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News October 30, 2009

Prayer: Oxygen for the Soul

A candle goes out when it is snuffed because it lacks oxygen. In like manner, prayer is the oxygen for the soul, said the Rev. Dr. Tom Albin, dean of the Upper Room Chapel in Nashville, TN.

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Views October 30, 2009

From a grateful heart

By Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor. I do not know anyone who gets excited about paying bills. In fact sometimes we get mad when the notice due arrives in the mail.

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News October 2, 2009

Seven churches worship together

Pews, chairs, doors, and hallways quickly filled at St. John’s United Methodist Church on Johns Island as four African- and three Anglo-American congregations gathered Aug. 30, a bright, hot, Sunday morning.

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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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