Duke Memorial | Mission & Vision
Sharing Christ from the heart of Durham
Duke Memorial United Methodist Church is a Christ-centered, vibrant and vital congregation, a sign and foretaste of God’s kingdom in downtown Durham, that
Invites and accepts unconditionally all who seek community and a place to belong; encourages and guides people to accept Jesus Christ as their Savior;
Responds to God in dynamic, hopeful worship through proclaiming God’s word, celebrating the sacraments, offering praise through music, song, and dance, and lifting our voices in prayer and thanksgiving;
Nurtures spiritual growth and discipleship in children, youth, and adults through engaging Christian education and warm and caring fellow-ship;
Bears witness to Christ’s love through members’ daily life and work, in family life, and in acts of justice, service, and compassion to our brothers and sisters in this community and around the globe.
Our Welcome Statement
As our Lord Jesus Christ calls us to love and accept every person, Duke Memorial United Methodist Church welcomes into our life together those of every age, race, ethnic background, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, family or socioeconomic status, educational background, and physical or mental ability. In our commitment to the reconciliation of all persons as beloved children of God, we celebrate our diversity and recognize the sacred worth and dignity of all. We invite you to join us in our faith journey toward discipleship in Christ with mutual respect, understanding, and love.
You are Welcomed. You are Loved.