WHO WE ARE

Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Hendersonville, North Carolina. Our outreach ministries and programs are designed to help all people who come our way to know God's love, forgiveness and hope. As children of God, we strive to grow in our faith each day. Through our missions and work within our community, we seek to serve others. Our church is part of the Blue Ridge District of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. 

OUR mission

That all may serve Christ, grow in faith, and serve others. 

our vision

Claim Community with Christ. 

core values


  • BUILDING LOVING RELATIONSHIPS

    We value every person by being respectful, open and caring; We value differences and seek to find community.

    • Agree to disagree; love each other anyway
    • Build relationships
    • Everyone is valuable & irreplaceable
    • Focus on both outside and in
    • Impact and involve younger generation
    • Serve with humility
  • ENCOURAGE AUTHENTIC CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

    We belong to a church family that serves together to demonstrate Christ's love with humility and passion

    • Active lifelong discipleship
    • Authentic Christian community
    • Be the hands and feet of Christ
    • In community, love one another
    • Be inclusive of all
    • Be servant leaders
  • DEMONSTRATE PURPOSEFUL CHRIST-CENTERED WORSHIP

    We worship Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior; We are guided by His Word.

    • Praise God thru scripture-based worship, prayer and faith
    • Be spiritually transformed by worship
  • PURSUE SPIRITUAL GROWTH

    We seek God’s will through prayer and study as our life journey unfolds.

    • Pattern ourselves after the faithful in the Bible
    • Grow Christian faith
    • Never too late to be who Gods wants you to be; this is the place to learn what that is for today
    • Encourage tithing
    • Pray like it depends on God; work like it depends on you
  • BE BOLDLY MISSIONAL

    We actively go to those in need and demonstrate Christ’s love, all people are our neighbors and We care and pray for them.

    • Show radical hospitality
    • Employ God's invitation to serve God, for God, and in God's name
    • Exponential missions growth
    • Demonstrate stewardship through giving and serving
    • Faith demonstrated by action