• J. Michael Arant, Jr.

    Lead Pastor

    eMail: michael@lsumc.net

    Phone: (803) 432-3191; x14


    Rev. Michael Arant has been serving God in local churches as a pastor since 1995.  He received his education from Spartanburg Methodist College, Coker College and the Divinity School of Duke University.  While attending Coker he served at a three point charge as a student pastor and continued to do so while attending Duke.  He had the honor of being named South Carolina Annual Conference Merit Scholar.  He has a beautiful wife, Tara, and two sons, Elijah and Nathan.  His father and brother are Elders in the South Carolina UMC and his brother-in-law is a Southern Baptist preacher.