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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.

Bishop Holston’s statement on postponement of 2020 SEJ Conference

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the postponement of the 2020 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference: Friends, just as we are navigating changes locally...

Local churches may qualify for emergency loans

Guidance for local churches on COVID-19 loan program Local churches of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church could be eligible for an emergency loan to help pay salaries, mortgage interest, rent and other...

Bishop Holston extends call to suspend in-person worship through April

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the latest guidance in response to the coronavirus pandemic in our state: My friends, I have been awed by the creative ways...

Key Conference Center Contacts

If you need assistance while the Conference Center is closed, please call:Clergy ServicesRev. Ken Nelson | 803-726-6733 | klnelson@umcsc.orgColumbia District OfficeRev. Dr. Cathy Jamieson | cjamieson@umcsc.orgVeronica Williams | 803-726-6742 |...

Bishop Holston recommends suspending in-person worship services through March 31

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the latest guidance in response to the coronavirus outbreak in our state: My friends, coming together in worship is central...

Canceled: Spartanburg District Epworth in the Upstate event

The Epworth in the Upstate/Bishop's Day in the Spartanburg District event scheduled for Saturday, March 21, has been canceled. Those who have registered will receive a refund. We are following the latest guidance from Bishop Holston and public health officials on the...

Canceled: Spring 2020 Clergy Gathering

The 2020 Spring Clergy Gathering has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. We are complying with the requests of our country's top health officials in hopes of containing the spread of the coronavirus. Currently, our top priority, as the church and clergy, is to...

Bishop Holston appoints new coordinator of Clergy Services

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, has appointed the Rev. A. Melton Arant Jr., pastor of Pendleton United Methodist Church, as coordinator of Clergy Services. The appointment...

Bishop Holston’s statement on request to postpone GC2020

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the possible postponement of the 2020 General Conference due to the coronavirus pandemic: The Executive Committee of the UMC...

Bishop Holston: Coronavirus recommendations for local churches

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding how local churches should respond to the developing coronavirus outbreak: Friends, we have been notified that at least two...
May 05

2020 General Conference

May 5 - May 15
Jun 07

Bishop Holston’s statement on postponement of 2020 SEJ Conference

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, released this statement regarding the postponement of the 2020 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference: Friends, just as we are navigating changes locally...

Local churches may qualify for emergency loans

Guidance for local churches on COVID-19 loan program Local churches of the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church could be eligible for an emergency loan to help pay salaries, mortgage interest, rent and other...

Key Conference Center Contacts

If you need assistance while the Conference Center is closed, please call:Clergy ServicesRev. Ken Nelson | 803-726-6733 | klnelson@umcsc.orgColumbia District OfficeRev. Dr. Cathy Jamieson | cjamieson@umcsc.orgVeronica Williams | 803-726-6742 |...

Canceled: Spartanburg District Epworth in the Upstate event

The Epworth in the Upstate/Bishop's Day in the Spartanburg District event scheduled for Saturday, March 21, has been canceled. Those who have registered will receive a refund. We are following the latest guidance from Bishop Holston and public health officials on the...

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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