Welcome to Central UMC


“Joyfully embracing the diverse community where God has placed us,

to become the ONE community God wants us to be. . .”

Welcome to Central United Methodist Church in the heart of East Charlotte.  Browse our pages and see for yourself that ALL people are welcomed and served here.  We strive to embody the words of Galatians 3:28 “There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.”  Our congregation reflects the diverse community of which we are proud to be a part, with folks from all continents of the world.  Be our guest here, on Sunday mornings and all through the week.  You ARE welcomed here.                                            . . . . . Pastor Michelle Chappell

Welcome           Bienvenida             Bienvenue              欢迎

Pastor Michelle assures Central congregation ALL are loved here

Temporary Protection Status and DACA changes are especially concerning for Central’s congregation

SANCTUARY EVERYWHERE – See summary in website post here

The Committee on Hispanic Latino Ministries of the Metro District invited everyone to hear the talk entitled “Sanctuary Everywhere” at Central.  Ms. Jennie Belle, Program Director for Farm Worker & Immigrant Rights with the North Carolina Council of Churches discussed providing safe places for our neighbors who are presently living in fear and need hope for their lives today.

Read full statement here


See Fourth Week of Advent here

Third Week of Advent here

Second Week of Advent here

First Week of Advent here