About Us

 

SUNDAY WORSHIP

8:00am* - Traditional Service live stream 
9:30am* - Contemporary Service live stream 

OUR MISSION

Inviting all to become disciples of Jesus Christ serving the greater Carlisle community and beyond.

OUR VISION

Living like Jesus improves our lives, our families, the Carlisle community and beyond. At Carlisle United Methodist Church, we strive to LIVE LIKE JESUS.

music ministry

8:00am Traditions Choir
The Traditions Choir season has been suspended until at least the end of January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When it resumes, it will share in Worship through classic church music and hymns. This choir sings weekly September thru mid-June. Practice occurs on Thursdays, 7:20-8:30pm. 
To get involved, contact Constance Leitner, Choral Director at

11:00am Celebrations Choir
The Celebrations Choir season has been suspended until at least the end of January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When it resumes, it will share in Worship through a variety of hymns and songs, sharing upbeat music that highlights different genres. This choir sings weekly September thru mid-June. Practice occurs on Thursdays, 7:20-8:30pm.
To get involved, contact Constance Leitner, Choral Director at

Both adult choirs join and sing together several times throughout the year, alternating service times and also sharing music during the Lenten and Advent/Christmas seasons.

Sunbeams Choir
CUMC's youngest group of choir members, ages 4 thru 2nd grade, will not be singing songs due to COVID-19. Instead they will be sharing in Worship through choral readings/rhythm instruments/and eurythmic-style presentations. Everyone will wear masks and remain socially distanced throughout rehearsals and on Sundays when they are participating in worship. Rehearsals are weekly Thursday evenings from 6:00-6:25pm in the Worship Center and will begin in early October of this year, 2020. A parent is welcome to stay for rehearsal. The Sunbeams will participate in Sunday services every four to six weeks.
To get involved, contact Musical Co-Director Constance Leitner,  or 717.386.2067 OR Logistics Co-Director Kerm Leitner,  or 717.386.2066.

SPArKS Choir
For kids in 3rd grade thru  8th grade. They meet weekly to practice during the school year on Thursdays 6:00-6:45pm in Room 9. 
To get involved, contact Jeanette Mater, SPArKS Director

Handbells
CUMC offers a five-octave handbell choir. Our talented ringers play a variety of music at the 11:00 am worship services each month.
Practice is Thursdays, 6:15-7:15pm. 
To get involved, contact Jane Boley, Handbell Director.

A UNited methodist congregation

We are a United Methodist congregation and are deeply rooted in that theology, structure, and practices. The United Methodist Church is a global church that opens hearts, opens doors and opens minds through active engagement with our world. To find out more about United Methodism, visit www.umc.org

Our heritage

As we were becoming one church in Spring 2013, nine videos were created to share the history and heritage of our three congregations. View these videos and read about our heritage here...