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Church Building Closed

In order to ensure the safety of our congregation, the church building is closed until further notice. Many opportunities for worship, faith formation, and connection are offered online.

11 AM Worship

We are live every Sunday at 11 a.m. with a video worship service in the Sanctuary accessible through our Zoom worship time, our YouTube Channel and on our Facebook page. 

The Video Worship includes a traditional worship service from our Sanctuary and lasts about 50 minutes. An abbreviated service of scripture and sermon audio podcast is also available on our website and iTunes podcastOur Interactive Worship on Zoom includes opportunities to connect with one another, share prayer concerns, and view our video worship service together. Check your weekly email for Zoom links.

Who We Are

First United Methodist Church exists to build a community where all people are invited to know God’s love and sent to join God in transform the world.
Our Family

Worship Services

Worship services are at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sundays in our Sanctuary. Sunday School is offered at 10 a.m. Childcare is provided on Sundays.

Serving Opportunities

Want to get involved? There are many ongoing opportunities to serve in the church or out in the community.

Prayer Request

If you would like the staff and congregation to remember someone in prayer, please submit your request online.

Ways to Give

Make a one-time gift or set up recurring giving on Churchlife. Or from your smart phone, text FUMCAUSTIN (all caps) to 73256 and follow the prompts.

Sermons Online

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Featured News

First Word from Pastor Taylor – Black Lives Matter to God and to Us

First Word from Pastor Taylor – Black Lives Matter to God and to Us

  Last week, we hung a banner on the Family Life Center that reads, “Black Lives Matter to God and to us.” The banner hangs at a time when fewer people are driving by our building than ever before, thanks to the Coronavirus. So why hang it? FUMC has been on a...

UMW Circle Up Receives Grant Funding

UMW Circle Up Receives Grant Funding

Circle Up, a subgroup of United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church Austin, has received a Just and Resilient Communities Grant offered through the General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church. Circle Up was formed in 2018 to focus...

The Joy Circle Welcomes You!

The Joy Circle Welcomes You!

Our United Methodist Women (UMW) Joy Circle invites all interested ladies to join us as we discuss the UMW Mission Study, Finding Peace in An Anxious World, beginning this week. Please contact Elizabeth Lerner at or at (512) 589-6305 for more information or with questions.

Featured Events

Service Opportunities

Feed My People Breakfast 4th Tuesday

August 25 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 am