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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.

Epworth In the Upstate…Creating a Future with Hope!

Epworth Children's Home is planning Epworth Hubs in the Upstate and wants to partner with the Spartanburg District!   We are inviting our pastors and representatives from your congregations to join us as we are very excited about this new ministry opportunity.  We are...

“Embracing a New Reality”: Spring 2020 Clergy Gathering

The Spring 2020 Clergy Gathering of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church – "Embracing a New Reality: Moving Through Transition as a Community of Grace" – is set for March 17 at Lexington UMC, 309 E. Main St., Lexington. The event – scheduled...

Final GC2020 Listening Session set for Feb. 23 (this Sunday!) on Facebook Live

The South Carolina Conference Delegation to the 2020 General Conference has scheduled four tri-district “Listening Sessions” around the conference in January and February, and a fifth that will be live online.

New Coastal Wesley Foundation: “A place to grow and become disciples”

The new Coastal Wesley Foundation welcomes students of all faiths into regular fellowship, worship, service and other activities.

2020 Stewardship Summit: “It’s Not Just Giving Generously, It’s Living Generously”

The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church’s 2020 Stewardship Summit – “It’s Not Just Giving Generously, It’s Living Generously” – will take place Feb. 29 at Union United Methodist Church in Irmo.

Register now for Spring Lay Servant classes

Spring Lay Servant classes begin March 15 and the deadline to register is Feb. 29. Classes will be held from 2 to 5:30 p.m. March 15, March 22 and March 29, at Beaumont United Methodist Church, 687 N. Liberty St., Spartanburg. Here are the classes: Basic with Kathy...

S.C. apportionment giving exceeds 90 percent for 5th year in a row

Apportionment giving by South Carolina United Methodists surpassed 90 percent for the fifth consecutive year in 2019. The 2019 rate of 90.1 percent was down slightly from 90.9 percent in 2018, said Beth Westbury, conference treasurer and director of administrative...

New “Come, Follow Me” Lenten sermon series, study guide now available

“Come, Follow Me: A Disciple's Journey Through Lent” – a five-part sermon series with an accompanying adult discussion guide – offers an opportunity to delve into Christian discipleship by looking at five moments in the ministry of Jesus. The sermon series and...

How 2019 tax law changes affect churches

Recent federal legislation changes how churches pay taxes on parking provided to their employees.

IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2020

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.

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Epworth In the Upstate…Creating a Future with Hope!

Epworth Children's Home is planning Epworth Hubs in the Upstate and wants to partner with the Spartanburg District!   We are inviting our pastors and representatives from your congregations to join us as we are very excited about this new ministry opportunity.  We are...

“Embracing a New Reality”: Spring 2020 Clergy Gathering

The Spring 2020 Clergy Gathering of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church – "Embracing a New Reality: Moving Through Transition as a Community of Grace" – is set for March 17 at Lexington UMC, 309 E. Main St., Lexington. The event – scheduled...

Register now for Spring Lay Servant classes

Spring Lay Servant classes begin March 15 and the deadline to register is Feb. 29. Classes will be held from 2 to 5:30 p.m. March 15, March 22 and March 29, at Beaumont United Methodist Church, 687 N. Liberty St., Spartanburg. Here are the classes: Basic with Kathy...

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)

Office Hours

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

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