Irmo.

Rev. Jack: “If he was in a room, you knew it”

The Rev. Jack Christopher Washington – who helped lead the South Carolina Conference Council on Ministries for 15 years and served local churches here for twice as long – died Sept. 28 after suffering a stroke four days earlier. He was 73.

Rural Mission: “Remember what God has done through them”

More than 100 people gathered Sept. 28 to commemorate what God has done through Rural Mission Inc. for nearly five decades.

Hurricane Florence Recovery Day of Service: “Making your faith real”

On Sept. 21, 140 volunteers from across South Carolina gathered in Chesterfield and Marion counties to work on 11 homes damaged a year ago by Hurricane Florence.

NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE

New “Pathways” now available in print, online

The 2019-2020 edition of “Pathways to Mission” – the guide to mission, ministry and giving in the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church – is now available in print and online.

Rev. Jack: “If he was in a room, you knew it”

The Rev. Jack Christopher Washington – who helped lead the South Carolina Conference Council on Ministries for 15 years and served local churches here for twice as long – died Sept. 28 after suffering a stroke four days earlier. He was 73.

Events for week of October 20, 2019

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Banquet to honor 8 Rural Mission veterans on Sept. 28

People from across the South Carolina Conference will come together Sept. 28 for a banquet to honor the dedication and ministry of eight remarkable members of the Rural Mission family.

“Breathing new life into our church”

Virginia Wingard Memorial United Methodist Church in Columbia has been chosen as a new site for the Early Head Start program of Richland County First Steps to School Readiness. The program – which is expected to begin at Virginia Wingard UMC by the end of 2019 – will...

Bishop Holston appoints new district superintendent

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, has appointed the Rev. James Dickerson Dennis Jr. as superintendent of the Greenville District. Rev. Dennis Rev. Dennis, senior pastor of Grace United...

Reaching New People Workshop

Churches are invited to assemble a leadership team of at least 5 church leaders, including the pastor, and plan to attend the Reaching New People workshop scheduled for February 2-3, 2018, at Grace UMC, 639 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta. Paul Nickerson, Nickerson...

“Confronting Hate,” 2019 Fellowship of S.C. Bishops’ Dialogue, set for Nov. 21

Recognizing the church’s role in confronting hate and working toward healing, the Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops is hosting an interactive dialogue – “Confronting Hate” – on Nov. 21 at the South Carolina State Museum

Help the Marion District buy an ERT trailer

The Marion District of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has been hard-hit by hurricanes and flooding over the past few years. It is home to hundreds of families still recovering from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and Hurricane Florence in 2018....

“Confronting Hate,” 2019 Fellowship of S.C. Bishops’ Dialogue, set for Nov. 21

Recognizing the church’s role in confronting hate and working toward healing, the Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops is hosting an interactive dialogue – “Confronting Hate” – on Nov. 21 at the South Carolina State Museum

2019 Native American Pilgrimage to center on history, culture, healing

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church will host a two-day Native American Pilgrimage in May centered on Native history and designed to bring healing and promote cultural inclusion and understanding. Organizers of the May 17-18 pilgrimage – the...

“Confronting Hate,” 2019 Fellowship of S.C. Bishops’ Dialogue, set for Nov. 21

Recognizing the church’s role in confronting hate and working toward healing, the Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops is hosting an interactive dialogue – “Confronting Hate” – on Nov. 21 at the South Carolina State Museum

Rev. Walker to join conference team of congregational specialists

Rev. Walker The Rev. Suzanne Walker, pastor of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Bishopville, will be appointed at the 2019 South Carolina Annual Conference to serve as the congregational specialist for the Charleston and Walterboro districts starting July 1. Rev....

NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNITED METHODIST ADVOCATE

  • Nelson tapped as delegation’s episcopal nominee
    by Jessica Brodie on September 25, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. The Rev. Ken Nelson has been tapped as South Carolina’s episcopal nominee by the South Carolina delegation to the 2020 General and Jurisdictional conferences. Nelson will be among those considered for the role of bishop in the Southeastern Jurisdiction’s 15 annual conferences when the next Jurisdictional Conference is held beginning July 15, 2020. At least five episcopal openings are expected as bishops currently serving in conferences shift into retirement.

  • Through the fire: Advent opens new building after devastating blaze
    by Jessica Brodie on September 25, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. Two and a half years after a construction fire destroyed its sanctuary, members of Advent United Methodist Church are back in their building and ready to embrace all God has planned.

  • Epworth’s Lowcountry Hub officially opens
    by Jessica Brodie on September 25, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. A new Epworth hub to help foster families and children in the Lowcountry is now up and running.