Central United Methodist Church

1501 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044


Central United Methodist Church

Pastor's Greetings!

On behalf of the congregation of Central Church I welcome you! It is my sincere hope you will find a home here. A home which meets your spiritual needs. A home, which challenges you to live as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Central Church is a family-size church for all of God’s family. We preach and practice “Open Hearts, Open Minds, and Open Doors.” There are a few “Central” elements to our journey of discipleship…

God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit are Central… There is much joy to be found as seekers and believers in the central tenets of the faith.

Worship is Central… A spirited blended worship service appealing to all ages, and special non-Sunday worship opportunities during the year.

The undergirding and supporting ministries of the church is Central… Mission outreach, Christian Education, Congregational Care, Fellowship, and Outreach to the University Community.

Love and Acceptance is Central… No matter who you are, why you come, where you come from, in what stage in life you find yourself… you are welcome and loved.

I invite you to join this congregation on the journey of discipleship. Your presence will be a blessing!

Open Hearts... Open Minds... Open Doors!

You are invited. Join us as we worship, enjoy fellowship, and are sent to serve in Christ's name.

Rev. Piet Knetsch