This is where it all began from a Brush Arbor - 1820's Church - 1826 Church - 1916 Church
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.
First United Methodist Church
208 Pee Dee Ave
Po Box 948
Norwood, NC 28128
Parsonage : 704-459-0280
Calendar of Events
Homecoming September 15 &16
Hurricane Florence may change some or all of the schedule.
Saturday Schedule 5-5:45pm— Music in the Sanctuary
6:00pm —BBQ and all the trimmings at the picnic area.— Games —Corn hole will be set-up behind the bus garage. —
Kids games — Sing along— Bring your guitar and we will have a great evening of fellowship.
Sunday Schedule —9:30am— Sunday School—10:30am —Combined Worship Service — Rev. Steve Autrey will be the guest speaker.—12 noon— Homecoming covered dish meal in the Fellowship Hall.
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 each Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm.
United Methodist Men meeting 4th Sunday of each at 7:30am
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