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New era for church and Boy Scouts of America

The United Methodist Church will continue to partner with the Boy Scouts of America but in a new relationship that should lighten the load for local churches. That’s a message that denomination leaders are working to get across after a difficult two years that has included the BSA’s child sex abuse-related bankruptcy proceeding and the pandemic. By Sam Hodges.

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Blessing of the blessing bags at St. Mark

After a sermon on multiple ways people can serve outside the walls of the church, the response was overwhelming to incorporate a blessing bag ministry into what they do at St. Mark United Methodist Church, Greenville.

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AC2022 memorial service celebrates 53 departed saints

Dr. Robin Dease Dease brought a word on costly and sometimes painful sacrifice to the intimate in-person crowd of family and other loved ones gathered at Union United Methodist Church, Irmo, to honor the ministers, retired ministers, clergy spouses and others who passed away since last year’s Annual Conference.

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