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Stop the wait to stop the weight: Gadson’s health journey

Telley Gadson's health transformation has inspired many, and this fall she has been a key part of a four-city health, wellness and education tour organized by Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century titled “Build a Better You: Old School Day-Party and Brunch.” By Jessica Brodie.


Scouts and the UMCSC: A new future

Scouting ministries have been part of Methodism for more than a century, and thanks to a new plan that puts emphasis on righting wrongs and ensuring protection of the vulnerable, it appears it will continue. By Jessica Brodie.


Delegates consider new bishops for SEJ

Next month, 32 lay and clergy delegates from South Carolina will head to Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, for the first in-person Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference of The United Methodist Church since 2016. The Advocate will be at SEJ to cover the news. Here, we explore what is a bishop, what conferences are in the SEJ, and who are the episcopal nominees. By Jessica Brodie.

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