Changes in district supervision

UMCSC losing two superintendents, launching collaborative leadership plan for Greenville, Hartsville.

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AC2024: On The Leading Edge of Ministry

Lay and clergy members of the 2024 South Carolina Annual Conference will gather June 9-12 in Greenville—the first time in eight years the Annual Conference has met following a General Conference session. By Dan O'Mara.

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Thankful for the information

We genuinely appreciate the openness of the conference trustees in providing the dollar amount and breakdown of the funds received from the 113 churches that separated from the UMCSC.


A spirit of hope

But what if the waiting provides an opportunity for us to learn and grow? A column by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston.

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Laughing All the Way to Heaven

The Rev. Dr. Kim Strong offers humorous stories from his pastor’s life, from his first years finding his footing in a small rural church to his retirement years, often spent on his Harley-Davidson.

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.

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