April Issue of the Greenwood District Newsletter Is Now Available

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

Items of interest include:

  • Annual Conference 2020
  • April District Clergy Meeting
  • Bishop’s Day in the District
  • Finding Pandemic Updates
  • Statement from Bishop Holston
  • Statement from Rev. Love
  • Transitions Retreat Update

Bishop Jonathan Holston Releases New Statement Concerning COVID-19

Today Bishop Jonathan Holston, Resident Bishop of the SC Conference of The United Methodist Church, announced that all SC United Methodist Churches will remain closed until the end of April. You may read Bishop Holston’s entire statement on the SC Conference web page: https://www.umcsc.org/bishop-holston-extends-call-to-suspend-in-person-worship-through-april/


Salkehatchie Summer Service 2020

It is with great sadness that all Salkehatchie Summer Service Camps for Summer 2020 have been cancelled in a precautionary move to keep everyone safe during this time of uncertainty related to the Coronavirus.

We pray everyone will find safe ways of helping those in need in his/her own community during this COVID-19 crisis.



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).