June 2020 Issue of Greenwood District Newsletter Is Now Available

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

Items of interest include:

  • Paycheck Protection Program
  • COVID-19 Resources, including links to Reset|Restart\Renew and Saying Goodbye and Saying Hello: Meaningful Transition From a Distance. To help churches and pastors during this time of pastoral leadership transition
  • Praying for Peace in Times of Trouble
  • Apportionment Update
  • Notes from the June District Clergy Meeting
  • Recognizing our 2020 Graduates
  • Matching Grants Available to Help Local Churches Begin/Maintain Online Presence
  • Conference Seeking Accounting Manager for Treasurer’s Office

Introductory Visits for New Appointments Postponed

All introductory visits for projected appointments for the 2020-2021 Conference Year have been postponed until late April 2020. This decision was made to comply with CDC guidelines for social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis.

Pastors and PPRC chairs involved in new appointments will be notified by email and telephone calls later in April to schedule introductory visits, church and parsonage tours.

For questions, concerns, or additional information, please contact the Greenwood District Office (864-223-2650 or gwdist@umcsc.org).

November Issue of the Greenwood District Newsletter Is Now Available

Click on the image at the left to read or download a copy of the 2019 November district newsletter.

Items of interest include:
– Where to find the Conference Program Calendar
– Annual Clergy Evaluations
– Conference Insurance Information
– Looking Ahead – Important Dates
– “Memory Babies” – an outreach of the youth from Tranquil UMC
– Follow-up to the 2019 Fall Lay Servant Ministry School

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).

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

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