Staff Team

We are the staff team of the Anderson District of the South Carolina United Methodist Church. We coordinate, administer, and serve the churches and people in the Anderson District.


District Superintendent

Rev. Steve Patterson

Congregational Specialist

Rev. Cathy Joens | (864) 940-1893

Congregational Specialists primary task is to help local congregations determine their needs for ministry programming. They assist churches in finding ways to meet those needs and evaluate their effectiveness. While Congregational Specialists do not assist with personnel, they work alongside churches struggling with staffing issues find helpful resources. In a sense, many consider Congregational Specialists to be like “connectional muscle,” equipping the church to make disciples in its own unique way. Learn more in Jessica Connor’s article from The Advocate.


Medina Wilkerson | (864) 226-6649