2022 Annual Conference: Agenda, Special Offering, Resolutions, Disaffiliation Info.

Delegation


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Meet Your Delegation


Mr. Bill Hatcher
Member, Statesboro First UMC
Email Bill: billhat@frontiernet.net
 
 
Rev. Jim Cowart
Pastor, Harvest Church, Byron
Email Jim: jim@harvestchurch4u.org
 

Mrs. Jennifer Cowart

Member,  Harvest Church, Byron
Email Jennifer: jennifer@harvestchurch4u.org  
 

Rev. Robert Beckum
Retired Pastor, Columbus
Email Robert: jrbeckum@aol.com 
 


Mr. Larry Price
Member, Christ UMC, Albany
Email Larry: price2406@bellsouth.net
 
 
Rev. Doreen Smalls
District Superintendent, Southwest District
Email Doreen: dsmalls0505@gmail.com
 

Mr. Richard Shinhoster
Member, ConneXion Church, Savannah
Email Richard: shingroupi@aol.com 
 
Rev. Jay Hanson

Pastor, The Chapel, Brunswick
Email Jay: jay@thechapelministries.com 
 

Mrs. Brenda Adams
Member, Pine Forest UMC, Dublin
Email Brenda: Asbury71@icloud.com
 

Dr. Scott Hagan
Pastor, Statesboro First UMC
Email Scott: dscotthagan@gmail.com  
 

 




















Mr. Chuck Cowart

Member, Arlington UMC

Email Chuck: chukay1616@gmail.com




Rev. Jimmy Towson
Pastor, Park Avenue UMC
Email Jimmy: jimmy.towson@gmail.com 

   


Clergy Members of the Delegation (General Conference)

Jim Cowart
Robert Beckum 
Doreen Smalls
Jay Hanson

Alternates:
Scott Hagan
Jimmy Towson


Laity Members of the Delegation (General Conference)

Bill Hatcher
Jennifer Cowart
Larry Price

Richard Shinhoster


Alternates:
Brenda Adams

Chuck Cowart


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Legislative Committees

Serving on behalf of South Georgia in legislative committees will be:

  • Church & Society 1: Scott Hagan
  • Church & Society 2: Jennifer Cowart
  • Church & Society 3: Robert Beckum
  • Conferences: Jay Hanson
  • Faith and Order: 
  • Financial Administration: Bill Hatcher
  • General Administration: Larry Price
  • Global Ministries: Brenda Adams
  • Higher Education/Superintendency: Jimmy Towson
  • Judicial Administration: Richard Shinhoster
  • Local Church: Doreen Smalls
  • Ordained Ministry: Jim Cowart

South Georgia Conference Delegation to
General and Jurisdictional Conferences

Clergy
General Conference:
Jim Cowart
Robert Beckum
Doreen Smalls
Jay Hanson
 

Jurisdictional Conference:
Scott Hagan 
Jimmy Towson 
David Thompson
Scott Tucker
 

Alternate:
Alaina Harrison
 

Laity
General Conference:
Bill Hatcher
Jennifer Cowart
Larry Price
Richard Shinhoster 
 

Jurisdictional Conference:
​Brenda Adams 
Chuck Cowart
Steve Rumford
Debbie Turner
 

Alternate:
Jeff Barker
 

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