Contact Information

Rev. Charles Wilbanks, Pastor

Peggy Bogart, Church Secretary

Trinity United Methodist Church

1160 Trinity Church Road

Newberry, SC 29108

Church Office Phone: 803-276-1245

Parsonage Phone:803-321-9779

Pastor Cell: 803-206-4623


Originally from Houston Texas, Pastor Wilbanks was born and raised as a United Methodist. His call to the ministry represents a third career for him. He is retired as a faculty member at the University of South Carolina. Pastor Wilbanks is also a liscenced Social Worker and counselor.  His theological training is from Duke Divinity School.  He came to Trinity in 2018.  He is also the pastor at New Chapel.

He received a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Houston; a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska; and a M.S.W. from the University of South Carolina. Pastor Wilbanks married Shin Lee in 1974 and has two grown children and four grandchildren.

Call Pastor Wilbanks (803) 206-4623