• July 11, 2018 - Bible Study will be held at Sand Hill at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • July 19, 2018 - Canaan Finance/Church Council Meeting at 6 p.m.
  • July 21, 2018 - United Methodist Men's Fish Dinner from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Dinners are $10.
  • July 22, 2018 - Canaan UMC and Greater St. James AME Church Usher Anniversary at 4 p.m.
  • July 28, 2018 - The Selfless Kitchen:  Re-Opens on July 28, 2018, Meals will be delivered between 10:30 A. M. and 12 P.M. Dining-in at the church is at 12:00 P.M.  If you have a loved one who is sick, shut in or elderly and they have not received a meal, please email us so the we can get the information to the committee.
  • August 1, 2018 - Springtown United Methodist Church will host Family and Friends at 7 p.m.  Rev. Salley will be the guest minister and a combined choir from Canaan-Sand Hill is asked to provide music.  All members are invited to attend.  The address is 8807 Augusta Highway, Smoaks, SC.
  • August 13-14, 2018 - We have exciting news!  We will soon have a church directory!   We need your help!  Every family needs to take a picture to be a part of this updated directory.  Photographers will be here on August 13 and 14 from 2:30-8 p.m. Sittings should last only 30 minutes.  Sign up for your slot online.  Directions will be distributed soon.  If you would like to sign up today after church, please come to the computer in the back.  Each family who takes a picture will receive a free 8X10 portrait.  Other photos will be available for sale.  Email us for more information - canaannewsletter@mail.com.

Regular Meetings:

  • Please join the FAN committee for walks!  They meet at the Saw Mill Branch Trail (the entrance near Flowertown and Newington Elementary Schools) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 6:30.

  • W.E.L. Club every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 10 a.m. (Currently on break for the summer)

  • Ushers' Meeting - 1st Sunday after service

  • United Methodist Men and United Methodist Women's Meetings - Tuesday after the 3rd Sunday

  • Finance Meeting - Thursday after the 3rd Sunday


1st, 3rd, 5th Sunday

Sunday School -  8:00 AM

Worship Service  - 9:00 AM

2nd, 4th Sunday

Sunday School -  9:00 AM

Worship Service  - 11:00 AM


Canaan United Methodist Church

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Welcome to Canaan United Methodist Church website, We hope this site help you learn more about us and our witnesses for Christ. We strive to recognize and nurture the Christ within our selves and all those whom we encounter along the way.

Our church is a thriving community of believers of the Word. Canaan UMC has a long tradition of outreach and service to its members and the community. We hope that you will join us on Sunday to experience, for yourself, the fellowship of Christ with us.

Canaan United Methodist Church

171 Highway 61

Ridgeville, SC 29472


email: canaannewsletter@mail.com

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