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We are 78 congregations throughout Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, Lexington, 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’s post-GC2020 statement

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement following the adjournment of the postponed 2020 General Conference:Download aprintable PDFMy friends, it was good to be together as...

Bishop Holston appoints new conference benefits officer

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston has appointed the Rev. Rett Haselden as the benefits officer for the South Carolina Conference, effective June 26, 2024. The Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits recommended Rev. Haselden, senior pastor of Grace United Methodist...

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...

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...

Bishop’s Holy Land trip postponed

Bishop Holston's trip to the Holy Land, initially scheduled for Feb. 12-25, has been postponed due to the uncertainty in the Middle East. Those who have already registered will receive further details via email. Those who desire to register can still do so by clicking...

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...

SEJ leaders: Reduce number of episcopal areas, elect no bishops in 2024

The Committee on the Episcopacy of the Southeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church is recommending a reduction in the number of episcopal areas within the jurisdiction to 10 from the current 13 – a significant change in the SEJ’s organization and...

Regional gatherings set to “share the Salkehatchie story”

Salkehatchie Summer Service leaders have scheduled a series of regional gatherings to give campers and camp leaders a chance to get to know others from around the South Carolina Conference. "The regional gatherings will provide an opportunity, close to home, to...

2024 Charge Conference Information/Charge Conference Training

Rev. Dr. Stephen Love
District Superintendent

Mrs. Martha Alewine
Administrative Assistant

Rev. Jim Arant
Congregational Specialist

Mr. Tony Watson
District Lay Leader

Phone

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

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 49968
Greenwood, SC  29649

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