“Joyfully embracing the diverse community where God has placed us, to become the One community God wants us to be through joy-filled worship, Discipleship through all life stages, Intentional outreach beyond our walls, Empowering Reciprocal service for the sake of our community and God’s kingdom.”
–Central United Methodist Church Vision Statement
Jesus said the greatest commandment is, “to Love the Lord with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength, and the second is to love our neighbors as ourselves. We fail a lot at this task. But no matter what any church body says, Central United Methodist Church will continue to love and welcome everyone!
Today, we will feast at God’s holy table, and after confessing our own failures, we will give thanks that all people are welcome to the feast Jesus offers. When we say “this body was broken for you” and “this cup shed for you,” it is a very inclusive you. If only the people called United Methodists across the globe would read again that very welcoming communion liturgy.