About Central United Methodist Church

About Central United Methodist Church

The members of Central are living the Christian Faith and striving to put the Church’s Mission into action. Our mission is Connecting with God; Connecting with Others; Changing the World with Christ’s Love.

Connecting with God

The church offers a number of ways to grow in your faith and connect with God, including:

  • Weekly worship services with special programming at Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter
  • Special services including weddings, funerals and interment of ashes in Central’s Memorial Garden
  • A Faith Growth Pathway methodology to develop a personal plan to grow in your Christian faith
  • Many groups, studies and opportunities to put faith growth into action.

Connecting with Others

  • Members of Central church connect with others through worship, faith growth, volunteer work, community activism, worship arts, fellowship and community events.

Changing the World with Christ’s Love

Central has been an active part of the Waterford area community for over 100 years. Our congregation shares the love of Christ with others in the community through hands-on ministry, including:

  • The Central Food Pantry
  • Community events including Rally Day, Trunk or Treat, a spring rummage sale, blood drives, CROP Walk, to name a few
  • A partnership with Riverside Elementary School to provide school supplies, books and financial support
  • Special Musical Performances
  • Support of local charitable organizations including Baldwin House, Haven, Clothe-a-Child, HOPE Shelter, Blessings in a Backpack, Good Samaritan Mission, Waterford Coalition for Youth and more.
  • Support of community organizations including Lakeland Players and Tuesday Musicale, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and a number of recovery groups.

We invite you to join us on our mission. Come for worship on Sunday and get to know Central. If you’re looking for a church home you’ll find a friendly, active group of people who are growing in faith and service.