Beliefs

What CUMC believes in and where we make an impact

Do no harm. Do good. Stay in love with God. These are the principles we strive to live by as a congregation serving the south side of Lafayette, IN!

Core Beliefs

Connecting

Engaging persons in the Christ UMC family by fostering a sense of belonging and providing opportunities to feel respected, accepted, and loved.

Hospitality

Creating an open, friendly, caring, and comfortable place for all by accepting and embracing their uniqueness in diversity and unity.

Reaching Out

Empowering persons to actively show the love of Christ with grace by loving, caring, and supporting outreach and mission in our community and around the world.

Inspiring Worship

Glorifying God with authentic, passionate worship through praise, prayer, meditation, arts, and music.

Service

Equipping persons with the tools and opportunities for ministry and involving them in ministry to meet the spiritual, social, and practical needs of an ever-changing congregation, community, and world.

Transformation

Creating an environment for spiritual formation where all persons can be transformed through a lifetime journey of growth and change.