First Church is a progressive, local congregation of the United Methodist Church–which has more than 12 million members worldwide. We are a downtown church that has been committed to serving our community and our world for well over 100 years. Here at First Church, we believe God is love. We celebrate God’s love through caring for each other, our community, and our world. Learning to be compassionate to all people and open to different perspectives– growing together in God’s love. Whether it’s worshiping with us on Sundays, serving our community and our world, hosting some amazing support groups, or offering engaging activities to participate in, First Church is a great place to call home. There’s so much going on here!
United Methodists affirm the faith shared by all Christians, with particular emphasis on God’s grace and on Christian living.Read More
See the full mission statement of The United Methodist Church and learn about the nature of our mission in the world.Read More
These statements help guide our thinking and acting about how we live in, and are in engaged in, ministry in the world.Read More
Faith does not happen overnight. It’s a journey. From birth to death we’re growing in faith.Read More
Find answers to the most asked questions on beliefs, social issues and giving and mission opportunities.Read More