PSUMC Staff Directory

Senior Pastor

Rev. Jon Hoin

Jon began his ministry journey at Winthrop University where he earned a B.S. in Biology. Since then, he has served churches and mission settings in a variety of places in South Carolina, become an Ordained Elder in the UMC, and received a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology at Emory and a Master of Sacred Theology from Lutheran Southern Theological Seminary at Lenoir-Rhyne. When he’s not at church, Jon enjoys martial arts, hiking, camping, and co-hosting the podcast Logos(ish).

Family Ministries Director

We are currently seeking a new Family Ministries Director. You may apply by sending your resume to our church email at

Music Director

Sherri Cafaro

Sherri grew up with music: throughout her childhood, she played in ensembles with her parents who were both professional gospel singers. Since then, music has always been a part of her life. She toured with multiple big bands and headlined cruise shows on ships all over the world. Now back in Springdale, she leads PSUMC’s music program while spending time with her family.

Church Secretary

Melody Clamp

Melody began working at Platt Springs UMC on March 26, 2018. She graduated from Cardinal Newman High School and began working for AAFES at Fort Jackson. She retired from AAFES in 2003 and started working part-time. When she is not working she enjoys getting together with family and friends.

Lucille Thurmond

Lucille has worked at PSUMC for over 5 years. We appreciate her hard work and dedication in keeping our buildings clean for our members and visitors.

PSUMC: A Great Place to Be.

Phone: 803-794-3415


3215 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia, SC 29170

Office Hours: Mon-Thur 9:00am to 1:00pm

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