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



October 2016 Newsletter Now Available

October page 1Click on the image at the left to read this month’s newsletter or to download a copy to read later.

Items of interest include:

  • Love Notes, Rev. Love’s monthly column
  • Request from Lander Campus Ministry
  • Bishop’s Forward Focus Tour
  • Greenwood District response to aftermath of Hurricane Matthew
  • Conference Mission Initiatives
  • Meeting Announcements

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Youth Mental HealthEveryone, clergy and laity, are invited to the two-day training for Youth Mental Health First Aid.

When: October 23, and 30

Where: Grace United Methodist Church, 145 Grace Drive, Abbeville, SC 29620

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

This training is for anyone who regularly works with youth, ages 12-18.

Registration is required; registration information is on the informational flyer. Click on the picture above to download the flyer.


Greenwood District Youth Lake Day 2016

youth-clipart-1Day at the Lake 2016 VIDEO

Click on the link below to watch a video of the day’s activities. If, after watching the video, you thought,  “Wow, our youth need to be a part of this!”  please feel free to contact the Greenwood District Office (gwdist@umcsc.org or 864-223-2650) with any questions you may have.  We would love for your church  to be a part of the amazing things that God is doing.


Special thanks to…
-Our District Superintendent Rev. Dr. Stephen Love for presiding over Communion and leading us in the Affirmation of Faith
-The Greenwood District for the support
-Chris Lynch of the United Methodist Conference for casting his vision for the Greenwood District Youth Council
-All of the Greenwood District Churches who participated
-All of the Youth Leaders who continue to encourage and support their students in their faith walk
-Rev. Tyler Strange for bringing the message
-All of the volunteers who worked hard to make this day awesome!

Next Meeting of Local Church Youth Leaders will be Tuesday Oct 11th OR Tuesday Oct 18th 7-8:30 p.m. at T.W. Boon’s in Greenwood.   Leaders, please email Michael Keltz (mike@gotgraceumc.org) with your preferred meeting date.