Why CUMC?

Life can be complicated and demanding, we know. We all face pressures, obligations, burdens and disappointments – even as we celebrate life’s joys and transitions. It’s easy to become overwhelmed, exhausted or discouraged.

At the same time, our culture is becoming more individualistic and opportunities for community are harder to find. Yet we all need encouragement. We need someone to say, “I love you, I believe in you, I accept you.” The good news of our Christian faith is that ours is a God of acceptance and encouragement. When the world threatens to rip our hearts out, God is there to put heart back into us, to re-light the spark and give us new life.

At Coralville UMC we accept and recognize the holy within you. Our hope is that you may know Christ’s love for you, and that you will walk with us as we help one another grow to become the very hands and feet of Jesus in this world. We may not be perfect at this, but our hearts and minds are always focused on these goals. The mission of the United Methodist Church is Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. Together we are committed to transforming the world, one broken life at a time.

 

 

What's New

We are streaming live from Facebook on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m.! Join us! Come as you are. All are welcome! You can find our Facebook page by clicking the icon at the top of this website. Or, you can find it here.

On Sunday, April 18, we begin a new worship series on the epistle of 1 John. John wants us to have a vibrant Christian experience as we walk in fellowship with God and with each other. God’s love is for everyone, inclusive – all means all. And even sin cannot separate us from God’s love. 

Song lyrics for this Sunday can be found here: Songs for worship April 18


Hello kids! Your Sunday April 18, 2021 Kids.Connect class with Ms. Jennifer is ready! It's time for breakfast on the beach! Find your class here.

All Kids.Connect Sunday school classes and Midweek messages are archived on this website under Kids.Connect messages and classes


Now there are three ways for you to make contributions to CUMC!


At Coralville UMC we affirm people of all ages, races, ethnicities, cultures, gender identities, sexual orientations, physical and mental abilities, and socio-economic status. We believe that prejudice, hatred, or discrimination directed toward any individual or group is contrary to the life and spirit of Jesus Christ.  Therefore, we shall work to eliminate prejudice and discriminatory practices within ourselves and our community, and to show grace, in Jesus’ name.

We stand together in solidarity with the family of George Floyd and with people of color in our congregation, our communities, and around the world. 

You can read the statement released by our Bishop, Laurie Haller, and the Appointive cabinet, here