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News November 24, 2010

Countering Christmas commercialism

For many families, Christmastime spells one big dollar sign. Ravaged with debt and overspending, they hit the malls determined to find the perfect gift for their loved one. Store after store, dollar after dollar, they are swept up in the tide of commercialism. And many times, they forget about the reason for the season: the birth of our savior.

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Virtual Annual Conference goes smoothly, finishes early
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Virtual Annual Conference goes smoothly, finishes early

South Carolina’s first—and some hope only—all-virtual Annual Conference took less than three hours to complete. But by the end of the day Oct. 17, the conference passed a $16.5 million budget for 2021, elected hundreds of members to non-quadrennial boards and committees, passed three changes to conference Standing Rules, approved a resolution against predatory lending, closed three churches and merged some charge lines, and heard reports from various conference entities. By Jessica Brodie.
A Thanksgiving Day Prayer
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A Thanksgiving Day Prayer

Lord, this month, help us to slow down. Help us to breathe and rest in You. Help us to honor the centering, holy words offered in the psalms.

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