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We are 89 congregations throughout Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Lexington and Orangeburg counties – ranging from the northern Lowcountry to the western Midlands of South Carolina – with a mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

We are 89 congregations throughout Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Lexington and Orangeburg counties – ranging from the northern Lowcountry to the western Midlands of South Carolina – with a mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Orangeburg District Training Resources

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...

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...

DISTRICT STAFF

Rev. Ken Nelson

Rev. Ken Nelson

Superintendent

Rev. Jim Arant

Rev. Jim Arant

Congregational Specialist

Phone

803-534-7564 (office)
803-534-5474 (fax)

Mail

P.O. Box 303
Orangeburg, SC  29116

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday
9 a.m.-2 p.m.

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