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Nursery Attendant: Grace United Methodist Church has an open position for Nursery Attendant. This position requires working in the church’s nursery each Sunday from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Applicant must be at least 21 years old, complete Safe Sanctuary Training, CPR/first aid and pass a background check. POC Bill Walker 803-732-1899, email

Burns Connection: Articles for the September edition are due by August 20th.

United Methodist Women: will meet Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 4:00PM at FBUMC in the Fellowship Hall. Theme: “A Community for Climate Justice” Focus: Reflections from Mission u and book reviews from the UMW Reading Program. All women of the church are invited to attend. Call Carrie Murray for more information @ (803) 754-1895.

Race to the Table: Conversations Advancing Interracial Relations (Sept. 30 & Nov. 4, 2017). Registration forms are available in the vestibule.

Book Festival: The Cooperative Ministry is sponsoring a book festival on Saturday, August 26 at the MassMutual building at 1600 St Julian Place, Columbia South Carolina 29204. The festival hours will be 7 AM until 7 PM.

Healing Workshop & Retreat: October 16-18, 2017 at the Costal Retreat Center, 2101 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451. The retreat is sponsored by The South Carolina Christian Action Council. Contact Brenda Lynn Kneece, Executive Minister South Carolina Christian Action Council for more information at or (803) 461-3206.

Church & Religious Life Fair: Wednesday, September 13 from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the Student Union Dining Hall at Columbia College.

Director of Children and Youth Ministries: Trinity United Methodist Church located in Sumter, South Carolina is currently seeking a full-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. All interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Pastor by emailing it to

Men’s Conference: August 18-20, 2017 at Greater Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ. Theme: Transforming the Whole Man. POC: Elder Wayne Penn, Jr. (803) 528-4527.

Breast Cancer Awareness:: The Strategies for Communicating the Environmental Risks of Cancer (SCERC) study at The University of South Carolina would like to invite African-American mothers/grandmothers/guardians of girls under 18 years of age to participate in focus groups. To participate or for more information, please call 803-777-5887 or email

Revive & Recharge: August 25 and 26th, from 10 am – 10pm at the State House. This is a nondenominational event focused on prayer, peace, unity, hope and destiny.

*See Bulletin Board in the Fellowship Hall for Additional Announcements.

All church related concerns along with Sunday announcements (due before 11am Wed) should be emailed to