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We are 78 congregations throughout Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry and Saluda counties – ranging from the foothills of the Upstate, along the Savannah River and into the western Midlands of South Carolina – with a mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

We are 78 congregations throughout Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry and Saluda counties – ranging from the foothills of the Upstate, along the Savannah River and into the western Midlands of South Carolina – with a mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Bishop Holston: “Let’s build bridges of understanding”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the June 25, 2022, statement from the Council of Bishops regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v....

IRS boosts standard mileage rates for the rest of 2022

The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Bishop Holston: “Be patient; remain focused on mission and ministry”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the decision handed down today by The UMC Judicial Council:My friends, there have been conversations in many spaces and...

Easter Worship With Bishop Holston 2022 (videos)

"While it is still dark..."Bishop Holston and The Cabinet offer this Easter worship service for use by local churches. The videos can be included as part of your church’s virtual worship, or they can be used on their own for your congregation on Easter morning. We...

Bishop Holston’s statement on further postponement of General Conference

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the further postponement of the General Conference:Friends, the Commission on the General Conference announced this week that...
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Greenwood – DCOM Training

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 17

Greenwood DCOM

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Greenwood District Monthly Newsletters

Keep up with news from the Greenwood District. Check out our monthly  newsletters. If you would like to receive the newsletter via email, send a message to gwdist@umcsc.org with “Subscribe” in the subject line. Click here to read the current or previous issues.

Lay Servant Ministry School - Fall 2022

September 18 and 25, 2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., St. Paul UMC, 102 East Butler Ave., Saluda, SC 29138. Register online or by mail. Registration deadline is September 2. $25 per course.

Informational Flyer
Book List (participants should order books in time to bring them to the first session)
Letter to Pastors and Lay Servants
Registration Form (to be used if registering by mail)
Click here to register online

Charge Conference 2022

Click here to see the full Charge Conference and Consultation schedule for the Greenwood District.

Also available here are

Charge Conference Training session, August 21, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Wayne Goff Hall (large multipurpose room), Rivers St. Campus, St. Mark UMC, 1633 Rivers St., Greenwood 29649.

Greenwood District Church Directory

Are you looking for a new home church? Maybe you are visiting in the Greenwood District and you are seeking a church to visit on your vacation. This listing, arranged alphabetically by the church name, includes the church’s physical address, the times for  Sunday School, morning worship (traditional and contemporary), the links to the church’s webpage and the Facebook page. Click here to see and/or download a listing of all churches in the Greenwood District. 

2022-2023 Greenwood District Clergy Directory

Click here to view and/or download a copy of the 2022-2023 Clergy Directory. This directory includes an alphabetical listing of district churches, and alphabetical listing of district pastors, a clergy pictorial directory arranged by city or town; a listing of retired clergy and surviving spouses in the Greenwood District; helpful links; district clergy covenant groups; membership rosters for district boards and committees. Also included are directions for updating church and pastor online profiles and directions for creating a MissionInsite demographic report for a local church.

DISTRICT STAFF

Rev. Dr. Stephen Love

Rev. Dr. Stephen Love

Superintendent

Martha Alewine

Martha Alewine

Administrative Assistant

Phone

Office: 864-223-2650
Fax: 864-223-4099

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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