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By Jessica Brodie. As the countdown continues for the special called session of General Conference, South Carolina’s resident bishop is calling on United Methodists to join him in daily, focused prayer that the church continue doing God’s work in the world.
By Jessica Brodie. United Methodists in the Midlands are reaching out in Christian love to a group of men struggling with severe mental illness. Through a ministry called “Love the Unloved,” members of Mount Horeb United Methodist Church and others in the community are supporting a residential home for mentally ill adult men.
By Jessica Brodie. Anyone interested in being a delegate to the 2020 General and Southeastern Jurisdictional conferences has to act fast. Lay (non-clergy) potential delegates have until Jan. 10 to submit their nomination form to their district superintendent, and clergy potential delegates have until Feb. 1 to submit theirs to the conference secretary.
By Laura Camby McCaskill. One small church is proving it can affect the community in a huge way—by taking missions to another level. Bethel, Peachtree Rock, United Methodist Church has taken missions to heart and run with it. The congregation at Bethel is involved in many mission projects—at least 17!—and this Christmas, local veterans felt Bethel’s Christian love.
By Jessica Brodie. With roughly one month left to close the books on 2018, South Carolina United Methodist finance leaders say the conference is still on track to make the $17.5 million budgeted goal, though numbers are down slightly from last year.
Who would think a group of ladies in a United Methodist Circle could attempt to impact 1,200 inmates and staff of a high-security prison within 15 miles of their church? Even we did not think of this. But God had a plan. By Margaret Comer Baker.
Hurricane-related disaster recovery efforts of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church will see a boost thanks to two grants totaling more than $825,000.
Registration is stepping up for Get Out of the Boat: Faith Over Fear, the annual men’s ministry spiritual retreat of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church. Set for Saturday, Feb. 16, at Mount Horeb UMC, Lexington, the full-day event for men and boys of all ages will be an opportunity to strengthen faith and connect with brothers in Christ.
After a financially challenging year for Wallace Family Life Center, the United Methodist ministry is looking toward a better 2019.
By Jessica Brodie Prayer works. I know this in my core, to the very edges of my infinite soul. It’s my dialogue with God, my ultimate connection and surrender to...