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News September 26, 2011

After Irene: UMVIM disaster workers respond to call

By Billy Robinson. Disaster workers from the S.C. United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Early Response Team headed to North Carolina Sept. 4-10 to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, a Category 1 hurricane that dumped rain on homes and caused widespread flooding and other damage.

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Editor's Views September 26, 2011

Church must help end domestic violence crisis

By Jessica Connor. Domestic violence has become a crisis in the Palmetto State, says the S.C. Attorney General’s Office. South Carolina ranks ninth in the nation when it comes to women being killed by men, and more than 36,000 victims annually report a domestic violence incident to law enforcement agencies around the state.

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Annual Conference goes virtual Oct. 17
Photo by Matt Brodie. Conference leaders decided to hold AC2020 virtually partly after the successful virtual clergy session, held Aug. 1 (above).
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Annual Conference goes virtual Oct. 17

The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference will convene Oct. 17 as an all-virtual session to ensure the health and safety of lay and clergy delegates amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It will be our first Annual Conference that does not involve gathering in person.
Virtual AC is the right move
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Virtual AC is the right move

Will there be issues? Sure. Nothing is ever perfect. But 2020 has turned out to be an unorthodox year that has required a great deal of flexibility on the part of everyone. Holding Annual Conference online will enable us to move forward and do what is necessary. An editorial by Jessica Brodie.

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