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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  • Blood drive & Flu Shot Clinic

    Sunday, October 21 from 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Shelton Room, Christian Life Center

    The October Blood Drive is coming up!  Give blood on Sunday, October 21. All donors will receive a free Hog Wild t-shirt!  Make an appointment by calling Bob Woodall at (501) 282-6072 or by visiting

    We will also be hosting a Walgreens Flu Shot Clinic from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm in the Christian Life Center.  Anyone can come get a free flu shot during this clinic.  You must bring your insurance card so Walgreens can bill your insurance for administering the the vaccine.  We're asking everyone who is interested to sign-up for the clinic.  Sign-up sheets will be at the Welcome Centers in the Christian Life Center and the sanctuary.  

  • October Sock Drive

    The Open Arms Food Pantry is having a sock drive during the month of October. Fall and winter are upon us and many in our community are in need of warm socks for children and adults. We will have a bin in the atrium of the Christian Life Center and in the sanctuary Welcome Center to drop off pairs of new socks. We thank you for all of your support!

  • Fall Festival & Trunk Or Treat

    Sunday, October 28 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM

    Front FUMC Parking Lot

    The Annual Community Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat will be next Sunday, October 28 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Christian Life Center and FUMC front parking lot.  Wear your non- scary costume and fill a bag with candy at Trunk or Treat, then head inside the Christian Life Center for a snack supper of hot dogs and chips!

    We need candy donations but please no nuts!  Please drop off your donations at the CLC Welcome Desk in the marked tub.  We also need lots of volunteers to make this year's event a success! To volunteer to host a trunk, please email Korie Trice at or Michelle Wilkins at

  • Board of Stewards Meeting

    Sunday, October 21 at 5:00 PM


    The next Board of Stewards meeting will be on October 21 at 5:00 pm in the sanctuary.  All members are highly encouraged to attend all Board of Stewards meetings to hear, discuss, and vote on important church business.

    After the Board of Stewards meeting, we're encouraging everyone in attendance to head to IHOP to support the Underground Youth Fundraiser!  

  • IHOP Youth Fundraiser

    Sunday, October 21 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM

    IHOP (located at 3837 Central Ave, Hot Springs)

    The Underground Youth is hosting a fundraiser at IHOP in Hot Springs this Sunday!  Mention that you're supporting the FUMC Hot Springs Underground Youth and IHOP will donate a percentage of sales made to the Underground Youth! All proceeds from the IHOP fundraiser will go toward trips the youth will be taking in the future, including Refuge in November.  Please sign-up through the following link so IHOP has an idea of how many people to expect:

    We thank you for your support!

  • 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 chicken tetrazzini, green beans, and dessert.  Cost for the meal is $7 or $25 for families of four or more.