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2018 Bishop’s School of Ministry to focus on “Doing No Harm”

July 5, 2018 The 2018 Bishop’s School of Ministry – scheduled for Sept. 4-6 at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel – is a continuing education event for all active and retired clergy. This year’s theme – “Doing No Harm: Keeping Sacred Trust” – encompasses teachings on sexual ethics and misconduct, safe sanctuaries, church …

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“Sunday’s Coming” 2018 Summer Symposium set for July 20-21

“Sunday’s Coming” – the 2018 Summer Symposium presented by the Hartsville and Florence districts of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church – is scheduled for July 20-21 at Cumberland UMC in Florence. The symposium is designed to reflect the kind of vibrant, creative energy and patient reflection that will promote worship that is both relevant …

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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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Is your church ready for Aldersgate Special Needs Sunday?

June 19, 2018 Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry – born at the 2003 South Carolina Annual Conference – provides homes for adults with developmental disabilities. Aug. 12, 2018, is designated as Aldersgate Special Needs Sunday by the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Please consider a special offering on this day, or choose another …

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Want to help set a world record? Here’s how!

The South Carolina Annual Conference invites you to be part of a memorable – and hopefully world-record-setting – afternoon of service and fun during our Annual Conference gathering in Greenville on Tuesday, June 5. On that day, delegates and non-delegates alike will have an opportunity to be part of the Annual Conference Mission Initiative, during …

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Bishop Holston’s statement on Judicial Council decision

May 25, 2018 Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, issued this statement following the May 25, 2018, decision from the UMC Judicial Council: The Judicial Council of the United Methodist Church issued on May 25, 2018, its ruling regarding petitions to the special session of …

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Clergy: Schedule your AC2018 photo online

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is inviting all clergy to sit for a new portrait photo during the 2018 Annual Conference, set for June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. We are pleased to be working with a new vendor this year: Universal Church Directories. To help the process …

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Bishops clarify statement on Way Forward recommendation

May 18, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of the United Methodist Church issued the following statement, written by the bishops who served on the Commission on a Way Forward, and approved by the Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops this week. “The Council of Bishops has voted by an overwhelming majority …

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