And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. (Galatians 5:24, ESV)

Central United Methodist - Denton, NC

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Welcome to Central United Methodist Church

Welcome to our website. We hope you will find our information inviting and we would love to have you visit our church at your convenience. We are a welcoming congregation exhibiting the United Methodist Church philosophy of Open Hearts, Open Minds and Open Doors.

What exactly does this mean? We believe that Church can happen when we:

Open Our Hearts - We believe that living a life inspired by God's love compels us to offer help, hope, and healing to those looking for more meaning in their lives.

Open Our Minds - We believe God's grace is available to all people, no matter where you're from, what you look like, or who you love.

Open Our Doors - We believe in welcoming others into our lives, but also in taking action outside the walls of the church to serve our neighbors, next door and around the world.

We invite you to spend some time with us. Look around and learn about the ministry and mission at Central United Methodist Church.

We look forward to sharing with you who we are and what we have to offer. We hope you will be informed and inspired by what you find here. We want every click you make to be a handshake, an adventure, an open door, a step together. Thanks for welcoming us into your life, and invite you to visit us soon.

Pastoral Comments & Announcements and Upcoming Events

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Words from Warren…

The blue whale is believed to be the largest animal that has ever existed. It can stretch up to 110 feet long and weigh up to 200 tons. One of the most fascinating things about this creature is its voice. Blue wales speak to each other across miles of ocean. Dome even sing to each other. Their audio sounds are measured between 155 and 188 decibels. That’s louder than a jet plane. The upper end is as loud as a rocket being launched into space!

Although blue whales speak at high decibels, they speak at low frequencies, between 10-40 hertz. The lowest frequency humans can hear is normally 20 hertz. Theoretically, you could go out on a boat, have whales louder than a jet plane talking all around you, and never hear a thing.

A similar thing can happen in our Christian lives. We can go about our business with God of the universe talking our ears off and not even hear a word of it. That’s why God says in Isaiah 55:3 “incline your ear and come to me, listen, that you may live.” We must be a church with listening ears because we worship a God that loves to talk.

Someone might say, “I’ve never heard God speak in an audible voice.” But consider this: When humans detect frequencies as lows as 20 hertz, we don’t hear them as much as we feel them. For example, when the blue whale speaks at its lowest frequency, we can’t even hear it; our only chance is to feel it — its deep vibrations.

It’s similar with God, I may never have heard God speak in an audible voice, but I have felt God speak to me. I’ve felt divine vibrations that have made my soul tremble. I’ve felt God telling me to do things, some quite specific. We might not be able to hear God audibly, but if we pay attention, we can feel the powerful voice of God as we pray, as we read the Bible, as we worship, as we live daily in the spirit. Let us listen, therefore, so that we might live as God has called us to live!


Announcements and Upcoming Events

Exciting News to share…… a Girl Scout Troop is being formed again at Central UMC. Meetings will be held each Saturday at 3:00 p.m. in the downstairs fellowship hall. Spread the news, this great program for girls of all ages is starting again!

Denton Missional Network of the Uwharrie District
United Methodist Crop Walk

Sunday, October 10, at 2:30 p.m. at Harrison Park
Registration Begins at 2:00 p.m.
Area Churches: Fairview UMC, Cid UMC, First UMC, Silome UMC,
Central UMC, Clear Springs UMC will join together for this endeavor.
For More Information, Contact Rev. Miller at 859-3502.