Established in 1810, Central United Methodist Church is a reconciling congregation, located in Detroit. The church offers Good Friday and Easter services. The church s ministries include the Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery that relates several artistic work to promoting nonviolence. Its peace for youth ministry equips youth to practice nonviolent problem solving at school, and in the community, offers a bag lunch program, and hosts a rotating shelter for the homeless. Central United Methodist Church s value shop ministry makes clothing and various essentials available to residents at affordable prices, while the small world shop sells handicrafts made by refugees around the world. The church house, used by many community and service groups, houses the downtown senior center, the women's justice center, Westside mothers, and a nursery school.