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We are 59 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.

We are 59 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.

Bishop Holston updates projected district leadership assignments, congregational specialist appointments

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, has updated projected assignments for: Congregational Specialists Bishop Holston also has projected appointments for two congregational specialists for the...

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...

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.  Rev. Andrew...

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 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...

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...

Bishop Holston updates projected district leadership assignments, congregational specialist appointments

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, has updated projected assignments for: Congregational Specialists Bishop Holston also has projected appointments for two congregational specialists for the...

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...

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.  Rev. Andrew...

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 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...

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...

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)

Office Hours

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

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