About

The historic First United Methodist Church of London was dedicated in August of 1910, and is a member congregation of the worldwide United Methodist Church. 

Two-story stained glass windows rise above hand-carved oak pews in our beautiful sanctuary amidst the welcoming smiles of our kind church members. 

All are warmly welcome to attend our services at 8:30 am and 11:00 am on Sunday mornings. 

Our services may also be viewed Live at 11:00 am on Sundays ~ or anytime on demand ~ at 1umctv.com

 

Staff

Reverend Matthew Kimmons ~ Senior Pastor

Jamee Jones ~ Director of Student Ministries

Sherri George ~ 8:30 a.m. Pianist and Church Publicist

Jim Hays ~ 11:00 a.m. Pianist

Patty Elza ~ Financial Secretary

Charlotte Brewer ~ Office Manager & Membership Secretary

 

Mike Giles ~ Chair of SPRC - Staff Parish Relations Committee

Jim Hays ~ Chair of Board of Trustees

Billie Ann Ridings ~ Sunday School Superintendent

Eileen Kidd ~ Church Treasurer

David Schmidt ~ President of United Methodist Men

Billie Ann Ridings ~ President of United Methodist Women

Brad Jones ~ Communications Committee and Technical Director for Broadcasts

 

SERVE TEAM:

Randy Allen, Karen Giles, Sue Jarman, Jamee Jones, Kathleen Kindred, Mary Lou Lawson, Mary White, and Edie Yoffee.

 

KIDZONE TEAM:

Kacy Curry, Lynn Denny, Etta Green, Courtney Hart, and  Jennifer Kimmons.

 

NURSERY WORKERS:

Jamie Elza and Veronica Hampton.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS:

Billie Ann Ridings ~ Children

Jamee Jones ~ Youth

Randy Allen, Jane Dyche, Jay Nolan, and Doug Watson ~ Adults

 

 

What to expect

Format of our SUNDAY  SERVICES :

Prelude Music

Welcome

Responsive Reading of Call to Worship

Opening Hymn

Reciting of the beautiful Apostles Creed

Pastoral Prayer ~ with congregation joining at the end with The Lord's Prayer

Special Music

Offertory & Offertory Music

Doxology (Praise to God) ~ Hymn 95 ~ Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow

Intermediate Hymn

Scripture Lesson and Message by Pastor Matthew Kimmons

Celebration of Holy Communion ~ on the first Sunday of each month

Closing Hymn

Benediction ~ closing prayer

Postlude Music

 

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Our congregation's dress ranges from casual to Sunday best.  You are warmly welcome to come as you are most comfortable to worship the Lord with us.

 

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Parking

You may park for our services in one of three locations: 

(1)  Parking Lot adjacent to the church.

(2)  Parking Deck across from the church ~ on the corner of North Long Street and West 5th Street.

(3) Parking Lot across West 6th Street ~ behind the Parking Deck.

 

 

Location

First United Methodist Church of London

301 West Fifth Street

London, KY 40741

606-864-5226

 

Office hours:  

Mon, Wed, Fri:   8:30 am - 12 Noon.

Sunday:  10:00 am - 12 Noon.

 

 

First United Methodist Church of London

First United Methodist Church of London

Pastor Matthew Kimmons

Pastor Matthew Kimmons