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 23, 2014 04:56PM


Apr 23, 2014 12:28PM

Aldersgate Covenant seeks spiritual revival

'We are in the midst of a spiritual crisis,' say church leaders. Gathering aims to seek the Holy Spirit's guidance.

Apr 22, 2014 07:47AM

Sexuality issues on docket for Judicial Council this week

Topics for top court include marriage equality, benefits coverage for same-gender spouses and ruling on lesbian clergy candidate.

Apr 21, 2014 01:48PM

United Methodists remember missionary?s legacy

Tshala Mwengo?s connections with Africa University and the denomination?s mission agency helped expand his mission in Congo, Zambia and beyond.

Apr 21, 2014 11:53AM

Bishops offer comfort after ferry disaster

As hundreds remain missing after last week?s disaster, United Methodist leaders reached out to the people of South Korea.

Apr 21, 2014 09:33AM

United Methodist ties to Claremont Lincoln University end

Move to become a secular-focused school ends relationship with Claremont School of Theology.

Apr 17, 2014 06:45AM

Dallas center experiences a resurrection

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