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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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Another Consignment Sale is Finished!

Another consignment sale is finished.  The clothes, shoes, and toys came and went.  I am left with an immense feeling of gratitude and strengthened faith. We were worried before this sale began.  Our volunteer numbers were at less than 50%.  How were we ever going to pull off taking in, organizing, selling, and cleaning up the massive amount of merchandise—much less fulfilling our mission of supporting families and children in need? 

In Phillipians 4, we are taught not to worry.  We are taught to focus on things that are good and true.  We are taught that God will take care of us.  This became a reality for those of us on the consignment sale board.  We continued forward, seeking families in crisis who could benefit from the support this sale could offer.  We made lists of organizations who requested donated clothing, shoes, and toys to help impoverished children locally and around the world. 

At the same time, you all rallied around us.  Women’s and men’s Bible study groups, Sunday school groups, staff members, and individuals who just simply felt called to serve.  In addition to the church groups who regularly help with the sale and are greatly appreciated, you embraced the mission of touching the lives of these children and families in need and thanks to all of you, the sale ran smoothly and successfully from beginning to end.  Our heartfelt appreciation goes out to each one of you.  Your presence and service were invaluable.  Thanks to all of the combined efforts, the sale has already been able to:

•  Help 12 local families in crisis.  In total that included 29 children who were able to receive clothing and other necessities at no cost to these families.
•  Re-stock the David Cox and AME Zion clothing closets.
•  Donate boxes of clothing, shoes, and other necessities to the Gate Pregnancy Resource Center, West VA Mission Trip, Honduras Mission Trip, Nicaragua Mission Trip, and BETA Club shoe drive.

And this is only what has happened before we disburse the funds generated by the sale.

It was an honor serving alongside you. 

 

Jennifer Waid,

UCUMC Consignment Sale Board

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