Hurricanes Harvey and Irma- 5 Things You Can Do

  5 Things You Can Do 1. Please continue to pray for those whose lives have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. 2. Make relief kits. Relief-supply kits answer a need for disaster survivors while, at the same time, offering an important connection for the giver. UMCOR provides easy, step-by-step instructions for how to assemble: Health … [Read more…]

From Joe’s Desk – July 2016

If it’s summer, it is Salkehatchie time for many of us. Many are involved in this youth volunteer mission of repairing homes in South Carolina. In our district churches are involved in hosting, feeding, and helping the camps of Chester, Lancaster, Catawba, Clover, and Rock Hill. Others participate in camps throughout the state. Thanks to … [Read more…]

From Joe’s Desk…September 2015

In the introduction of Sanctity without Starch, Robert G. Tuttle, Jr. shares a conversation he had on a transcontinental flight. “Recently I met a young landscape architect who works for a large West Coast firm. After some small talk he asked me what I did for a living. ‘I’m a minister,’ I replied. He responded … [Read more…]

Bishop’s Road Show Resources

We had a great day at the Bishop’s Road Show gathering at Philadelphia UMC in Fort Mill on Saturday, October 18th.  Bishop Holston and other leaders challenged the lay leaders and lay servants from the Rock Hill District around what it means to be a healthy team on the local, district, and conference level.  There … [Read more…]

August 2014 Newsletter

Check out the latest news from our district here. From the DS: I am grateful for the faithful service of the pastors in our district. Called to the work of ministry, which always demands sacrifice, these men and women serve in a time of transition and landscape of a mission field. This adaptation of a … [Read more…]