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Bishop L. Jonathan Holston


Active
United States
Southeastern Jurisdiction
Columbia Episcopal Area
Information

Address
4908 Colonial Drive
Suite 121
Columbia, SC 29203-6000

Phone Number
(803) 786-9486

Fax Number
(803) 754-9327

Email Address
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Website(s)
http://www.umcsc.org/

Spouse: Felecia Brown Holston

Children: Karlton, Brittany

Education and Honors:
Interdenominational Theological Center, Master of Divinity, 1983
University of Georgia,Bachelor of Arts, Religion, 1980

Ministry:
Assigned to Columbia Area (South Carolina Annual Conference), effective Sept. 1, 2012
St. James United Methodist Church, Atlanta, Ga., 2005-Present
Superintendent, Atlanta-Decatur-Oxford District, North Georgia Conference, 1997-2005
Mission Specialist, Conference Council on Ministries, North Georgia Conference, 1992-1997
Clifton United Methodist Church, 1986-1992
Marietta Street United Methodist Church, Cedartown, Ga., 1983-1986

Membership:
North Georgia Annual Conference

Other:
Delegate, General Conference, 2012, 2008
Financial Administration Legislative Committee, Chair; 2004, 2000, 1996 (reserve)
Delegate, Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference, 2012, 2008, 2004, 2000, 1996
World Methodist Conference, 2001, 2005
Director, General Board of Global Ministries, 2008-Present
Director, United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), 2008-Present
United Methodist Development Fund, 2008-Present
Member, General Council on Finance and Administration, 2000-2008; Connectional Funding Task Force, 1996-2000; University Senate, Black College Fund Representative, 2000-2008; Southeastern Jurisdiction Intentional Growth Center; Hinton Rural Life Center; North Georgia Conference Board of Ordained Ministry; Conference Board of Church Development; Conference Housing and Homeless Council; Conference Episcopacy Committee, Chairperson; Conference Secretary of Global Ministries, 1992-1997; Wesley Community Centers, Board of Directors; Wesley Woods, Inc., Board of Directors; Honduras Outreach, Board of Directors; Simpsonwood Board of Directors;Glisson Retreat Center, Board of Directors; Conference Vision Forum; North Georgia Loan Guarantee Committee;Wesleyan College, Board of Trustees; Paine College, Board of Trustees; United Methodist Children's Home, Board of Trustees; North Georgia United Methodist Foundation, Inc.; Methodist Foundation for Retired Ministers; Bridges to Uganda Conference Committee