Dilworth Church

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To gather as God's people to grow in faith, love and service, and to go into the world to make disciples of Jesus Christ.

Meet Some of Our Members

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Name: Georgia Abernethy
Why did you first visit DUMC?

I honestly don't remember why I first visited Dilworth. As an architect, perhaps it was originally …

What is your first or favorite memory of DUMC?

One of my fondest memories is my first women's retreat. I drove Ms. Rose Senn (then 88) and Ms. Alys…

What is the best thing about DUMC?

Our church seems so blessed with people who are using their talents to serve others. I have learned so much about myself and been able learn so much …

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Name: Mike Standley
Why did you first visit DUMC?

We had just moved to the neighborhood and since my wife and I were married in a Methodist Church, we…

What is your first or favorite memory of DUMC?

My daughter was probably 3 months old when we first visited and not very happy about it. I took her…

What is the best thing about DUMC?

I would have to say that the best thing about Dilworth Methodist is that the congregation has something to offer for everyone, regardless of where you…

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Name: John and Carla Powell
Why did you first visit DUMC?

Probably the oldest reason in the book-- we had a baby. It has a way of focusing your thinking and y…

What is your first or favorite memory of DUMC?

There are two competing memories. The Easter season is the most powerful part of the year for me. We…

What is the best thing about DUMC?

Community, community,community. It is family--like them, love them, loath them---they are your people.

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Name: Madison Brown
Why did you first visit DUMC?

I first visited DUMC because I had just moved in with my grandparent who are active members in the c…

What is your first or favorite memory of DUMC?

One of my first memories is participating in the 30 hour family with the youth, which was so much fu…

What is the best thing about DUMC?

The best thing about DUMC is the people. They are so amazing in so many ways and it makes the church feel more like a family.

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    • As Methodists, we are evangelical, but moderates rather than fundamentalists.
    • Methodists have a passionate faith with strong convictions, but we also recognize that the world is not always black and white.
    • We are willing to ask questions, to wrestle with difficult issues, and to do so with grace and compassion.
    • John Wesley founded the Methodist movement with the belief that church shouldn't just be something that one does on Sunday morning.
    • We continue with our emphasis that balances religion of the head and heart, and between talking about God and doing the work of God.
    • We value the intellect and modern science, while at the same time looking to the Bible as the authoritative guide for faith and practice