South Carolina Annual Conference

Mission and Ministry
The Rev. Tom Wall, a United Methodist campus minister at the University of South Carolina, brushes a boy’s teeth during a free health camp in eastern Uganda. The United Methodist Church in Uganda and the African Methodist Episcopal Church jointly sponsored the weeklong event. Wall served as the team leader of the group from the United States. Photo by Vivian Agaba, UM News.

Ugandan church partnership offers free health care

United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal churches team up to assist some 2,000 patients.
Annual Conferences
Clockwise from top left: Bishop Samuel J. Quire Jr., 2018 Liberia Annual Conference, photo by E Julu Swen; worship team at 2015 California-Nevada Annual Conference, photo by Koua Vang; chalices and bread at 2015 Dakotas Annual Conference, photo courtesy of the conference; Bishop Rosemarie Wenner, 2015 Germany South Annual Conference, photo by Klaus Ulrich Ruof; attendees of 2017 Kentucky Annual Conference, photo by Kathleen Barry.

Church future focus of annual conferences

Ministry with LGBTQ people could be the No. 1 topic at United Methodist annual conferences, judging from resolutions filed about this issue.
South Carolina communicators, Jessica and Matt Brodie, interview Elizabeth Murray, a page and marshall during the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS..

Communicators keep telling the story

Jessica Brodie and Matt Brodie are United Methodist communicators from South Carolina. Being a communicator brings with it “a great deal of responsibility to do whatever we do with exceptional integrity,” they said, and it’s their “responsibility to keep telling the story.”
The Rev. Timothy McClendon. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Commentary: One Church Plan destroys connectionalism

The United Methodist Church is headed toward congregationalism and rapid decline if each church can decide sexual ethics.

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