A Word About Us
Central United Methodist Church's history is a story of change -- change in name of local area, from Rocky Ridge to Manchester
to South Richmond to Richmond; change in name of group
from Methodist Society, to Methodist Episcopal Church, to
Methodist Episcopal Church South, to Methodist Church,
to United Methodist Church; change in location and name
of meeting place from a private home on Seventh Street
between Perry and Porter Streets to Manchester Metting
House at Tenth and Perry Streets, later called Old Plank
Church; to Manchester M. E. Church on Ninth Street between
Hull and Decatur Streets to Central M. E. Church South at
Thirtheenth and Porter Streets, to Central Methodist Church, to
Central United Methodist Church -- the present name and location.
At Central we believe in "Making God's Love Real!"
Services & Activities
Old Manchester is a community of diverse people. Homes, buildings and people are experiencing renewal and restoration.
We are committed to our community and provide opportunities for worship, missions, study, service, and fellowship.