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News January 25, 2011

UMC pastor attends White House holiday party

By Jessica Connor. The Rev. Telley Lynnette Gadson is no stranger to pomp and circumstance, having grown up in politics and community service. But when she got the rare opportunity to experience a holiday party at the White House this Christmas, she had one word for it: Amazing.

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News January 25, 2011

Sitting down with the Robbie Seay Band

By Jessica Connor. The Advocate got to chat with Robbie Seay, front man and songwriter for contemporary Christian group the Robbie Seay Band, which headlines the S.C. Conference’s youth event Revolution Feb. 11-13.

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Editor's Views January 25, 2011

Enough already

By Jessica Connor. We don’t know what spurred Jared Loughner to go on an alleged shooting spree Jan. 8, leaving six innocent people dead, including a 9-year-old girl. We don’t know whether it was, as some have suggested, a festering response to the intense political vitriol that has slowly been building to a crescendo in our nation, or some other reason entirely.

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With help from S.C., Healing Guatemala aids starving amid pandemic
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With help from S.C., Healing Guatemala aids starving amid pandemic

By Jessica Brodie. A white flag hangs outside many of the homes in a remote village outside Chuisajcaba, Guatemala—a town with many already in poverty, their situation exacerbated because of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. “Help,” the flag cries wordlessly. “We have no food.” Thanks to the efforts of one United Methodist ministry, Healing Guatemala, led by South Carolina pastor Dr. Luke Rhyee, the people are starting to get some much-needed assistance. Still, the needs are great—and grow greater every day.
My ‘no plan’ challenge
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My ‘no plan’ challenge

How quickly I started to forget the most important lesson the pandemic taught me: Let go of the steering wheel and let God be the driver. A reflection by Advocate Editor Jessica Brodie.

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