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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.

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...

2020 apportionment giving tops “amazing” 87 percent amid pandemic

Apportionment giving by South Carolina United Methodists surpassed 87 percent in 2020 – “an amazing performance” in light of a year disrupted by a pandemic that severely restricted the ability of local churches to gather for worship. The 2020 rate of 87.16 percent was...

IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2021

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.

Help for churches filing W-2 forms

Churches that file their own W-2s without the assistance of a payroll processing company might want to use the Social Security Administration’s website to create, file and print their W-2s.

Tips for local churches applying for PPP loan forgiveness

Latest guidance for local churches on COVID-19 loan program Many local churches in the South Carolina Conference and church-related not-for-profit organizations received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. These loans are...

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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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