Welcome to Franklin First United Methodist Church

Do you ever feel like you have to have it all together before you “fit” into church. Well, that’s not the case at Franklin First UMC.  We welcome you to join us right where you are, with all your troubles, doubts, working it out, jacked-up kind of life. Explore all that Franklin First UMC has to offer and join us for services this Sunday at 8:30, 10:00 or 11:30 a.m. in Sanctuary East at our Downtown Campus at 143 Fifth Ave. South, or at our Historic Sanctuary at 8:30 a.m. at 148 Fifth Ave., South in Franklin, TN.


Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.

You are paving the way.

It is your service that makes it possible for others to experience Christ in this place.

Put your gifts into the game.

Red Letter Blog

A place for encouragement, inspiration, prayer and meditation that takes Sunday one step further.


Expect new things, fresh thoughts and intimate encounters with Christ.

Go There Now

Letter from the Pastor

A weekly update about the life and times of Franklin First UMC.


Enjoy a weekly update from Pastor Lynn and get a glimpse into the things that keeps him awake at night.

See what’s happening.


Now Sunday Morning Coffee Makes a Difference

Great Coffee Tells a Story

Coffee should taste great, but more importantly, the best coffee should make a positive impact.

More about how coffee matters.

Adult Ministry Plus

A full lineup of options specifically crafted for the lives of adults ages 55 and over.

It's the Best Time of Life

Adult Ministry Plus has everything from book clubs and fitness classes to day trips and dinners.

More about Adult Ministry Plus

Congregational Care

For those times when you need someone, to listen, to be present. We care because we are family.

Helping You Connect to the Heart of God

A place to provide care and support and open the door to experience God’s presence and provision.

Find out more here.

Discover | Explore | Connect

Franklin First UMC is the First to Say You Matter

Ever think you have to have it all together before you can step foot into church? Well, the truth is, you don’t. Most of us here still don’t have it all together. That’s why we meet together – because we are ceated to be in relationship with God and one another. Franklin First UMC is a place that will journey with you through life’s highs and lows. Come and discover, explore and connect with Franklin First UMC.

Discover Franklin First UMC…A weekly reception at 11:00 a.m. in Asbury Hall gives you a quick introduction, a place to ask questions, and the chance to meet some of our pastors and staff.

Find out more about Discover Franklin First UMC here.

Explore Franklin First UMC…A series of 12 interactive session that help you understand the “Why” of our mission, the “What” of your next steps, and the “How” of your participation with God’s redemptive plan in the world.

Find out more about Explore Franklin First UMC here.

Connect at Franklin First UMC…Let’s face it, this is a big place. Finding ways to connect in ways that are true to who you are can be overwhelming with so many choices. Connect gets you on the fast track to find a place that “fits.”

Find out more about Connecting at Franklin First UMC here.

Find out more About Discover, Explore, Connect

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Come In And Check Us Out, We’d Love To Say Hello!