• Youth Sunday 2014
  • Central Praise Band
  • 2015 Asbury Hills Retreat
  • Children learning about pottery
  • Hayride
  • Scarecrows
  • January Journey 2014
  • NACOM Supper
  • Sunday School
  • Santa Shop
  • Fall Hay Ride


Thank you for visiting our website!

Welcome to the website of Central United Methodist Church located in Newberry, SC.  We are glad you found us here on the web.  Feel free to browse through our website to learn more about our congregation, our services, and our ministries.  Please be our guest on Sunday morning for our Contemporary Worship Service that begins at 9:00 am, followed by Sunday School for all ages at 10:00 am, or at our Traditional Worship Service beginning at 11:00 am. If you’ve been away from church for a while, you will find open hearts, open minds, and open doors at Central UMC.

We hope to see you soon!

Reverend Tresco E. Shannon




Thank you to all of you who participated, volunteered, served, and prayed at our recent VBS!  The children and adults had a great time serving the Lord.  Looking forward to next year!





WEDNESDAY NIGHT FELLOWSHIP: begins again on Sept. 9, 2015 at 6pm.

Children's Choir -            5:30pm

Supper at 6pm                 $6/adult & $2/child(under 12) (max. $15/family)

Bible study for all ages   6:45 - 7:30









Contact Us

Central United Methodist Church
1005 College St.
Mail: P. O. Box 67
Newberry, South Carolina 29108
Map  •   Directions
Phone 803-276-3903
Fax 803-276-3905

Worship Schedule

Office Hours
  • Monday through Thursday - 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:30

    Friday - 8:30 - 12:00

    From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the office is closed on Fridays
  • 9:00 A.M. Contemporary Worship Service
  • 10:00 A.M. Sunday School
  • 11:00 A.M. Traditional Worship Service


  • Nurture Ministry News!

    We are delighted to report that we have met our challenge/goal of donating $10,000.00 to our Nurture Ministry. Thank you for your generosity!

  • New Ventures

    A trip is being planned to Hendersonville, NC to Stepp’s Apple Orchard on Friday, September 11. Please meet at the church at 9:30am (Henry Hall). We will stop for lunch before going to the orchard. Sign up in your Sunday school class or by calling the church office at 276-3903.

  • Advent Devotional

    This year we are planning to compose an Advent Devotional. We are asking adults, youth, and children, to participate. Sign-up sheets will be in each Sunday School class and the vestibules of the church for the next 2-3 Sundays. Please sign up so that we can make sure that each day is assigned. Our deadline is Sunday, Oct. 25. Please turn your devotional into the church office or email it to Karen at karen@centralumc.us

  • Epworth Children's Home

    On Sunday, September 13, 2015, our congregation will stand with Epworth to break the cycle of abuse, neglect and shame through our collection of the Annual Epworth Work Day Offering.  We invite you to give generously to the children who call Epworth home. For more information, please visit Epworth at www.epworthchildrenshome.org.

  • College Students

    If your child is headed off to college, please provide the church office with his/her new address information by calling the office at 276-3903 or sending an email to vicki.hamm@yahoo.com

  • Sunday Morning Greeters

    If you would be willing to great at the 9 or 11 am worship service, please contact Michelle Williams at 803-924-5749 or michelleanddad@gmail.com

  • Contemporary Praise & Worship Service

    Every Sunday Please join us at 9:00 a.m. in the church sanctuary for our exciting new worship format.  Come and hear the word of God in a contemporary style and celebrate with songs of praise and fellowship!

  • Welcome New Members!

    We welcome into our church family John & Mary Glover who joined with us on August 23, 2015, by transfer of letter. 

  • UMM Meeting

    The next United Methodist Men's meeting is September 20th at 8:00 am in Henry Hall.

  • Children's Church at Central

    God Says "You are Awesome!"  And we think so too! Children's Church is offered during the 9:00 a.m service for children ages 4 - through 3rd grade.  Children are invited to go to  Children's Church after the Children's Moments in the worship service.  In a unique worship space created just for them, children will be introduced to a child-friendly, discovery-oriented worship experience where they feel like they belong.  With a Children's Church, we at Central are sending the message that we care enough about our children to have their own worship service.  For more information, contact the church office.

  • Wednesday Night Fellowship

    You are invited to join us on Wednesday nights for our  Wednesday Night Fellowship.  We have children's choir practice, supper, and Bible study for all ages.

    5:30 - 6:00   Children's Choir and Hand Bells

    6:00 - 6:45  Fellowship Dinner  (Spaghetti Casserole, Slaw, Bread, Dessert, Tea)

                     *  $6 per adult / $2 per child (12 and under) / $15 max. per family

    6:45 - 7:30  Bible Study (Adult and Children's)

    7:30 - 8:30  Adult Chancel Choir

    (Nursery provided for children ages 2 and under from 6:45 - 7:30)

    We will start back on September 9th!

   September 2015   

Upcoming Events



6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Yoga classes in Henry Hall every Monday evening. Bring a mat - and a friend! ALL ARE WELCOME!!!

If there are other events scheduled for Henry Hall, we will meet in the choir room.
Circle 7
7:00 PM




Bible Study
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Everyone is invited to join the group which meets each Wednesday at 10:30 am in the church library. We are currently studying Genesis to Revelation-Volume 2 .
This week’s session is titled “Hymns of Praise”.
Leader: Jackie Mount.
Chancel Choir
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Meets in the choir room. All are welcome!
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