Welcome to First United Methodist Church

in Carthage, Illinois!

We are an opening and welcoming community of faith rooted in the Wesleyan tradition, seeking to be faithful to God's compassionate call on our lives, our community, and our world. We invite you to join us in faith, and we trust that you will find our hearts, minds, and doors open!


9:30 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

 Fellowship Time

10:50 a.m.

Sunday School for  all ages

11:05 a.m.

 Radio Broadcast on


3:30 p.m.

Girl Scouts


3:30 p.m.

Kid's Club

4:00 p.m.

Lenten Sunday - Welcome Center

6:00 p.m.

Bell Choir

7:00 p.m.

Chancel Choir


3:30 p.m.

Kid's Club

6:00 p.m.

Bell Choir

7:00 p.m.

Chancel Choir


3:30 p.m.

Girl Scouts

5:30 p.m.

Praise Band









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Do You Need Work Done On Your House

or In Your Yard?

Do you have work that needs to be done in or around your home that you either cannot do or cannot afford to have done? There might be a solution for you! The people of First United Methodist Church of Carthage plan to 'stream' throughout Carthage on Saturday, June 27th, 2015 doing simple home repairs, household and yard jobs that home owners cannot do because of either finances or ability. While they cannot put on a new roof, or build an addition to your home, there are many jobs that they can do, free of charge! If you are interested, download an application below, as well as an informational brochure from! Please submit the application to First United Methodist no later than Monday, June 8th. Be patient - the files below take a minute to upload!


Check Out Our June 2015

June Family Album Newsletter

May Graduates

Also under "News and Special Events" above!

Something New

United Methodist Women's Reading Program!

Check out the Books Reviewed at the above link!

Our Peace Pole

Dedicated on Sunday, September 11th, 2011

*Download our 2015 Church Leaders and Comittees*

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