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We are 74 congregations throughout Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee counties in the Upstate of South Carolina with a mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Clergy self-care virtual retreats set for March 18 & 25, April 8

Three virtual retreats centered on clergy self-care – and led by South Carolina clergy and lay experts – are scheduled for March 18, March 25 and April 8. All are free and open to all clergy in the South Carolina Conference, but registration is required.Personal...

Bishop Holston appoints new district superintendent

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, has appointed the Rev. Telley Lynnette Gadson as superintendent of the Hartsville District. Rev. Gadson, senior pastor of St. Mark United Methodist Church in...

Bishop Holston: General Conference postponement will “ensure full, equitable participation”

Voting is more than simply saying what we believe. It is a sharing of faith, a tangible witness of love of God and love of neighbor. Voting is a way to acknowledge that we are one community, all in this together.

AC2021 will convene virtually June 6-7

The 2021 South Carolina Annual Conference will convene June 6-7 as an all-virtual session to ensure the health and safety of lay and clergy members amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The theme for AC2021 is “Seeking A More Excellent Way – Taking the Next Faithful...

Spring Clergy Orders to address “Our Response to Racism”

"Our Response to Racism" will be the focus of the 2021 Spring Clergy Orders Virtual Gathering of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church at 9:30 a.m. March 11. All clergy – Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, associate members, provisional members...

Endowed Epworth fund honors Rev. Jack C. Washington

Throughout his life and ministry, the Rev. Jack C. Washington was driven by a passion to help those in need – and he had a special place in his heart for children. Whether it was a little girl standing at a bus stop on a frigid morning wearing no coat or socks, a...

2021 School of Pastoral Ministry registration now open

Registration is now open for the 2021 School of Pastoral Ministry of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, which will be conducted virtually this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Session 1: April 23-24 Session 2: April 26-May 1...

2020 apportionment giving tops “amazing” 87 percent amid pandemic

Apportionment giving by South Carolina United Methodists surpassed 87 percent in 2020 – “an amazing performance” in light of a year disrupted by a pandemic that severely restricted the ability of local churches to gather for worship. The 2020 rate of 87.16 percent was...

UMCSC offers “Our Response to Racism” tools for local churches

The endeavor to end racism dates back centuries and is firmly rooted in scripture. “As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” – John 13:34 (NIV) “God does not show favoritism but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.” – Acts...

Bishop Holston: U.S. Capitol violence “cannot define who we are”

Voting is more than simply saying what we believe. It is a sharing of faith, a tangible witness of love of God and love of neighbor. Voting is a way to acknowledge that we are one community, all in this together.

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Clergy self-care virtual retreats set for March 18 & 25, April 8

Three virtual retreats centered on clergy self-care – and led by South Carolina clergy and lay experts – are scheduled for March 18, March 25 and April 8. All are free and open to all clergy in the South Carolina Conference, but registration is required.Personal...

Bishop Holston appoints new district superintendent

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, has appointed the Rev. Telley Lynnette Gadson as superintendent of the Hartsville District. Rev. Gadson, senior pastor of St. Mark United Methodist Church in...

AC2021 will convene virtually June 6-7

The 2021 South Carolina Annual Conference will convene June 6-7 as an all-virtual session to ensure the health and safety of lay and clergy members amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The theme for AC2021 is “Seeking A More Excellent Way – Taking the Next Faithful...

Spring Clergy Orders to address “Our Response to Racism”

"Our Response to Racism" will be the focus of the 2021 Spring Clergy Orders Virtual Gathering of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church at 9:30 a.m. March 11. All clergy – Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, associate members, provisional members...

Endowed Epworth fund honors Rev. Jack C. Washington

Throughout his life and ministry, the Rev. Jack C. Washington was driven by a passion to help those in need – and he had a special place in his heart for children. Whether it was a little girl standing at a bus stop on a frigid morning wearing no coat or socks, a...

DISTRICT STAFF

Rev. Cathy Mitchell

Rev. Cathy Mitchell

Superintendent

Gail Varner

Gail Varner

Administrative Assistant

Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch

Congregational Specialist

Phone

864-583-5109 (office)
864-583-1134 (fax)

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8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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