• Pomaria Parade - 2015
  • Golden Agers - 2016
  • Pomaria Parade - 2014
  • Easter Egg Hunt - 2015


New Hope United Methodist Church is a delightful, historic church founded in 1795 in the beautiful Pomaria countryside of Newberry County, South Carolina.

Our basic philosophy of ministry is that the Church has a three-fold ministry responsibility: Prayer, the study of Scripture, and giving spiritual direction to the church and the community. These three mandates cover all the activities in which this church engages. Whether it is youth ministries, fellowship, Bible studies, evangelism, training, or care-ministries, we hope to stay faithful to committed prayer, Bible study, and giving spiritual direction to those whom God has given us.

A friendly, caring people, New Hope UMC is committed to dynamic worship and biblical preaching. Coupled with a warm fellowship and a welcoming atmosphere, the worship at New Hope is as nurturing as it is enthusiastic. It is a great place to worship and serve our Lord Jesus Christ! Come and join us each week!

Ministry News

United Methodist Men
The UMM will meet on Sunday, October 2 at 8AM in the fellowship hall.  All men of the congregation are invited to attend.

United Methodist Women
The UMW will meet on Thursday, September 29 at the home of Dorothy Bundrick.  Everyone attending is asked to bring a light refreshment.

SOC Group
SOC will meet on Sunday, October 9 at 7PM in the fellowship hall.  Alice Davis will have the program.

"GO" Group
The GO group will meet on Tuesday, October 4 at 9AM for a mountain trip.

Kids in Christ
The Kids In Christ will meet at 4:30 PM on Sunday, October 23.

Committee Meetings

Worship Committee
September 20 @ 6:45PM

Family Ministries
September 21 @ 7PM

Administrative Council
October 2 @ 7PM

Worship Committee
October 11 @ 6:45PM


  • Adult Bible Study

    Starting September 1, Rev. Eplee will be leading a Bible Study on the Lectionary entitled "Dwelling with the Word".  The lectionary is the portion of the bible that is intended to be read in worship.  Please join us and let us love with the Word of God daily together.  Bible Study is held on Thursday nights from 7PM - 8:30PM.

  • Youth Bible Study

    Starting August 31, Rev. Eplee will lead a youth bible study entitled "Getting on Track".  For the month of September, the youth will be going through the Book of Proverbs together, reading one chapter per day.  All youth ages 12 through 18 and invited and encouraged to attend.  Bible Study will be held on Wednesday nights for 7PM - 8PM.

  • Pomaria Food Bank Donations Needed

    We continue to collect items for the Pomaria Food Bank.  Please consider picking up a few extra when you're out doing your grocery shopping.  Our continued support of this ministry is greatly appreciated.

  October 2016  

Upcoming Events



Sunday School
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Worship Service
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM




Youth Bible Study
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Building Expansion Project Fund

Goal: $300,000