District Set-up Meeting, August 7

umc01The Walterboro District Set-up Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m.

This meeting will be at New Life UMC located at 763 Green Pond Highway, Walterboro, SC  29488.

This is for Pastors and Spouses and dinner will be served. RSVPs are due to the District Office by July 31.

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MissionInsite Demographics Available

minsight01Discovering your church’s ministry opportunities has never been easier. MissionInsite provides instant access to community information for your church via The MI System. You’ll get desktop, web-based access to demographic data for a variety of geographic levels.

As part of the South Carolina Annual Conference United Methodist Church you have access (at no cost to you) to MissionInsite (www.missioninsite.com) and the demographics around your church – after you register and log-in. This service is provided to you and your church by Congregational Development.

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School of Congregational Development

scd01Thursday, August 14 to Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Matthews UMC, Charlotte, NC 

The School of Congregational Development is designed to equip United Methodist leaders for creating vital congregations. Hosted by the Western North Carolina Conference and sponsored by GBOD, Path 1, and The General Board of Global Ministries, SCD 2014′s theme is THE RACE: Strategies for Relevant, Authentic Christ-centered Engagement with the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Epworth Work Day Offering

epworth01Epworth Children’s Home Annual Work Day offering is Sunday, September 14.

On Sunday, September 14, 2014, UMC congregations across the Walterboro District will stand with Epworth to break the cycle of abuse, neglect and shame through the Annual Epworth Work Day Offering.

For more information, please visit Epworth on the web at www.epworthchildrenshome.org.

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Arts and Crafts Festival / Pauwau

imageThe Waccamaw Indian People invite you to attend their 22nd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival and Pauwau on November 1 and 2 on their tribal grounds at 591 Bluewater Rd, Aynor, SC. Gates open at 11 a.m. both daysand Grand Entry on the 1st is at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on the 2nd.

The Grand Entry is actually the start of the Pauwau. Just prior to the Grand Entry, the Grass Dancers are called to “Dance the Grass Down.” This ancient method is used prepare the arena for the actual entry of the visiting dignitaries, veterans, tribal officials, and others who hold positions of honor.

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Hold the Date for Revolution 2015

revolution201501Revolution 2015 is scheduled for January 30 – February 1, 2015 in Columbia!

Revolution is a weekend in Columbia, SC where 3,500+ UMC youth come together to worship our awesome God!

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