Community Action Network
On Tuesday, June 12, 2012, the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC) adopted a resolution for Tobacco-Free Places of Worship during its annual session. Adoption of the resolution was led by Rev. Amiri Hooker, Director of the Conference Connectional Ministries Advocacy Area of the UMC.
On Monday, January 18, 2016, the Charleston - Columbia District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (CME) adopted its resolution for Tobacco-Free Places of Worship during its participation at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the Dome. Endorsed by Bishop James B. Walker and Presiding Elder Rev. Ronzell Manness, adoption of the resolution was led by Rev. Dr. Doris L. Hicks, Director Commission of Social Justice and Human Concern for the Charleston - Columbia District of the Carolina Region of the CME Church.