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News October 28, 2019 posted by

Connect Church reaches the unreached

By Laura Camby McCaskill. One pastor has a passion to reach the unreached with new options for those who come to worship. Dr. Clay Faulk and his wife, the Rev. Beth Faulk, have been serving Lee Road United Methodist Church, Taylors, since 2017. Now, with the help of the Greenville District and other community and church support, they and a team of others have raised the funds to convert a gym next door into a new worship space they call “Connect Church.”

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News April 30, 2019 posted by

‘God’s Child’ author testifies on God’s power in the world—and her life

God is always there. That’s the highest message of God’s Child, an autobiography by a woman whose childhood was so difficult one might be surprised that’s the takeaway. Margaret Shallow, 75, a member of Chapin UMC, Chapin, published “God’s Child” in November, depicting her unloved and un-nurtured surroundings from birth until late adulthood. By Laura Camby McCaskill.

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Church sows seeds of love producing food for those in need

One pastor has taken up the call to feed the hungry through missions. The Rev. Darrell McNeill, of Spartanburg Urban Mission, has been involved with feeding programs since 2015. Now, thanks to a significant grant from the South Carolina Association for Community and Economic Development, they are partnering with Foodshare. Laura Camby McCaskill has the story.

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News January 2, 2019 posted by

Veteran Christmas card project one way small church shows big heart for missions

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.

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Veteran Christmas card project one way small church shows big heart for missions
News September 17, 2018 posted by

UM-founded Dream Station helps with job training

By Laura Camby McCaskill. In 2012, two police officers were killed in the line of duty in Aiken County within six weeks of each other. This brought the community together to find out why—and led to the creation of an organization, Megiddo Dream Station, that helps alleviate issues of poverty and unemployment.

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UM-founded Dream Station helps with job training
News July 19, 2018 posted by

Pillowcase ministry comforts children helped by DSS

By Laura Camby McCaskill. God can take the smallest things in life and bless them for His glory. A pillowcase probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, a pillowcase is what He has used in one Upstate church, and He has blessed it tremendously. Through a thriving Pillowcase Ministry, members at Travelers Rest United Methodist Church are working diligently to serve the Lord.

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News January 31, 2019 posted by

Tea Time program helps teens gain self worth

One program in rural South Carolina is broadening teens’ sense of self-purpose and helping to reduce teen pregnancy. In 2009, lifelong United Methodist Marian David spearheaded a mission of creating Tea Time with Teens, a program in the Bennettsville-Cheraw area that not only helps establish a solid foundation for teens, but also teaches them about their self-worth.

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