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Grace to you and peace in the name of our Lord Jesus!  That’s how we begin our worship services at First United Methodist Church. 

First Word News


First Word Monthly is published the first Thursday of the month. First Word Weekly is published every Thursday.

Our history

ornament1Methodism in Fort Smith began in 1833 when the Reverend John Harrell was sent to the small riverfront community of Fort Smith as a Methodist Circuit Rider. 

What we believe

ornament1 First United Methodist Church is a part of the United Methodist Conference under the direction of the Arkansas Conference.