District | South East




Letter From The Bishop & Cabinet
on COVID-19

"Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, just as it is well with your soul." -3 John 1:2

We, your bishop and cabinet, continue to give thanks for the ways you are caring for your community in the difficult and ever-changing circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We grieve the toll COVID-19 is taking on our communities. As we have shared for many months, we encourage you to continually review your plans for worship and discipleship and be open to adapting to current realities.


The Children's Ministry Irrational Taco tour is coming to the South East District to meet with Children’s Ministry leaders to encourage and equip leaders in the local church.


Washington FUMC
Children's Ministry Director Position

Washington FUMC is accepting applications for a part-time Director of Children's Ministry. The position is 15 hours/week with a $12,000/year salary beginning August 1, 2021. Anyone interested in the position may contact the church office at 706-678-7116 for an application & job description.


Simplified Accountable Church Structure
Introduction & Training

When: September 20th from 6pm to 8pm. (Dinner will be served at 5:30pm)
Where: St. John UMC Fellowship Hall or on Zoom
What: This will be a training lead by Mission Specialist, Rev. Beth Sanders, for those interested in learning about the Simplified Accountable Church Structure. All clergy and lay leaders are welcome. Please register below. 


MissionInsite Training

MissionInsite is a great tool for getting to know your surrounding community and even your church family. This year, Charge Conference Reporting will rely on information from this tool to help analyze ways for your church to grow and disciple your community. Training is available on September 15th & October 20th to help you learn to use this tool for the best interest of your church. 



Aldersgate & Collinswood "Welcome Home Ministry"

The Rev. Anne Hansen manages Aldersgate/Collinswood whose mission is to provide residential and recreational opportunities to the developmentally disabled & their families. Through programs like "Welcome Home Ministry" they help furnish apartments for those wanting to live independently, while Collinswood is a universally accessible retreat and recreation center on Lake Oconee. The agency also is available to help churches expand ministries in their community with individuals with developmental disabilities


Tim Savelle, September 4
John Donaldson, September 11
Deborah Griffith, September 13
Randy Kanipe, September 21
Dan Wilson, September 20
Tony Gavalas, September 21
David Wofford, September 26
Sargent Nelson, Sr., September 29

District Superintendent


Greg Porterfield

Mission Specialist

Beth Sanders

Administrative Assistant

Makayla Donohue
(706) 651-8621

Contact Information

Office Address:
3332 West Cliffe Court
Augusta, GA 30907

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 204600
Augusta, GA 30917

(706) 651-8621 Phone