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UMCSC Trustees: Discerning the best use of God’s grace

The Trustees of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church released this statement regarding the disbursement of tithes received from churches that separated from the denomination in 2023: After 113 local churches in the South Carolina Conference...

Bishop Holston: “A prayerful response to our evolving reality”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding a realignment of the supervision of the 12 districts of the conference: My friends, there has been much discourse and...

UMCSC recruiting for Conference Benefits Officer

The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is recruiting a Conference Benefits Officer, who is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration of employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans, disability and death benefits....

Bishop Holston appoints 2 new district superintendents

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, has appointed two new district superintendents – the Rev. Chris Lollis and the Rev. Jeffrey Salley.  Rev. Chris Lollis Rev. Lollis has served as the...

Apportionment giving remained strong in 2023

Apportionment giving by South Carolina United Methodists remained strong in 2023 – nearly reaching the 90 percent level. The 2023 rate of 88.9 percent was down slightly from 89.2 percent in 2022, said Beth Westbury, conference treasurer and director of administrative...