• When you come to this informal worship service expected to be greeted when you arrive and be sure to greet the people around you.  Get your day started with the sounds of the Morning Glory Chorus and an inspirational message . 

  • During each worship service you'll hear the joyful sounds of treasured hymns, the voices of a large choir,  the majesty of a pipe organ and a message designed to inspire you.  At times you will also hear the alluring melodies of handbells, guest musicians and the sounds of children's choirs. The Sanctuary built in the late 1960's was renovated in 2015 to enhance your worship experience. 

  • The atmosphere in this service is responsive and engaging and a fit for every age. In this modern worship service, you will see a wide demographic represented. Come as you are and be prepared to encounter the Living God in a beautiful, life-changing way.

  • When children worship God, amazing things happen! At 1st UMC children are an important part of the church family and are welcome in EVERY worship service. For those who choose, we offer a worship service just for children 3-years-old through Kindergarten.  

    Kid's Own Worship is offered during during both 10:30 a.m. worship services (except on Communion Sundays which are generally the first Sunday of each month.) At approximately 10:45 the children are given the opportunity to go with adult leaders to the children's hall where they participate in worship time specifically tailored to their age.  

  • The Celebrate Recovery ministry models a healthy Christ-centered community of sustained recovery.  This recovery ministry seeks to reclaim, restore, and rebuild broken people into living testimonies for Jesus.   Wednesday evenings begin with a free meal at 5:30 pm.  Worship is at 6:30 pm and at 7:40 pm Share Groups meet.  You can learn more about this ministry at CRMaryvilleTN.com


Sermon focus for June

When we hear “look out” as a verb or imperative, it calls us to attention—to be aware that something is happening around us—and potentially to us—that we need to notice. When we use “lookout” as a noun, it usually means a person who’s designated to watch over others or a place from which we can notice what’s going on around us.

Our upcoming worship theme is “Look out,” and on Sunday mornings throughout June, we’ll remember how important it is for us to notice what’s going on in the world around us. Ironically, the same stained glass windows that inspire us keep us from seeing outside. That may be more than coincidental. Maybe it’s just that easy to get wrapped up on what’s going on in the church to the extent that we forget that the church’s mission is out there.

Throughout June we’ll look out for opportunities to share care and compassion in Jesus’ name, to speak up for the voiceless in Jesus’ name, to extend welcome in Jesus’ name, and to share our faith and witness in Jesus’ name. Look out . . . in Jesus’ name.

June 4th - Focus on Missions

June 11th - Focus on Hospitality

June 18th - Focus on Social Justice and Advocacy

June 25th - Focus on Evangelism & Witness


Hang tight while we look up scheduled events...


If you are unable to join us in-person, you can still join us online for each worship service.  

On Sunday mornings we stream the 8:15 and 10:30 am Traditional Worship services and the 10:30 am Contemporary Worship services

to Facebook, YouTube and our website. 

We encourage you, when you can, to check-in with us during the streams to let us know where you are watching from. 




From March 2020 through Mid-April 2021 we provided a pre-produced online worship service.  

Scroll down to watch those services and others.

On Wednesday night we stream Celebrate Recovery Worship LIVE at 6:30 pm.



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