Do you carry a checkbook or money when you go out? Chances are that instead of writing checks or paying with cash, you more frequently use a credit card. People under the age of twenty-five might not even know what a checkbook is.
On Saturday, June 1, after 5 ballots, Lexanne Graves was re-elected as Vice President of the South Carolina Synod. She will serve a six-year term ending in 2025.
The movie, “The Hate U Give,” tells the story of a teenager who lives in two worlds: the poor black neighborhood in which she lives and the mostly white elite school she attends.
On Friday evening, South Carolina Synod Assembly participants gathered for a service of Evening Prayer after dinner.
For Fred Rogers, love is the answer. Mr. Rogers, an ordained Presbyterian minister, thought that all children should grow up knowing that they are loved and that each one is a unique person.
The Teaching Moment regarding the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service ministry was presented by Sue Ellen Spotts, who serves as Manager for Congregational Outreach out of Baltimore, Maryland.
Rev. Matthew Titus, Pastor at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Newberry and Rev. Kris Litman-Koon, Pastor at All Saints Lutheran Church in Mt. Pleasant presented a teaching moment dealing with receipt of an unexpected large endowment gift.
Deacon Andrew More brought the assembly a reflection on the story of the Good Samaritan on Friday morning.
Keynote Address to the South Carolina Synod Assembly – South Carolina State Superintendent of Education, Molly Spearman, addressed the over 400 registered voting members and visitors about the state of education in South Carolina and the role church can play in the improvement of schools.