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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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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

UCUMC Staff Job Openings

Contemporary Worship Leader

See attached job description for key responsibilities. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to:   Matt Guild, UCUMC Traditional Worship Director, mguild@ucumc.org, 3835 West WT Harris Blvd.  Charlotte, NC  28269

Director of Youth Ministry

University City United Methodist Church, located in north Charlotte, NC is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry.  This position is a Full time, Exempt position. This position reports to the Director of Discipleship.

We have one traditional worship service and one contemporary worship service each Sunday morning with a total average worship attendance of 500-550.  Our youth ministry has 75-80 active students involved in a variety of worship, service, fellowship and spiritual growth opportunities.  A team of 18-20 parent/adult leaders is already in place to help lead the ministry.  We are looking for someone with a Vision and Passion for teenagers to know Jesus, seek to follow Him in their daily lives and serve others so they might also know Him and His love for them.  We are looking for someone with a solid understanding of Wesleyan Theology and the United Methodist Church.  The ideal candidate will be comfortable leading and serving, not only the students and families that are currently in the church but also reaching out into our diverse community to engage with new students and families to help them connect to Christ and our church.

More information, based on the job description, is below.  A Search Committee comprised of parents, adult leaders, students and staff will be conducting the interview process with final interview and approval by the Staff-Parish Relations Committee.  In addition to a resume, interested applicants should also submit a cover letter detailing their call to ministry, how their specific giftedness can be used in youth ministry and any experience they may have in engaging, developing and leading groups in diverse settings.

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to:  Bert Giles – Director of Discipleship, 3835 West WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte, NC  28269 or via email at bgiles@ucumc.org.  Contact Bert directly at 704-369-8020. Click here to view and download the job description.

Hospitality Coordinator

Here at University City UMC, we are seeking a part-time Hospitality Coordinator who will prepare the Wednesday Night Live meal and oversee our Sunday morning coffee service.

Wednesday Night Live is a ministry program that reaches out to our community and provides a free meal along with Bible studies and classes 28 weeks out of the year.  We are looking for an individual with the gift of hospitality and the ability to prepare a meal for 100-125 guests.  This position will work with our volunteers to create a great experience for our guests.

The Hospitality Coordinator will also oversee our coffee service on Sunday mornings.  Responsibilities include ordering all paper products, supplies, and managing the hospitality budget. This part-time position is an average of 12 hrs per week.

If you are interested in this opportunity please review the job description and then send your resume to Ria Holtzhausen rholtzhausen@ucumc.org along with your completed Employment Application

 

 

 

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