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Resolution to Oppose Discrimination Against Transgender People submitted to the South Carolina Annual Conference 2016

The following resolution was adopted by the South Carolina Annual Conference on June 8, 2016. WHEREAS, Paragraph 162 of the Book of Discipline states:“We affirm all persons as equally valuable in the sight of God. We therefore work toward societies in which each person’s value is recognized, maintained, and strengthened. We support the basic rights […]

Breakaway South Carolina Episcopalians win major court case

A South Carolina judge ruled that the Diocese of South Carolina legally seceded from the denomination, and can retain control of $500 million in church property and assets.

S.C. county to rebuild historic Methodist site

By Jessica Connor, Special Contributor… PICKENS, S.C.—A lodge thought to be the place where Francis Asbury preached, found shelter and helped establish Methodism in northwestern South Carolina is going to be rebuilt and restored at the Hagood Mill historic site. The 18th-century two-story log cabin known as the Burdine Lodge was donated last year to […]