Welcome to 

Central United Methodist
CHURCH

To make Disciples of Christ who WORSHIP God,
GROW in their faith, and SERVE in the
church and world.

Please know that everyone is welcome to Belong and Grow at Central UMC!

Please COME AS YOU ARE!
Sunday School for all ages meets at 9:00am.
Our 10:00am worship service is open to all and will offer you a worship experience unlike any other with a time for children,
a strong focus on prayer, a blend of musical offerings featuring many of our talented church members,
and a message that will revive your spirit for the week ahead!
When we celebrate Holy Communion, we practice an “Open Table,”
meaning that ALL are invited to partake of the bread and juice, regardless of denomination or age.
We offer Family Night Programming on Wednesdays at 5:15-6:00pm. This includes children's choirs, an Adult Bible Study, and a Parent Life Group.

Sunday  Services

Sunday School

9:00am

Sunday Worship

10:00am

Upcoming Special Services & Events

New SErmon Series Coming!

The David Story starts May 26th as Pastor David goes deeper into who David was; shepherd, warrior, poet, and king. It will end June 30th when we celebrate "The Church Leaves the Building" with outside worship and picnic at Twin Chimneys. 

Vacation Bible School
Summer 2024

Deadline to Register is Monday, May 27th!

General Conference Information Session

June 2nd after worship service
Pastor David will be having an information session on June 2nd after worship to talk about what happened at General Conference 2020(2024). 
If you are interested in learning about what happened and what it means for Central UMC we invite you to attend. There will be other opportunities later in the summer. 
Below is a letter from Pastor David regarding the upcoming information session.
Dear Central UMC Family,
On May 1, 2024, the General Conference officially removed discriminatory language towards the LGBTQ+ community from the Book of Discipline.
This motion was carried by 93% of the world wide body. I believe this will move the UMC to becoming a more inclusive and affirming Church.
Removing this language will not force anyone to live or believe differently.
Our churches will not be forced to receive LGBTQ+ persons as their pastor nor will our pastors be required to conduct same gender weddings.
The goal will be to support both churches and pastors in order to carry out the mission of Jesus Christ.
We continue to be a Church of Traditionalists, Moderates and Progressives who proclaim Jesus as Lord and Savior,
live out our faith in community, and seek to share the love of God with the world.
On June 2nd, I want to invite you to an information session on General Conference 2024 after the worship
service. I will be sharing with you some of the highlights and will try to answer some of your questions.
If you would like to learn more, please look to the following United Methodist approved sources:
United Methodist News Service (https://www.umnews.org/en/), the General Conference 2024 (https://www.resourceumc.org/.../general-conference-2020), and UMC.org,
Love in Christ,
Pastor David

The church is leaving the building

June 30th at 10 am
Pastor David will be wrapping up The David Story sermon series at The Arey’s Farm, Twin Chimneys.
We invite you to bring your picnic blanket or chairs and join us for Outdoor Worship with some good
ol’ Bluegrass Music and a Picnic Lunch.
We’ll provide the hamburgers and hotdogs and drinks if y’all can bring a side and/or dessert.
It’s going to be a great day!!

Latest Sermon

We welcome you to join us online for worship no matter what day or time. Pastor David's sermons can be found by clicking the link below. And we invite you during the week to turn his words into action by seeking ways to serve the needs of your community.
We have become a Lighthouse Congregation of The Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church in partnership with The United Methodist Collective Movement of our District and Conference. In doing so, we not only commit to remaining a part of The United Methodist Church but also to serving those who have lost their church homes through disaffiliation or closure.