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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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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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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.
I hurt, and I should
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I hurt, and I should

Oh, Lord, I beg: What do I do? All I can do is love. All I can do is pray. All I can do is try to love instead of fear, to speak out when I’m feeling cowardly. By Jessica Brodie.

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