SMC announces new chaplain


SMC Announces New Chaplain

Spartanburg Methodist College president Scott Cochran announces that Rev. Timothy Drum, II, will become the college’s Chaplain and Director of Church Relations. Drum will officially join SMC on July 17, 2017.

“Rev. Drum brings to his new role a passion for involving students in the planning, implementation and leadership of their campus Christian development. He has a strong commitment to higher education and to ministry among students and faculty,” said Cochran.

Drum comes to SMC from Flat Rock United Methodist Church in Stokesdale, North Carolina, where he served as senior pastor. He serves on the board of the Wesley Foundation at NC A&T University.

Drum received a master’s degree in divinity degree from Duke University and a bachelor’s degree in religious studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.