We offer a variety of adult ministries and opportunities. Joining a small group, support group, or study group is a great way to get to know others in the church, grow in faith, and serve.

2019 Women's retreat

September  27 - September 29

Lake Junaluska, NC

3 Day Weekend or Saturday Only

Join us at “Momma's Kitchen Table” where we will discover the Godly rhythm of Sabbath-keeping and be reminded WHO we are, WHOSE we are, and the real purpose for which God has called us as daughters and sisters in Christ. This year we welcome Beth Crissman as our speaker.   Register here.



Prayer Breakfast

Tuesday, September 10, 7-8 am, Roy Johnson Classroom

Start your day with a short lesson, heavy dose of prayer and breakfast.  Registration is not required—however to ensure adequate food, please let us know via the Pew Pads.

2019 Men's retreat

Saturday, November 2 (8a-3p) with
Lotz, (Grandson of Billy Graham)

  Location:  Bonclarken Retreat Center in Flat Rock

Registration will open in September and be limited to 90 Men 

Sunday School

FUMC offers Sunday school for all ages. We have a variety of Adult classes. Sunday school is a wonderful way to connect with other adults in a small group setting.  We offer many classes with start times from 9:45 to 10:30 am on Sundays.  

Click here for specific class times.  

Click here and go to page 26 of the Link for a summary on each class.

For more information, please contact Rev. Christy Sharp.

Care and Support Groups

These groups provide services and programs for those in and outside the church who are in need of caring support.  We offer a 24/7 care line, 828.702.1454, for prayer and visitation concerns.


Contact Rev Mark Ralls for more information about care and support ministries.


S.H.A.P.E. stands for Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Passion and Experience.  We would like to know your SHAPE.  This will provide meaningful data for serving in ministry at First United Methodist Church.   The United Methodist Church has a convenient tool that can help you identify your spiritual gifts.  Just follow the these two steps to identify your SHAPE.

1. Click HERE to take a short assessment to identify your Spiritual Gifts.  At the end of the survey you will see your results.  Write down your top three gifts to use in step 2.  For emailed results, scroll to the bottom of the page and enter your name and email address.  For a copy of the Spiritual Gifts definitions and examples of services associated with specific gifts, click HERE.

2. Next, click HERE to take our brief SHAPE assessment.

United Methodist Women

The United Methodist Women are focused on ministries for women, children, and youth, globally and locally. FUMC has multiple circles which are open to any women, whether church members or not. Each circle meets regularly for support, fellowship, spiritual growth. 

Contact Leone Alexander, Pres. for more information.

Walk to Emmaus

A weekend experience of spiritual growth. Walks are held twice a year for men and women. Emmaus alumni meet regularly for fellowship and reconnection. 

For more information, contact Irv Hendricks.