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One SC Fund donates another $62,000 to UMCSC for Florence recovery

UMCSC Disaster Recovery has been awarded a $62,000 grant from the One SC Fund to help families rebuild and repair homes that were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Florence.

“Living Generously”: Register now for 2020 Stewardship Summit

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.

Dotson to S.C. pastors: “Leadership begins with leadership of oneself”

Amid the anxiety that has “literally paralyzed ministry”
across the United Methodist Connection, it is important for pastors to ask themselves
the question they probably ask others every day: How is it with your soul?

Adult Ministries suspends retreat, discerning a new course

Adult Ministries of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church has suspended its annual retreat for 2020. The South...

Lombard mediation skills training coming to South Carolina

Conflict is normal and inevitable – whether in the home, school, community, church or workplace. Leaders in all walks of life often have a...

Junius Dotson to speak on “Resetting Our Souls” at fall clergy orders

The Rev. Junius B. Dotson will be the presenter at the Fall 2019 Clergy Orders Gathering on Nov. 7 at Union UMC in Irmo.

Join Bishop Holston for Pilgrimage to Rome in 2020

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and his spouse, Felecia Holston, are leading a South Carolina Pilgrimage to Italy in March 2020.

Advance Special Ministries Sunday is just around the corner

On Sunday, Nov. 3, local churches are encouraged to feature an offering in support of Advance Special Ministries.

NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE

Adult Ministries suspends retreat, discerning a new course

Adult Ministries of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church has suspended its annual retreat for 2020. The South Carolina United Methodist Spiritual Life Retreat, held earlier this year in Myrtle Beach, historically has been scheduled during...

Lombard mediation skills training coming to South Carolina

Conflict is normal and inevitable – whether in the home, school, community, church or workplace. Leaders in all walks of life often have a responsibility to help others work through their conflicts. The Mediation Skills Training Institute presented by the Lombard...

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DISTRICTS

Banquet to honor 8 Rural Mission veterans on Sept. 28

People from across the South Carolina Conference will come together Sept. 28 for a banquet to honor the dedication and ministry of eight remarkable members of the Rural Mission family.

“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...

One SC Fund donates another $62,000 to UMCSC for Florence recovery

UMCSC Disaster Recovery has been awarded a $62,000 grant from the One SC Fund to help families rebuild and repair homes that were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Florence.

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...

One SC Fund donates another $62,000 to UMCSC for Florence recovery

UMCSC Disaster Recovery has been awarded a $62,000 grant from the One SC Fund to help families rebuild and repair homes that were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Florence.

Help the Marion District buy an ERT trailer

The Marion District of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has been hard-hit by hurricanes and flooding over the past few years. It is home to hundreds of families still recovering from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and Hurricane Florence in 2018....

One SC Fund donates another $62,000 to UMCSC for Florence recovery

UMCSC Disaster Recovery has been awarded a $62,000 grant from the One SC Fund to help families rebuild and repair homes that were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Florence.

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...

One SC Fund donates another $62,000 to UMCSC for Florence recovery

UMCSC Disaster Recovery has been awarded a $62,000 grant from the One SC Fund to help families rebuild and repair homes that were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Florence.

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

  • God called, women answered: United Methodist Women celebrate 150 years of pressing against limits, pushing toward tomorrow
    by Jessica Brodie on October 28, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. One step, one boundary, one risk at a time. For 150 years, United Methodist Women have been at work, pressing against limits and pushing toward the future. Now, a century-and-a-half after they began, those small steps have resulted in transformative, significant achievements for women, children and youth across the world. “God called, and women answered!” That was the resounding word from Harriett Jane Olson, general secretary and chief executive officer of National United Methodist Women, who spoke to hundreds who gathered for the South Carolina United Methodist Women’s 47th annual meeting Oct. 25-26.

  • ‘Pleasing in God’s sight’: United Methodists build ramps for people in need
    by Jessica Brodie on October 28, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. When Harry White learned one of his fellow church members could not go home from assisted living because the man couldn’t access the house in his wheelchair, his heart was stirred. Immediately, White and other church members knew what had to be done. “We need to build a ramp for him if we’re ever going to get him back home again,” said White, a member of St. John United Methodist Church, Lynchburg. Now, White and others in the district have a drive to build even more ramps for people with accessibility troubles.

  • Connect Church reaches the unreached
    by Jessica Brodie on October 28, 2019 at 6:22 pm

    By Laura Camby McCaskill. One pastor has a passion to reach the unreached with new options for those who come to worship. Dr. Clay Faulk and his wife, the Rev. Beth Faulk, have been serving Lee Road United Methodist Church, Taylors, since 2017. Now, with the help of the Greenville District and other community and church support, they and a team of others have raised the funds to convert a gym next door into a new worship space they call “Connect Church.”