Visit this site for a detailed overview of our affirmations and beliefs as members of the United Methodist Church.
The Southeastern Jurisdiction (SEJ) of The United Methodist Church, as a part of The United Methodist Church, provides spiritual formation, leadership development, and worship opportunities for all. SEJ believes that informed, trained, and challenged Christians can bring much-needed transformation to the church and communities all over the world.
The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is unique in United Methodism. We have a marvelous history comprised of one predominantly African American conference formed in 1866 and one predominantly Anglo conference formed in 1785. The two united in 1972 and continue to witness to God’s love for all persons. We celebrate our distinctiveness, and we are committed to our unity in Christ.
Stephen Ministry is the one-to-one lay caring ministry that takes place in congregations that use the Stephen Series system. Stephen Ministry congregations equip and empower lay caregivers—called Stephen Ministers—to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.
Salkehatchie Summer Service is a pioneering servant ministry at selected sites in South Carolina involving high school and college age youth, adult community leaders and persons of different cultures in upgrading housing, motivating community cooperative efforts by helping persons to help themselves, and providing all participants with opportunities for personal growth and service.