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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,

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Hopewell UMC
3734 Heyward Hough Road
Lancaster, South Carolina 29720
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Phone 803 286 4999
Finance Committee Meeting

Please submit budget requests for all church organizations to the finance committee before their next meeting at 6 p.m. July 16.

Back to School Bash

The Lancaster County Back to School Bash will be August 11 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hopewell will be cooking hotdogs. Volunteers who register at www.lancasterbacktoschoolbash.com by July will receive a T-shirt.

Donations of $25 will provide a child with a pair of shoes, a backpack, school supplies and a haircut.

Items needed - pencils, folders,wide-ruled notebook paper, scissors, glue sticks, composition notebooks, crayons, rulers, pens and highlighters.



Choir Appreciation

Choirs and church musicans will be honored July 15. A picnic-style lunch will be served after the service in the FLC.

Young N Heart

The Young N Heart will meet at the Wagon Wheel at 6 p.m. July 12.

The Rev. Sloan's schedule

Our pastor will be attending the annual conferences in Greenville on June 3-6 and Jasper, Texas from June 7-20.

Contact the church office or the Rev. Ricki Phipps for pastoral emergencies.

Hopewell Salkehatchie youth trip

Hopewell's youth will meet at the church at 8 a.m. June 23 for their Salkehatchie trip. The bus will leave at 8:30 a.m.

Meal for Salkehatchie

Hopewell will be serve a meal to the Lancaster Salchatchie Camp participants from across the state on June 19.

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

The UMM are hosting a 3 on 3 basketball tournament and picnic at 4 p.m. June 9. Hot dogs will be served and participants are asked to bring homemade ice cream or desserts.

Community Meal

Hot dogs, chili, slaw, chips and brownies will be served at the June Community Meal beginning at 5 p.m. June 1.

Forward Focus Meetings

Forward Focus Congregational Meetings

July 1- Noon covered dish luncheon

July 29 - 6:30 p.m. make your own sundae

August 26 - Noon covered dish luncheon


Vacation Bible School

"Rolling River Rampage" is the theme for Vacation Bible School on June 3-8 from 6 to 8 p.m.

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