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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: Scouting settlement would support abuse survivors, protect UMC churches

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the settlement reached this week on behalf of United Methodist churches in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy case: My...

IRS standard mileage rates going up for 2022

The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

COVID-19 guidance updated with emergence of aggressive Omicron variant

COVID-19 Guidance, updated since emergence of aggressive Omicron variant Revised December 20, 2021In response to the emergence of the highly contagious Omicron variant, Bishop Holston and leaders of the South Carolina Conference have updated our COVID-19 Best...

Christmas Eve Worship With Bishop Holston 2021 (videos)

"While it is still dark..."Download video of full service or portions Bishop Holston and The Cabinet offer this Christmas Eve worship service for use by local churches. The videos can be included as part of your church’s virtual worship, or they can be used on their...

2 virtual Clergy Care retreats set for Dec. 9 & Jan. 6

The Clergy Care ministry of the South Carolina Conference has scheduled two new virtual retreats in December and January – both free of charge and open to all clergy: December 9 – (6-8:30 p.m.) "Bereavement Overload,” led by Rev. Miriam Mick. January 6 – (9 a.m.-1...

Help for churches filing W-2 forms

  Each January, many churches prepare their own W-2 forms for employees. For churches that file their own W-2s without the assistance of a payroll processing company, the Conference Treasurer's Office recommends using the Social Security Administration’s website...

Revolution 2022: 1-day youth event set for Jan. 29

Revolution 2022 is scheduled as a one-day youth event on Jan. 29 at the Township Auditorium in Columbia.

5 virtual Clergy Care retreats scheduled in November

The Clergy Care ministry of the South Carolina Conference has scheduled five new virtual retreats in November – all free of charge and open to all clergy: November 8 – (2-3:30 p.m.) "Listening to God through Lectio Divina,” led by Marla Fuller. November 11 – (6-7:30...

Advance Special Ministries Sunday is Nov. 7

On Sunday, Nov. 3, local churches are encouraged to feature an offering in support of Advance Special Ministries.

2021 Fall Clergy Orders: Healing the Healers (Nov. 18)

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IRS standard mileage rates going up for 2022

The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Christmas Eve Worship With Bishop Holston 2021 (videos)

"While it is still dark..."Download video of full service or portions Bishop Holston and The Cabinet offer this Christmas Eve worship service for use by local churches. The videos can be included as part of your church’s virtual worship, or they can be used on their...

2 virtual Clergy Care retreats set for Dec. 9 & Jan. 6

The Clergy Care ministry of the South Carolina Conference has scheduled two new virtual retreats in December and January – both free of charge and open to all clergy: December 9 – (6-8:30 p.m.) "Bereavement Overload,” led by Rev. Miriam Mick. January 6 – (9 a.m.-1...

Help for churches filing W-2 forms

  Each January, many churches prepare their own W-2 forms for employees. For churches that file their own W-2s without the assistance of a payroll processing company, the Conference Treasurer's Office recommends using the Social Security Administration’s website...

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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