UMW Cookbook


On Sale Now


The United Methodist Women are excited to share with you a collection of our favorite dessert recipes in our new cookbook. On September 8th at the lunch following the outdoor worship, stop by the dessert table to try some of the recipes in the cookbook and pick up your copy for only $5. Contact Lisa Baker at ninakatine@yahoo.com if you would like more information




CUMC Movie Event


November 23│3:00PM

Regal Village Park Cinemas


Join us for the new Tom Hanks movie, Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. We are excited to have this fun church event that follows our Sermon Series "How to Neighbor our Neighbors." 

Cost is $5

RSVP by November 15th

Regal Cinemas Village Park

2222 E. 146th Street






Disciple III Bible Study

September 16-May 2020

Mondays│6:30-8:30PM ● Rm 8

In this 32 week study you will read about the major and minor Old Testament prophets, with the exception of Daniel, and will read the thirteen Letters traditionally attributed to Paul. Register online under EVENTS. Cost of book is $32.  Class led by Bill Leonard.




Youth Fall Retreat 


September 27-29

The Ark


All 6th thru 12th grade students are invited to the Ark Christian Camp in Converse, IN for a great weekend of fun and faith development!  The cost is $60.

Meet: Friday September 27 @ 4:30pm

Return: Sunday September 29 @ NOON

Take a weekend away from complexity to enjoy authenitic connections with God and others!

We encourage you to invite a friend or two!







UMW Spiritual Salad 


September 28



 Natalie Snapp will be talking about “Heart Sisters - being the friend you want to have “ which is based on a book she wrote by the same name. Tickets will be $15 and it includes a salad bar lunch, drinks and dessert just bring your favorite salad topping.  Tickets will be on sale beginning September 1st in the Gathering Place. 






Walk to Emmaus


 November 14-17

Men's Retreat


The Walk to Emmaus retreats will be taking place this fall. Nov 14-17 is the retreat for men.

Lay Director: Sue Parks (parksms@sbcglobal.net; 317.750.4476)

Lay Director: John Burns (jburnsshi@yahoo.com; 317.412.5307)

Please contact Sue or John with any questions regarding these upcoming Walks or visit the Indy Emmaus community online at indyemmaus.org.

If you would like more information contact Richard Carriger at rcarriger@richardcarriger.com.

Lydia Circle Meeting


October 1

6:30PM│Carmel Library Mtg. Rm-2 floor


Lydia Circle invites all women of the church to come learn the latest ways to get Library resources through internet and other new things the Library offers!! Even the most technology-challenged can learn something! This is a hands-on opportunity to learn about free library apps to download books, audiobooks, magazines, movies and so much more. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Gayle Webb at gayle.beyers.webb@gmail.com by September 24th.




UMW Flower Arranging


Thurssday │October 3

7PM │ Rm 121


Learn how to make a beautiful flower arrangements with Beth Harrison. Bring some flowers and a vase if you want to take an arrangement home with you. RSVP to Kristin Kepler at k.kepler@att.net.

Free childcare available with reservation









Crop Walk 2019


Sunday, October 6

2:00PMInter Church Center


 The 2019 annual CROP hunger walk is on Sunday, October 6. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the CROP walk sponsored by Church World Service. Each year, CUMC joins forces with other local churches to help raise funds for global and local hunger relief. Hamilton County churches will be joining churches from Marion County in 2019 for a greater Indianapolis walk that begins at the Inter Church center (1100 West 42nd Street) with walking route in Butler University area. The walk begins at 2 pm with registration starting at 1 pm. For more information please contact Ed King at 317-691-9503 or edking722@gmail.com. Look for additional information and sign up tables in September. 





Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts Class


Every Sunday │Oct. 6-27

9-10AM │ Library/Conf. Rm


Join us as we walk through the spiritual gift assessment, talk about the different gifts, discover what gifts you have, how do you connect those gifts back to the church, and where do they fall on the Discipleship Wheel.

To join this class email Chris Thornsberry at cthornsberry@carmelumc.org.

College Care Packages


Now-October 15



The Higher Education Committee sends care packages to college students twice during the school year. Please call or email to provide your student’s college mail information.

Karen McTaggart - kmctaggart@carmelumc.org Pastor Adriane Curtis-  acurtis@carmelumc.org

Church Office- 317-844-7275