Pender is an open and welcoming church. We accept and embrace all persons, period. All people are blessed children of God. Pender is a caring and praying church community; we believe as Christians that we are called to follow and practice the ways of Jesus Christ, who is our ever present and living God.

Our mission is to practice and embrace, providing unconditional love and acceptance of all of God's children as He loves and accepts all of us. We do not discriminate based on age, mental, physical, or intellectual ability, culture, gender, race, religious belief or unbelief, or sexual orientation.

Our Vision Statement

By following Jesus and reaching out to others, we seek God's transformation of ourselves and our world.

At Pender UMC, we’re passionate about loving our neighbors, locally and worldwide. Join us as together we follow Jesus, reach out to others in our community, and seek God’s transformation of ourselves and our world.

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Opened the Heart (Traditional)

May 22, 2022
by Rev. Will White

On Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Pender UMC Traditional Worship Rev. Will White preached on "Opened the Heart" from the series “We Are Witnesses” based on Acts 16:9-15.

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