Community Ministry


Worship With Us Online
With Live Video Streaming

Live streaming video of the 10:00am Sunday Worship Service is available! To view this video stream, simply click on the link below, on any Sunday morning from 10:00am (Eastern Time) to noon.

CCLI Church Streaming & Podcast License #CSPL019090

Click here for Video Stream

The stream is through YouTube.


Options for Giving

EFT and Credit Cards please contact the Church Office (517)787-6460, 8am-4pm, Monday - Thursday, 8am-12pm Friday.
Checks may be mailed to: FUMC, 275 W. MIchigan, Jackson, MI 49201

Sermons on YouTube

Sermons from First UMC are on YouTube! We're constantly uploading new ones. If you missed a sermon, this is the place for you!

FUMC of Jackson YouTube


Attention Snowbirds!

Snowbirds, as you make your preparations to and from warmer climates, please remember to inform the church of your departure date, so we can update your records. Third class mail does not forward and is returned to the church with an addtional charge.

Another option for the newsletter is the paperless Parish Tidings. You'll get your news on time instead of waiting weeks for postal delivery. Sign up by contacting Dawn via email or 517-787-6460.


I'm in the Hospital
(Or I'm Aware of Someone Who Is)

Please let the church know that you will be or are in the hospital, or 517-787-6460. Thank you!




Welcome to First UMC Jackson! We are a United Methodist congregation comprised of people from all walks of life. We recognize that all are seekers and all are at different stages in their spiritual journeys. We welcome all individuals and, as a congregation, seek to be a reflection of Christ's love. We invite you to join with us, as together we strive to know God and be known by God as He reveals Himself in new and exciting ways.

A New Bishop has been elected!

Jurisdictional Conference has just concluded and we are pleased to announce that we in the Michigan Area of the United Methodist Church have a new bishop - Bishop David Bard. Bishiop Bard will replace our current bishop, Deborah Kiesey, as she will be retiring at the end of August. Bishop Bard will start as our bishop September 1, 2016. We also extend our congratulations to Laurie Haller as she will begin her episcopacy in the Iowa Area Conference. For the whole story, please click here.

Annual Conference 2016

Interested in what hapened in Annual Conference? Click here for a summary of all that went on.

General Conference Wrap-Up

General Conference is over, so here is an update as to what happened during General Conference. Topics included human sexuality, budget, and many more.

Pray for Louisiana, Minnesota, Baton Rouge, and Dallas

As we stand together in the midst of all these tragedies, we ask that you keep everyone impacted and involved in your prayers and thoughts.

Please read and reflect upon this letter from Bishop Deb Kiesey.

Summer Worship Hours

Summer worship hours are now in effect! We will worship at 10:00am on Sunday mornings, starting July 3 going to September 4. We hope to see you there!

July Sermon Schedule

July 31, 2016 - Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture: II Timothy 3:16-17

Sermon Title: Fully Devoted Life of Discipleship Series II

Sermon Focus: A Fully Committed Disciple of Jesus Christ knows and is committed to basic Christian teachings.

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