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We are 73 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: “Let’s build bridges of understanding”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the June 25, 2022, statement from the Council of Bishops regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v....

IRS boosts standard mileage rates for the rest of 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.

South Carolina Annual Conference endorses nomination of Rev. Nelson for election as bishop

The 2022 South Carolina Annual Conference on June 6 voted overwhelmingly to endorse the nomination of the Rev. Ken Nelson for election as a bishop of The United Methodist Church. Delegates who will represent the South Carolina Conference at the next regular...

Bishop Holston: “Be patient; remain focused on mission and ministry”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the decision handed down today by The UMC Judicial Council:My friends, there have been conversations in many spaces and...

Easter Worship With Bishop Holston 2022 (videos)

"While it is still dark..."Bishop Holston and The Cabinet offer this Easter 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 own for your congregation on Easter morning. We...

Bishop Holston’s statement on further postponement of General Conference

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the further postponement of the General Conference:Friends, the Commission on the General Conference announced this week that...

Lenten Sermon Series: March 9-April 13

New this year for Lent, several Spartanburg District churches will host Lenten services on Wednesdays beginning March 9. Each service will begin at noon and will run about 35-40 minutes. These worship experiences will include hymns, special music, and a meditation...

Statement from GBGM on the Russia and Ukraine conflict

February 24, 2022 | ATLANTA The General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church is deeply troubled by the conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the ominous implications it has for escalating tensions between Russia and Western nations. We join many...

Bishop Holston appoints new Columbia District superintendent

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, has appointed the Rev. Fran M. Elrod as superintendent of the Columbia District. Rev. Elrod, senior pastor of Clemson United Methodist Church in Clemson since...

2022 School of Pastoral Ministry registration open through April 4

Registration is now open for the 2022 School of Pastoral Ministry of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, which will be conducted in a hybrid format this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Session 1 April 11-13 – in-person at Francis...

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Bishop Holston: “Let’s build bridges of understanding”

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the June 25, 2022, statement from the Council of Bishops regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v....

Easter Worship With Bishop Holston 2022 (videos)

"While it is still dark..."Bishop Holston and The Cabinet offer this Easter 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 own for your congregation on Easter morning. We...

DISTRICT STAFF

Rev. Cathy Mitchell

Rev. Cathy Mitchell

Superintendent

Gail Varner

Gail Varner

Administrative Assistant

Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch

Congregational Specialist

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

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