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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.

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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.

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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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