Here at Central UMC, we strive to provide a welcoming environment where students can find themselves and find God together. Through fellowship, discipleship, and mission opportunities, we will grow with one another as we live out and study the teachings of Christ. Jump in anytime, you are always welcome! Be sure to check out our Youth Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Central-Youth-Shelby-2226774027375814/

Return Policy for COVID diagnosis/exposure

Based on the recommendation by the CDC, Governor Cooper, and the Bishop’s office, and recognizing the ongoing Coronavirus in our community, the use of masks inside the church building is optional. If you have tested positive for COVID-19: You may return to church 10 days after onset of symptoms.  

Sunday School

9:05 Wake Up All middle and high school youth are invited to join the 9:05 Wake Up- casual fellowship and conversation about how we are experiencing God in our lives and the world. We will meet Sundays at the front main entrance and walk over to LillyBean at 9:05. Please bring your Public Place Manners and money for a drink. If price is an issue, no problem, just let us know. Call or text Jessica Talbert with questions, 704-692-3441. Hope to see you there!

Special Events:

On October 24th, CUMC Youth travelled together to the Broad River Greenway where we lived out our calling to take care of creation. We picked up two big bags of trash off the trails!   Bonfire at the Buckners:  

Confirmation Sunday

Congratulations to Liam, Bretta, Sadie, Ella, Maggie, and Hunter for taking a new step in their faith through Confirmation this past Sunday! CUMC, let’s be true to our vows and do our part to walk their journeys with them.

Outdoor Small Group Gatherings

Thank you to everyone who participated in our youth service day at Camp Tekoa Foothills! It was muddy and wet, but we enjoyed spending the afternoon together and we are able to clear out the bamboo forest and make space for new campsites.

Family Day Camp

As you can see, we had an awesome time axe throwing, hiking, boating, and just enjoying our time together at Camp Tekoa Foothills. Many thank yous to all who participated, especially Tekoa Foothills for letting us share their wonderful space. If you weren’t able to join us, stay in the loop for many more family opportunities to come! Check out their website for all of the events that are available this fall. They’re offering day passes, tent camping and a LOT of adventure! https://tekoafoothills.org/

Confirmation Class

Confirmation Class is for rising 7th and 8th graders. These classes are designed to help the learn more about what it means to be a Christian and also to be a member of the United Methodist Church. Each student embarks on this journey with a mentor who journeys along beside them.             Calendar of Events

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