Rev. Joseph R. James, Jr.

Rev. Joseph James was born in Marion, SC, and moved to Hemingway, SC, in the second grade. Joseph is the son of Ralph James and the late Ann S. James.  After graduating from Hemingway High School, Joseph attended Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC, where he...

Wilder Elementary School Education Partnership

 While we cannot volunteer in person at this time, we can still support our local education partner, Wilder Elementary School, in other ways.  We have set up a book drive for Wilder at Books A Million! in the Sumter Mall.  While you are out doing your Christmas...

Christmas Eve at Trinity UMC

Over 2,000 years ago, Jesus Christ was born. Christ came into the world in far less than idealcircumstances in the geographic, political, and social backwater of the world. We have normalized his birth circumstances over the millennia, making smooth the sharp and...

Operation Christmas Child

THANK YOU to all who helped pack Operation Christmas Child boxes this year.  We were a small part of the Sumter Community packing 7,000 boxes this year! Dear TUMC, We are participating in Operation Christmas Child again this year but as with all things it will look...