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Healing Guatemala hopes to bring ‘A New Life for Dulce’

Healing Guatemala—a United Methodist medical mission in Guatemala that is connected with the South Carolina Conference—is taking a huge leap of faith this winter in the hopes of saving a young girl’s life. Dulce, age 10, is living with a grave disease called fanconi anemia, a rare genetic bone marrow disorder that is a form of aplastic anemia and carries a grim prognosis. By Jessica Brodie.


St. John United Methodist dedicates new church gym

On Dec. 3, St. John United Methodist Church, a member of the Hartsville District Cooperative Parish, held a dedication service for their fully equipped gymnasium. This non-regulation gym of the multipurpose facility at the church needed to become a place where members and the surrounding community could come to work their faith, work out and enjoy fellowship in an atmosphere of praise and devotion.


Surrett receives the Silver Antelope Award

The Rev. David C. Surrett is a life-long scouting ambassador and a champion for youth development. During this time, he remained a faithful servant in scouting and organized and supported scouting units in every church he’s served, from 100 to 2,000 members over four decades.

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