About Us

about us

First United Methodist is an historic congregation with a passion for relevant ministry in today's world. We strive to be a place where anyone can bring their spiritual quest and meet the love of God through Jesus Christ.

We believe that God is calling all people into a new life filled with spirit and into faithful service. Empowered by God, we are sent out to make the world better through service, charity, and working for justice.

Our congregation represents many age groups and ethnicities from several countries with a wide variety of church experiences and understandings of Christianity. We treasure the children in our midst and offer the finest Christian education available for children and adults. We have a love of young adults and youth, and enthusiastically include them in our community.

Our Mission Statement
The mission of all United Methodist Churches is to make disciples of Jesus Christ.

"Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age." Matthew 28:19-20

The faithful promises of First UMC:
  • To proclaim the Good News of our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • To nurture and care for others and ourselves.
  • To reach out to the community and the world by the witness of our lives, ministries & services.
  • To help people to come into a relationship with God in Jesus Christ through our outreach and witness,
  • To be transformed and strengthened as Christians disciples through worship, study, and ministry.
  • To equip people for world-changing service as they are sent into the world to touch the lives of others.