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Growing in Faith Together

Following Christ isn’t something we’re meant to do alone. A gift of the Christian faith is having friends for the journey who support and encourage our spiritual growth. Here you’ll find a sampling of the smaller groups and ministries within Andrews UMC that will help you make those connections and find that support.

Due to Coronavirus small groups and ministries are not currently meeting at the church.  Youth Group is currently meeting online on ZOOM, and the Welcome Table, our weekly community meal is doing Take Out and Delivery only.  See Welcome Table page under CONNECT tab for more information.

Family Ministry

Welcome to our Andrews UMC Family Ministry!

We provide ministry for the whole family: children, youth, and parents.  For weekly updates, sign up for our Family Ministry weekly newsletter. The newsletter can also be view on our Facebook page. Contact Robby Morris (Director of Family Ministry)

Robby’s Info:

Youth Ministry:

Sunday School: Our youth (4th-12th Grade) meet every Sunday Morning at 10am for Sunday school in Room 216 upstairs in the Family Life Center.

Sunday Nights:  Grades 5 – 12
Our youth typically meet from 5-7pm on Sunday nights every two weeks for games, dinner, and devotions.  Due to the Coronavirus we are currently meeting on Thursday nights at 9pm on ZOOM online.

Our youth are also is involved in fun events around the area, retreats, and camps. Contact our Director of Family Ministries Robby Morris for more information.

Children’s Ministry:

Sunday School:  Our children (K-3rd Grade) meet every Sunday Morning at 10am for Sunday school in Room 215 upstairs in the Family Life Center.

Wonderful Wednesdays: Grades K – 4
An adult from Andrews UMC meets the children at Andrews Elementary and walks them down the school house steps for an afternoon of games, snacks, crafts, and Bible-based lessons. Parents pick their children up at 5pm.  Wonderful Wednesday’s only meets on Wednesdays during school year.

Contact Robby Morris for registration at radrob6500.rm@gmail.com

Safe Sanctuaries
All adults who work with our children and youth receive a background check and our “Safe Sanctuaries” training for best practices and good boundaries.

United Methodist Women (UMW) and Men (UMM)

United Methodist Women
The UMW meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 2pm in our Fellowship Hall for service, spiritual growth, and Christian friendship. They love to put their faith into action by supporting local nonprofits and providing meals for families after funerals. Want to get involved?

Contact our UMW President Trudy Reynolds at trudyhreynolds@yahoo.com

United Methodist Men
The UMM meet on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 8:30am in our Family Life Center for a big breakfast and to meet and plan opportunities for service. Joining them is a great way to meet other men who love serving Christ.

For more information, contact UMM President Alan Brown at bigappbrown@hotmail.com

Using Your Gifts

Music Ministries

Join The Choir

Andrews UMC’s choir helps lead worship through introits, anthems, solos, and other special music each Sunday. They practice every Wednesday night at 7pm and welcome new musicians!

Joslyn Parker Booth, Choir Director: joslyn.parker@cherokee.k12.nc.us

Looking to make a difference in the community? Andrews UMC is a great place to use your gifts and discover new opportunities.

Missions and Community Service

In the Church

Service opportunities within our church include:

  • The Welcome Table, a free meal for anyone who needs food or friendship every Thursday at 5pm
  • Bimonthly Red Cross Blood Drives
  • “Gabriel’s Meal,” a pay-by-donation lunch on the first Sunday of the month that benefits a young man with CLOVES Syndrome
  • Fifth Quarters, a safe and fun environment for youth after the home football games

In the Community

We also support a number of local nonprofits with finances, facilities, and/or volunteers, such as: Home Delivered Meals, the Cherokee County Food Bank, Scouting, Alcoholics Anonymous, REACH, Special Olympics, Cherokee County Schools, and more.

101 Chestnut Street
Andrews, NC 28905

(828) 321-5216

andrewsumc@gmail.com