July Issue of the Greenwood District Newsletter Is Now Available

Click on the image to the left to read or download a copy of the July District Newsletter.

Items of interest include:

  • Set-Up Meeting Information
  • Charge Conference Training Event
  • 2017-2018 Appointments in the Greenwood District
  • The HUM Conference
  • Pentecost Journey Workshop

 

June Issue of the Greenwood District Newsletter Is Now Available

Click on the image to the left to download a copy of this month’s district newsletter or to read online.

Items of interest include:

  • 2017 Annual Set-Up Meeting
  • Violence in Relationships Conference
  • Making the Shift Conference
  • 2017 District Revival Update
  • Bikes for the World District Update
  • The HUM Conference

Getting Ready for Annual Conference 2017

PrintThis year’s Annual Conference will be meeting at a new location, the TD Convention Center in Greenville SC, June 4-7, 2017.

Since this a new location, the Conference has prepared an introductory video to help clergy and lay members of the Annual Conference familiarize themselves with the Convention Center and surrounding areas prior to coming to Greenville in June. Click here to join Linda DuRant on this video tour of the TD Convention Center.

For more information, including a list of conference hotels in Greenville, click here.

 

2017 Lay Servant Ministry School

Lay Servant Ministries logoThe 2017 Spring Lay Servant Ministry School

March 19 & 26, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Edgefield United Methodist Church
309 Norris St.
Edgefield SC 29824

Four courses will be offered:

  • Basic Course: required of all those who wish to be certified as a Local Church Lay Servant. Cost is $33 which includes the cost of the book
  • Polity: examines the organization and practices of The United Methodist Church. Cost is $23, plus the cost of the book. (Click here to order the book for this class.)
  • Living Our Beliefs the United Methodist Way: Cost is $23, plus the cost of the book. (Click here to order the book for this class.)
  • How Lay Leaders and Lay Servants Can Become More Effective in the Local Church: This course is new this year; it does not count as one of the courses needed for certification as a Lay Servant. Cost is $26 which includes materials for the class.

Registration deadline is March 4.

Read the letter sent to all pastors and current Lay ServantsRegistration Form.
Download a copy of the Registration Form
Download a copy of the Book List and order information for the Advanced Courses.

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.