2019 PPRC Training

On January 27, 2019, Rev. Dr. Stephen L. Love, Greenwood District Superintendent, led the district training event for chairpersons and members of local church Pastor/Parish Relations Committees. Rev. Love has made available the PowerPoint presentation he used during that training and also the PPRC Training Manual prepared by the Bishop and Cabinet of the SC Annual Conference.

For questions or more information regarding these PPRC resources, contact the Greenwood District Office (864-223-2650 or gwdist@umcsc.org).

February Issue of Greenwood District Newsletter

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Items of interest include:

  • Safe Sanctuary Training
  • 2019 Spring Lay Servant Ministry School
  • 2018 Statistical Reports
  • Prayer Service for Special General Conference
  • District Packing Party
  • Conference Men’s Retreat

 

January 2019 Issue of the Greenwood District Newsletter

The January 2019 issue of the Greenwood District newsletter is now available.

Items of interest include:

  • District Leadership Training, January 20
  • District PPRC/Lay Leader Training, January 27
  • Safe Sanctuary/Sexual Ethics Training Events
  • District “Packing Party”
  • Faith-Sharing Workshop

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Safe Sanctuary/Sexual Ethics Training Events

January 19: Lee Road United Methodist Church (Greenville District)

  • 1377 East Lee Rd., Taylors, 29687
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Safe Santuaries Policy: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.; Sexual Ethics: 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • 2 Credits
  • You can come to one or both sessions (sign in at the door)

February 10: Broad St. United Methodist Church (Greenwood District)

  • 310 N. Broad St., Clinton 29325
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Safe Sanctuary Policy and Sexual Ethics
  • Registration requested. Send an email to gwdist@umcsc.org
  • Attendance sign-in at the door
  • 2 Credits

February 21: Cannons Campground United Methodist Church (Spartanburg District)

  • 3450 Cannon’s Campground Rd., Spartanburg 29307
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1 Credit
  • Sign in at the door

Safe Sanctuary Training Events

Everyone serving under appointment by the Bishop is required to have four units of sexual ethics/safe sanctuary training before June 1, 2019.

The Greenwood District is offering a training session on February 10, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., at Broad St. UMC, Clinton. Each participant will receive two credits of sexual ethics/safe sanctuary training. There is no charge to attend this training; however, registration is required. Click here to download the registration formLocal church Boards of Trustees and Disaster Response Team members are encouraged to attend this training. All pastors are expected to attend since this will be the February District Clergy Meeting.

Additional training events are scheduled in the Greenville and Spartanburg Districts. Click here to download the schedule of training events.

Pastors: Please contact your district administrative assistant to verify the number of credits you currently have.