Light of Christ Church

Who We Are

Come. Grow. Go.

Light of Christ United Methodist Church is a contemporary, down-to-earth church with excellent Children's and Youth Ministry. We encourage people to COME together to experience God's presence in worship and fellowship, GROW through small groups and intentional discipleship opportunities, and GO to serve using the Spiritual Gifts God has given each of us. Casual dress, relevant messages, and a warm welcome to all!

Our Services

Service Times

  • 10:30am - Informal, Contemporary Worship Service

What to Expect

What are services like?
Casual, contemporary, conversational, down-to-earth, applicable to real life, interactive.

What is the community like?
Open, engaging, friendly, humble, kind, and willing to serve and give.

What if I'm not a Christian?
People who have doubts and faith questions are welcome and encouraged to ask questions and listen for God's voice! We are all on a journey towards greater faith, so you are not alone.


Marianne  Romanat

Marianne Romanat

Rev. Marianne Romanat was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. She attended NC State University and received her undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Math Education. During her college years, she discerned God's call to the full-time ministry during a short-term missionary assignment to Kenya through the United Methodist Church. She attended Columbia Theological Seminary, where she received her Master of Divinity degree. She has served as a pastor since 1997, at Boone UMC in Boone, FaithBridge UMC in Blowing Rock, and now Light of Christ UMC in Charlotte. Marianne is married to Kyle Romanat, has two stepsons, Josh and Caleb, and two children, Marisa and Austin.


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