New Ellenton, SC
We Welcome Guests and Visitors to
All our Worship Services.
Here is some helpful information:
When are the worship services at
St. Paul UMC?
St. Paul offers a traditional
Worship Service every Sunday
at 10:30 am in our Sanctuary.
( Held at the 2nd Floor of our
Main Building, and
Yes: it is Handicap Accessible )
Our worship service usually lasts
a little over 1 hour .
Starts at 10:30 am goes to 11:35 am.
It is an encouraging and engaging worship service, incorporating scripture reading and lessons, hymns, a pastoral sermon, choral music, with special guest musicians and speakers. Our focus in worship is to honor & glorify God.
What should I wear to Worship?
People will commonly dress 'Sunday Casual / Business Casual clothing'
to some 'Church / Business Dress clothing'
at our Sunday Worship Service.
We only ask that you present yourself in a respectful manner, where your Attire genuinely reflects a God-honoring attitude towards worship.
Where do I park?
Parking is available on All sides of our
Main Building, which holds our Sanctuary.
We have Handicap Accessible doors and
H.A. parking places, and we also have an
Assist Elevator / Lift to reach our 2nd Floor Sanctuary.
( an Outdoor Enclosed Elevator Lift, on the Church Street side of our main building. )
May I take Communion?
Yes, All are Welcome to take Holy Communion at St. Paul UMC.
The table is open to anyone who seeks to respond to Christ's love and seeks to lead a new life of peace and love. Children are allowed and encouraged to participate in communion with their parentís assitance and guidance.
Holy Communion is observed on the first Sunday of each month at our 10:30 AM worship service.
What is available for my kids?
Children and youth are integral to the
St. Paul community, and we seek to
provide a caring Christian atmosphere for all children and youth.
We provide Sunday School Classes at
9:30 am for All Age groups, and provide many activites and programs throughout
the year for children and youth.
We offer a Children's Choir (See Below) and a many opportunities for youth to participate in Christian worship and service.
We work toward educating and encouraging children and youth to grow in their Christian faith and understanding.
St. Paul UMC follows and adheres to the United Methodist Church's policy and procedures on the protection of children, youth, and vulnerable adults called Safe Sanctuary.
All Staff and All Sunday School teachers have completed a certification program
and checking system, that works to ensure safety and security for all our members and guests.
Is there a Kids Choir ? Children's Musical?
We have a Children's Choir, we call it the M & M Choir.
(The Melody Makers Choir )
Open to Children 5 Yrs. and Up.
This is a great opportunity for children to serve in worship, enjoy fun
and fellowship, and learn Christian songs and music.
The M & M Choir sings songs in Sunday Worship Services, presents
a Christmas Musical and hosts various events throughout the year.
Contact the Church Office for Meeting / Practice Times and Information.
Does St. Paul offer a Nursery on Sunday?
A Nursery and a Toddler room are available during Sunday School & the Worship Service.
The Nursery is available starting at
9:30 am - through the end of our
Worship Service at 11:30 am
Our Nursery has a TV monitor displaying the Worship Service at 10:30 am, so that parents wishing to remain in the nursery area can see and hear the service.
How can I find a Sunday School class?
We will help.
St. Paul offers Sunday School classes for All Ages. Classes are available for Children, Youth, Adults, and Senior Adults.
We also offer discussion groups and special Bible Study classes that focus on different subjects and themes throughout the year. If you visit we will happily assist you in finding a class / group for you to participate in.
Nursery & Toddler room are available during Sunday School and Worship time. The Nursery is available starting at 9:30 am - through the End of our Worship Service at 11:30 am
Classes for Children are held on the 1st Floor of the Education Wing.
Youth and Adult Classes are held on the
2nd Floor of the Education Wing.
Do you have a fellowship time on Sunday's? Coffee ?
Yes. We call it, Sunday Assembly.
We gather and have fellowship time each Sunday morning with coffee and juice, and breakfast snacks.
Held in our Fellowship Hall ( 1st Floor )
It Starts at 9:00 am and goes to 9:25 am.
It is before Sunday School hour, which begins at 9:30 am.
There are several building on the
St. Paul UMC church property,
What are they?
We have 4 major property features at our location:
1) Our Main Building holds all of our Worship Services & Sunday Classes.
It is a two story brick building, facing
Hwy 19 ( Main Street )
It holds our Sanctuary for Worship on
the 2nd Floor,
Education wings for Sunday School
( on 1st and 2nd Floors )
Fellowship Hall for Sunday Assembly
( 1st Floor ).
Our Church Office and Pastor's Office
( 2nd Floor )
2) Our Church Parsonage is on our church property.
Across Church Street from the
Main Building, facing Hwy. 19.
3) The St. Paul UMC Family Life Center offers a beautiful setting for events,
banquets, special services, concerts, community events,
& special worship services.
(it faces Church Street, and
toward the Cemetery )
4) The St. Paul UMC Cemetery is directly behind our Main Building.
At the center of our cemetery is a beautiful stone Cross.
What are the St. Paul UMC Church
Our Church Office is Open:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.
from 8:30 am - 12:00 Noon.
Church phone: 803-652-2547
Where can I find more information about
St. Paul UMC?
Come See Us, Meet Us,
Join Us for Worship or an Event
All Service Welcome Guests and Visitors
Review our website: www.umcne.org