Becoming a Good Neighbor- Bishop Holston’s Day with the Rock Hill District

Location: St. John’s UMC, 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC Keynote Speaker: Bishop L. Jonathan Holston Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019 2:30 – 5:00pm 2:30       Check-in 2:45       Keynote from Bishop Holston 4:00       Workshops Register here. WORKSHOPS: “Becoming a Good Neighbor:  Engaging Your Community”                                Rev. Millie Nelson Smith Who is our neighbor?  Well, it … [Read more…]

Rock Hill District Committee for Congregational Development Application for Twenty Percent Funds

The purpose of the Rock Hill District Committee for Congregational Development is to assist local churches in fulfilling their mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We offer assistance through review and consultation of projects and growth strategies. In addition, we seek to offer funding assistance to those congregations … [Read more…]

Callahan Seminar

Saturday, March 30th 8:30am – 2:30pm St. John’s United Methodist Church – 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill SC 29730 Deadline to register – March 21st (please register each attendee individually) – Cost – $10 (includes lunch) Who is invited?: All pastors and key leaders who wish to attend Schedule: 8:30 Gathering and refreshments … [Read more…]

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…]