Welcome to UMCPastor.org. My name is Charlie Newman and I am a child of God and have been a United Methodist pastor since 1998. In July 2011 I was appointed as the pastor of Oak Grove and Shady Grove United Methodist Church in the Pike County Alabama area. Click the link to the left for more information about these two wonderful churches.

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United Methodist News


United Methodist Headlines
Apr 17, 2014 08:47AM


Apr 17, 2014 06:45AM

Dallas center experiences a resurrection

Closed in 2011, UMW mission institution reopens with diverse support from churches, community.

Apr 16, 2014 11:23AM

Why did Jesus have to die?

As every Christian knows, Jesus freely died for our sins. But was there a less brutal way for God and humanity to be reconciled?

Apr 16, 2014 11:21AM

Cultural traditions enhance Easter

United Methodists around the world celebrate Christ?s Resurrection in diverse ways.

Apr 16, 2014 09:50AM

United Methodists prepare for annual conferences

Legislative meetings for regional conferences in 2014 also include worship, ordination and even bike rides.

Apr 15, 2014 10:18AM

Mother?s faith offers comfort after Kansas City shootings

A member of United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, Mindy Corporon is sharing her faith after the slaying of her son and father.

Apr 14, 2014 02:58PM

United Methodist Bishop Lloyd Knox dies at 85

A native of Florida, Knox devoted years of service to the church as missionary, episcopal leader.