Trenholm Road United Methodist Church

Trenholm Road United Methodist Church is a dynamic and growing congregation located just five minutes from the State Capital in Columbia, SC. Our weekly worship services in the summer months (June 3-September 2) are held at 10 a.m. with Sunday school at 9 a.m. Our worship services from September 9 through May 26, 2019 will be held at 8:30 am and 11:00 am on Sunday mornings. Our services include Bible-based preaching, traditional Methodist liturgy, and a variety of music ranging from gospel, to classical, to contemporary, to spirituals. Our services are also televised, Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. on WACH FOX 57.

Our mission is to bring people to Jesus Christ, worship him together, grow in grace and in the knowledge of him, and serve him by serving those in need.  

We offer dynamic Christian programs for all ages, placing special emphasis on worship, discipleship, and service, including Trenholm Road UMC Pre-School (TRUMPS) one of the few NAECY accredited preschools in South Carolina.  


Our Beliefs

What does it mean to be a Christian? 

What differentiates Methodism from other demominations of Christianity?

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Trenholm Road UMC Preschool

Our NAECY accredited Trenholm Road United Methodist Preschool (TRUMPS) program has been a ministry of Trenholm Road UMC for over 30 years. TRUMPS provides full time childcare to children ages 6 weeks to 4 years in our preschool, as well as an afterschool program for grades 5K through 5th grade. Transportation is available from local elementary schools to TRUMPS during the school year and to specialty programs such as karate, gymnastics, music, dance and more.
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Weddings and Other Events

Our church features a beautiful, welcoming space just minutes from downtown Columbia.  We are always honored to host memorable events in your life. 

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Church Clergy

Rev Joel Jones
803-254-6695, ext 105


Audrey Duffie
Administrative Assistant to Clergy
803-354-6695, ext. 108

Church Staff

Church Council

The work of Church Council is an essential function of discipleship. As leaders in the church, each Church Council member is using their gifts as one who has been baptized into the ministry of all Christians. Church Council members have been called to specific leadership in this congregation. The council's work is designed to encourage and support the formation of Christian faith and discipleship in this congregation.

Mary Lance Garrison, Chair
Bill Bruner, Vice Chair
Bill Belvin, Lay Leader
Allen Stokes, Recording Secretary
Chip Truitt, SPRC Chair
Chris Younts, Finance Chair
Greg Schuch, Trustees Chair
Beth Corley & Bennett Gore, Treasurers
Alison Cranford, Stewardship Chair
Kim Huffman, Youth Core Chair
Tiffany Foxworth, Children & Families Core Chair
Paula Wilson, Worship Chair
Naomi Baker, Evangelism Chair
Ann Baggett, Hospitality Chair
Ozzie Shuler, Missions Chair
Liz Hedgepath, Church and Society Chair
Don Bundrick, Congregational Core Chair
Blake Meekins, Communications & TRUMPS Advisory Board Chair
Ann Bundrick & Beth Corley, Prayer Teem Coordinator
Holt Black, Young Adult Representative
Denise Barker, Jim Peebles, & Laura Riley, At Large Members