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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  • Blessing of the Animals

    Sunday, October 7 at 3:00 PM

    Lawn across the street from the Christian Life Center

    Calling all family dogs, cats, birds, and other furry, feathery, or scaly friends! Bring your family pet to the Blessing of the Animals worship service!  We ask that everyone bring one of the following DONATIONS to the service for the Humane Society of Hot Springs: wet and dry dog and cat food; cat litter; dog and cat toys; food and water bowls; pet collars of all sizes; paper towels; and trash bags.

  • choir retreat

    Saturday, September 29 from 10:00 am - 1:00 PM

    Choir Room in the Sanctuary

    All choir members and seasonal singers are invited to the annual adult Choir Retreat.  Lunch will be provided immediately after rehearsal.

    The choir will be starting to rehearse Advent and Christmas so all seasonal singer are invited to join the retreat as well. This is the perfect time to come try out choir if you are interested and have not sung with us before. Don’t worry if you don’t read music or if you think that your singing isn’t the greatest! All are welcome and encouraged to join us and there is no audition required.

    Contact Traditional Music Director Timothy Tucker at or (501) 623-6668 ext. 118 for more information.

  • Confirmation Class Mini Lock-In

    Friday, October 6 from 6:00 - 10:00 PM

    Christian Life Center

    Our Confirmation class (6th graders) will have a “mini” lock-in in the Christian Life Center on Friday, October 6 from 6:00 - 10:00 pm. We’ll have games, lip-sync battles, food, and fun! Kids are welcome to bring a friend!

  • 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.