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News July 1, 2020

Pandemic jumpstarts new contemporary service, social media boom for Brookland UMC

By Jessica Brodie. COVID-19 slowed down ministry efforts in many local churches across the nation. But at Brookland United Methodist Church, it served as a jumpstart for a brand-new alternative contemporary service.

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Pandemic jumpstarts new contemporary service, social media boom for Brookland UMC
Advocate Editor Jessica Brodie chats with Brookland pastor the Rev. Mark Payne May 10, 2020, during one of the church’s new Sunday evening contemporary services.
One-day virtual AC to feature short schedule, key business
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One-day virtual AC to feature short schedule, key business

This month, South Carolina United Methodists will gather for a virtual Annual Conference—the first time lay and clergy members have not gathered in person as a body for their yearly business meeting. Health and safety concerns because of the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the conference to shift to the all-virtual gathering, set for Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m.
A ‘good news’ year
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A ‘good news’ year

It’s been a hard year—but also a good year. Good, for light is being shined into racial problems and discrimination in important new ways. Good, for in spite of a pandemic, communities and families are coming together. Good, because churches are stepping up in new and innovative ways to help. By Jessica Brodie.

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