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local outreach

Here are some of the places where YOU are making a difference locally.


Boys & Girls Club

Blount County Community Food Connection

Blount County Ecumenical Action Council

Celebrate Recovery

COMPASSion Counseling

Family Promise of Blount County

The GATE (Gateway to Independence)

Good Neighbors of Blount County

Habitat for Humanity of Blount County

Haven House

Home Repair Collaborative

Jail Ministry

Lanier Project (at Lanier Elementary School)

Montvale Elementary School Support

Trinity Dental Clinic

Welcome Table



regional outreach

Our mission arm reaches well beyond the borders of Blount County. 

1st UMC supports ministries throughout East Tennessee, Virginia & other nearby states. 


Here are some of the places where people like YOU are making a difference.

Douglas Cherokee Head Start

Harry Howe, Salary Support - Marion, VA

Holston Annual Conference

Holston Home for Children

Jubilee Project

Wesley House

National Outreach

Throughout the year, 1st UMC supports mission and ministry efforts across the country both financially and through physical presence. 


Bayou Mission

Hispanic Ministry Program

A Future with Hope (Hurricane Sandy Recovery Mission) 


world outreach

1st United Methodist Church spreads its good will around the globe. You will find members of the church traveling to places like South Sudan and Latvia on mission trips.   


In addition 1st UMC supports mission efforts throughout the world with financial support

and special events.  Through this focus 1st UMC has helped organizations like Unicef, Heifer Project, Operation Christmas Child and  the United Methodist initiative

 "Imagine No Malaria."


1st UMC - Maryville directly supports these world outreach ministries:

Latvia Partnership

Africa ELI

Gideon International

Stop Hunger Now!

United Methodist Committee on Relief