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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.

Prepare now 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....

“Both/And” Maximizing Hybrid Worship training set for July 31

“Both/And” Maximizing Hybrid Worship Experiences for Online and In-Person Audiences.

Virtual SEJ Conference set for July 21

The Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference will convene in a one-day virtual special session on July 21. The SEJ College of Bishops called this week for the session, with the primary purpose of voting on a proposed resolution to unite the Memphis Annual Conference and...

UMCSC COVID-19 Best Practices updated after new CDC guidance

  Based on current CDC guidelines, we do not recommend any specific restrictions on participation in church activities for those who have been fully vaccinated. All eligible persons are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated as soon as possible.Click here to read...

Today is the final day to register for AC2021

All lay and clergy members are encouraged to register now for the 2021 South Carolina Annual Conference, which will convene as an all-virtual session to ensure the health and safety of everyone amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Registration deadline is June 1....

Bishop Holston to continue as S.C. resident bishop into late 2022

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston will remain as resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church through the current quadrennium, which has been extended at least through late 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The UMC Council of...

New Clergy Care ministry: “You are not alone”

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed how ministry is done, clergy across the South Carolina Conference were at risk of stress and burnout. Clergy need to be cared for as they care for their church members and ministries. Clergy need to know people...

Bishop Holston: Let us pray together for peace

A statement from Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishopof the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church:“Brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another,be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace...

Save the dates: Granville Hicks Virtual Leadership Academy

The 2021 Granville Hicks Virtual Leadership Academy is set for five dates in April, May, June and July.

Rock Hill mass shooting vigil: “Something needs to change”

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” – John 1:5 (NIV) With a community’s grief and pain still raw four days after six people were murdered in a mass shooting at a home in Rock Hill, India Hook United Methodist Church opened its...

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Prepare now 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....

Virtual SEJ Conference set for July 21

The Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference will convene in a one-day virtual special session on July 21. The SEJ College of Bishops called this week for the session, with the primary purpose of voting on a proposed resolution to unite the Memphis Annual Conference and...

UMCSC COVID-19 Best Practices updated after new CDC guidance

  Based on current CDC guidelines, we do not recommend any specific restrictions on participation in church activities for those who have been fully vaccinated. All eligible persons are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated as soon as possible.Click here to read...

Today is the final day to register for AC2021

All lay and clergy members are encouraged to register now for the 2021 South Carolina Annual Conference, which will convene as an all-virtual session to ensure the health and safety of everyone amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Registration deadline is June 1....

Bishop Holston to continue as S.C. resident bishop into late 2022

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston will remain as resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church through the current quadrennium, which has been extended at least through late 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The UMC Council of...

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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