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Central UMC opens downtown park to Spartanburg

By Steve Wong Central United Methodist Church is opening a new two-acre park in downtown Spartanburg in hopes of strengthening the sense of community that has been gaining momentum for the past few years. Everyone – especially those who live or work in downtown Spartanburg – is invited to the dedication of “Central Park” on …

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10 resolutions to be presented at 2018 Annual Conference

Ten resolutions will be presented to South Carolina lay and clergy delegates to the 2018 Annual Conference, scheduled for June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Five resolutions – presented by United Methodist individuals, boards or affiliated organizations – address social issues. Five resolutions – presented by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and the …

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Golf tournament to benefit Killingsworth Home

The 26th Annual Killingsworth Golf Tournament is set for May 14, 2018 at Oak Hills Golf Club in Columbia. The captain’s choice event will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. All proceeds will benefit Killingsworth Inc., the non-profit Columbia home for women from crisis situations. Contributions are tax-deductible. Golfers will play on perfectly maintained Tifway …

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Register now for Black Clergy Retreat

The Carolinas Black Clergy Leadership Retreat – scheduled for May 21-25, 2018, in Myrtle Beach – is designed as both a chance to renew, reconnect and refocus, and an opportunity for worship, fellowship and learning. “In Mission From Anywhere to Everywhere – Strengthening the Beloved Community” is hosted by the South Carolina, North Carolina and Western North Carolina conferences …

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2018 Annual Conference Speakers

Four speakers will lead worship and study sessions at the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference meeting, scheduled for June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, will lead the Opening Worship at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3. …

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2018 Stewardship Summit set for April 21

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church’s 2018 Stewardship Summit will take place April 21, 2018, at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville. At the “Growing Generous Givers” event, Jim and Kim Griffith of Griffith Coaching will present ideas on topics such as stewardship, fundraisers, and giving through wills and estates. The program will run from 10 a.m. to …

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Sign up for free wellness screening – earn $100 “PulseCash”

Clergy and employees of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church who sign up for free wellness checks scheduled for June 4-6 will get something other than peace of mind for their trouble. Participating in Wespath’s “Blueprint for Wellness” screening provides an opportunity to learn about your health and to earn $100 in “PulseCash” …

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“Letting Go & Taking Hold” transition retreats for moving pastors

Transition retreats for moving pastors and SPRC chairpersons or their designees are scheduled across the conference on four dates in May. “Letting Go & Taking Hold” is designed to assist pastors and churches in the transition of a new pastoral appointment. It will feature a presentation by certified clergy coach Mark Tidsworth, small group dialogue, fellowship …

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Learning opportunity: Staff Leadership Training for pastors

Pastors moving from solo staffed or part-time staff to full-time staff responsibilities are encouraged to attend “Staff Leadership Training – Need to Know, Good to Know, and Best to Know,” a learning opportunity sponsored by the Bishop’s Cabinet and the Office of Congregational Development of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. …

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Volunteers (that’s you!) needed at 2018 Annual Conference

The 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference Meeting is fast approaching, and volunteers are needed to help make the experience a welcoming, smooth and productive experience for all of the delegates. Pulling off the annual miracle that is the Annual Conference Meeting – scheduled this year for June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville – takes …

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