Directions to the Church and Parking
We are located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth at 800 West Fifth Street, Fort Worth, Texas. All the lots that surround the church are available for parking on Sunday mornings.
What to wear
FUMC is a welcoming and warm congregation. We encourage you to wear clothing that makes you comfortable. Many church goers choose to dresss up and many choose to dress casually. During the warmer months of the year, many choose to wear business casual clothing to church.
Complimentary Sunday Morning Parking Assistance
FUMC Fort Worth offers complimentary Sunday morning parking assistance between 9:00 am and 12:30 pm for any members or visitors who need to save a few extra steps in reaching the Sanctuary, Wesley Hall and the Main Building. Please enter the church’s parking lot on 7th Street and proceed through the lot to the 5th Street ramp near the Garden area. This service is provided by TCU Rent A Frog; tipping is optional.
Sunday Worship Services
Traditional Worship | 9:30* and 11:00 am | Sanctuary
DiscipleChurch | 8:30 am | Leonard Memorial Chapel
Chapel Communion Service | 10:35 am | Leonard Memorial Chapel
eleven:eleven Non-traditional Worship | 11:11 am | Wesley Hall
Children First | 9:45 am | Sanctuary | First Sunday of Every Month
*On Children First Sundays, the 9:30 am Traditional Sanctuary Worship service moves to Leonard Memorial Chapel at 9:40 am.
Other Sunday Morning Opportunities
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Children’s Ministries — Nursery and Children’s Sunday School for children 3 months through 5th grade
Confirmation — for 6th graders
Youth Ministries — for 7th – 12th graders
Adult Opportunities — including Sunday School classes, short and long term studies, retreats, and lay ministry opportunities
First United Methodist Church has several buildings that make up our downtown campus.
The main church building hosts our Sanctuary, Wesley Hall, Leonard Memorial Chapel, Children’s Ministries and Sunday School rooms, Adult Ministries Sunday School rooms, Preschool, children’s nursery, Welcome Center and the main church office.
Worship services are held in Leonard Memorial Chapel, Wesley Hall and in the Sanctuary, all of which are on the first floor of the main church building. Our children’s nursery is located on the first floor as well.
The second floor of our main building is home to many of our Adult Sunday School classrooms as well as our Choir Suite and Children’s Sunday School rooms. The third floor of our main building houses additional adult Sunday School classrooms as well as several Children’s Sunday School rooms.
All the Youth activities are held on the Justin Youth Building located across the street from the main church building. The building has several classrooms, Epworth Hall where the youth worship is held, and a full-size gymnasium.
The Foundation Building is used both as office space for the First Methodist Foundation, the church business office and the Counseling and the Justice Ministries, Worth It Resale, and additional classroom space.
The First Street Methodist Mission is located two blocks north of the church. It houses our food bank, clothing bank and infant formula program.