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NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE
The Spring 2020 Clergy Gathering of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church – "Embracing a New Reality: Moving Through Transition as a Community of Grace" – is set for March 17 at Lexington UMC, 309 E. Main St., Lexington. The event – scheduled...
The South Carolina Conference Delegation to the 2020 General Conference has scheduled four tri-district “Listening Sessions” around the conference in January and February, and a fifth that will be live online.
The new Coastal Wesley Foundation welcomes students of all faiths into regular fellowship, worship, service and other activities.
The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church’s 2020 Stewardship Summit – “It’s Not Just Giving Generously, It’s Living Generously” – will take place Feb. 29 at Union United Methodist Church in Irmo.
Apportionment giving by South Carolina United Methodists surpassed 90 percent for the fifth consecutive year in 2019. The 2019 rate of 90.1 percent was down slightly from 90.9 percent in 2018, said Beth Westbury, conference treasurer and director of administrative...
“Come, Follow Me: A Disciple's Journey Through Lent” – a five-part sermon series with an accompanying adult discussion guide – offers an opportunity to delve into Christian discipleship by looking at five moments in the ministry of Jesus. The sermon series and...
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NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNITED METHODIST ADVOCATE
Next step: Delegates to review concerns and hopes expressed at listening sessions
by Jessica Brodie on February 24, 2020 at 10:47 am
Delegates asked, and South Carolina United Methodists answered. And now those answers will be prayed over and discussed as delegates prepare for General Conference. By Jessica Brodie.
A beacon of hope: Anderson mental health conference
by Jessica Brodie on February 24, 2020 at 9:30 am
When it comes to mental health, the church has a job to do—and it’s a job the church is uniquely positioned to fulfill. That was the key message from a district-wide mental health conference held in Easley Feb. 23, which featured pastors, psychologists and other industry professionals working to educate Christians about mental illness and how to help.
The salvation of mass incarceration
by Jessica Brodie on February 24, 2020 at 9:21 am
Jerry Blassingame’s testimony, which he told before hundreds of South Carolina United Methodist Women gathered Feb. 11 for their annual Legislative Advocacy Day, helped underscore one of the group’s action themes: the problem of mass incarceration.