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News October 25, 2021

Health and hope: Church, hospital partner in new video series

What happens when a church and a hospital decide they need to create awareness about critical ongoing health issues claiming countless in their community? They create a powerful new video series together that is designed to advance conversations around health equity. By Jessica Brodie.

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Health and hope: Church, hospital partner in new video series
Rosylin Weston, in front of the BMW Zentrum in Greer, participates in a national Facebook live event to help raise awareness and money for metastatic breast cancer research. She and others at St. Mark UMC have partnered with the South Carolina Hospital Association Foundation, have partnered in a three-part video series, A Series of Hope, to increase awareness about health issues in communities of color.
News October 25, 2021

A reset for men’s ministry

After more than a year and a half of a COVID-19-induced disruption, leaders in South Carolina men’s ministry are urging their local groups to embrace a season of reset so they can begin anew. (Q&A with district presidents also included!) By Jessica Brodie.

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A reset for men’s ministry
Photo by William Baker. Adrian Despres prays with more than 300 men who gathered at Mount Horeb UMC, Lexington, for their fall men’s event in October.
News October 25, 2021

Apportionment payments ‘returning to normal’

Apportionment payments are returning to normal, conference financial leaders say, bringing them some relief after a year filled with uncertainties regarding the pandemic and its continued impact on churches and giving. As of Oct. 20, the South Carolina Conference Treasurer’s Office has received approximately $11.1 million of the $17.3 million total budgeted for 2021, or about 64.34%. By Jessica Brodie.

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Apportionment payments ‘returning to normal’
Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS
Health and hope: Church, hospital partner in new video series
Rosylin Weston, in front of the BMW Zentrum in Greer, participates in a national Facebook live event to help raise awareness and money for metastatic breast cancer research. She and others at St. Mark UMC have partnered with the South Carolina Hospital Association Foundation, have partnered in a three-part video series, A Series of Hope, to increase awareness about health issues in communities of color.
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Health and hope: Church, hospital partner in new video series

What happens when a church and a hospital decide they need to create awareness about critical ongoing health issues claiming countless in their community? They create a powerful new video series together that is designed to advance conversations around health equity. By Jessica Brodie.
When you’re just not feeling thankful
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When you’re just not feeling thankful

Have you ever felt simply … off? Unsure, perhaps, why you are feeling this way, you strive to reconnect with God in your usual ways. Maybe you go off alone, spending time in prayer and meditation with the Lord. Maybe you read more Scripture, try a new Bible study, or do what you can to slow down and take a step back from your crazy-hectic pace. By Jessica Brodie.

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