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Welcome to our Guests!

Welcome to University City UMC! Here at UCUMC we strive to be a welcoming congregation to our community and especially to our guests. Our hope is that you will know that you are always welcome here just as you are, whether you have been away from church for a while, or never affiliated with any church. Whether you're married, single, divorced, or in transition, you truly matter to us because you matter to God. We would be honored to have you become a part of University City United Methodist Church!


worship_visitingtab.jpg Worship Opportunities:

Sunday
 9:45 AM - Traditional Worship - Sanctuary
11:00 AM - Contemporary Worship - Sanctuary  

Please check the upcoming week's bulletin on our Media Page for specific worship details.

Sunday Morning Inside the Worship Center...
Upon entering the Worship Center upper level, you will notice a Welcome Center to your left and smiling Greeters ready to say hello and help you find your way around the church campus. You may visit the Guest Kiosk, which will be to your right upon entering, to receive valuable information designed just for you, our guests!  Check out our Café for coffee and a relaxing place to fellowship with our church community. . 

Be sure to let us know you visited by:
Filling out a communication card, a tear-off card located in the Worship bulletin.
Asking us questions - we love to answer them!
Completing our 1st and 2nd time guest surveys: Click Here for First-time Guests; Click Here for Second-time Guests. 

 

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University City United Methodist Church
3835 West W.T. Harris Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28269
(Corner of WT Harris & W. Sugar Creek Rd.)
Google Map Directions 
CLICK HERE for Campus Map 

Phone: 704-369-8000 • Fax: 704-369-0481
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Finding Us
Enter the church parking lot from either Brookstone Drive or WT Harris Boulevard and you will find signs directing you to the Guest parking, located in the Upper parking lot.  If you are looking for a meeting, or the adult Sunday school classrooms you will want to park in the Lower paring lot and walk into the Church Office entrance. If you are looking for youth or children Sunday school classrooms, you will want to park in the Lower parking lot, closest to the Disciple Center and enter that building.

While we believe there are many unique things about UCUMC, we hope you will find our warm, welcoming
 attitude towards our guests sets us apart.  Many of us remember how it felt to be a newcomer to church, and we want to make your time with us comfortable and inviting.  Our hope is that you will know that you are always welcome here just as you are, whether you have been away from church for a while, or never affiliated with any church. Whether you're married, single, divorced, or in transition, you truly matter to us because you matter to God. We would be honored to have you become a part of University City United Methodist Church!

Once you enter the church parking lot from either Brookstone Drive or WT Harris Boulevard, you will find Guest reserved parking in the upper level parking lot, closest to the front doors of the Worship Center.  Lower level parking leads to the Adult Sunday school classrooms (Lower Level Worship Center) and Children and Youth Sunday school classrooms (Disciple Center).  CLICK HERE for campus map.

Upon entering the building, you will notice our Guest Information kiosk and smiling Greeters ready to say hello and help you find your way around the church campus.  We will gladly walk with you to show you where you may need to go on campus. Visit the Guest Café  designed just for you, our guests!

While you are with us...

Enjoy one of our Sunday worship services - 9:45am with choir, or 11:00am with band.
Make sure you fill out a communication card, located in the Worship bulletin, so we know you are here.
Ask questions - we love to answer them!
Give us feedback - fill out our First-time Guest Survey or Second-time Guest Survey to tell us what you thought about your visit. 
Find out more about what is going on in and around UCUMC by picking up our weekly UCUMC News.

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You can worship with us, join one of our many L.I.F.E. Groups or other small groups, join a Sunday School class, or serve in our ministries, just to name a few. We, at University City UMC, are passionate about helping you find your place here. Check out ways to get plugged in below!

Get to Know our pastors & staff. 
Learn about Getting Started at UCUMC
Find an Adult Small Group opportunity that fits your lifestyle
Connect with our Youth Ministry - FUSION (6th-12th grades)
Hang out with our Children's Ministry - UC Kids (birth through 5th grade)
Discover a Serving Opportunity within our congregational body or outside the body.
Find a Support Group designed to help with hurts, habits, and hang-ups. 

 

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Senior Pastor

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A message from Pastor John...    

 

An Invitation for Thanks-Giving

 

To our new Church Family:

Anita and I are so thankful for you, UCUMC!  We’ve had a very exciting summer and fall together, and we couldn’t be more thankful for landing in this North Charlotte community with you, the Body of Christ.  Your loving and gracious welcome, willingness to discover God’s next steps for the church, and recent generous giving all encourage us to our most grateful hearts!

Especially because of some recent additional giving, we are tracking with more hope toward our financial goals for 2017.  We’re also having some imaginative meetings among staff and laity as we dream about what’s next.  We’re very thankful for all of you who have regularly and faithfully given throughout the year.  May God keep providing an abundance of financial resources.

The Boggs family invites you to join us in making a Thanksgiving offering to support our general fund that will push us beyond what any of us might have expected through our recent pastoral and staff transitions.  This may be a percentage step up from your regular giving toward tithing, a one time gratitude gift, or in your own estimation, a “catching up” with your intended aggregate contribution.

The Apostle Paul wrote to the Corinthian Church, inviting them to an offering for the saints in Jerusalem.  He told them about the generosity of some poorer neighbors in Macedonia. 

"Their abundant joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth  of generosity…they voluntarily gave according to their means, and even  beyond their means, begging us earnestly for the privilege of sharing" 
 II Corinthians 8:2-4

With abundant joy, and according to your means, we encourage you to bring or send your Thanks - Giving offering over the next couple of weeks!  Or, simply begin assessing your situation in order to match your desire to give with your current reality, that your giving may overflow in a wealth of generosity through your very best effort by year’s end.

As we deepen our spiritual leadership, continue building unity among staff and lay leadership, and discover together our greatest usefulness in God’s kingdom work, we pray that you may be richly rewarded with an awareness of God’s blessings in your lives, that our emerging dreams for the next steps of UCUMC may be realized!

 With grateful hearts,

Pastor John and Anita Boggs

 

 

 

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