Henderson First UMC is a growing United Methodist congregation in the heart of downtown Henderson, Kentucky.

Having celebrated over two hundred years of Methodism in Henderson, First UMC’s congregation members are found in active leadership roles in our community and surrounding communities like Owensboro and Evansville, IN.   First UMC is a community church.

First UMC is a friendly congregation.  With many ministries focused on evangelism and hospitality, we strive to make our members and guests feel welcome and a part of the community of believers.  We look forward to knowing you better.

First UMC members are doers.  We are on a mission to actively support and improve our community by sharing the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  We are on a mission to provide ministries and services to enrich the lives of our members and guests.

First UMC is a diverse congregation.  We offer ministries ranging from infants to senior adults and everything in between.  We have members of all political perspectives.  We have members of all family backgrounds.  We have worship services with varying styles of music and liturgical practice.  We embrace one and another and seek to learn from one another.

First UMC is a talented congregation.  Through our many creative ministries we encourage our members to use their many spiritual gifts.

First UMC is a rooted congregation.  With a rich past and tradition of excellence in ministry and service, we have our sights set on goals that will continue to make disciples for Jesus Christ and relevantly share the hope that God brings into the world.