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 kind of life. Explore all that Franklin First UMC has to offer and join us for services this Sunday at 8:45, 10:00 or 11:15 a.m. at our Main Campus at Mack Hatcher at 120 Aldersgate Way, or at our Historic Sanctuary at 8:30 a.m. at 148 Fifth Ave., South in Franklin, TN. We’ll see you Sunday.

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Get to Know Us

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 created to be in relationship with God and one another. Franklin First UMC is a place that will walk with you through life’s highs and lows. Come and discover, explore and connect with Franklin First UMC.

First Look…We think it’s more fun to experience Franklin First UMC in motion. Please be our guest on a Wednesday night for dinner and a tour.

Find out more about First Look at Franklin First UMC Here.

First Steps…A series of 6 interactive sessions that helps 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 First Steps here.

Let’s face it, this is a big place. Navigating your next steps in part of the journey.

Find out more about how to get connected.

More about how to get connected here!

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You are paving the way.

Everyone can be great because everyone can serve. It is your service that makes it possible for others to experience Christ in this place.

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Preschool & Parents Day Out. From toddler groups to Kindergarten readiness.

About Preschool/Parents Day Out


A pathway for spiritual growth through fellowship, learning, service and small groups.  Led by regular guys, attended by regular guys, all who want to make a radical difference..

See what’s happening for men at Franklin First.

Many different groups for women to grow in their walk with God.

Don’t miss the excitement of United Methodist Women (UMW) groups, Bible study groups and MOM’s Connect.

More about groups for women here.

It's the Best Time of Life

A full lineup of options specifically crafted for the lives of adults ages 55 and over. Adult Ministry Plus has everything from book clubs and fitness classes to day trips and dinners.

More about Adult Ministry Plus

Helping You Connect to the Heart of God

Congregational Care:  A place to provide care and support and open the door to experience God’s presence and provision. For those times when you need someone, to listen, to be present. We care because we are family.

Find out more here.

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