Welcome to FUMC

About Us

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Our Mission

“Making Lifetime Followers of Jesus Christ”

At First United Methodist Church, we exist to make lifetime followers of Jesus Christ. To fulfill this mission, our congregation strives to:

• WIN people to Jesus Christ
• GROW people into a deeper love for Christ
• DEVELOP people into a greater love of their neighbor

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Our History

First United Methodist Church of Opelika has a rich and varied history, a history that parallels the city of Opelika itself.

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Our Beliefs

United Methodists are part of the larger Christian faith and affirm all the historic beliefs of the faith articulated in the historic creeds of the church. Because of our Methodist heritage, our church is devoted to putting faith into action. Click below to learn more about what we believe.

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We want everyone to be involved in the life of First United Methodist Church, member or guest! If, however, you have thought about making a commitment to support our church family through your prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness, it would be our joy to welcome you in Christian love.

If you desire to join our church through a profession of faith or transfer of membership, email Rev. Patrick Hitchman-Craig at patrickcraig@fumcopelika.org

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