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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.

New online UMCSC planning calendar: Lectionary, colors and more

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has created a free online resource to help local churches and ministries plan their upcoming year in worship and ministry. The UMCSC Planning Calendar – umcsc.org/plan – features links to: The 2020 Revised...

Help the Marion District buy an ERT trailer

The Marion District of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has been hard-hit by hurricanes and flooding over the past few years. It is home to hundreds of families still recovering from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and Hurricane Florence in 2018....

UPDATE: 2019 Bishop’s School of Ministry set for Oct. 29-31

The Rev. Dr. Cynthia D. Weems – superintendent of the South East District of the Florida Conference UMC – will be the keynote speaker for the rescheduled 2019 Bishop’s School of Ministry at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, now set for Oct. 29-31.

Orangeburg District to host Fresh Expressions workshop

The Orangeburg District of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is hosting a "Fresh Expressions of Church" workshop on Oct. 5 at Beulah UMC in Gaston. Join us for a day of reimagining how we do church in South Carolina. This interactive...

Banquet to honor 8 Rural Mission veterans on Sept. 28

People from across the South Carolina Conference will come together Sept. 28 for a banquet to honor the dedication and ministry of eight remarkable members of the Rural Mission family.

Bishop Holston’s statement on approach of Hurricane Dorian

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, released this statement as Hurricane Dorian approached the Southeastern United States.

Epworth opens Lowcountry hub to “make S.C. children feel loved”

The public launch of the institute’s Charleston Mission Outpost and Hub – right next door to Bethany United Methodist Church – marked Epworth’s first expansion beyond Columbia to provide services in other areas of the state.

UMCSC prepares, prays as dangerous Hurricane Dorian churns offshore

As Hurricane Dorian – which reached Category 5 status on Sunday with 180-mph-plus winds – slowly churns toward the Southeastern United States, disaster response officials with the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church continue to plan for the...

Council of Bishops invites applications for 2020 local initiatives grants

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is inviting applications for  2020 Local Initiatives Grants. The Council of Bishops is offering three grants of $1,000 each to groups within annual conferences for special projects designed to strengthen...

Deadline nears: Join Bishop Holston on S.C. pilgrimage to Africa University

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and his spouse, Felecia Holston, are leading a South Carolina Pilgrimage to Africa University in January 2020. You are invited to come along on this 12-day trip to Zimbabwe and South Africa, Jan. 29 through Feb. 11.

Jan 10

SCMYP Youth Basketball Tournament

January 10, 2020 - January 12, 2020
Jan 24

SCMYP Revolution

January 24, 2020 - January 26, 2020
May 05

2020 General Conference

May 5, 2020 - May 15, 2020

New online UMCSC planning calendar: Lectionary, colors and more

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has created a free online resource to help local churches and ministries plan their upcoming year in worship and ministry. The UMCSC Planning Calendar – umcsc.org/plan – features links to: The 2020 Revised...

Help the Marion District buy an ERT trailer

The Marion District of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has been hard-hit by hurricanes and flooding over the past few years. It is home to hundreds of families still recovering from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and Hurricane Florence in 2018....

UPDATE: 2019 Bishop’s School of Ministry set for Oct. 29-31

The Rev. Dr. Cynthia D. Weems – superintendent of the South East District of the Florida Conference UMC – will be the keynote speaker for the rescheduled 2019 Bishop’s School of Ministry at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, now set for Oct. 29-31.

Orangeburg District to host Fresh Expressions workshop

The Orangeburg District of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is hosting a "Fresh Expressions of Church" workshop on Oct. 5 at Beulah UMC in Gaston. Join us for a day of reimagining how we do church in South Carolina. This interactive...

DISTRICT STAFF

Rev. Cathy Mitchell

Rev. Cathy Mitchell

Superintendent

Gail Varner

Gail Varner

Administrative Assistant

Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch

Congregational Specialist

864-590-4628

Phone

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

Office Hours

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

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