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Seminar: How to prevent, identify church embezzlement

The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is offering local church leaders two opportunities to attend a seminar designed to help them prevent embezzlement, how to spot it, and what to do about it. “Protecting Your Church From...

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...

Bishop Holston to remain in South Carolina

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. – Bishop L. Jonathan Holston will remain as resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference through 2024. The Committee on the Episcopacy of the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference announced episcopal assignments Friday morning. Bishop Holston...

Robin Dease elected bishop

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. – Rev. Dr. Robin Dease, senior pastor of St. Andrew By-The-Sea UMC in Hilton Head Island, was elected Thursday as a bishop of The United Methodist Church by delegates to the 2022 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference. Delegates elected Dease, 54,...

SEJ2022 elects 2 bishops Wednesday, seeking 1 more Thursday

Members of the 2022 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference on Wednesday elected two bishops on day one of the session. They will continue balloting Thursday morning, with one more bishop to elect. The Rev. Ken Nelson, superintendent of the Orangeburg District in South...

2022 SEJ Conference gets under way with episcopal nominee sessions

Under the theme “This I Know,” the 2022 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference began Tuesday with a session offered by the Committee on Episcopacy for delegates to get better acquainted with persons who have been nominated for the episcopacy. While members of the...