Men’s Ministry Weekend, November 2-3, 2018

Greenwood District Men’s Ministry Retreat
November 2-3, 2018
Hickory Knob State Park


All men are invited to join us for a time of fellowship, learning, and sharing. The weekend planners want participants to have a weekend of fun and spirituality. They are excited to share faith stories, to fellowship, to make new friends, and to become better disciples of Jesus Christ.

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Conference registration and hotel room check-in
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Dinner and Welcome
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Session I
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Session II

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Session III
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Session IV
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Break and Check-out
10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Activities and Lunch (on your own or join us for hot dogs and hamburgers provided by the Greenwood District)
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Wrap-up and Holy Communion
5:00 p.m. – Depart

Cost: Registration fee – $35
Accommodations: $80 (double occupancy); Camping available – contact Hickory Knob State Park for pricing)

Registration Deadline for Conference and Accommodations: OCTOBER 1, 2018
Call Hickory Knob State Park for hotel accommodations/campsite rental: 864-391-2450
Mail Conference registration form with registration fee to Men’s Retreat, Greenwood District, PO Box 49968, Greenwood SC 29649. (Make checks payable to the Greenwood District; note Men’s Retreat in the item line.)

Men’s Retreat Brochure

Registration Form


January 2018 Issue of the Greenwood District Newsletter Is Now Available

Click on the image to the left to download a copy of the newsletter or to read it online.

Items of interest include:

  • Upcoming Important Dates, including January District Clergy Meeting on January 9
  • Granville Hicks Leadership Academy
  • 2017 Apportionment Payments
  • Longevity Revolution Seminar
  • Greenwood District Leadership Training Event
  • Men’s Ministry Weekend

Greenwood District United Methodist Men Teaching Event


St Mark Teaching EventSt. Mark UMC, 550 Hwy. 72 Bypass NW, is the site of the next UMM Teaching Event, Equipping Men for Action in the Local Church. 

August 27, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $15 per person

Registration: Contact St. Mark United Methodist Church
Telephone: 864-229-5416
U.S. Mail: 550 Hwy. 72 Bypass NW, Greenwood SC 29646. Make your check payable to St. Mark and indicate in the item line: UMM Teaching Event

Click here to download the informational flyer.  Please share with your friends and colleagues.

November Newsletter

Click here to read the November issue of the Greenwood District Newsletter.

Items of Interest include:

  • Important Dates
  • Copyright Question of the Month
  • Hunger Awareness Reporting
  • Campus Ministries
  • Clergy Orders
  • Men n Ministry Retreat

Churches can have gay Boy Scout leaders

The folloBSAwing link is to an article published by the United Methodist Church news organization.

The executive board of Boy Scouts of America has ended its ban on gay leaders. But religiously affiliated units still can maintain their own prohibitions. Only time will tell how this policy change will affect local troop membership as well as church-sponsored troops.