FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH is located at 208 WEST HOBBS in the city of Athens. Athens is located in the beautiful state of Alabama. According to our database, there are approximately 82 churches in Athens, with 2 Catholic churches, 30 Baptist churches, 5 Pentecostal churches, 8 Methodist churches, and 37 other denomination churches. If you are looking for a new church or just visiting Athens, please browse through our church directory to find a church that meets your needs.
United Methodist Churches have approximately eleven million members worldwide. John Wesley and other early Methodists believed in practicing "practical divinity", which is putting faith and love into action. United Methodist churches still emphasize practical divinity. The UMC has stated its purpose as the following: “The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Local churches provide the most significant arena through which disciple-making occurs”. The United Methodist Church has the primary goals of reaching out to people and welcoming them into the church; relating people to God and helping them to deepen their relationship with God; nurturing people in Christian living; and supporting people in their ministry. Feel free to browse our directory to find a Christian church near you.