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News April 27, 2021 posted by

So much to be celebrated: Annual Conference June 6-7 lifts up growth, future

By Jessica Brodie. Planning has shifted to the final phase for this year’s Annual Conference, a shortened, mostly online event that will be livestreamed from the Florence Center June 6-7. But make no mistake—while the conference will be online, organizers consider it to be no less of a celebration and opportunity for gathering as traditional, in-person Annual Conference has been.

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So much to be celebrated: Annual Conference June 6-7 lifts up growth, future
News April 27, 2021 posted by

ERTs help after Alabama twister

By Billy Robinson. South Carolina Early Response Team members responded to a dire call for disaster help from Alabama after several deadly tornados ravaged their state, killing five, injuring many and reaping havoc on homes, farms and businesses. A 15-member ERT team comprising volunteers from across South Carolina, along with two disaster response trailers, responded to Bibb County April 5-8, 2021. Bibb County is just south of Birmingham. The team worked out of Brent United Methodist Church, in Brent, Alabama.

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ERTs help after Alabama twister
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Mount Pleasant UMC cleans up

By the Rev. Darlene L. Kelley. We squirm to navigate the armholes of our Day-Glo orange safety vests and pick up our green bags. Pumping the handles of our also-orange “garbage grabbers” that look a bit like giant lobster claws, we make our way along the edge of Mount Pleasant Road, amazed at how much litter lines the asphalt.

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Mount Pleasant UMC cleans up
Bishop's Corner April 27, 2021 posted by

The question is

By Bishop L. Jonathan Holston. Walking with Bishop Knox into the town of Alajuela, I asked him his expectations of clergy. He responded, “To be on the cutting edge of ministry, making a difference for the sake of Christ.”

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