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UMCSC churches have process to discern their future

Local Church Discernment Process available as “a faithful step forward” To ensure congregations are equipped to make decisions that enable them to best live into their disciple-making mission, South Carolina Conference leaders have adopted a process through which a...

Africa University at 30: “Living the dreams of those who came before”

MUTARE, ZIMBABWE – Africa University’s 30th anniversary celebration was marked by heartwarming memories, stirring music and dazzling fireworks – with a modest dash of Palmetto pride. The South Carolina Conference’s special relationship with Africa’s only United...

Bishop Holston: Prepare for storm’s impact, pray for those in harm’s way

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the impending arrival of dangerous tropical weather: “The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my rock in...

Bishop Holston: Scouting ministry has a future in UMCSC churches

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the future of local church involvement with Scouting ministries: My friends, Scouting has been a vital ministry in United...

Bishop Holston: “Let’s build bridges of understanding”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the June 25, 2022, statement from the Council of Bishops regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade:...

Bishop Holston: “Be patient; remain focused on mission and ministry”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the decision handed down today by The UMC Judicial Council: My friends, there have been conversations in many spaces and...