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Hope is a four-letter word because we are:
Hanging on to the promises of God.
Sometimes getting to where you need to be,
you’ve got to go through some stuff.
NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE
The 2019 South Carolina Annual Conference was held June 2-6 at the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina. Resident Bishop L. Jonathan Holston presided under the theme: “Seeking a More Excellent Way – A Future With Hope.” About 2,000 delegates and...
Two training opportunities for the "Faith, Activity and Nutrition" program – a partnership of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church and the Prevention Research Center at the University of South Carolina – are scheduled this summer in Columbia...
Bishop Holston and Felecia Holston Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and his spouse, Felecia Holston, are leading a Methodist Heritage Pilgrimage to England in September, and you are invited to come along. The eight-day trip – Sept. 10-17 through Friends Tours & Travel –...
Bishop L. Jonathan Holston opened the 2019 South Carolina Annual Conference on Sunday by declaring, "Hope is a four-letter word," and encouraging delegates to center the week's work on what God has planned for the United Methodist Church, not what we might want for it...
UMCSC Disaster Recovery has received a $50,000 grant from the One SC Fund to help families rebuild and repair homes that were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Florence. Whitten "We are grateful for this grant from the One SC Fund, which will be used to provide case...
Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, has appointed the Rev. James Friday as director of Congregational Development. Rev. Friday Rev. Friday, senior pastor of Francis Burns United Methodist Church...
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NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNITED METHODIST ADVOCATE
A future of hope: Annual Conference 2019 wraps
by Jessica Brodie on June 11, 2019 at 3:32 pm
By the time Annual Conference ended Thursday, June 6, the roughly 2,000 clergy and laity had passed a $16.8 million 2020 ministry budget for the church, ordained or commissioned 19 deacons and elders, collected hundreds of Native American elder baskets and 25 filled boxes of donated food for Harvest Hope, addressed three petitions and elected 32 delegates plus alternates to the 2020 General and Jurisdictional conferences. By Jessica Brodie. […]
AC elects all 32 delegates to GC and JC2020
by Jessica Brodie on June 11, 2019 at 3:23 pm
By Jessica Brodie. Annual Conference has elected all 32 of its delegates, plus alternates, to the 2020 General Conference and the 2020 Jurisdictional Conference. […]
No vote: All three petitions ruled out of order
by Jessica Brodie on June 11, 2019 at 3:21 pm
By Jessica Brodie. Annual Conference did not vote on any petitions to General Conference 2020 this year, as all three were ultimately ruled out of order. […]