The UMC WNCC cabinet has updated the Conference Guidelines for In-Person Worship and Ministry During COVID-19 as of May 18, 2021. Some of the regulations have been lifted if congregation members are vaccinated. 

All local churches are asked to use their best judgement regarding what would be best for their church. For full details, read the guidelines press release below. 

We thank the United Methodists across Western North Carolina for “loving their neighbor” by doing all that they can do to limit the spread of COVID-19.  


Friendship needs your help. Please remember financial donations that you give to the church.  You can mail a check to the church or press the button below which will direct you to the WNCC website. You can specify that your donation go to Friendship.

Thank you for all of your support and prayers. 



Welcome, and thank you for visiting Friendship United Methodist Church online. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship, and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbor.



Services are held in the Sanctuary:


Sunday School is held at 9:00 AM. 


The church service are held every Sunday Morning at 9:55 AM.


Choir practice is held Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM.

Additional services will be announced  in the Messenger and put on the website. 

Each week you can catch Friendship on YouTube as we livestream the service for those who cannot attend. You can watch those livestreams, edited videos of the sermon, and fun videos of special occasions by visiting our videos page or visiting our YouTube channel. Subscribe!

Please check out our latest Messenger that keeps our members informed.