Central United Methodist Knoxville, Tennessee
About Central UMC
Central United Methodist Church is an historic church located near downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. Central's members have a variety of backgrounds, education, and socioeconomic status and welcome all who are seeking God's love, grace, and guidance. The church has a rich heritage and a tradition of involvement in and support of the community.
Central United Methodist Church is organized within the Holston Annual Conference , which contains 913 churches in Tennessee, Georgia, and Virginia. Rev. James E. Swanson currently serves as Bishop of this conference.
Central is joined in mission and ministry through its connection to The United Methodist Church. The structure of the United Methodist Church allows local churches and organizations to work together and with other denominations to extend God's love to the world. Methodists lead with grace, and welcome all to the church and the communion table.