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Caring with Crockpots feeding the homeless

What would you do if you were homeless, living in a hotel, and needed to feed your family?  If you live in Spartanburg, we hope that you can be connected with a ministry at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, called Caring with Crockpots. St. Paul member, Bobbi...

Church seeking partners to feed hungry children

Saint Paul United Methodist Church runs a Backpack Buddies program for two schools and they need some help. They are in need of some churches to help pick up groceries on Fridays to help with one of their programs. The church is located on the east side of...

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...

2024 Spartanburg District Lenten Services

The Spartanburg District is hosting special services during the season of Lent called “Lent Together.”  These worship opportunities are hosted by six churches and a free lunch follows each service.  The first service is on February 21 at St. James UMC. ...

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...

International African American Museum “shows us the hope of who we are becoming”

CHARLESTON – The International African American Museum tells the unvarnished stories of the African American experience across generations and continents, the trauma and triumph that gave rise to a resilient people. The museum is located at Gadsden’s Wharf – the site...