Pastors, please keep a close watch on your church property (church and parsonage) for wind and/or water damage from Hurricane Sally. If you have damage, please notify Rev. Mike Evans, Disaster Response Team Chair, and Rev. Stephen Love, District Superintendent, immediately.
The Conference announced today that the Clergy Session originally scheduled for August 1 will take place as scheduled, beginning at 9:00 a.m.. However, the session will be held virtually. Details will be sent directly to all eligible clergy.
The announcement was made this morning, July 10, that due to the continuing rise of COVID-19 infections, Annual Conference has been postponed. Full details are on the Conference website: https://www.umcsc.org/2020-south-carolina-annual-conference-postponed/
The Clergy Session will convene virtually on August 1 at 9:00 a.m. The Ordination and Commissioning Service will still take place on August 8 but will be at St. John’s UMC in Aiken.
- Virtual Clergy Session (August 1 | 9 a.m.) – To ensure that all are prepared technologically, clergy are encouraged to participate in one of two virtual training sessions – scheduled for July 23 (10 a.m.) and July 24 (2 p.m.). Eligible clergy will be notified directly about details.
- Service of Commissioning and Ordination (August 8 | 2 p.m.) – The service will take place at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Aiken. Attendance will be restricted to candidates for commissioning and ordination and a limited number of their guests. Candidates will be notified directly about details. Others can watch the live-stream, which will be available via a link at umcsc.org.