Church Calendar


  • Serve Sunday

    Join us on June 11th for Serve Sunday as we partner with Hope United Methodist Church in relational ministry to host a community picnic for the residents of East Flat Rock. This is a wonderful opportunity to build relationships with individuals who are longing for authentic Christ-centered community. Volunteers are needed to assist in setup/takedown, and all are invited to bring donations of bottled water, socks of assorted sized, and T-shirts of assorted sizes. Click here to RSVP

  • First Kids Camp 2023 Registraton

    Are you ready? Set, MOVE! First Kids Camp 2023 is all about following Jesus here, there, and everywhere! With a special focus on missions, kids will learn how they can make a significant impact on the world around them. Through large group activities, games, snacks, crafts, and missional small groups, children will discover how to MOVE forward in their journey of faith. First Kids Camp is designed for children aged four years old through those who have completed 5th grade.

    First Kids Camp 2023 will take place from Monday, June 26th to Thursday, June 29th, running from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM each day.

    On Thursday, June 29th, we will host our MOVE party, a family fun event featuring a large group activity, bounce houses, games, and more. Guardians must be present with their children in order to participate in the MOVE party on the 29th.

    Register HERE

    to secure your child's spot. Registration will close on June 1st. Once registration closes, you will receive an email with further information in early June. If you have any additional questions, please email Brianne Deusa at

  • Join First Kids Camp and Make a Difference! 

    We couldn't host this incredible four-day event without the support of our dedicated volunteers. Whether you're interested in helping with decorations or providing snacks, there's a volunteer opportunity for everyone!

    First Kids Camp is scheduled for June 26th-29th, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. This fun-filled experience allows you to positively impact the next generation

    Sign Up To Volunteer Here

  • Youth Mission Trip

    One Youth is going to Berea Kentucky for our mission trip this year through and organization called PASSPORT. Along with small group Bible studies your students will experience afternoon activities that engage their faith and give them the opportunity to deepen their faith and serve others through local mission engagement. To learn more about PASSPORT please visit their website (

    Dates: July 17-22 Cost: $500. Register Here

    *$150 deposit is due at registration. With final payment due June 1st. 


    I am interested in starting a labyrinth group that meets occasionally to walk our labyrinth, share labyrinth experiences we have had, and go on field trips to other area labyrinths. If this interests you, please contact me, Karen Appleby at with your name and contact information and any comments/questions you have.

  • Women’s Share & Care Group

    First Thursday of each Month, beginning June 1 5:30-6:30 PM in the Livingroom Classroom

    Women often find themselves juggling various roles and responsibilities. It can be challenging to balance work, family, and personal life. The Share & Care group will provide a Christ-centered and supportive environment where women can gather, share experiences, listen, and pray together. This group will provide a safe and empowering space where women can discuss issues that affect them, offer a sense of belonging, and foster spiritual growth. Contact Pastor Kelli for more details. 

  • Lunch And Learn

    Join us June 4th after worship to share a meal and learn how your generosity and legacy planning can best support our church vision. We will be hearing from guest speaker A.J. Thomas of the United Methodist Foundation of Western North Carolina. The meal is free of charge. Register Here

  • Creation Care Ministry

    The Creation Care Alliance of Western NC includes a half-dozen churches in the Hendersonville area and several dozen others in the western North Carolina region. The CCA advocates for creation care and environmental justice through practical activities such as solar panel installation, energy efficiency and community gardens, along with sermons, seminars, and outdoor experiences. If there is some interest in developing a CCA ministry at FUMC, contact Joe Donoghue at

  • Elementary/ Youth Worship Helpers

    Calling all elementary kids and youth of FUMC Hendersonville! Here is a great way to serve our church!

    We are looking for you to help with reading scripture, greeting, being an usher, carrying the cross, or lighting the candles. You can choose what you would like to do at either of the services.

    Sign up here and then we will contact you as to what you would like to do at the service.

  • Praying Hands Ministry Is Moving

    Join us at our new time on Tuesday afternoons @ 1pm in the Roy Johnson Room. We invite anyone who is interested in helping sow prayer quilts to join us. No quilting experience is necessary.

  • EarthKeepers Training

    Earthkeepers is a UMC Global Ministries program that trains and commissions US-based United Methodists to develop environmental projects in their home communities. The program offers training workshops and some small grants. Some examples of supported projects include: energy efficiency, renewable energy, food security, water quality, waste reduction, and environmental justice and anti-racism. The program holds a training workshop annually. The application for the next workshop, which will be held October 5-8, is available: Here

  • Dinner For Eight

    On Friday, June 23, FUMC’s first Dinner for 8 event will give you the opportunity to meet more of the church family over a nice dinner together. Everyone’s invited! All participants will come to the church at 5:30 that evening, discover who they get to have dinner with and what restaurant they’re going to, then each group of 8 persons will dine together at that restaurant. Then everyone will return to the church for coffee and delicious desserts, and have fun hearing about each group’s evening. Reservations at various moderately priced restaurants will be made for your group in advance. Each participant pays for their own meal – but coffee and dessert are a free treat! Mary Carolyn Abernathy, Jan Richards, Vicky Clauson, and Gary Yates are the hosts for Dinner for 8. There will be two other Dinner for 8 evenings during the summer, in July and August. Registration in advance is needed. Sign up here for June 23


    Join us June 13th at 2nd Act from 5:30-7:00 for dinner, your favorite brew, and a facilitated conversation. 2nd Act is located at 101 East Allen St. Suite 101, a 1/2 mile (11 minute walk) from FUMC. Submit your questions here.

  • Mobile Pantry with Interfaith and True Ridge

    Join us as we partner with Interfaith Assistance Ministry and True Ridge to host a Mobile Pantry event in the FUMC parking lot. Volunteers are needed to help distribute healthy food to friends and neighbors. This is an easy way to serve and interact with folks in our community! The event is June 28th, 3:30-5:30, volunteers will arrive at 2:30 and assist handing out food and greeting friends as needed. This event will occur the last Wednesday of every month. Sign Up Here

  • Help Us Raise Funds for FUMC Weekday School Scholarships!

    Support the FUMC Weekday School Scholarship program and make a lasting impact on students' lives. We're hosting a parking fundraiser during the Apple Festival and need your assistance. By donating just a couple of hours, you can contribute to their education and future success. Check the available time slots and sign up now!

    Sign Up Here to make a difference

    Thank you for your generosity in empowering the next generation through education.

Curbside Cafe

Every week from fall to spring the amazing Chef Coe comes up with delicious meals that help you save time cooking while giving you an opportunity to support ministries at the church and around the world by ordering food. You can either order in person or by calling the front desk. 828.693.4275

Pick Up Times for Curbside Café

Wednesday and Thursday 9 AM to 4PM

First United Methodist Church 204 6th Avenue West,

Hendersonville, North Carolina