December 1st is quickly approaching. Each year, this is a day set aside to commemorate World AIDS Day; a day of remembrance, awareness, and commitment to action.read more
NovusWay Ministries today announced that its Board of Trustees has elected Boyd W. Harris IV as its executive director and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2018. Harris succeeds Keith Johnson, who had earlier announced his intention to retire at December 31 after 24 years as its executive director.read more
Join us, Sunday December 10, 2017 for an afternoon of music. Performing will Joshua Ross, piano.
Coming off his recent performance in Carnegie Hall’s legendary Stern Auditorium where he was described as “playing eloquently as if on glass harmonica”, Joshua Ross is quickly becoming a respected artist in the classical music world.read more
We are happy to announce out new Spiritual Direction Certification Program here on the campus of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary.
Spiritual direction is a centuries-old Christian tradition; however, it has largely stayed rooted in the Roman, Eastern, and Anglican community. Somehow, it fell off the Protestant “radar” for far too long.
Advent and Christmas are right around the corner and can be a very busy time in the life of this church. To support your communication needs, we have prepared a number of invitational tools created specifically for congregations. Many people will look for a place to worship this Christmas. Extend a welcoming invitation to your neighbors and community by sharing your worship times and location!read more
Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence based program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors. Additionally, this training is certified through the South Carolina Department of Social Services for professional development training hours.read more
“True to Myself” is the first of a four-part retreat series sponsored by Portico Benefit Services. While everything seems to be changing within and around us, the purpose of the retreat is to seek our true nature. We will explore our whole, unbroken selves in the midst our life stories, which we offer up freely and joyfully to the world.read more
Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands’ mission is to advocate for and support survivors of sexual assault and abuse and educates the community to identify and prevent sexual violence. Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands envisions healthy survivors, thriving in a community free of sexual violence.read more
We all have our own unique walks of life. As we go about our days, it may be easy to forget the struggles and difficult walks experienced by others. Children in foster care wait for a loving family to call their own. Refugees flee the dangers of their home and adjust to life in a new country. Adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities face daily challenges. However, thanks to Lutheran Services Carolinas and the support of your congregation, these individuals and families do not have to walk through life alone.read more
The Rev. Sherry L. Owensby-Sikes, 71, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, died November 4, 2017.read more
Spiritual Direction Certification Program – Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary at Lenoir-Rhyne University
We believe holy listening is at the core of spiritual direction. It’s listening to one another, and most attentively to the promptings of the Holy Spirit. The real and most genuine spiritual director is always the Holy Spirit.
Newberry College was recognized for its commitment to diversity and creating a campus culture of inclusivity at the 18th annual National Role Models Conference hosted by Minority Access Incorporated, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2017, in Washington, D.C.read more