Author Archives: Jessica Brodie

News July 29, 2021 posted by Jessica Brodie

Five new board members elected to Advocate

Five people have joined the Board of Trustees of the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate, replacing those whose terms of service had expired. New members are David Bryant, the Rev. Sharon Spann Gamble, the Rev. Michael Henderson, Licita Rogers and Michelle Sturzenbecker.

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Five new board members elected to Advocate
News July 29, 2021 posted by Jessica Brodie

UMCSC doctor inaugurated as new president of the AMA

Gerald E. Harmon, a family medicine physician from Pawleys Island, was sworn in June 15 as the 176th president of the American Medical Association, the nation’s premier physician organization. Harmon is a member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, Georgetown.

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UMCSC doctor inaugurated as new president of the AMA
Editor's Views July 29, 2021 posted by Jessica Brodie

Engaging with those we disagree with

After 11 years in this position, more than 20 years in journalism and more than four decades on this earth, here’s the biggest truth I’ve learned: I don’t know everything. (Neither do you!) And I can learn a lot from opening my heart and mind to other perspectives. By Jessica Brodie.

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Engaging with those we disagree with
Bishop's Corner July 29, 2021 posted by Jessica Brodie

Making it plain

What I have come to know is that confession and repentance is hard and painful work. No one ever feels that they have wronged anyone or done anything that needs an apology until it is brought to their attention. Yet repentance goes beyond confession. To truly repent demands a life changed from the inside out. A column for the Advocate by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston.

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Making it plain
News June 12, 2021 posted by Jessica Brodie

A Church on the Move: Part 2

“We feel the pendulum is swinging back toward helping “the least of these,” and our plan is to guide our guests into taking their next step toward becoming self-sufficient.” By Doris Sullivan

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A Church on the Move: Part 2
Editor's Views June 12, 2021 posted by Jessica Brodie

Why am I a United Methodist?

The church is the people, and people are far from perfect. I’m grateful to be an imperfect person in an imperfect church striving to do all I can to be like Jesus. By Jessica Brodie.

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Why am I a United Methodist?
Bishop's Corner June 12, 2021 posted by Jessica Brodie

Our journey together continues

In times of change, such as this year of pandemic that we have experienced, what if we were to offer new questions rather than searching for a new “right” answer. Changing the conversation can move us toward a different way of thinking about our future possibilities. By Bishop Jonathan Holston.

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Our journey together continues

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