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News December 31, 2020 posted by

Doing church differently: some social media reminders

By Sha’Rome Henry and the Rev. Angela Ford Nelson. So you want to teach your Sunday school class, lead a meeting or offer your worship services via Zoom, Facebook Live, teleconference or another social media platform, but you don’t know where to start. Below you’ll find the beginning of a checklist we have compiled and use to offer our five online services, various meetings and classes to our church family and a growing online community.

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Doing church differently: some social media reminders
Editor's Views December 31, 2020 posted by

Time to pay up

If every church stretches just a little, prays a bit harder, takes up that last-minute special collection—something, anything—we’ll see change. We’re all in this together. By Jessica Brodie.

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Time to pay up
Bishop's Corner December 31, 2020 posted by

Go for it

My prayer for the new year is succinctly, I trust you, Jesus. That fear loses its grip on me. That adversity becomes an opportunity for growth and that grace is gratefully received. By Bishop L. Jonathan Holston.

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Go for it
News November 16, 2020 posted by

New ‘call stories’ book available from Advocate Press

The newest book from the Advocate Press is launched just in time for the holidays. “Called By God: 30 Inspiring Call Stories from South Carolina United Methodists” features tales from pastors and a few other church leaders revealing how they were nudged, called, urged or otherwise invited into the ministry—and how they ultimately said “yes.”

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New ‘call stories’ book available from Advocate Press
News October 27, 2020 posted by

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.

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Virtual Annual Conference goes smoothly, finishes early

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