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

We share in the United Methodist Church's mission of making disciples of Christ for the transformation of the world by making disciples of Christ of ourselves, both individually and communally as the Body of Christ. In doing this, we see discipleship as actively following in the footsteps of Jesus. We are intentionally loving as Jesus loves, caring as Jesus cares, and serving as Jesus serves.

Ministry News

All meetings are in the fellowship hall unless otherwise stated.

Men's Club
6/5 at 8AM

6/12 at 6PM
Program:  Lindsey Huffstetler

GO Group
6/9 at the home of Pastor Jesse and Mimi Rogers.  Meet at the church at 11:20 AM.

Bible Study
Every Thursday via Zoom.  Gather at 6:30. Study at 7:00. End by 8:00.

Middle Agers

Young Adults
6/4 at the home of Eric and Lindsey Huffstetler

United Methodist Women
No Meeting Until Further Notice

United Methodist Youth
No Meeting Until Further Notice

Kids In Christ
No Meeting Until Further Notice

Committee Meetings

VBS Planning
5/23 @ 7PM

Worship Committee
5/24 @ 7PM

Administrative Council
No June Meeting

Worship Committee
6/28 @ 7PM




  • Bible Study

    Pastor Jesse continues to lead a Thursday evening Bible study on the Gospel of Mark beginning at 7PM.  The study has been moved to Zoom.  You may join on Thursdays by clicking here.  Gather at 6:30. Study at 7:00. End by 8:00.  An email is also sent out each week with the Zoom information.

  • Visitation and Communion

    In order to make sure that I am ministering to our shut-ins, please use the Note to the Pastor cards or contact me via telephone/email to let me know of anyone I need to call or visit.  I am also happy to take them communion if desired. Thank you, Pastor Jesse

  • Earl A. Graham, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament

    The 9th annual Earl A. Graham, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, August 20 at the Country Club of Newberry. Hole sponsorships will be available again this year for a donation of $100.  Help is currently needed in either donating or soliciting door prizes for the golfers. If you’d be willing to help out, please let Elaine know.  (The goal is to have about 48 prizes in the $7-$10 range.)

  • Pomaria Food Bank

    We continue to collect items for the Pomaria Food Bank.  Please consider picking up a few extra items when you're out doing your grocery shopping.  Our continued support of this ministry is greatly appreciated.  You may also drop your goods off in the donation box at the Pomaria Food Bank located at 110 Victoria Street in Pomaria behind Wilson's Grocery.

Verse of the Day
  May 2022  
Upcoming Events




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


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Bulletin Information is due to the pastor every Thursday by 5PM for inclusion in the upcoming Sunday bulletin.  Click here to submit.

Newsletter Information is due to Elaine Bedenbaugh by the 15th of the current month for the inclusion in next month's newsletter.  Click here to submit.

Newsletters are no longer sent via bulk postal mail.  If you are unable to access the newsletter via email/online or unable to pickup from the church, please contact Elaine to join the postal mailing list.

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