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News August 25, 2020 posted by

Spartanburg District holds ‘Celebration of Education’ with prayer, support

The Spartanburg District hosted a Celebration of Education on Sunday, Aug. 9, at the seven school district offices in Spartanburg County. The groups met in the parking lot of each office, practiced safe distancing, wore masks and prayed for teachers, students, administrators, support staff and volunteers. By Rev. Walter Cantwell.

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Spartanburg District holds ‘Celebration of Education’ with prayer, support
Photo by Mary Lu Saylor. Andrew Wolfe speaks at the Spartanburg District 6 gathering.
News August 25, 2020 posted by

UMVIM team repairs home in midst of pandemic

The week of July 20, following strict COVID-19 protocols including wearing masks, social distancing and frequent hand washing, a United Methodist Volunteers in Mission work team was able to complete the needed repairs on the home of a mother and her three children damaged in the April 12 EF-3 tornado.

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UMVIM team repairs home in midst of pandemic
News July 1, 2020 posted by

UPDATED: NOW POSTPONED – Annual Conference to be one-day gathering Aug. 1

After a delay prompted by COVID-19 public health concerns, Annual Conference organizers have released the date for this year’s Annual Conference. Now a one-day event limited to Annual Conference members and essential conference staff and volunteers, organizers have designated Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, as the date for the 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session.

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UPDATED: NOW POSTPONED – Annual Conference to be one-day gathering Aug. 1
Conference leaders preside over the 2019 Annual Conference in South Carolina. Photo by Matt Brodie.

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