NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE
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
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.
The Bishop L. Jonathan Holston Golf Tournament raised more than $22,000 to benefit Africa University, the first United Methodist university on the continent.
The Rev. Junius B. Dotson will be the presenter at the Fall 2019 Clergy Orders Gathering on Nov. 7 at Union UMC in Irmo.
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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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.