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DOWNLOAD BROCHURE: “Sowing to the Spirit: How Apportionment Giving Connects and Sustains Us”

The Office of the Conference Treasurer and Director of Administrative Services acts as the chief financial officer of the Annual Conference and supervises other administrative functions, including Human Resources and Pension and Health Benefits.

Seminar: How to prevent, identify church embezzlement

The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is offering local church leaders an opportunity to attend a seminar designed to help them prevent embezzlement, how to spot it, and what to do about it. "Protecting Your Church From Embezzlement" is...

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.

2021 apportionment giving surpasses pre-pandemic levels

Apportionment giving by South Carolina United Methodists surpassed 91 percent in 2021 – continuing a remarkable performance during a second year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 rate of 91.67 percent was up from 87.16 percent in 2020, said Beth Westbury, conference...

Help for churches filing W-2 forms

  Each January, many churches prepare their own W-2 forms for employees. For churches that file their own W-2s without the assistance of a payroll processing company, the Conference Treasurer's Office recommends using the Social Security Administration’s website...

UMCSC churches should confirm E-Verify compliance

State law requires churches to file certain forms whenever they hire new employees, whether the employees are clergy or lay. The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church strongly encourages local church leaders to ensure that they are in compliance...

Here to help

Beth Westbury

Conference Treasurer
Director of Administrative Services

Heather Nordeoff


Susan Williams

Accounts Payable

Rev. Mitch Houston

Chairperson, Council on
Finance and Administration

Whom to call


Contact Susan Williams with questions about payments on invoices or reimbursements.

and Statements

Contact Stephanie Henry with questions about apportionments or statements.

Direct Billing
and Benefits

Contact Stephanie Henry with questions about direct billing or benefits if you are in the Anderson, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville or Greenwood districts.

Direct Billing
and Benefits

Contact Lynn Jenkins with questions about direct billing or benefits if you are in the Hartsville, Marion, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, Spartanburg or Walterboro districts.

and Planning

Contact the Rev. Chris Lollis if you are currently retired or planning to retire and you need information.

All other questions

If your question does not match one of the above topics, please contact Beth Westbury.

Mailing Address:
4908 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Fax: 803-691-6604


Guidance for filing W-2 forms

View “Pathways” online

Download “Pathways” as pdf

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