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Worship in person

Sundays at 9:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary
Sundays at 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Worship online

Sundays at 11:00 a.m. via Livestream via Facebook or Youtube

  Podcast & Video Archive

Sermon Podcast available here
Worship Video Archive available here

Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Austin

Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Austin, inclusive faith community of Christian believers in the heart of downtown at the corner of 12th Street and Lavaca. We may be 182 years old, but God’s story is still unfolding in and through this community of faith. Join us as we blend ancient worship practices and progressive theology to build a community where all people are invited to know God’s love and sent to join God in transforming the world.

All are welcome.

Featured Events

Featured News

November Mission Emphasis: Christmas Breakfast for Neighbors

November Mission Emphasis: Christmas Breakfast for Neighbors

For over 20 years, FUMC has sponsored a Christmas Breakfast for our unhoused neighbors that provides a hot breakfast served restaurant style with hosts and a smiling wait staff. After breakfast, guests receive a gift of a bus pass, gloves, hats, lip balm, socks, and...

Christmas Poinsettias On Sale

Christmas Poinsettias On Sale

Beautiful poinsettias on the communion rails, around the trees, in the foyers...a great way to celebrate someone you love or who is now in God’s hands. Cost is $12 per plant.  Plants are florist quality and great for replanting. Deadline for orders is Sunday, December...

2022 Caritas Food Drive

2022 Caritas Food Drive

2022 Caritas Food Drive Sundays in NovemberFight hunger and homelessness through our annual food drive for Caritas of Austin. The Caritas Pantry provides take-home groceries to families as people are transitioning out of homelessness. Together with Caritas’ other...

Make a GIFT That Makes an Impact

Make a gift and make transformation happen through FUMC Austin

Together, FUMC Austin supports the spiritual health of people at every age and stage of life, invite unhoused neighbors to share food and fellowship several times a week, and host ESL, VBS, and FEAST. Together, we advocate for social justice and work to constructively disrupt systems of power that marginalize people and communities. Together, we make transformation happen here.

Make a one-time gift or set up recurring giving using Church Life or text FUMCAUSTIN (all caps) to 73256 and follow the prompts.

Mobile App

The best way to stay connected!

The FUMC Austin mobile app provides updates on events, worship, news, and service—all at your fingertips! Stay up-to-date on opportunities to grow in your faith and connect with others.

The church office is currently open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and closed on Fridays.