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Bishop's Corner March 31, 2021 posted by

Simple blessings

Jesus’ call for us not to worry about the future is a bold claim. The good news of the Gospel is just that—GOOD news. So when Jesus tells us not to worry, he is not leaving us high and dry. Jesus is calling us to put our trust in him. To trust that he will provide for our every need—the big stuff and the little stuff. All of it. By Bishop Jonathan Holston.

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Simple blessings
News February 22, 2021 posted by

S.C. history buffs mourn closure of World Methodist Council Museum

South Carolina Methodist history lovers are reeling this month after news that the World Methodist Council Museum has closed. The museum, housed at nearby Lake Junaluska, was established in 1956 and has one of the largest collections of artifacts from the early days of Methodism, including rare paintings, significant historical Methodist findings and artifacts from the time of Jesus. By Jessica Brodie.

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S.C. history buffs mourn closure of World Methodist Council Museum
News February 22, 2021 posted by

Heart ‘attack’ project shows love to Cayce’s homebound elderly

One Midlands church showed some extra special love to its elderly homebound members in honor of “love month.” Cayce United Methodist Church members, from preschoolers to older adults, handcrafted Valentine’s Day cards for the church’s elderly who are confined to their homes or nursing facilities. The 24 shut-ins, all in their 90s, got 15-20 valentines apiece. By Jessica Brodie.

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Heart ‘attack’ project shows love to Cayce’s homebound elderly
News February 22, 2021 posted by

Jesus, Justice and Action: S.C. UMW holds virtual Legislative Advocacy Days

South Carolina Conference United Methodist Women’s district social action coordinators have chosen mass incarceration/criminal justice reform, quality education, environmental justice and expanded physical and mental health services access as our primary legislative issues for 2021. Four Legislative Advocacy Days were held in February to help women understand these issues better.

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Jesus, Justice and Action: S.C. UMW holds virtual Legislative Advocacy Days
Editor's Views February 22, 2021 posted by

It’s time to stop

It’s time to stop ignoring or disregarding views not in line with our own, writing them off as if they belong to “them” or “those people.”  We are all the body of Christ, and words can hurt. By Jessica Brodie.

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It’s time to stop

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