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Bishop L. Jonathan Holston

United States
Southeastern Jurisdiction
Columbia Episcopal Area

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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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

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

North Georgia Annual Conference

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