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We are 75 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: God alone is our only true security

A statement from Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishopof the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church,on the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States:A statement from Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident...

Bishop Holston: Get vaccinated – for yourself, your family, your neighbor

Facing a stagnant COVID-19 vaccination rate across the state, leaders of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church are strongly encouraging all laity and clergy to get vaccinated against the potentially deadly coronavirus disease. As of this week,...

Oct. 23: Generosity, Stewardship & Abundance in a Post-COVID Church

Virtual Stewardship Webinar St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church in Hilton Head will play virtual host to "Generosity, Stewardship & Abundance in a Post-COVID Church," on Saturday, Oct. 23. Clergy and laity from across the South Carolina Conference are...

Community prayer vigil Sunday for Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School

A cross-section of the Orangeburg faith community invites the community to gather at 5 p.m. Sunday at Bruin Stadium to join us in prayer for the Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School family. This Community Prayer Vigil is designed to offer a pastoral response for healing...

2021 Africa University golf tournament in memory of Rev. Hipp

Hundreds of golfers from South Carolina and across the nation are preparing to converge on the Orangeburg Country Club on Sept. 27 for the 8th Annual Bishop L. Jonathan Holston Golf Invitational Benefiting Africa University. This year, the charity event – an...

UMCSC churches should confirm E-Verify compliance

State law requires churches to file certain forms whenever they hire new employees, whether the employees are clergy or lay. The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church strongly encourages local church leaders to ensure that they are in compliance...

Rev. Strawther joins conference team of congregational specialists

The Rev. Walter Strawther has been appointed to serve as the congregational specialist for the Columbia and Hartsville districts, as well as the specialist for African-American ministries. He succeeds the Rev. Millie Nelson Smith, who was appointed last year as...

Clergy Health Cohort to be led by Rev. Dr. Jamieson

Participation is limited, so click the image below to sign up today!

Still time to prepare for Aldersgate Special Needs Sunday

Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry – born at the 2003 South Carolina Annual Conference – provides homes for adults with developmental disabilities. Residents are encouraged to be as independent as possible. Our trained staff provides care in a Christian environment....

Conference Center back open for meetings

The United Methodist Conference Center in Columbia is now back open for meetings, with some restrictions still in place to protect the health and safety of all amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Primary meeting requirements include: •  All participants who are not...

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Bishop Holston: God alone is our only true security

A statement from Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishopof the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church,on the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States:A statement from Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident...

Community prayer vigil Sunday for Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School

A cross-section of the Orangeburg faith community invites the community to gather at 5 p.m. Sunday at Bruin Stadium to join us in prayer for the Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School family. This Community Prayer Vigil is designed to offer a pastoral response for healing...

2021 Africa University golf tournament in memory of Rev. Hipp

Hundreds of golfers from South Carolina and across the nation are preparing to converge on the Orangeburg Country Club on Sept. 27 for the 8th Annual Bishop L. Jonathan Holston Golf Invitational Benefiting Africa University. This year, the charity event – an...

UMCSC churches should confirm E-Verify compliance

State law requires churches to file certain forms whenever they hire new employees, whether the employees are clergy or lay. The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church strongly encourages local church leaders to ensure that they are in compliance...

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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