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 know more?  Explore our website, send us an email, or give us a call at 501.623.6668 with any questions!


Send prayer requests to prayer@fumchs.com.

What have we been up to?

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.



Christmas @ FUMC

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


Get a head start on Sunday worship!

View this Sunday's Traditional Service bulletin here.

View this Sunday's ConneXion Service bulletin here.


Dig in to our monthly newsletter, The Messenger, here.

  • grand central christmas concert

    Saturday, December 16 at 6 PM

    Sanctuary (1100 Central Avenue)

    Welcome the Christmas season with joyous noise from our Chancel choir, handbell choir, children’s choirs, ConneXion Praise Team, FunCity Chorus, Grand Avenue Methodist Chancel choir, and more!

  • the longest night service

    Sunday, December 17 at 6 PM

    Sanctuary (1100 Central Avenue)


    This is a special service of remembrance for those who have lost loved ones. The service consists of hymns, scripture, prayers, and the opportunity for individuals to light a candle in memory of their loved one. A reception will follow in the downstairs kitchen area of the sanctuary.

  • Christmas Eve Morning Service

    Sunday, December 24 at 9:30 AM

    Sanctuary (1100 Central Avenue)

    We will only have one service Christmas Eve morning at 9:30 am in the sanctuary. Sunday School classes will not meet that morning.

  • christmas eve Candlelight services

    Sunday, December 24

    Join us for one of our three candlelight Christmas Eve services!


    The ConneXion Service (contemporary worship) at 2 PM

    Christian Life Center (218 Pratt Street)


    Traditional Services at 4 & 6 PM

    Sanctuary (1100 Central Avenue)