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Council of Bishops invites applications for 2020 local initiatives grants

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is inviting applications for  2020 Local Initiatives Grants. The Council of Bishops...

Deadline nears: Join Bishop Holston on S.C. pilgrimage to Africa University

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and his spouse, Felecia Holston, are leading a South Carolina Pilgrimage to Africa University in January 2020. You are invited to come along on this 12-day trip to Zimbabwe and South Africa, Jan. 29 through Feb. 11.

$400k Red Cross grant bolsters UMCSC Florence recovery work

The American Red Cross has donated more than $400,000 in support of the Hurricane Florence recovery efforts of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church.

UMCSC hiring construction coordinator, case manager to boost Hurricane Florence recovery

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is hiring two more Disaster Recovery positions to boost the conference’s...

ERT quarterly training day set for Sept. 7

A day of training for Early Response Team members and those who want to become an ERT member is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7, in...

Bishop Holston’s statement on voting irregularities at the 2019 General Conference

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, released this statement in...

Junius Dotson in S.C.: Time for the UMC to “call an audible”

The leader of the United Methodist Church’s disciple-making agency shared a game plan – grounded in Luke 10:1-9 – for sharing the good news of Jesus Christ in a visit to South Carolina.

Bishop Holston’s statement on El Paso, Dayton mass shootings

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, released this statement in...

NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE

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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....

“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...

Deadline nears: Join Bishop Holston on S.C. pilgrimage to Africa University

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and his spouse, Felecia Holston, are leading a South Carolina Pilgrimage to Africa University in January 2020. You are invited to come along on this 12-day trip to Zimbabwe and South Africa, Jan. 29 through Feb. 11.

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...

Council of Bishops invites applications for 2020 local initiatives grants

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is inviting applications for  2020 Local Initiatives Grants. The Council of Bishops is offering three grants of $1,000 each to groups within annual conferences for special projects designed to strengthen ecumenical...

UMCSC hiring to gear up for Hurricane Florence recovery work

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is hiring for several Disaster Recovery positions as the conference's response to Hurricane Florence ramps up. The goal of UMCSC Disaster Recovery is to accompany communities in need over the long haul...

Council of Bishops invites applications for 2020 local initiatives grants

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is inviting applications for  2020 Local Initiatives Grants. The Council of Bishops is offering three grants of $1,000 each to groups within annual conferences for special projects designed to strengthen ecumenical...

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...

Council of Bishops invites applications for 2020 local initiatives grants

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is inviting applications for  2020 Local Initiatives Grants. The Council of Bishops is offering three grants of $1,000 each to groups within annual conferences for special projects designed to strengthen ecumenical...

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