Welcome to New Salem United Methodist Church.

We are located at 12550 Highway 136, Rising Fawn, GA 30738


Rev. Chris Ray will begin as the pastor of New Salem UMC on Sunday, July 7, 2019. If you would like to introduce yourself or send words of encouragement to Pastor Chris, you may email him at pastorchris@nsumc.org. Please pray for Pastor Chris and his family as they transition to New Salem Church and community.

Please pick up name tag labels in the foyer for each of your family members and wear them during the Sundays in July so Pastor Chris can learn who we are. Please put FIRST and LAST name on your tag.

Vacation Bible School will be on July 15-19, 6:30-8:30 pm. Kids age 2 to 6th grade are welcome to come and join the Wild West. A hot dog dinner will be on Friday.

Plan to join us at the Welcome Pastor Potluck Dinner scheduled Sunday, July 21 in the Fellowship Hall.

Bring your items for the Indoor Yard Sale to the Fellowship Hall starting on Monday, July 22. Any questions, contact Betsy at (706) 398-3270 or BtsyMc@bellsouth.net.

The Annual Quilt Drawing will be on August 11 this year instead of November. From any UMW member you may purchase for a donation of $1 per ticket (or 6 for $5). The full sized quilt is stitched in a Nine Patch Checkerboard pattern. Proceeds go to fund mission projects.

The Clothing Bank is open downstairs on Thursdays from 10:00 to 1:00. You can leave donations in the hallway at any time. Many thanks!


Sewing starting in September the third Friday each month10:00 – 2:00. Bring a project/s to work on or learn to sew, starting with a simple project that will be provided. All skill levels welcome. Brenda McKaig and Connie Ward will be available for support. 

Back to School Arts and Crafts with Beth Bradford, July 30, 6:30 – 8:00

Be Your Child’s Favorite Reading Coach with Connie Ward, Sept. 9, 6:30 – 8:00.

Fall Harvest Arts and Crafts with Beth Bradford, October 1, 6:30 – 8:00.

The Night the Lights Go Out In GA, emergency energy with John Stanley, October 21, 6:30 – 8:00.

Christmas Crochet/Knitting Fellowship, beginners and all skill levels welcome. Each Monday starting on October 28, 6:30 – 7:30, until Christmas.

Yoga Class each Wednesday at 5:30 – $6.00 Fee

Check our Facebook page “CommunityCares@communitycaresnsumc”, for more information and links to sign ups. You can always sign up in the church narthex also.