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Sunday, March 29

        Donkey Walk 9:45 am

        Palm/Passion Services 8:45 am & 10:55 am 

Thursday, April 2

         Maundy Thursday Communion Service 7:00 pm 

Friday, April 3

         Good Friday Tenebrae Service 7:00 pm 

Saturday, April 4

        Holy Saturday Service 6:00 pm 

Sunday, April 5

        Easter Services 8:45 am & 10:55 am

        Daybreak Service 6:15 pm



Easter Offering – Operating Budget

Central has a long tradition of reaching beyond our church walls. Through worship we nurture the understanding and courage to live our faith outside of the sanctuary.  Through discipleship we connect and grow spiritually in ways that extend beyond Church Street. Through missions we demonstrate faith in action to those in need.  As we are nurtured in worship, discipleship, and missions, we see faith as something bigger – our long tradition of reaching out continues.

This year’s Easter Offering will support our Operating Budget - the financial foundation for each worship, missions, and discipleship experience at Central.  Please give generously.

Worship at Central



Central United Methodist Church offers meaningful, powerful worship experiences every week through both traditional and contemporary worship services.
Traditional Worship
Sunday Morning Services
8:45 a.m. & 10:55 a.m.
Traditional-style worship services are held Sunday mornings in the main church sanctuary at 8:45 and 10:55 a.m. An outstanding, full music program includes the adult Chancel Choir, pipe organ and often performances by the children’s choirs, hand bell choir and brass orchestra. Thought-provoking, scripture-based sermons are provided by our ministers.
A nursery for infants is available for all services. Midway through the 10:55 service a special time of worship and fellowship is available for children ages two – second grade. These children are invited to attend Joyful Times and Young Discoverers following the Children’s Time message.
Worship Online
When you’re unable to worship with us in person, click here to watch the Sunday morning services live on our web site.
Saturdays @ 6 Worship Service

Worship for all ages beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Saturdays @ 6 is a relaxed, contemporary worship service in the heart of Asheville.  Our mission for Saturdays @ 6 is to create an environment where you can encounter the living Christ.  We believe you’ll be able to connect with a here-and-now God through exciting, energetic worship music.

Childcare provided for children ages 4 and under in Room 104.

Do you like to sing or play an instrument? Consider joining our worship leadership team by contacting Saturdays @ 6 Worship Leader Grady Wiley (828-551-3145).

Daybreak Community

Sunday Evenings from 5:30 p.m.—7:50 p.m.

The Daybreak Community is a recovery-based ministry of Central UMC in conjunction with the Asheville Urban Missional Network in Asheville, NC.  We strive to be a place of safety and healing to those suffering from the hurt and pain of life.  While some of our small groups focus on recovery from addiction and alcoholism, there is a place at the table for those suffering from a painful divorce, loss of a loved one, codependency, anger and other life events that can cause us to feel separated from God and the Church. We welcome anyone to join us for a meal, worship and open share small groups.  For more information visit

  • 5:30-6:15 – community meal.  The meal will be $4.00 per adult and the kids eat free!
  • 6:15-7:00 – worship in the chapel.
  • 7:05-7:50 – small group meetings in various classrooms.

We will have childcare available during all portions of the evening.