December 2017  
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Hopewell's Vision Statement:  Being led by God's love and guidance, our church family welcomes all people as God's children.  We follow Jesus and strive for open hearts, open minds and open doors

Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

If you are considering relocating to our area, we would love to have you be our guest for Sunday School and worship.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age
  • A corporate outlet for truth-filled and moving praise and worship


In His Care,

Contact Us  
Hopewell UMC
3734 Heyward Hough Road
Lancaster, South Carolina 29720
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Phone 803 286 4999
Shoeboxes for Seniors

The Council on Aging is collecting "Shoeboxes for Seniors".

Suggested items:

Scarves, toboggans, gloves, socks, lap blankets, lotion, powders, deodorant, shampoo, Vaseline, toothpaste, toothbrush, Efferdent Fixodent, Chapstick, towel, washcloth, soap, dryer sheets, dishwashing detergent, Kleenex, paper towels, toilet tissue, cookies, sugar-free candy, microwave popcorn, fruit cups, pudding, crossword puzzle or word search book, stamps, envelopes, pens, all occasion cards.

Chosen items should be placed in a shoebox, gift bag or Ziploc bag and marked male or female.

Bring to church by December 10



UMM Toys for Tots

UMM will be collecting Toys for Tots at the Cool Club Christmas Cantata. Bring a new unopened toy and drop it off in the donation box.

Youth Activities

Gifts for Seth's Hope should be returned to the church by Sunday morning, December 3.

Christmas party will be 5 p.m. December 15. Bring your favorite snack food to share.

Christmas Pageant at First Baptist Church in Columbia.



Christmas Cards

The deadline is December 13 for Christmas cards to be sorted and delivered by the youth on December 17 and 24.

Game Night

Game Night for ages 18 and "Older than Dirt" at 6 p.m. December 9 from 6:30-10 p.m. in the FLC. Bring a finger food to share. Barbara Ann Howze's class will provide the games.

Cool Club Christmas Cantata

The Cool Club Christmas Cantata will be 6 p.m. December 10. The Family Ministeries will host a Christmas dinner after the program.

Community Meal

Ham, lima beans, potato salad and cupcakes will be served at the December Community Meal from 5 until 6:30 p.m. December 1 in the FLC.

UMW collecting

The UMW are collecting soda can tabs, box tops and old stamps. Items may be given an UMW.

Regular Schedule  
  • Sunday School
    – 10:00 AM
  • Worship
    – 11:00 AM
  • Cool Club
    – 5:00 PM
  • Youth Fellowship
    – 5:00 PM
  • Choir Practice
    – 7:00 PM