Ministries of the United Methodist Church

Brevard | 4 Year College

Brevard’s commitment to experiential learning allows you to both learn knowledge and experience it. You’ll graduate from Brevard with a degree and a resume full of real-world projects you’ve completed, problems you’ve solved, research you’ve conducted, and internship experience that you’ve gained.


Asheville | Retirement Community

Brooks-Howell Home is a non-profit charitable continuing care retirement community.  Originally, it was established as a retirement home for United Methodist deaconesses and missionaries but has evolved into a community that now includes local residents from Western North Carolina, clergy and spouses, and service personnel from other denominations.


Asheville | Retirement Housing

Givens Estates United Methodist Retirement Community is a Christian, ecumenical not-for-profit corporation committed to providing the full continuum of quality care to seniors within its community and to providing outreach ministries in the larger community.


Asheville | Campus Ministry

Asheville Wesley seeks to help students connect with God, each other, and community. Students of all denominations and religious backgrounds are invited to participate. College is a unique opportunity for personal growth and we hope to be a part of student's journeys during this exciting time in their lives.


Ministries Supported By Churches in the Blue Ridge District & Employing UM Clergy

Asheville | Community Ministries

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) is one of the key non-profit organizations addressing poverty, hunger, homelessness and access to health care for the under-served in Buncombe County, serving annually around 50,000.  Begun as a small collaboration of churches in 1969, ABCCM has played a significant role in meeting emergency assistance needs for families in crisis, coordinating religious services and education activities at the jail, providing transitional and permanent supportive housing of the homeless through 300 beds, increasing access to health care for half the uninsured and medically underserved; as well as work readiness, mentoring and job placement services.