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

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 licensed Social Worker and counselor.  His theological training is from Duke Divinity School.  He came to Trinity in 2018.  He also serves as the pastor at New Chapel United Methodist Church.

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 they have two children and four grandchildren.

Call Pastor Wilbanks (803) 206-4623