SUNDAY MORNING

WORSHIP SERVICES

9:00 | 11:00

At Central, we are all about living life connected and we want to connect with you. Currently, there are two in-person and livestream worship services available each week!  If you are unable to come to in-person worship services, you can still join us via livestream by clicking on any of the following websites listed below. Once there, please take a moment to check-in so we will know that you have joined us via livestream. 


FACEBOOK.COM/CENTRALUM


VIMEO.COM/CENTRALUMC


CENTRALUNITEDMETHODISTCHURCH.ORG/WORSHIP/LIVE

CENTRAL EVENTS


  • OCTOBER 24

    trunk or treat

    5:00-6:30 pm

    CUMC 10th street

    between 22nd & 23rd Avenue

    Mark your calendars for this exciting event! Come dressed in your favorite “non-scary” costume! Enjoy games, fellowship, candy, a petting zoo, jumpies, Central’s train...along with cotton candy, popcorn, and hot dogs.


    You may also help by donating candy, volunteering, or sponsoring a “non-scary” theme for your trunk. If you have any questions or need additional information, contact Sabrina Williams at 601-479-2178. Sign-up sheets will be available soon in The Crossing and online. 


    Don’t miss the fun!

  • NOVEMBER 7

    all saints sunday

    On All Saints Day, United Methodists publicly remember and honor those who have passed away.  Celebrated on the first Sunday in November, we ring bells of remembrance and call the names of those lost in the previous year as a way of honoring the impact their lives have had on us.

  • NOVEMBER 17


    thanksgiving meal

    5:00-6:00 PM

    FELLOWSHIP HALL


    RISE AGAINST HUNGER

    6:00-7:00 PM

    11TH STREET GYM


  • november 28

    1st sunday of advent

    advent fair

    4:00 pm


  • december 4

    christmas parade

    tentative

  • DECEMBER 5

    TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS

    SPECIAL MUSIC

    11:00 AM

    SANCTUARY

    more details to come

  • DECEMBER 5

    ZONE & CLUB 412

    CHRISTMAS PARTY


  • DECEMBER 12

    CONTEMPORARY CHRISTMAS CONCERT

    FELLOWSHIP HALL

    time TBD

  • DECEMBER 24

    CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

    SANCTUARY

    times TBD

NEW!

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

October 19th

"Bloom

(click the link above to register online)

Fellowship & make a fall arrangement

6:30—8:00 PM

COST $30

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | FRIDAY, 10/8 | NOON

Make check payable to Central UMC Women's Ministry



November 9th

Rebecca George “Do Your Thing”

Light meal and guest speaker

6:00—8:30 PM

COST $10

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, 11/4

Make check payable to Central UMC Women's Ministry



December 12th

Cookie Swap

time TBD

WEEKLY OPPORTUNITIES

SUNDAY MORNINGS

Nursery is available for ages 4 and under

9:00

Contemporary Worship

Fellowship Hall


10:00

Children's Rotation Sunday School

1st -5th Grades


Students Sunday School

6th-12th Grades


Small Groups:

Young Career | NEW!

College Small Group | NEW!

& Adults


11:00

Traditional Worship

Sanctuary


SUNDAY EVENINGS

All programs and activities for children & students resumed September 12th.

 

CHILDREN

ZONE:  Kindergarten-4th Grades

CLUB 412:  5th Grade


Meet 5:00—6:30 PM *every Sunday evening


A light *meal is offered during this time. *Meal Sign-Up opportunity was given at the Parent Meeting on September 12th. If you missed it and would like to help, please contact Sabrina Williams at 601-479-2178.


STUDENTS

Grades 6th - 12th


Meet 5:00—6:30 PM *every Sunday evening


To learn more about the Student Ministry, contact Drew Herring at 601-278-3093 or by email at drew@cumcmdn.org.


*NO CHILDREN OR STUDENTS PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31ST.


MONDAY MORNINGS

9:30-10:15

Easy Chair Yoga

3rd Floor


Join instructor Jane Massey every Monday for a fun and easy to follow Yoga class at Central.  ALL are welcome.


TUESDAY MORNINGS

9:30 | Women's Bible Study

Adult Activities Room

3rd Floor


WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

5:00 | Mid-Week Meal

Mid-Week Meals have already begun! Southern comfort foods are prepared and boxed right here at Central. 

New menus and a reservation form are available at this link every Monday afternoon.

RESERVATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAYS | 10:00 AM

 Adults:  $7   |   Kids:  $5

Come prepared to pay for your meals.


CHILDREN’S & STUDENTS MINISTRIES

6:00-7:00

Nursery is available. 

Children & Students meet during this time for their programs and activities. 

For nursery & children, see Sabrina Williams, Director of Children & Family Ministries. 

For students, see Drew Herring, Director of Youth Ministry.


MID-WEEK SMALL GROUPS | NEW!

6:00-7:00 PM

After the Mid-Week Meals at 6:00 PM, everyone will disperse to different classrooms for Bible Studies called Small Groups. These Small Groups started September 8th. However, attendees are still welcome! Choose to attend one of the five Small Groups listed below:


  1. SEAMLESS | Led by Heather Moore | Room 305
  2. PARENTING IN THE PEW | Led by Melissa Goldman | Room 228
  3. MEN’S SMALL GROUP | Led by Brad Huff | Room 304
  4. CHASING HOLINESS | Led by Central’s Associate Pastor—Rev. Matt Farmer | Room 358
  5. INDUCTIVE STUDY ON THE BOOK OF MATTHEW | Led by Central’s Interim Lead Pastor—Rev. Jimmy Cason | Room 226

upcoming office schedules

Central's Church Office will be closed on the following dates in observance of the holidays listed below:

  • Thanksgiving

    Thursday, november 25

    -friday, november 26

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  • christmas

    monday, december 27

    -tuesday, december 28

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  • new year's eve

    friday, december 31

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Central’s Children’s Center

Holiday Schedule


  • NOVember 22ND—26TH

    THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

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  • DECember 17TH

    CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

    10:30 AM

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  • DECember 20TH—JAN 5TH

    CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    THROUGH THE NEW YEAR

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ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE



2021 contributions

All 2021 year-end contributions need to be in Central's Church Office by December 31, 2021.


If you wish to view your contributions at any time, you may do so by signing in under your personal profile using ShelbyNext. Your profile information {username; password} was sent to you previously. If you do not have this information, please contact the church office and someone will be glad to assist you. JUST A REMINDER - you will no longer receive your Statement of Giving each quarter. 


This small group is not currently meeting.  However, if you are interested in learning more about Central or would like to join, please call the church office at 601-693-1521 or contact us here and one of our ministers will get back to you.

           


nextstep


What's nextstep?


If you are interested in learning more about Central or have been attending and want to join our community, nextstep is for you. With nextstep, we have designed a brief small group experience to engage and connect you with our leaders and community. This is a time for you to ask questions and grow in your understanding of our history and structure. nextstep also provides you the opportunity to join with us in your faith journey by becoming a member of our community. We really do feel that life is better connected and think that nextstep is a great way for us to connect with one another. 

SHELBYNEXT MOBILE

For an online instructional video for the apps listed, click on the CentralApp link here 

If you need additional help, you may also call the church office at 601-693-1521.

  • MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

    To access the ShelbyNext Membership App, follow the instructions below:

    1. In your App store, search for ShelbyNext
    2. Download and install the ShelbyNext Membership App
    3. Open the ShelbyNext Membership App
    4. In place of domain, insert cumcmdn
    5. In the Name field, insert your name by entering it in this order: First.Last - notice there are no spaces, but a period, between the first and last name - if this does not work, then you may not have entered your name as we have it on file - generally, your first name is your Preferred Name in Shelby
    6. If you know your password, insert it here; otherwise, click on forgot password?
    7. You will receive an email with a random password
    8. Insert that password in the field - you will probably want to change that password to one you can remember
  • SHELBYNEXT GIVING

    To access the ShelbyNext Giving App, follow the instructions below:

     

        1. In your App store, search for ShelbyNext

        2. Download and install the ShelbyNext Giving App

        3. Open the ShelbyNext Giving App

        4. In the Name field, leave it blank

        5. In the Zip Code field, insert 39302

        6. Click on Central United Methodist Church

        7. Enter your email and password to sign in

        8. You will need to establish an account the first time with your credit or debit card or bank account information

        9. You can then use the App to make donations to any of Central's funds; even using the Other field to specify a fund that is not           listed

STAY CONNECTED

AT CENTRAL

MINISTRY  STAFF  ON  CALL


  • Jimmy Cason            912-536-2918
  • Matt Farmer               601-616-7543
  • Drew Herring             601-278-3093
  • Sabrina Williams     601-479-2178  
  • Bob Peden                 601-938-7868

 

October 24          Sabrina Williams

October 31          Bob Peden


November 7       Jimmy Cason

November 14     Matt Farmer

November 21     Drew Herring

November 28     Sabrina Williams


December 5        Bob Peden

December 12     Jimmy Cason

December 19     Matt Farmer

December 26     Drew Herring

The Central Call

2021 - October | November | December


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