First United Methodist Church of Hot Springs

Welcome to the First United Methodist Church of Hot Springs!

We are centrally located in the Historic Downtown of Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Want to learn more?  Explore our website, send us an email, or give us a call at 501.623.6668 with any questions!

The church is located at 1100 Central Avenue in Hot Springs.

The church office is open from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday.

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We never have a slow season here at FUMC Hot Springs!  Here's a quick look at some of the fun events and activities we've hosted over the past few months.

This Week @ FUMC

Check out what's happening at First United Methodist Church this week!  

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  • pizza with the Pastors

    Tuesday, September 17 at 6:00 PM

    Rod's Pizza Cellar (located at 3350 Central Avenue, Hot Springs)

    New members and guests are invited to join the FUMC pastors for a casual dinner at Rod's Pizza Cellar in Hot Springs! Come eat (free!) and get to know our pastors and learn more about the church!  RSVP with the church office by September 17 at (501) 623-6668.

  • Child Development center Flapjack Fundraiser

    Saturday, September 22 from 7:00 - 10:00 AM

    Christian Life Center

    Help us raise money for the CDC at the annual Flapjack Fundraiser!  The menu includes flapjacks, sausage, milk, juice, and coffee.  Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in the church office this week.  Call (501) 623-6668 to purchase.  Please consider purchasing extra tickets for local first responders and participants of the Open Arms Food Pantry.  Proceeds will be used to update CDC classrooms and outdoor equipment, toys, materials, and furniture.

    Contact CDC Director Mandy Johnson at (501) 318-1377 for more information.

  • Wednesday Night dinner

    Every Wednesday from 5:00 - 6:00 PM

    Cupp Hall of the Christian Life Center

    Join us on Wednesday nights for a fun family dinner! This week’s menu includes King Ranch chicken, pinto beans, and vanilla cake.  Cost for the meal is $7 or $25 for families of four or more.

  • College Readiness Fair

    Saturday, September 22 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Christian Life Center

    The first College Readiness Fair will be on Saturday, September in the Christian Life Center.  All Hot Springs high school seniors are invited to attend the fair for one Saturday a month to prepare for college. College representatives will help lead essay and resume workshops, test preparation, financial aid information, financial literacy, and more.

    Contact Youth Director Forest Turner, Jr. at or (501) 623-6668 ext. 131 to sign up and for more information.