Gatherings

Gatherings

Gathering in Community…  

 Worshiping God, Singing, Receiving Communion, Praying, Sharing, Rejoicing, Eating, Having Fun!

 Generally, Gathering Fellowship and Snacks begin at 6:30 PM

Worship at 7:30PM
Board meets at 6PM
Remember it is not necessary that you have been on the Walk to attend a Gathering.  Remind someone who hasn’t been in a while to come.   
Let’s worship the Lord and have fun together!

UPCOMING GATHERING EVENTS

JUNE 1Nazareth UMC
220 Park Avenue
Olanta, SC 29114
Contact Emily Griffin lovemyfrog74@yahoo.com - 843-229-8643
JULY 13Centenary UMC
1527 SC Highway 544
Conway, SC 29526
Contact: Bob Elwood - rfelwood@gmail.com - 843-446-8006
Contact: Patty Hendrick –hendrickflowers@gmail.com - 843-907-1541
AUGUST 3Herbert Memorial UMC
84 Forest Avenue
Georgetown, SC 29449
Contact: Dorothy Essex – dsesc1113@yahoo.com - 843-240-4427
SEPTEMBERAVAILABLE TO HOST A GATHERING
OCTOBERNO GATHERING
NOVEMBER 2AVAILABLE TO HOST A GATHERING
DECEMBER 7AVAILABLE TO HOST A GATHERING

Scroll down for directions to Gatherings

Will your church host a Gathering?

 RESPONSIBILITIES OF HOST FOR GATHERING

Host Group is asked to provide the following:

1. Fourth Day Speaker (except after Walks) 

2. Refreshments

3. Childcare

4. Music (Special music for offertory time as well as someone to lead Community singing and play the piano or other instrument)….

If you cannot provide one of these or need help, please contact Gatherings Coordinator –  Harriet Witten: jwitten1@sc.rr.com

(Note: The Host Church is NOT responsible for Communion elements!)

Gathering Schedule-062518– Printable

Directions to Gatherings – Printable

Directions to Gathering/other Events:

Scroll down the list below (churches are in alphabetical order)!!

Andrews Chapel UMC:

From Conway: From Conway: Take 501 to Highway 31 North. Take the Highway 9 exit toward Longs/Loris. Turn right at the first light onto Hwy 57N.  Travel approximately 6.5 miles.  Andrews Chapel is located on the right just past the intersection of Hickman Road (Hwy 57) and Calabash Road at Hickman’s Crossroads.

Murrells Inlet/Myrtle Beach: Take Highway 31 North. Take the Highway 9 exit toward Longs/Loris. Turn right at the first light onto Hwy 57N.  Travel approximately 6.5 miles.  Andrews Chapel is located on the right just past the intersection of Hickman Road (Hwy 57) and Calabash Road at Hickman’s Crossroads.

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Belin UMC:  4183 Hwy 17 Business Murrells Inlet, SC 29576  

From Florence/Manning/Conway: Take Hwy 544.  Take the ramp onto Hwy-17 S Bypass/US-17. Turn left at Macklen Ave. Turn right at Hwy-17 Business/US-17, the church will be on the right.

From Little River, North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach:  Take Hwy-17 S Bypass/US-17. Turn left at Macklen Ave. Turn right at Hwy-17 Business/US-17, the church will be on the right.

From Georgetown and points south: Follow Ocean Hwy/US-17.Bear right at Hwy-17 Business/US-17, the church will be on the left

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Brown Swamp UMC-  4725 Hwy 501 W, Conway, SC

From Florence Go toward Conway on 501 and the church is on the right about a mile and a half from where 22 intersects with 501

From North Myrtle, Little River area:  Take 90 south to 22 towards Conway  to 501 east.  The church is about a mile and a half on the right.

From Myrtle Beach:  501 through Conway toward Aynor. Church is about 2 miles past Tractor Supply on the left. Look for Dollar General.

From the South:  Take 544 to 501 then the same directions from Myrtle Beach.

There is a Dollar General store on the opposite corner from the church so you will likely see the big yellow sign before you see the church.

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Centenary UMC: 1527 Hwy 544, Conway, SC

From Florence/Manning/Conway: Take 378 to Conway. Take 501 toward Myrtle Beach. Turn right onto Highway 544. The church will be just past the McDonald’s on the left.

From South Strand Area: Take Hwy 544 toward Conway.  The church will be just past BB&T on the right (turn right onto Singleton Ridge Road and the driveway is on the right immediately after you make the turn.

From Myrtle Beach: Take Hwy 501 toward Conway.  Turn Left on Singleton Ridge Road (driving by Conway Medical Center) to the end, where it meets Hwy 544.  The church is at the intersection of Singleton Ridge Road and Hwy 544 and the driveway is on the left just before reaching Hwy 544.

From Little River:  Take Highway  31 to 501 North and take Singleton Ridge Road (where Conway Hospital is) to where it dead ends at 544. On your right is McDonalds and on your left is Centenary.

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Christ UMC-  2901 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

From Conway, Florence, etc.: Take 501 toward Myrtle Beach. Take the George Bishop Parkway/River Oaks Drive exit turning right onto George Bishop Parkway. At the first stop light, take a left onto Outlet Boulevard and then take a right onto Harbour Boulevard at the Fantasy Harbour sign. This road runs straight beside the church. Parking is available to the right of the church.

From Myrtle Beach: Take Highway 501 over the waterway bridge. After crossing the Intracoastal Waterway, take the first right-hand exit. At the stop light, take a right which will take you under the waterway bridge. Take a left onto Harbour Boulevard at the Fantasy Harbour sign. This road runs straight beside the church. Parking is available to the right of the church

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Herbert Memorial UMC: 84 Forest Avenue, Georgetown, SC 29440

From Manning/Summerton: Head east on 261 Continue onto US-521 S Go 57.6 miles and turn left onto Reservoir St , turn right onto Church St then take the 1st left onto Anthuan Maybank Dr turn left onto US-701 N go 1.1 mi. and turn right onto Forest Ave. Destination will be on the right.

From ConwayHead southwest on US-701 S go approx. 34 miles and turn left onto Forest Ave. Destination will be on the right

From North Myrtle BeachTake US-17 South to US-701 N/ North Frasier Street. Turn right onto Forest Ave. Destination will be on the right

From FlorenceTake US-501 S to US-701 S and turn left onto Forest Ave. Destination is on the right.

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First UMC Myrtle Beach:

Come into Myrtle Beach on 501. Take a left on Broadway Street. Go thru 2 stop lights. Church is on your right. The Gathering will be in the fellowship hall. If you come into Myrtle Beach on Kings Hwy. the church is on the corner of 9th Ave. North and Kings Hwy.

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Gathering Community Church, The- 1504 Highway 17N (Kings Highway), Surfside Beach, SC

Gathering Community Church is located in the South Point strip mall.  It is ¼ mile South of Ocean Lakes Campground on the Frontage Road.  If travelling on Highway 17 Bypass, exit at 544 East.  Proceed to Highway 17 Business and take a right – church is locate ¼ mile on right.  The church is located beside Ultimate California Pizza.  From the South, we are located 1 block North of Surfside United Methodist Church – on the left.

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Little River UMC- 

From ConwayTake 501 to Highway 31 North. Take the Highway 9 exit toward US17N/NMB. Take the ramp toward US 17N/Wilmington. Turn left onto SC 90 East. Merge onto Highway 17 North. Go about 2 miles and Little River UMC will be on your left.

From Murrells Inlet/Myrtle Beach: Take Highway 31 North. Take the Highway 9 exit toward US17N/NMB. Take the ramp toward US 17N/Wilmington. Turn left onto SC 90 East. Merge onto Highway 17 North. Go about 2 miles and Little River UMC will be on your left.

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Nazareth UMC:  220 Park Ave, Olanta, SC 29114

From Myrtle beach/Conway area: Get on 378 travel towards Sumter. As you get to Lake City you will come to a traffic light. Keep going straight and IGNORE first green sign that points to Olanta (that way involves more turns!). Keep going approx. 6 – miles on HWY 378. You will go through a caution light and about 1 mile past the caution light you will see a second green highway sign that points to Olanta (to the right). Turn right onto Park Ave. just past the sign. The church is on that road. Travel approx 2 to 2 1/2 miles and Nazareth is on the left (white church).

From Florence: Travel HWY 52 to Effingham and turn onto HWY 301. As you come into Olanta go to the signal light. At light turn left and then veer off to the right. This is Park Avenue. Nazareth is about 2 blocks on the right.

From Manning: Stay on HWY 378 through Turbeville, heading for Lake City and make a left onto Park Avenue. There will be a green highway sign also that points where to turn.

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Pamplico UMC- 105 3rd Ave W, Pamplico,SC, 29583, 843-493-2591

From Summerton, Manning area, Take I-95 N toward Florence and merge onto US-378 E via exit 135 toward Turbeville /Lake City/ Myrtle Beach, go 36 miles then turn left on Sand Pit Rd.  Then turn slight left onto S Pamplico Hwy 51 and go 8.7 miles and turn left on 3rd Ave.  Church will be on the right.

 

From Conway take US 378 W approximately 28 miles Turn slight right onto S Pamplico Hwy/SC -51  and go 8.7 miles and turn left on 3rd Ave.  Church will be on the right.

 

From Myrtle Beach, take US-501 N to Conway and follow directions above.

 

From Florence:  Follow S. Barringer St. to SC 51 S (Pamplico Hwy).  Go 17.2 miles and turn right onto W 3rd Ave.   Destination is on the right.

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Pamplico First Baptist- 119 North Hickory Street, Pamplico, SC,29583, 843.493.2102

From Summerton, Manning area:    Take I-95 N toward Florence and merge  onto US-378 E via exit 135 toward Turberville /Lake City/ Myrtle Beach, Follow US 378 then go left onto S. Friendfield Rd.  Turn right onto  Hyman Rd.  Turn right onto N. Pamplico Hwy.  Turn right onto N Hickory St.

From Conway:    take US 378 W to Old River Rd.  Turn right onto Old River Rd.
Turn left onto River Rd.  Merge onto E 3rd Ave.  Turn right onto N.  Pamplico Hwy.  Turn left onto N Hickory St.

From Myrtle Beach: take US-501 N to Conway and follow directions above.

From Florence:  Follow S. Barringer St. to Pamplico Hwy S.  Follow Pamplico Hwy S. to N Hickory St.  Turn right onto N. Hickory St.

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Poplar UMC- 5095 Highway 701 North, Conway

From Florence/Aynor area: Hwy. 501 toward Myrtle Beach, turn onto Hwy. 22 going to North Myrtle Beach. Second exit is Hwy. 701.

Take exit and bear to the right going South. Church is 1/4 mile on the right.

From North Myrtle Beach: – Take Hwy. 22 going to Hwy. 501/Conway.  Take the Hwy. 701

Exit and turn left going across the bridge. Church is on the right approx. 1/4 mile.

From Myrtle Beach or Conway: – Hwy. 544 or Hwy. 501 to Hwy. 701 North toward Loris. Bear right at fork of Hwy. 319/Hwy. 701.

Pass HTC on the right and Church is approx. 3.8 miles on the left on Highway 701.

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Reedy Creek Baptist Church- 2508 S Highway 501, Marion, SC 29571

From Myrtle Beach/Conway, etc.:  Highway 501 (North) toward Marion County.  About 7.5 miles from Gallivants Ferry, you will get to the church (it will be on your right).  From Ariel Crossroad, the church is approximately 3.5 miles on your right, after you pass Rains-Centenary School (on the left) and go over a railroad overpass.  If you pass Sparky’s, you’ve just passed the church.

From Florence Highway 76 toward Marion (Myrtle  Beach).  After about 18 miles or so, you will have the option to go toward Myrtle Beach  or to bear left for Marion.  Continue on toward Myrtle Beach. This is By-pass 576.  This will turn into Highway 501 (South to Conway).  You will pass the Carolina Entertainment Center on your left and the Myrtle Beach Visitors Center on your right.  The church is on your left approximately 3 miles from there.  Sparky’s is on your left, just before the church.

From Johnsonville / Hemingway: take Highway 378 toward Marion County.  Take Highway 41 left at the Hot Spot) toward Marion / Mullins.  Continue on until you come to Centenary.  Bear to the right when the road forks (Highway 41-A splits to the left).  From this point, go 5 miles to Ariel Crossroad, and take Highway 501 North to Marion.  The church is approximately 3.5 miles on your right.  If you pass Sparky’s, you’ve just passed the church.

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St. Paul’s Waccamaw UMC- 180 St. Paul’s Place, Pawley’s Island, SC

St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church, is located on the southern end of the Grand Strand in the Litchfield Beach area of Pawleys Island, SC. We are just off Highway 17 (Ocean Highway), approximately 2 miles south of Brookgreen Gardens.

You can see the Church from Ocean Highway, but you must enter via Willbrook Blvd. Turn west onto Willbrook Blvd. at the traffic light. Pass the Hampton Inn, then turn right onto St. Paul Place, beside Coastal Carolina University’s Waccamaw Higher Education Center.  Follow St. Paul Place past the Fire Department and enter the parking lot on the right.

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Socastee UMC:

From Manning/Summerton: Take I-95 North to Hwy 378 Turbeville (Exit 138). Follow Hwy 378 to
Hwy 501 then follow directions From Conway below

From Conway: Take 501 South to Highway 544 and after going over the bridge over the waterway turn
right which will take you to a light on Highway 707. Turn right onto Highway 707 and at the next light
(in the middle of Socastee) turn left and you will see the church on the left hand side of the road.

From Little River: Take Highway 17 South to Highway 544 and after going over the bridge over the
waterway turn right which will take you to a light on Highway 707. Turn right onto Highway 707 and
at the next light (in the middle of Socastee) turn left and you will see the church on the left hand side of
the road.

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Summerton UMC- 2 Briggs St, Summerton, SC 29148 (803) 485-6865; it’s on highways 15 & 301 south.

From Florence: Take I-95 South to exit 115 bear right off ramp onto US-301 South go 5.7 miles at traffic light turn  left onto US-15 Church is one block up on left at corner of Briggs and US-15.

From Conway:  Take US 378 W approx 64 miles to I-95 South.  Follow directions above.

From Murrells Inlet/Myrtle Beach: Take US-17 Bus. North toward 5th Avenue.  Make U turn at 9th Avenue. Bear slightly right onto US-501N and go approx. 14.4 miles turn left onto US-378 W and follow directions above.

From Little River and points north:  Take US-17 B South.  Take 9 North toward SC 31-South.  Go approx. 2 miles and merge onto SC 31-S and go approx. 20 miles and take exit for  US 501-N and follow directions above.

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Surfside UMC, 800 13th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29575  

Go to this link for directions: http://www.surfsideumc.org/directions.htm

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Timberlake Baptist9850 Hwy 707, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

From the North:

Take Highway 17 ByPass toward Georgetown.  Take a right on Holmestown Road (approximately 1 mile south of Highway 544).  At stoplight, take a left onto Highway 707.  Timberlake is approximately 1/4 mile on your right.

From the South:

Take Highway 17 ByPass toward Myrtle Beach.  Take a left on Highway 707 in Murrells Inlet (CVS & BBT at corners).  Follow Highway 707 for approximately 6 miles.  Timberlake will be on your left about 1/4 mile before the light at Holmestown Road.

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Trinity UMC, Conway:  198 Long Avenue, Conway, SC 29526

From Myrtle Beach Area: Take 501 Business through downtown Conway to 16th Avenue, turn right and proceed to stop sign at Sherwood Drive. Bear right across the railroad crossing, but take the far left street, which is Long Avenue. The church is approximately 2 blocks down Long Avenue. Go just past the church and turn left on to Sherwood Drive and then an immediate left into the parking lot. The white building is the Cordie Page Building.

From Florence: Take Highway 501 into Conway. At the traffic light with Applebee’s on the corner, after you pass Conway High School, turn left on to Mill Pond Road (new 4-lane connector between 501 & 701). You will go through 2 traffic light intersections. At the second traffic light (701/Main Street), Mill Pond becomes Sherwood Drive (2 lanes). Continue across on Sherwood to the railroad crossing at 16th Avenue, bear left as you cross the railroad on to Long Avenue. The church is approximately 2 blocks down Long Avenue. Go just past the church and turn left on to Sherwood Drive and then an immediate left into the parking lot.

From Highway 378: Turn left on to Mill Pond Road (4-lane connector between 378, 501 & 701) and follow it across 501 to 701/Main Street. At 701/Main Street, Mill Pond becomes Sherwood Drive (2 lanes). Continue across on Sherwood to the railroad crossing at 16th Avenue, bear left as you cross the railroad on to Long Avenue. The church is approximately 2 blocks down Long Avenue. Go just past the church and turn left on to Sherwood Drive and then an immediate left into the parking lot.

From Little River Area: Take 905 to Langston Baptist Church on the right.  Turn right immediately.  Drive to Long Avenue, turn left.  Take Long Avenue to Trinity UMC which is on the right

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Trinity UMC in North Myrtle Beach– 706 14th Avenue S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 

Click on this link: 706 14th Avenue S., North Myrtle Beach, SC

From the South:  Take Highway 17 north to 14th Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach (at Bank of America). Turn right onto 14th Avenue South, go one block, and the church is on the left.

From the North:  Take Highway 17 South to 14th Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach (just past Krispy Kreme on your right and Firestone on your left).  Turn left onto 14th Avenue South, go one block, and the church is on the left.

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Union UMC- 4491 U.S. 701, Conway, SC 29527

From Florencehead into Conway on 501.  Turn left on Wright Street.   See directions below.

From Myrtle Beach: 501 toward Conway.  Turn right on to Wright Blvd.  See directions Below

From North Myrtle, Little River areaUS 17-S to 90 W towards Conway turn right on 501 Bus S. Turn Left on 701 S.   Go 5 miles church on left.

From the South: Take 544 to 501 Turn right on Wright Street. Turn Right on south Hwy. 701.  Go 4.4 mi. to 4491 Highway 701 South. Church on left.

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Waterbrook Community Church, 86 Cloverleaf Drive #206, Longs, SC 29568,  843-390-9222

From Myrtle Beach: Take RT 31 North to its end, exit to the left following signs to Dillion. Turn Left at the 2nd Traffic light then right at the 2nd entrance to the plaza. We are the last business on your left.

From Little River/ North Carolina/US 17 North of the Intercoastal Waterway: Take US 17 South to RT 9 North. Turn Left at the 3rd Traffic light then right at the 2nd entrance to the plaza. We are the last business on your left.

From North Myrtle Beach/US 17 South of the Intercoastal Waterway: Take US 17 North to RT 9 North. Turn Left at the 3rd Traffic light then right at the 2nd entrance to the plaza. We are the last business on your left.

From Conway: Take RT 90 East. Turn left onto RT 57 and then left onto RT 9. Turn Left at the 1st Traffic light then right at the 2nd entrance to the plaza. We are the last business on your left.

From Longs/Loris/Western Horry County: Take RT 9 towards North Myrtle Beach. Turn Right at the 1st light past RT 905 then right at the 2nd entrance to the plaza. We are the last business on your left.

 

 

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