First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo

212 South Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 381-6340


Upcoming Events

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Rohs Scholarship
January 1 - March 31

February Mission of the Month
February 1-29

Ash Wednesday Service
Wednesday, February 26, 7 - 8 pm

Inquirer's Class
March 1-29, 9:30 - 10:30 am

Lent Worship Series: Entering the Passion of Jesus
March 1 - April 5, 8:30 am - 12 pm

Parents' Night Out Together
Saturday, March 7, 5 - 8 pm

Tween Youth Group
Sunday, March 8, 12:15 - 2 pm

Interfaith Service for Peace & Justice
Sunday, March 15, 5 - 6 pm

Parents' Night Out Together
Saturday, May 2, 5 - 8 pm

Letter from the pastors of Kalamazoo First UMC after GC2019. CLICK HERE to read.

Engage With Us!

At First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo, you will find a warm and welcoming environment filled with love for ALL people. We cherish everyone's individuality and their spiritual gifts. We seek to equip and empower people to live out their faith in their day-to-day lives, and to share the love of Jesus with all people. We accomplish these goals by offering opportunities for service to fit every need. Check out our "Justice and Outreach" tab!

So whether you live in the Kalamazoo area or are passing through, we hope you will take the opportunity to join us for a Sunday service.  If you have questions or comments, please contact any of the church staff.  If you are in need of spiritual guidance or prayer, please contact one of our pastors.

Looking forward to meeting you!

Mission Statement

We are called to experience God’s love, celebrate God’s love, and share God’s love.

We are a Reconciling Congregation, welcoming all

First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo invites all persons to join us on our journey of faith. Jesus Christ calls us to be an inclusive church that exemplifies the kingdom of God. We strive to move toward reconciling relationships with all, affirming those who are marginalized for any reason, including sexual orientation or gender identity. We welcome all with open hearts, open minds, open doors.

You can watch our
11:00 a.m. service LIVE
every Sunday by clicking the image above. 

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Upcoming Worship

Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
7:00 pm
"Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service"
Led by Bronson Park clergy
First Sunday in Lent
Sunday, March 1, 2020
8:30 am and 11:00 am
"Entering the Passion Jesus - The Parade"
Led by Rev. Julie Kline
Matthew 21:1-22

Godly Play for ages 4 through 9 is available durng the 11 a.m. worship service after the children's message. Nursery care is available from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.