5 Things You Can Do 1. Please continue to pray for those whose lives have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. 2. Make relief kits. Relief-supply kits answer a need for disaster survivors while, at the same time, offering an important connection for the giver. UMCOR provides easy, step-by-step instructions for how to assemble: Health … [Read more…]
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If it’s summer, it is Salkehatchie time for many of us. Many are involved in this youth volunteer mission of repairing homes in South Carolina. In our district churches are involved in hosting, feeding, and helping the camps of Chester, Lancaster, Catawba, Clover, and Rock Hill. Others participate in camps throughout the state. Thanks to … [Read more…]
In October, SC was hit with what has been called 1,000 year flood rains, which created an emergency for many people. I am grateful for the response many of you have given to help others. In the days and years ahead I am counting on all of us to help in some way. Our brothers … [Read more…]
In the introduction of Sanctity without Starch, Robert G. Tuttle, Jr. shares a conversation he had on a transcontinental flight. “Recently I met a young landscape architect who works for a large West Coast firm. After some small talk he asked me what I did for a living. ‘I’m a minister,’ I replied. He responded … [Read more…]
We had a great day at the Bishop’s Road Show gathering at Philadelphia UMC in Fort Mill on Saturday, October 18th. Bishop Holston and other leaders challenged the lay leaders and lay servants from the Rock Hill District around what it means to be a healthy team on the local, district, and conference level. There … [Read more…]
Gathering & Training for Local Church Administrative Assistants We will spend time together as we prepare to complete and submit charge conference forms and to be in min-istry during the 2014-15 conference years. There will be opportunity to ask questions, fellowship with one another, and learn some important information related to our connectional church. Wednesday, … [Read more…]
Check out the latest news from our district here. From the DS: I am grateful for the faithful service of the pastors in our district. Called to the work of ministry, which always demands sacrifice, these men and women serve in a time of transition and landscape of a mission field. This adaptation of a … [Read more…]