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2023 apportionments close at 88.8%

The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church closed its books for 2023 with 88.8 percent of apportionments paid—only a slight dip from last year’s performance at 89.2 percent. By Jessica Brodie.

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Tighter ministry

It’s logical and necessary that we make changes and streamline our organizational systems as we adapt and align ourselves with our new reality. An editorial by Jessica Brodie.


Made for this

In the midst of trying times, we are called during Lent to a time of self-examination and reflection. Made for this. A column by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston.


My hope for the new year

My hope for the new year is that we all keep our focus on the main purpose of our existence—our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ—no matter what we face as a church. By Jessica Brodie.

The Advocate Press Resources & Books

My Banned Black History Sermons

United Methodist pastor the Rev. Amiri Hooker offers a collection of his banned Black history sermons, lifting up relevant theologies of the post COVID-19 world that reflect a different perspective on the gospel.

Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry

The story of the first twenty years of this thriving ministry, which helps men and women with developmental disabilities find residential solutions in Christian homes where they can enjoy the highest quality of life and greatest level of independence.

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