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News February 22, 2021 posted by

S.C. history buffs mourn closure of World Methodist Council Museum

South Carolina Methodist history lovers are reeling this month after news that the World Methodist Council Museum has closed. The museum, housed at nearby Lake Junaluska, was established in 1956 and has one of the largest collections of artifacts from the early days of Methodism, including rare paintings, significant historical Methodist findings and artifacts from the time of Jesus. By Jessica Brodie.

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News February 22, 2021 posted by

Heart ‘attack’ project shows love to Cayce’s homebound elderly

One Midlands church showed some extra special love to its elderly homebound members in honor of “love month.” Cayce United Methodist Church members, from preschoolers to older adults, handcrafted Valentine’s Day cards for the church’s elderly who are confined to their homes or nursing facilities. The 24 shut-ins, all in their 90s, got 15-20 valentines apiece. By Jessica Brodie.

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News February 22, 2021 posted by

Jesus, Justice and Action: S.C. UMW holds virtual Legislative Advocacy Days

South Carolina Conference United Methodist Women’s district social action coordinators have chosen mass incarceration/criminal justice reform, quality education, environmental justice and expanded physical and mental health services access as our primary legislative issues for 2021. Four Legislative Advocacy Days were held in February to help women understand these issues better.

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Jesus, Justice and Action: S.C. UMW holds virtual Legislative Advocacy Days
News January 25, 2021 posted by

Virtual retreat to help men become ‘One in the Spirit’

By Jessica Brodie. What does it mean to pull together during COVID and a time of unrest rather than apart? That’s what United Methodist men across South Carolina are hoping to explore when they gather this month for their men’s spiritual retreat. This year’s event is free and mostly online, though some groups of men are socially distance gathering at host churches, while others are participating from their homes.

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Virtual retreat to help men become ‘One in the Spirit’

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