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:

 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. 



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.

There are many ways to connect at UCUMC! cover_spring17_small.jpg

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. 



Boy Scouts


Boy Scouts of America Troop 13

Troop 13's Annual BBQ & Silent Auction

When: Friday, March 10th (lunch & dinner) | Saturday, March 11th (lunch)
Where: UCUMC Fellowship Hall
What: 2017 marks the 25th Anniversary for Troop 13 at UCUMC. Please help us continue the celebration and join us for our annual Troop 13 BBQ and Silent Auction! We will be serving our yummy BBQ chicken, pork BBQ and of course our famous baked beans. The Silent Auction features many new items.  Many of our previous  auction favorites will be returning as well. Come play BINGO on Friday from 2 -4 with fun prizes to choose from.

Dine in with us or utilize the drive thru. Friday, March 10 we will be serving from 11am to 7pm and Saturday March 11 from 11am to 2pm.   Tickets for the BBQ can be purchased at the door or from any Troop 13 or Crew 13 Scout or leader. For additional information email Lisa Tugman at letugman@gmail.com or David McKenzie at davidcmckenzie@gmail.com.

Contact Information
Dan Schulte – Scoutmaster:  danschulte@bellsouth.net 
David McKenzie – Committee Chair: davidcmckenzie@gmail.com 
Lisa Tugman – Chartered Organization Rep:  letugman@gmail.com
Troop 13 website – http://troopwebhost.org/troop13charlotte


The mission of the Boy Scouts of America and the Mecklenburg County Council is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.


History of Troop 13

Troop 13 was chartered by the Methodist Men of University City Methodist Church (UCUMC) in October 1992 with 5 boys and 2 leaders. Three Scoutmasters have served Troop 13:

  • Henry Brake III 1992 – 1996
  • David Royster 1996 – 2000, 
  • Dan Schulte 2000 – present

Troop 13 in 2013:
  • 25 Scouts enrolled in Troop 13
  • 24 trained adult leaders
  • 91 Eagle Scouts since 1995;
    Click Here to see the list of eagle scouts and projects
Annual Events

Monthly camping trips including: Whitewater rafting, Camp Raven Knob, Camp Grimes, Senior Camporee, Klondike Derby, Caving trip, advancement weekends, Inner Peaks, Virginia Creeper Trail; Summer Camp; Weekly meetings on Tuesday

High Adventure Trips

Bechtel Summit Reserve; Philmont Scout Ranch; Sea Base and Sailing Adventures; National Jamboree; New River Adventure 

Fund Raising

Boy Scout Popcorn, UNCC Concessions, BBQ and Silent Auction

Service Projects
  • UCUMC Children’s Consignment Sale – fall and spring & Women’s and Teen’s Consignment Sale; 
  • Operation Christmas Child; 
  • UCUMC Youth Christmas Store Stockings; 
  • Room In The Inn; 
  • Scouting for Food; 
  • Clarks Creek Greenway Clean up; 
  • Eagle Projects – Have benefited:  UCUMC, Hines Feet Farms, Carolinas Raptor Center, Cokesbury United Methodist Church, St Mark’s Catholic Church, Mallard Creek High School, North Meck High School, Croft Community School, Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy, Urban Ministries, Derita Athletic Association, Charlotte, Rescue Mission, Davidson Parks and Rec., St. John’s Catholic – Concord, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Stonebridge Community Church, Tiger World, Mallard Creek Greenway, Advent Luthern Church.
Eagle Projects at UCUMC
  • Thomas Royster – built children’s playground behind Fellowship Hall building
  • Scott Ginder – helped build the outdoor Chapel
  • Kyle Shepardson – built a trail from the street to church parking lot connection to the picnic area from Russell’s project
  • Russell Price – picnic area across from disciple center
  • Jonathan Tugman – landscaping around entrance to Sanctuary Building and Chapel
  • Blake Hart – landscaping around entrance to Sanctuary Building
  • Brian Smith – refurbished the picnic area; replaced landscape timbers, restained picnic tables and mulched area
  • Andrew Tugman – rebuilt sandbox in children’s playground and mulched area
  • Bryce Thornton – built play set on small playground and built steps leading to the sandbox
  • Ian McCormick – cleaned up new entrance at UCUMC, planting shrubs and installed post for a new sign
  • Peter Rhines – refurbished the outdoor chapel and built steps leading into the chapel
  • Kevin Ortiz – landscaping around the UCUMC Disciple Building
  • Matthew Tugman – landscaping  around lower entrance to UCUMC Sanctuary Building
  • Jack Robinson – installed a permanent umbrella on small playground and landscaped area
  • Taylor Miller – rebuilt sandbox roof in toddler playground and added sand for both playgrounds
  • Rikev Patel – landscaped area at retaining wall at lower entrance to UCUMC Sanctuary Building
  • Jackson Navarra – installed a drain to ease drainage issues at the Disciple Building