“He said to him, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself." ~ Matthew 22:37-39

Shen Lu de (right foreground) joins with fellow worshippers to sing a hymn at Chongwenmen Church in Beijing, China. The church was established in 1870 by U.S. Methodists. Then known as Asbury Church, it was burned down during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900 and rebuilt in 1904. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose. Accompanies UMNS story # 181. 6/10/13.

Chinese Fellowship

Worship service on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel at University UMC.

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Communiversity

An after-school program run by Sonja Haynes Stone Center and UNC student volunteers, providing cultural literacy enrichment, academic enhancement, and mentor relationships for K-5 students in Chapel Hill-Carrboro.

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ESL Classes

Durham Tech offers courses in English as a Second Language (ESL) to non-native speakers at University UMC. Courses are free, and students must be at least 18 years old to enroll.

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Housing for New Hope

Established in 1992, Housing for New Hope is a nonprofit organization serving the needs of people who are homeless and those at risk of homelessness.  The organization is supported by more than 750 individuals, more than 20 congregations, more than 25 businesses, civic organizations and foundations, and federal, state, and local government agencies.

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Musical Empowerment

A student-run organization that enriches the musical education of low-income children from Chapel Hill-Carrboro community by providing free, private music lessons taught by UNC undergraduates.

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Northside Elementary School

University UMC partners with Northside Elementary by providing weekend meals, through TABLE, to children who would otherwise go without food. In addition, these same children and their families are provided with gifts at Christmas through University UMC’s Angel Tree.