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For over 150 years, thousands of people within the Roanoke Valley have sought out Cave Spring UMC as the source for their Faith Journey

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  37.225973, -80.009555 Cave Spring UMC 4505 Hazel Drive Roanoke VA 24018 540-989-3673

Untitled Logo8:45 AM in the Sanctuary. Traditional. Prayerful. Patterned after the church in the Book of Acts. Devoted to the apostles’ teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer Untitled Logo9:00AM in Wesley Hall. Contemporary Service. So what is contemporary worship? Simply the same as it has been since Jesus walked here on earth. The service may make use of a Praise Band and the singing of non-traditional songs but the final goal is giving honor and praise to His Father in heaven. It is living lives in obedience to His word and His call on our life. Let us not confuse worship with music.
Worship doesn’t change.
Untitled Logo11:00AM in the Sanctuary. The service makes use of the Chancel Choir in praise to God. The songs are standard hymns or anthems that remind us of God’s love and our call to serve Him. Worship is reverent, thoughtful and centered on our need for God in our daily lives.
Children’s Church also is available

Wehave excellent nursery facilities with a regular staff. Your children are also welcome in any of our services. Our pastor will invite them up to the front with all the other children just before the sermon time for a special story or a time to talk together. They are also welcome to come to communion with you. On most Sundays, most small children leave the sanctuary after the children’s sermon and attend children’s church (Ages 3 through 2nd grade). This is optional and not required; all are welcome and invited to attend our services.

Getting Around

Both worship areas are on the upper level. The main entrance is the stairs located next to Parking Lot B. The Sanctuary is at the top of the stairs. Wesley Hall is located to the right of the Sanctuary as you pass through the Gathering Grounds (Stop by for morning coffee!).


Those that find stairs an obstacle, can enter using the lower level side entrance next to Parking Lot B. Handicap Parking in available in this area. Just follow the hallway to its end. An elevator will be located on you left. Restrooms are located next to the elevator on both levels.
Church layout

The Journey Begins

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Have you begun your “JOURNEY”?
Our 3-week “JOURNEY 101” class explores the focus of Experience God – Grow Together – Serve Others.
Taught by pastors and staff, it’s an excellent way to know others and connect to a small group.
The JOURNEY begins the first Sunday of each month at 9:50 AM in Room 18.
This is not just for folks new to CSUMC – EVERYONE will benefit from beginning their JOURNEY.
Please make JOURNEY a priority in your Christian life for 2015.
Questions? Email Jill-Marie Weaver or call her at 989-3673.
Click this to sign up for your JOURNEY  Journey SignUp.

Your Faith Journey

Our vision will lead you through the following areas of your Faith Journey.

experiencegod_whiteGod is eager to be known and experienced by all. We believe that God is searching for lost humanity in order to draw us into intimate relationship with Himself. In response to God’s initiative, we value the life-changing power of the experience of His presence. The primary place where that relationship is nurtured and developed is in the act of worship – both private and corporate. We experience God’s presence as a palpable reality when we worship. As we worship we can do as Jesus did: “See what the Father is doing,” and support His work with our lives.

growtogether_whiteOne of the easiest ways to grow is to connect with people who have a desire to learn and grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. Growth Groups and Small Groups are a great way to do that! You’ll build great relationships, discover your full potential, and reach out to those around you. We are dedicated to growing and maturing as followers of Jesus. When Jesus began his ministry on earth, the first thing he did was gather a small group around him. In small groups we mature together and seek to apply Biblical principles practically to life.

serveothers_whiteServing our Community is a vital part of what we are all about here at CSUMC. Our community starts within the walls of the church and then travels onto the streets of the surrounding neighborhood, continuing into the city and the state and beyond. It’s little things like bringing a meal to a new mom, or raking the leaves of an elderly neighbor. It’s also big things like packing 40000+ Stop Hunger Now meals or a medical mission trip to Honduras. It could be the youths going to the Appalachians to make repairs on a house or providing over 3500 backpack meals a year to local school kids. However we choose to serve, it’s an expectation that has been handed to us and we faithfully and actively pursue new opportunities.

By The Numbers

3500

Backpack Meals provided to local school kids per year!

26

Years our Youth have served with Appalachian Service Project

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“Stop Hunger Now ” meals packed

Weekly Focus

Sunday Scriptures

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  • Acts 4:5-12
  • 1 John 3:16-24
  • John 10:11-18
  • itle: Good Shepherd
    Date: 1947
    Artist: Torhamn, Gunnar, 1894-1965
    Building: Söderåkra Church
    Object/Function: Sculpture, freestanding

 

Summer Sunday School

9633181Summer Sunday School…
is the time of the year we give our teachers a much earned and deserved break.  This is their chance to join a Sunday school with other adults and recharge!

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Family Promise

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May 3rd – 10th

CSUMC is hosting Family Promise families again May 3-10. We will be hosting the families at a home that St. John’s Episcopal Church maintains solely for Family Promise use. The address is: 814 First Street. It is a very nice, older home and we are looking forward to hosting at this location and seeing if it is a good fit for our future hosting commitments.The link for signing up is below. For more information about each volunteer position listed on the sign-up, please refer to the Guide for Volunteer Hosts at this link: http://familypromiselv.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Guide-to-Volunteer-Hosts.pdf General descriptions are on pages 3 and 4. More helpful information and details are included on the other pages of the brochure.Please note that we have combined dinner and evening hosting positions/time slots this time.

We have two area churches partnering with us on filling the volunteer positions for the week. CSUMC is responsible for Sunday and Monday. I have posted only our church’s

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