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News October 21, 2016 posted by

United Methodists continue to grieve, stand with Townville after elementary school shooting

By Jessica Brodie. United Methodists continue to grieve this month after an elementary school shooting Sept. 28 claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy and wounded two others. The shooting rocked the tiny community of Townville along with South Carolina and the nation, but immediately Christian love and prayers began pouring out on families there, wrapping them in comfort and care even as they tried to make sense of the senseless.

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United Methodists continue to grieve, stand with Townville after elementary school shooting
News October 21, 2016 posted by

Bishop’s Forward Focus Tours continue

By Jessica Brodie. Bishop Jonathan Holston and other conference leaders will head to the Greenwood District Nov. 12 and the Marion District Nov. 19 to lift up a new “forward focus” process for United Methodist churches to be in ministry with their local community.

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Bishop’s Forward Focus Tours continue
News September 29, 2016 posted by

One year after the flood

It’s been one year since devastating floodwaters ravaged much of South Carolina, claiming 19 lives, breaching dams, closing roadways and displacing thousands of families. The United Methodist Church has been there through it all, but a year later, much work remains. Advocate Editor Jessica Brodie has the story here.

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One year after the flood

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