Meet Our People

 Rev. Doug Hochmuth



Bio: Rev. Doug Hochmuth is from New York. He graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1972 and from Asbury Seminary in 1991. Pastor Doug and his wife Dee have two daughters.Their older daughter, Laura H. Geiger is married to Brian Geiger.Their younger daughter,Emily Hochmuth, lives here in Norwood, with her parents.

Amber Marbry

Administrative Assistant



Cornetha Holcolmb

Financial Secretary


Bio: Lives in Albemarle

Kim Thompson

Chancel Choir Director/ Organist


Bio: Lives in Norwod, married to John Thompson, they have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.

Sue Lambert

Chancel Choir Pianist


Bio: Lives in Norwood

Steve Jones

Praise Team Keyboardist



Paula S Blake



Bio: Lives in Norwood

Dr. Amy Horne

Youth Director/ Coordinator


Bio: Lives in Norwood

Contact Us

First United Methodist Church

208 Pee Dee Ave

Po Box 948

Norwood, NC 28128


Phone:  704-474-4160

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


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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