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S.C. youth leaders help launch new confirmation experience for jurisdiction

For years, many South Carolina youth ministers longed for a United Methodist confirmation experience that would not only embrace Wesleyan theology, but also include smaller congregations as well as those of all races. Now, thanks to hard work by a jurisdictional design team, plans are coming together for a new confirmation experience for United Methodist conferences across the Southeast. By Jessica Brodie.

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S.C. youth leaders help launch new confirmation experience for jurisdiction
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‘More Stories of Racial Awakening’ book features narratives by S.C. Methodists

In light of the ongoing racial justice issues in this state, nation and world, the Advocate Press has released a part two of its popular racial narratives anthology, “More Stories of Racial Awakening: Narratives of Changed Hearts and Lives from South Carolina United Methodists.” The book includes a foreword written by South Carolina United Methodist Resident Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, and it is edited with an introduction by Advocate Editor Jessica Brodie.

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‘More Stories of Racial Awakening’ book features narratives by S.C. Methodists
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Wofford issues justice, equity, diversity, inclusion recommendations

The Wofford College community spent nine months participating in a process that involved reviewing and reflecting on the college’s past, present and future. A 16-member task force consisting of students, faculty, staff and trustees led the college’s justice, equity, diversity and inclusion—or JEDI—process and made 30 recommendations to the board of trustees after the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Wofford issues justice, equity, diversity, inclusion recommendations
Bishop's Corner August 25, 2021 posted by

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At the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, midshipmen must keep their rooms ready for inspection at any time and keep their uniforms in regulation condition. Demerits can be given for a room or uniform that is not in proper order. A column for the Advocate by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston.

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