• May 31, 2022

    Local Church Grant Letter of Inquiry due

    To further the goals of the Free Methodist Church USA and Gateway Conference, you are invited to submit a proposal that advances the opportunity for local churches to begin new initiatives that support these goals. Specifically, the Conference desires to support initiatives that engage the local church in the life and lives of the community in which they serve.



    • A letter of inquiry (one page) must be received by the Superintendent by May 31 to begin the process. The Superintendent will ascertain if the inquiry meets the Grant criteria and vision for the conference.
    • June 5 - Request for Proposal (RFP) is sent to selected inquiries
    • Completed proposals must be received in the Conference office (either via email or standard mail) by July 5. *Incomplete grant requests will NOT be considered. Confirmation of receipt of proposal, as well as request status, will be sent to the address and contact on the application form.
    • SDFGC will review proposals from July 5-August 5 and send recommendations to the BOA Chair and Superintendent for dispersal to the BOA for approval or denial.
    • September 1 – notification of awards sent
    • Dispersal of grant awards will occur in January; grant cycle will be one calendar year unless multi-year awards are made.


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  • Summer 2022 Camp Schedule

    June 4-Day Camp (Grades K-2)

    June 4-10-Durley Family Camp Week

    June 13-17-Young Teen 1 (Grades 6-9)

    June 20-24-Young Teen 2 (Grades 6-9)

    June 27-30-Guide Camp (Grades 4-6)

    July 6-8-Trailblazer Camp (Grades 2-4)

    September 2-4-Senior Teen Weekend (Grades 9-12)

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  • June 15-17, 2022

    Greenville University Band and Audio Recording Camp

    Greenville University

    $250.00 per Camper

    Form a worship band or learn to use state of the art music recording technology

    Click here to register

  • June 27-July 1, 2022


    Colorado State University

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022

    Gateway Conference Christmas Luncheon


    Young Lodge, Durley Camp & Retreat Center

    We will have our Christmas Luncheon for Gateway Conference Members and Board and Committee Members.  Invitations will be mailed in early November.

  • April 15, 2023

    Gateway Conference Leadership Summit

    Greenville FMC

    Tentative starting time 10:00am

    More information coming soon!

  • July 24-28, 2023

    FMCUSA General Conference

    Hilton Orlando

    6001 Destination Parkway, Orlando, FL

    Visit for latest news and updates on FMCUSA General Conference.

    Registration opens on January 1, 2023 for event tickets and hotel reservations.