Our History


From where we came...

This is where it all began from a Brush Arbor - 1820's Church - 1826 Church - 1916 Church

Brush Arbor
1820 Church
1882 Before brick veneering
1916 Church

How we have changed...

Circa 1817 annual camp meetings held at present church site. 1820 first church building erected of long logs with fireplace at one end, pulpit at the other. This building was moved and became the Norwood school house. 1882 the church building that is still being used today was constructed.In 1916 the building was brick veneered and the new bell tower was erected and a large bell was purchased.  1951 parsonage was built and in 1956 Sunday school classes were added. 1984 Church hut was expanded.

Contact Us

First United Methodist Church

208 Pee Dee Ave

Po Box 948

Norwood, NC 28128


Phone:  704-474-4160

Parsonage : 704-459-0280


 Email:  norwoodumcoffice@windstream.net


Calendar of Events






Happy Advent

Merry Christmas



Herbert Garmon Sunday School Class

Christmas Food Drive

Please bring non-perishable foods and place them in the classroom beside the sanctuary. 






Prayer Group   meets Tuesday at 10:00am in the church parlor. We gather to remember the needs of our church, our families, our community, and our world, and to thank God for all our blessings. “True, whole prayer is nothing but love.”—St. Augustine




WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY  will start back after the holidays.




United Methodist Men meeting 4th Sunday of each at 7:30am Next meeting will be January 27,2019


Mission /Outreach

 Pastors Pantry

Needs: Non perisable quick to fix food items.


Esther House (Local Domestic Violence Shelter) Needs: Canned food, paper products, toiletries, cleaning, &  laundry supplies.

Pregnancy Resource Center of Stanly County (PRC)  Needs: New born size diapers, baby wipes, & infant baby formula.




 Sunday School for all ages 10:00am

Worship Services: Sundays at 8:45am & 11:00am

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