January District Clergy Meeting

All pastors of the Greenwood District are reminded of the meeting this month on January 31, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., at Panola United Methodist Church, 404 Panola Ave., Greenwood.

Notices have been sent to all pastors requesting an RSVP for the lunch to be served immediately following the meeting.

Reminder: If anyone cannot be present at the meeting, he/she must send an email to Rev. Dr. Love (gwdist@umcsc.org) explaining the absence and requesting to be excused from the meeting. This request must be received prior to the meeting.

January District Newsletter

T2017_01 - front pagehe January issue of the  Greenwood District Newsletter is now available. Click on the image at the left to read or download a copy.

Items of interest include:

  • Older Adult Ministries Retreat
  • District Leadership Training, January 22
  • 2016 Local Church Audits
  • January District Clergy Meeting
  • 2016 Book of Discipline now available



Soule Chapel UMC To Dedicate New Building

soule chapel1Soule Chapel UMC, 435 Soule Chapel Rd., Cross Hill, SC 29332, invites everyone to share in a Service of Dedication for the new education building.

Rev. Bill Quarles is the pastor of Soule Chapel UMC.

The service is set for Sunday, December 4, 2:00 p.m. The Reverend Dr. Stephen L. Love, Greenwood District Superintendent, will deliver the message.

We hope to see you at Soule Chapel on Sunday, December 4.

Greenwood District PACKING PARTY Set for October 29

Tdisaster responsehe Greenwood District Disaster Response Team is hosting a packing party on Saturday, October 29, beginning at 9:00 a.m., at the District Office, 1633 Rivers St., Greenwood, to fill cleaning kits (aka flood buckets) for the victims of Hurricane Matthew. Churches and individuals in the Greenwood District have contributed over $8000 for flood relief in the wake of Matthew.

We want to give a shout-out to Lowe’s of Greenwood for their generosity in assisting us with the purchasing of the buckets and all the materials needed to fill the empty containers. All materials will be delivered on pallets on Friday afternoon in preparation for the “party” on Saturday morning.

Everyone is invited to come join the fun.

If you or your church would like to contribute toward flood relief efforts, you may send your contributions to the Greenwood District Office, PO Box 49968, Greenwood, SC 29649. Make checks payable to the Greenwood District and note in the Item Line Flood Relief. All money sent to the Greenwood District will be used for flood relief in SC. You may also contribute online for general flood relief efforts in SC. General flood relief contributions may be made to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) online.