Category Archive: Conference Updates

Sign up today for UMW’s Mission u: “Searching For Our Faith Response”

June 21, 2018 The South Carolina United Methodist Women’s Mission u – “Searching For Our Faith Response” – will be July 26-28, 2018, at Spartanburg Methodist College. Mission u is an opportunity to study current issues impacting society based on mission study topics, with particular attention to the responsibilities of women in fulfilling the mission work of …

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Annual Conference Live Stream

Watch the Annual Conference live stream below or click here to get more information about the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference. You can also participate online using twitter and the hashtag #umcsc2018

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S.C. leads UMC in Praying Our Way Forward Dec. 24-30

The second phase of the “Praying Our Way Forward” initiative was launched New Year’s Day 2017, with 75 weeks of focused prayer for the United Methodist Church. Each annual conference is taking one week to lead intentional prayer for the mission of the United Methodist Church to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. …

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Building a new church facility? Need help? Free help?

United Methodist churches in South Carolina have a new ally to turn to for help when they are ready to expand or build new facilities. Ritch O’Kelly, a member of Simpsonville United Methodist Church, is retired after working for four decades as a structural engineer, project manager, division manager and program manager. He now wants …

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Bishop Holston’s statement on Las Vegas mass shootings

Our hearts ache as we hear of yet another act of violence exacerbated by guns. The senseless assault in Las Vegas – which is being described as one of the deadliest in our nation’s history – took scores of lives, injured hundreds and terrified thousands on Sunday. We lift up in prayer those killed and …

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New HealthFlex Exchange benefit workshops scheduled

A series of HealthFlex Exchange Benefit Workshops – designed to help those covered by the Conference Health Plan better understand what’s in it for them – are scheduled for September and October in all 12 districts of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. The Healthflex Exchange was approved at the 2017 Annual …

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Register now: A conversation about the church’s role in race relations

Lay and clergy alike are invited to a tri-district event to discuss creative ways the church can bridge the gap between the police and poor and racial ethnic communities in their midst. “Holding Up Your Corner: Talking about race in your community” will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at …

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Early Response Team training opportunities

We are United Methodist Volunteers in South Carolina who are dedicated to showing the love of Jesus to others in the aftermath of a disaster. We have teams and regional coordinators who cover our state from border to border. Our teams consist of 6-12 people. All members receive 8 hours of training in basic disaster …

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Africa University leaders to gather for 1st time in South Carolina

For the first time in its 25+-year journey with South Carolina United Methodists, Africa University leaders and advisors will meet in North Charleston from Sept. 7 to 10. Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, will be the host for events of the Africa University Board …

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Intentional Discipleship sermon series in the works

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is developing a sermon series tied into the UMC’s “See All The People” campaign. The “Come, Follow Me” series will be available as a pdf download on this website sometime in early 2018. A small-group curriculum for adult, youth and children is being developed as a companion …

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