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Bishop Holston: U.S. Capitol violence “cannot define who we are”

Voting is more than simply saying what we believe. It is a sharing of faith, a tangible witness of love of God and love of neighbor. Voting is a way to acknowledge that we are one community, all in this together.

2 UMCSC pastors to speak at 2021 LEAD Conference

Two pastors serving local churches in the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church will be featured speakers at the 2021 LEAD Conference Jan. 25-26.

IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2021

The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Help for churches filing W-2 forms

Churches that file their own W-2s without the assistance of a payroll processing company might want to use the Social Security Administration’s website to create, file and print their W-2s.

Bishop Holston: “Nothing can keep us from the joy of Christ’s birth”

Voting is more than simply saying what we believe. It is a sharing of faith, a tangible witness of love of God and love of neighbor. Voting is a way to acknowledge that we are one community, all in this together.

Revolution 2021 now all-virtual event on Jan. 30

Due to the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases across South Carolina, Revolution 2021 will take place on January 30 at 6:30 p.m. as an...

VIDEOS: Advent Wreath Lighting with Bishop & Felecia Holston

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and Felecia Holston have recorded Advent Wreath Lighting videos to share with South Carolina United Methodists....

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE

IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2021

The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Help for churches filing W-2 forms

Churches that file their own W-2s without the assistance of a payroll processing company might want to use the Social Security Administration’s website to create, file and print their W-2s.

Revolution 2021 now all-virtual event on Jan. 30

Due to the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases across South Carolina, Revolution 2021 will take place on January 30 at 6:30 p.m. as an all-virtual, conference-wide gathering, rather than as three regional, in-person events. The SCMYP Revolution Design Team made this...

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NEWS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNITED METHODIST ADVOCATE

  • New creation in Christ: Greene Street sells property to UofSC
    by Jessica Brodie on December 31, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. Greene Street United Methodist Church closed the sale of its property to the UofSC Foundation for $1.1 million. The foundation plans to lease the space to the university’s School of Music to be used for concert performances, practice space, office space and more.

  • Churches pitch in to bring Christmas to men incarcerated at Turbeville Correctional
    by Jessica Brodie on December 31, 2020 at 6:17 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. This Christmas, people who are incarcerated at Turbeville Correctional Institute will be getting some extra-special help from United Methodist churches and pastors thanks to a cry for help—and a heartfelt response.

  • Hoping for a comeback: Apportionments goal shifts to 84% in weeks before 2020 books close
    by Jessica Brodie on December 31, 2020 at 6:15 pm

    By Jessica Brodie. It’s the final stretch, those last few weeks before financial books close on what has been a difficult and tumultuous year. The goal has changed, scaled back from 90 percent to 84 percent with a push toward achieving what can be done over focusing on what can’t. But if conference financial leaders get their Christmas wish, UMCs across South Carolina will send in something—anything—so missions and ministries can get back to a reasonable level of monetary support.