Join us for our Winter/Spring sessions of Wednesday night IMPACT, beginning January 11, 2017. We have many exciting new opportunities to get involved at Central! We have  opportunities to get to know our Pastors and grow your faith through a sermon discussion series and bible study. We also are offering self-care opportunities and the chance to take care of our physical bodies through yoga and dance! You won’t want to miss a thing! Here are our Winter/Spring offerings:


(Dinner starts at 5pm, ministry programs start at 6pm)


Yoga Classes—Youth Arena
Every Wednesday, January 11—March 29, 2017. 6:00—7:00 p.m.

One-hour class that focuses on quiet, peace, wellness and the meditative ways we can focus on our faith and spirituality. For all ages. No previous yoga instruction required.

Theology Pub—Every Wednesday beginning at 5:45 p.m.

Check out the website at for more information.

Disciple Bible Study--Romans (CANCELLED)

This ministry program has been cancelled.

IMPACT FOR CHILDREN—One Hundred Things You Need to Know Before Confirmation

We will continue to learn about the foundational people and stories of the Bible each week through stories, games, activities and art.

Children who are not involved with the Spring Musical will meet at 6:00 p.m. in Music Room on the 2nd Floor.

Children involved in the Spring Musical will join us at 6:45 p.m. 

IMPACT on Art—Room 304
March 15, 2017. 6:00—7:15 p.m.

You can do this! It’s easy and fun! Bring a friend and enjoy an evening creating something you want to keep or maybe give to someone who appreciates homemade treasures. The cost for each class is $10.00 to help cover the cost of materials. If you bring a friend, you get a $2.00 discount. For all ages.

IMPACT on the Community: Missions at CUMC—Room 304
March 22, 2017 6:00—7:15 p.m.

“Do all the good you can...” Methodists recognize these words and take them to heart. What can we do to be the hands and feet of Jesus in our world today? How can we serve others so that they know the love of Christ has been offered to them? Join us for IMPACT on the Community: Missions at CUMC as we work together on some simple but meaningful ways to serve and love our brothers and sisters in our community

Welcome to Central: Church Tours for the Community March 8, 2017. 6:00—7:00 p.m.

Central United Methodist Church is one of the most beautiful churches in our area. Come take a tour of this beautiful church and learn some of the history of the church and city. Anyone who is interested in the tours is welcomed to join us between 5:00—6:00 p.m. for a free dinner in the Fellowship Hall, followed by a tour of the church. Register for this tour by contacting the church office at 828- 253-3316.

Lenten Study—Grace in the Imperfections
Every Wednesday, March 8—March 29, 2017. 6:00—7:15 p.m.

For four weeks, we will gather for a time of spiritual refreshment. Using the book A Clearing Season: Reflections for Lent by Sarah Parsons we will search for moments of grace as we clear spaces in our life for God, identify obstacles that keep us from God, and consider Lenten practices that help us remove those obstacles.

West Coast Swing Dance Classes
Every Wednesday, March 8—March 29, 2017. 6:00—7:15 p.m.

Four weeks of fun learning some of the fundamentals of swing dancing with our own champion dancer, Rachel Harris.

Ash Wednesday Service--March 1, 2017

Church-wide Christian Seder Service—April 5, 2017

Children’s Choir--Spring Musical Rehearsals begin January 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

For more information contact Ed Schneider at

Adult Choir—Every Wednesday. 7:00—8:30 p.m.

For more information contact Ed Schneider at

Hand Bell Choir—Every Wednesday. 6:00—7:00 p.m.

For more information contact Corey Powell at

Journey Groups

Contact Rev. Julie Wilburn Peeler at for more information.

Cub Scouts Pack 4—Every Wednesday.

Contact Rob Callihan at 828-279-1904.

Wednesday Evening Meals-- $5.00 for Adults, $3.00 for Children.

March 8, 2017—Hamburgers, Hotdogs and Fixin’s French Fries, Salad and Fruit Bar Lemonade, Tea, Water


March 15, 2017— Spaghetti with Meat Sauce Salad and Fruit Bar, Garlic Bread


March 22, 2017-- Pizza, Lemonade, Tea, Water

Soup Salad and Fruit Bar Lemonade, Tea, Water


March 29, 2017—Beef Tips and Noodles Green Beans
Salad and Fruit Bar Dessert Lemonade, Tea, Water 

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