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Trinity United 

Methodist Church

1160 Trinity Church Road

Newberry, SC 29108

Church Phone: 803-276-1245

Pastor Cell: 803-543-0082

Email: [email protected]

Trinity United Methodist Church

Bringing People Closer to Christ

Thank you for visiting the website of Trinity United Methodist Church in Newberry, South Carolina.  

Trinity was established in 1835 and the first church building was not far from where the church now stands.

 We are excited to be celebrating our 186th anniversary this year.

We are a nurturing and open church to all who enter into our Sanctuary.  

We base our ministry on the Word of God and a caring spirit. 

Jesus invites us to share our ministry to all that come into our church. 

We would love to have you visit and worship with us.

 Open Hearts.  Open Minds.  Open Doors.

Worship at Trinity

Traditional Worship Service 11:00 a.m.

 Trinity has returned to In-Person worship.  We welcome you to join us each Sunday.  

Trinity will  be live streaming our service on our Facebook page, trinityumcnewberry each Sunday.

A Facebook link is found below.

Meet Pastor Douglas Benton

        Pastor Douglas Benton (Pastor Doug) is the new pastor serving Trinity UMC and New Chapel UMC beginning July 1, 2021.  He will continue residing in Leesville,  South Carolina. 

        Pastor Doug comes to us with experience in Urban Ministry, Rural Ministry and Transitional Ministry, having served in a number of churches since his first assignment at St. Marks/Cross UMC in Marion, NC, in 1996.  His ministry has led him to serve congregations in Asheville, NC, as well as Columbia, Laurens, and Pinopolis, SC.


       Pastor Doug has been a widow since 2016.  He recently married Carrie Hutto. Together they have nine combined adult children, sixteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

       Pastor Doug retired in July, 2020, but still felt a strong calling to serve the Lord.  When asked if he would come out of retirement to minister to Trinity and New Chapel, he gladly did so.  Please stop by to see him or give him a call.  He is anxious

to meet everyone.

  • Montreal College

* Duke University

  • Duke Divinity School

Some members of our Church Team

Working together to make Trinity Better

Pastor Doug Benton


Eddie Welborn



Peggy Bogart

Church Secretary


    Phyllis Sanders

    Alternate Organist

Some members of our Church Team

Working together to make Trinity Better





Christmas Eve Communion -

Please join us on Saturday, Dec. 24 between 5:30 and 6:00 p.m. for communion and prayer at Trinity.

Come as you are any time between 5:30 and 6:00 and receive the blessing of communion.  You may then kneel at the altar and pray or sit in a pew for personal prayer and reflection. 

Christmas Day Service -

We will have our regular church service on Sunday, Dec. 25th at

11:00 a.m.   There will be no Sunday School on Dec. 25th.

Adult Sunday School has finally started again.  We will be meeting in the adult Sunday School classroom upstairs at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday.  Any and all adults are invited to join us.  

Trinity United Methodist Church wishes you a healthy, happy and joyous holiday season.  We welcome you to visit us at Trinity.