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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.

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 ecumenical...

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.

$400k Red Cross grant bolsters UMCSC Florence recovery work

The American Red Cross has donated more than $400,000 in support of the Hurricane Florence recovery efforts of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church.

UMCSC hiring construction coordinator, case manager to boost Hurricane Florence recovery

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is hiring two more Disaster Recovery positions to boost the conference’s response to Hurricane Florence. The goal of UMCSC Disaster Recovery is to accompany communities in need over the long haul of...

ERT quarterly training day set for Sept. 7

A day of training for Early Response Team members and those who want to become an ERT member is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7, in Greenwood. Training is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with all classes taking place at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 1633 Rivers...

Bishop Holston’s statement on voting irregularities at the 2019 General Conference

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, released this statement in response to the Commission on the General Conference’s finding that improper votes were cast during the 2019 General Conference:...

Junius Dotson in S.C.: Time for the UMC to “call an audible”

The leader of the United Methodist Church’s disciple-making agency shared a game plan – grounded in Luke 10:1-9 – for sharing the good news of Jesus Christ in a visit to South Carolina.

Aldersgate Special Needs Sunday is Aug. 11

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 and are integrated into the community. The trained staff...

Bishop Holston’s statement on El Paso, Dayton mass shootings

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, released this statement in response to mass shootings in Texas and Ohio: Bishop Holston El Paso, Texas: 22 dead, dozens injured. Dayton, Ohio: 9 dead, dozens...

2019 Bishop’s School of Ministry

This is kind of a scary time, isn't it? Whether you believe the times are changing for good or for ill, they are changing – one way or the other, or both. We don't know what's ahead, but we're called to lead. Preachers are called to point the way to the Good...
Sep 08

District Lay Servant School

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

ERT quarterly training day set for Sept. 7

A day of training for Early Response Team members and those who want to become an ERT member is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7, in Greenwood. Training is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with all classes taking place at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 1633 Rivers...

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

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

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