December 2016  
Bible Search

Thank you for visiting our website!

Welcome to the online version of Zebulon United Methodist Church.  We are a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need.

If you are considering a place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you

  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God

  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age

  • Missions reaching our community and the world


Christmas at Zebulon UMC:

Dec 11 at 11:00 am -- Third Sunday of Advent Worship:  Sanctuary Choir Musical, "I Have Seen the Light" (No 9:00 am service)

Dec 18 at 9:00 and 11:00 am -- Fourth Sunday of Advent Worship:  Children's Choir with Jennings Handbells at 11 o'clock worship

Dec 18 at  6:30 pm -- "Night of Christmas Theatre" with ZUMC Puppeteers

Dec 24 at 7:00 pm -- Christmas Eve Worship

Dec 25 at 11:00 am -- Christmas Day Worship  (No 9:00 am service, no Bible Study groups)

Jan  1  at 11:00 am  --  New Year's Day Worship (No 9:00 am service)



Contact Information  
Zebulon United Methodist Church
121 W. Gannon Ave.
Zebulon, North Carolina 27597
Map  •   Directions
Phone 919-269-9408
Fax 919-269-9498
Regular Schedule  
Office Hours
  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm M-F
  • Early Worship
    9:00 AM to 9:40 AM
  • Adult Bible Study
    9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
  • Youth Bible Study
    9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
  • Children's Sunday School
    9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
  • Main Worship
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Youth Group
    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • AA
    8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Handbell Rehearsal
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Church Council (last Monday)
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Trustees (1st Monday)
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Finance Committee (3rd Mondays)
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Food Pantry
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Tuesday Morning Women's Bible Study
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Women's Circle #1 (1st Tuesday)
    12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
  • Life Bible Study
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Evangelism Team (3rd Tuesday)
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Women's Circle #3 (1st Tuesday)
    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Women's Circle #4 (1stTuesday)
    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Food Pantry (3rd Wednesdays)
    5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday Night Family
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Food Pantry
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Methodist Men (4th Thursday)
    6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
  • AA
    8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Brown Bag Food Ministry
    11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Christmas Musical "I Have Seen the Light"

The Sanctuary Choir with orchestral musicians will present the Christmas musical "I Have Seen the Light" during the 11 o'clock worship service on December 11.

No 9 o'clock Worship Service This Sunday
Children's Christmas Party and Trip

Children, infants through 5th graders, are invited to a Christmas party, Saturday, December 10th.  We'll meet at the home of Sonya and Brent Boykin at 4:00 pm for dinner, followed by a caravan drive to Hill Ridge Farms, returning to the Boykin's home for s'mores and hot chocolate.  Cost is $12 per person, children under 2 years old are free.  Contact Randi Chalfant at or 919-389-6003 for directions and more information.

Youth Christmas Lunch

After the 11 o'clock worship service on December 11th, the youth will be going to lunch at a mystery location--more later.  This event will be the final youth activity for 2016.  But 2017 promises to be pretty awesome...stand by for more!

Night of Christmas Theatre

The Puppet Ministry presents its 6th annual Night of Christmas Theatre, Sunday, December 18th, at 6:30 pm, in the church sanctuary.  This program is always an exciting event for children, teenagers and adults.  The Hoobie Toobies will return (Don't know what that is?  Come to find out!).  Cookies and punch during intermission.

Attention Potential Handbell Ringers

The Jane B. Jennings Handbell Choir will be resuming practice on January 9th 2017 at 7:00pm (in the Wesley classroom across from the sanctuary).  If you are interested in playing handbells, please come!!  All are welcome!!  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Janet Lewis 919-235-2536.

ZUMC Wednesday Night Family

Bring the whole family for dinner and activities each Wednesday evening, 6-8pm.

Reservations need to be made by filling out a reservation slip during Sunday worship and placing it in the offering plates, or by calling/emailing the church office by noon Tuesdays for the following Wednesday night meal.

Details Here.

Sunday Morning Cup O' Grace

Sunday Morning Cup O' Grace

Cup O' Grace provides an opportunity for coffee and fellowship each Sunday beginning at 9:30 am in the Fellowship Hall.  All are invited to stop by and enjoy a cup of coffee and something to eat and fellowship with your church family! Look forward to seeing you at Cup O' Grace!

New Children's Sunday Program

During Sunday School (9:45-10:45) and during the 11 o'clock worship, children ages infant to 2 years old are welcome in our nursery (Room 103, lower level).  Children 3 years old through 5th grade are invited to participate in Sunday School (9:45-10:45) and to stay for the 11 o'clock worship in the sanctuary for the Children's Moment, a short lesson based on the pastor's sermon topic.  Then the children go downstairs for Children's Church.  Parents and guardians should pick up their preschoolers in Room 104 and the older children in the Music Room after worship.  PLEASE USE THE SIGNOUT SHEET WHEN PICKING UP YOUR CHILDREN.