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2020 South Carolina Annual Conference set for Aug. 1 in Florence

All attendees must register by July 17 Click here to register The 2020 South Carolina Annual Conference session will take place on Saturday, August 1, at the Florence Center and will be live-streamed at umcsc.org. The gathering of clergy and lay members representing...

Bishop Holston invites S.C. United Methodists to Interfaith Peace Walk

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston is inviting all South Carolina United Methodists to join him for an Interfaith Peace Walk this Saturday, June 20, in downtown Columbia. The walk – hosted by Bishop Samuel L. Green Sr. and the African Methodist Episcopal Church – is designed...

Bishop Holston commends pastoral letter on racial injustice from SEJ bishops

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the June 5, 2020, pastoral letter from the bishops of the Southeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church: “See, I...

Bishop Holston’s statement on violence following peaceful S.C. protests of George Floyd killing

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding violence that followed peaceful protests in South Carolina: When we witness inexplicable injustice, anger is understandable,...

Bishop Holston’s tenure in South Carolina Conference extended into November 2021

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston will remain as resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church through the next session of the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference, now scheduled for Nov. 10-12, 2021. The SEJ Committee on...

Bishop Holston seeks Pentecost prayers for justice and peace amid racial tension, unrest

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding racial tension and unrest across the nation: My friends, as we celebrate Pentecost – that joyous day when the Holy Spirit...