New City Idlewild

New City Idlewild

Welcome to Idlewild!

New City Idlewild meets at Cokesbury UMC in the heart of the diverse Idlewild neighborhood. We're so excited to be meeting and serving in this community.

COVID-19 has impacted how we gather as a church community. Learn more about our plans and safety protocols and sign up to attend here.


New City Idlewild
New City Idlewild
New City Idlewild


6701 Idlewild Rd
Charlotte NC 28212 (at Cokesbury UMC)




4:30 pm


View our calendar of
events here.

Travis Janousek

“Welcome to New City Idlewild! We meet in the heart of this diverse community at Cokesbury UMC and desire to see people experience Jesus.”

Travis Janousek

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    We ask everyone to reserve their seats ahead of time. Seat reservations for each weekend go live on Tuesdays at 9:00 am on our New City Sundays page.

  • 02

    Plan to arrive about 15 minutes early to check in with your family before the service begins.

  • 03

    You can enter the Cokesbury UMC parking lot from either entrance on Idlewild Road. Please look for signs showing you wear to pull in and our host team will help guide you where to park.

  • 04

    You will see a large tent where we will gather for worship, but be sure to check in at the small tent after you have parked. If needed, you can also grab a mask at our Check-in Station.

  • 05

    Hang out with us under the tent in the parking lot and enjoy church in a non-traditional way!

  • 06

    We have childcare for babies through age 4 indoors during our Sunday service.

    Our NextGen team continues to partner with parents to raise up the next generation of Christ followers. Our NextGen Sunday Experience is created weekly for kids and students and offers age-appropriate videos from their leaders, worship songs, curriculum, and activities. You can also find a list of other resources including conversation guides, YouTube videos, family-friendly apps to download, and more on our NextGen Resources page.