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2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take...

Bishop Holston invites S.C. United Methodists to Interfaith Peace Walk

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston is inviting all South Carolina United Methodists to join him for an Interfaith Peace Walk this...

Carolinas Black Clergy Leadership Retreat now scheduled in August

The 2020 Carolinas Black Clergy Leadership Retreat – “Crossroads: Where Faith and Innovation Meet” – has been rescheduled for...

UMCSC looking to hire an accounting manager

The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is hiring an accounting manager to work in the Conference Treasurer's Office....

Bishop Holston commends pastoral letter on racial injustice from SEJ bishops

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

New matching grants help churches pay for online services

As the churches of the South Carolina Conference are living in unprecedented times, the Congregational Development Team seeks to offer...

Bishop Holston’s statement on violence following peaceful S.C. protests of George Floyd killing

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

Bishop Holston’s tenure in South Carolina Conference extended into November 2021

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston will remain as resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church through...

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2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members...

Carolinas Black Clergy Leadership Retreat now scheduled in August

The 2020 Carolinas Black Clergy Leadership Retreat – “Crossroads: Where Faith and Innovation Meet” – has been rescheduled for Aug. 24-28 at Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach. Registration is open through Aug. 10. All clergy are invited to attend. The...

UMCSC looking to hire an accounting manager

The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is hiring an accounting manager to work in the Conference Treasurer's Office. The position is full time and exempt, and reports to the conference treasurer/director of administrative services. The successful...

New matching grants help churches pay for online services

As the churches of the South Carolina Conference are living in unprecedented times, the Congregational Development Team seeks to offer practical and timely support to help them stay connected with their communities and congregations while social distancing measures...

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How 2019 tax law changes affect churches

Recent federal legislation changes how churches pay taxes on parking provided to their employees.

Sign up now for MLK Weekend Disaster Recovery Days of Service

UMCSC Disaster Recovery is offering volunteers and local churches the chance on Jan. 18 and Jan. 20 to make a difference in the lives of families still working to rebound from last year’s Hurricane Florence.

2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members...

2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members...

2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members...

2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members...

2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members...

2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members...

2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members...

2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members...

Bishop Holston invites S.C. United Methodists to Interfaith Peace Walk

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston is inviting all South Carolina United Methodists to join him for an Interfaith Peace Walk this Saturday, June 20, in downtown Columbia. The walk – hosted by Bishop Samuel L. Green Sr. and the African Methodist Episcopal Church –...

NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNITED METHODIST ADVOCATE

  • Annual Conference to be one-day gathering Aug. 1
    by Jessica Brodie on July 1, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    After a delay prompted by COVID-19 public health concerns, Annual Conference organizers have released the date for this year’s Annual Conference. Now a one-day event limited to Annual Conference members and essential conference staff and volunteers, organizers have designated Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, as the date for the 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session.

  • South Carolina United Methodist churches reopen—or not
    by Jessica Brodie on July 1, 2020 at 2:43 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. After months shuttered because of coronavirus, South Carolina United Methodist churches got the green-light to resume in-person worship last month. Some chose to resume June 14, the date churches were authorized to begin holding in-person worship gatherings, while some chose later dates, and some still remain entirely virtual. Still others are forgoing indoor worship to hold outdoor-only services in church parking lots or nearby parks, citing safety reasons.

  • One more year: General, jurisdictional conferences and bishop’s tenure postponed to 2021
    by Jessica Brodie on July 1, 2020 at 2:43 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. Everything slated for 2020 in the UMC now appears to be pushed to 2021.