• Golden Agers - 2014
  • Pomaria Parade - 2015
  • 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, August 2 at 8AM in the fellowship hall for breakfast. All men of the congregation are invited to attend and become a part of the group.

United Methodist Women
The UMW will meet on Thursday, August 20 at 7PM in the fellowship hall.  All ladies of the congregation are invited to attend.

SOC Group
No meeting in July.

"GO" Group

The GO group will meet on August 6 at Noon in the fellowship hall.  Everyone is asked to bring their favorite salad and two small bingo prizes.

Kids In Christ
The Kids in Christ will have a Water Fun Day on Sunday, August 16 from 2PM - 3PM at the church. There will be a devotion, slip and slides, sprinklers, snacks, and more! All children are invited to attend - and wear your bathing suits!

Building Expansion Project Fund

Goal: $300,000


  • Advanced Notices

    A Yard Sale / Bake Sale has been scheduled on September 19 to benefit the Building Expansion Fund.  The date for our annual Homecoming Service and Covered Dish luncheon is September 27.  The date for our annual Turkey Stew and Bazaar has been set for October 24.  More information on each of these will come soon.

  • Ongoing Outreach Projects

    Donations are accepted at any time for the Pomaria Food Bank.  Through our regular collecting, we've become one of the largest local contributors and our help is greatly appreciated.  We are also collecting aluminum can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House.  Collections containers for each are in the beach Sunday school room off of the vestibule.

  • Welcome Rev. Daniel Eplee!

    We would like to extend a very warm welcome to the Rev. Daniel Eplee and his wife, Summer.  Rev. Eplee is our new pastor for the Pomaria Charge, including New Hope UMC.  We are excited that God has sent them to us and we look forward to building a strong relationship in Christ with each of them.  For more information about Rev. Eplee and Summer, please visit the Pastor's Page.

   August 2015   

Upcoming Events



Sunday School
10:00 AM to 10:35 AM
Children's Music Time
10:35 AM to 10:50 AM
Worship Service
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM


GO Group Mtg
12:00 PM
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