New Director for Interfaith Partners of South Carolina

Interfaith Partners of South Carolina Announces New ChairFor Immediate ReleaseFebruary 15, 2023 Columbia, S.C.—Interfaith Partners of South Carolina announces the appointment of a new board chair, longtime member Holli S. Emore, M.Div. Holli succeeds previous Chair Cheryl G. Nail who served in the role for several years and was previously the vice-chair to Dr. Adrian Bird.
Emore said, “I tread in very large footsteps. Here I am thinking of the strides we made as an organization, first under the visionary leadership of our founder Carl Evans, and most recently Adrian Bird, and then Cheryl Nail. Indeed, I want to acknowledge up front that each of these have worked harder than anyone may ever know to set the stage for where we are now. “ 

The 2023 Board of Directors is expected to hold its first meeting of the new year in early March. In the coming year the organization anticipates holding another Peace In The Park festival, preparation for S.C. Interfaith Harmony Month activities, and ongoing support of requests for assistance, resources and speakers. 

Interfaith Partners of South Carolina (IPSC) is a twelve-year-old statewide organization with representation from many religions, including Buddhist, Christian, Baha’i, Muslim, New Thought, Unitarian Universalist, Jewish, Pagan, Native American Spirituality, Secular and Sikh religious representatives. The mission of Interfaith Partners of South Carolina is to bring together people of diverse religious, spiritual, and secular paths throughout our state to cultivate a more harmonious community. 

For more information, contact Public Information Officer Rick Berry at or (803) 426-1333.