Next Steps

God created you with unique gifts and incredible potential.  Next Steps is a four-step process designed to help you explore the history and ministry of Carmel UMC, discover your gifts, develop your leadership, as well as live your life and faith to the fullest.  This four week group is designed for anyone interested in becoming a fully active member of Carmel UMC or if you want a refresher on what God is doing in and through the church.  

Some Benefits in taking this course...

  • Learn about CUMC's Mission/Vision.
  • Get connected to a Grow Group or Bible Study Group.
  • Learn how you can serve here at CUMC through our missions opportunities.
  • Find out what your spiritual gifts are and how to apply them.
  • Learn about the biblical role of tithing through our time, talent, and finances.
  • If you miss a class, you can make it up the next time around without having to start over.
  • Become a FULLY ACTIVE MEMBER of CUMC once you complete the course.
  • A Member Mentor (someone who has been a member here for more than 5 years) that will check in with you monthly and who you can count on to answer your questions and guide you in growing in your membership.
  • Childcare provided.

For more information, contact Barbara Krueger, Minister of Shepherding and New Members, at