Fayetteville First UMC

Fayetteville First UMC

Located in the heart of Fayetteville on the courthouse square, First United Methodist Church has been a vital part of the Fayette community since 1848. Our church campus reflects the growth and development of the area, as well as our ongoing commitment to meet the needs of those we serve both within our church walls and beyond. Our campus includes an administrative office (the North Annex) located across the street from the main campus. The main campus houses the Family Life Center, education space for adults and children, and a gymnasium, as well as youth facilities, a chapel and our main sanctuary.

Our current membership is just over 2000. Among those members are young families enjoying the loving support of a church family as they raise their children in the faith; middle-aged adults and empty nesters, who now offer themselves as mentors and seek renewed connections within the church; and senior adults, who enjoy a vibrant fellowship and a shared commitment to active ministry for Christ.


Accessible to persons with disabilities?Yes 
Site NameFayetteville First UMC
DenominationUnited Methodist Church
Location TypeTown Church
Membership Size2000+
Worship Times8:30 & 11:00 Sanctuary, 9:45 Chapel
Stipend?We have offered stipends in the past and each situation is negotiable
Distance from Candler28 miles
Accessible to public transportation?Yes
Can women be ordained?Yes
What role do women play in leadership?Women may serve in any role including the pastor.  




Worship is an encounter with God, shared with a gathering of faithful seekers.  We come together to offer thanksgiving, to share in prayer, to lift our voices in praise and to search the scriptures for some ancient and new message from God.

Worship is not a performance but an offering, an encounter that lifts our eyes beyond the mundane concerns of everyday life toward the mystery and wonder of God.  After such an experience, however, even the mundane look different somehow.  The world around us becomes a place of encounter with our living Lord.

Worship is a shared experience.  Your presence and the presence of the person next to you are important.  When we blend our voices in song or pause together in prayer or share together our offerings, something happens that cannot happen in solitude.  The Holy Spirit moves through the body of believers, and we discover the joys of a life shared in God’s grace.

Worship is a gift we offer God and a gift God offers us.  As we participate in worship, our Lord and Savior is with us, his Spirit binding us together and bringing to our weary hearts a word of grace, hope, and healing.

At Fayetteville First, we believe the traditional elements of worship have the power to lift us into the presence of God and to speak to us a word of grace.  We believe worship should be inspiring, positive and enriching to our souls.  We strive to include everyone of every age in our worship experiences.


Fayetteville FUMC
Street and mailing address for the church is:
175 E. Lanier Ave.
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Phone: 770-461-4313
Fax: 770-719-0125

Street address for the office is:
170 E. Lanier Ave.
Fayetteville, GA 30214

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