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Welcome to First UMC!

We are a diverse and inclusive community where people of all ages, backgrounds, and beliefs come together to worship and grow in their faith. Whether you're a lifelong Christian or just starting to explore spirituality, you'll find a home here. Our congregation is made up of individuals who come from a range of different backgrounds and experiences, but we are united in our commitment to love, acceptance, and kindness. No matter where you are on your journey, we invite you to join us and discover what it means to be a part of this vibrant and welcoming community.

This church is a place where people can ask questions, learn to pray, and grow in faith. We are a church community that seeks to offer hope and healing to those who are hurting.

We invite you to discover for yourself who we are.

Join Us This Weekend!

Sanctuary Service <br>8:15am
Sanctuary Service

The best of traditional worship is presented in a new way with a fresh new approach to time-honored hymns with a variety of styles of music.

Fellowship Center <br>9:30 AM
Fellowship Center
9:30 AM

A more contemporary, relaxed atmosphere with the worship music of today.

Sanctuary Service <br>11:00 AM
Sanctuary Service
11:00 AM

Traditional hymns with organ accompaniment are featured in this worship service as well as pieces from our various fine arts music groups.

The Current <br>11:00 AM
The Current
11:00 AM

A unique worship experience with contemporary worship music and settings. Communion is offered each Sunday.

Frequently Asked Questions

Considering a visit to First United Methodist? If so, we hope you’ll find the answers to these frequently asked questions helpful. If you have a question not answered below, please contact us.

When and where are services?

We offer four services:  two traditional services at 8:15 & 11am in the Sanctuary, and two contemporary services at 9:30 & 11:00am in the Fellowship Center.

Click here for a map of our campus.

Where can I park?

Click here for a map of our campus.

What should I wear?

This is home to believers of all different backgrounds. People wear a wide range of attire from jeans or shorts to dresses and suits. Please wear what makes you most comfortable.

How does the church strive to keep children and youth safe?

Children and youth are particularly vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Since 1996, the General Conference of the United Methodist Church has mandated that each local congregation have a child/youth protection policy (“CYPP”). All employees and volunteers within the local church who work with children or youth are required to review and acknowledge their church’s CYPP on an annual basis.

Are you affiliated with a denomination?

We are a local congregation of The United Methodist Church; we welcome everyone to learn more about who we are and what we believe.

Following the roots of Methodism, our church is devoted to putting faith and love into action, and our primary mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Therefore, we believe we have a direct responsibility to reach out and listen to you, to accept you as a sister or brother, to share the Good News with you through both word and action, to invite you into our family of faith, and to joyfully receive you when you respond.

I’m not a Methodist – can I take Communion at your church?

All are welcome at Christ’s Table. You do not need to be a member of this church, a United Methodist Church, or any church to participate. Grape juice and bread or gluten-free crackers are used during the service of Holy Communion.

Will your church accept me as I am?

Yes! We welcome you to come as you are. We strive to live according to the example provided by Jesus, who embraced strangers without judgment or scorn and without expectations beyond “Love God and love others as you love yourself.” As imperfect humans, we don’t always get this right but our intention is that everyone is welcome at our church, and our hope is that you will find this to be a place of safety without judgment or expectation that you conform to a particular standard.

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