There are many ways we can GROW: in our faith, as a church, in our maturity, as a community. On this page we’d like to highlight the many ways we grow as a family!  As new events are planned, look here for additional information–we’d love for you to join us!

Family Camp 2019

FINAL CALL!! Registration deadline is now September 11th!!

WHO: All CUMC families… young and old alike!

WHERE:  Camp Tekoa is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, near Hendersonville, NC.  Tekoa is owned and operated by the Western NC Conference of the United Methodist Church.

WHEN:  Friday, September 27th through Sunday, September 29th

FEE: $65 per- person, children 2 and under are FREE! There is a $300 family maximum (for families that would exceed that amount otherwise).  Camp fee includes lodging (linens and towels NOT provided), all meals, a t-shirt, and activities at camp (climbing tower, zip line, gaga ball, lake swimming, etc).  If needed, scholarships are available.

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE: Registration is from 6-8pm on Friday night. Our first event will begin at 8:00pm (dinner will NOT served on Friday Night).  On Sunday, we will leave around 11:00am and lunch is on your own.

HOW TO REGISTER: Turn in the registration form below, a recent family photo, a $65 deposit (NON-REFUNDABLE) made out to “Central UMC” into Savanna Craig or Fawn Mikel.

If you have any question/concerns, please contact us at: [email protected] or [email protected]

Fam Camp 2019 Registration Form



Every Christian is called and gifted for ministry.
Join Pastor Mark in an exploration of how you are gifted and where you may be called to put those gifts to work.
This workshop will help you identify your spiritual gifts, look at your talents and abilities, and explore your areas of passion. In probing all these areas, participants can begin to discern areas and specific tasks for ministry in our church.
Saturday, Sept. 21, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
(Registration Deadline: Monday, Sept. 15)
Sunday, Oct. 13, 1-4 p.m.
(Registration Deadline: Monday, Oct. 7)
Due to limited space and preparation of materials, registration is needed.
To register, download the registration form here, contact the Church Office or fill out a registration form located on the information table  next to the Sanctuary hallway entrance.
Don’t miss this opportunity to discover new ways to serve Jesus Christ!

Opportunities to serve at Central UMC are many and varied. Click here to fill out possible ways your interests/gifts/calling can help make disciples in our community.



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