The First United Methodist Church of Temple, Texas serves the inner city with innovative, effective, role-modeling assistance for the restoration of souls and bodies of individuals and families. These provisions include food and housing, as well as comprehensive renewing help in partnership with other inner-city organizations and churches for those who are struggling that include the homeless, sex-trafficked, veterans and others with the following: safety, health care, therapy, employment helps, care for children and much more.
FUMC of Temple, TX provides positive contributions to local-international media: print and online magazines, newspapers, and other publications; social media; radio; TV ; movies and more for the eternal good of our world.
The life of FUMC provides many ministries to all ages: traditional and contemporary worship services; Mothers' Day Out/Parents Night Out; music and arts groups/ministries; prayer groups/breakfasts/constructing prayer blankets; food pantry; services for the hospitalized/facility-bound/home-bound, youth group, holiday festivities, library, museum, Biblical storying for healing heart-wounds/building community and more.
The First United Methodist Church of Temple, TX is actively and vitally involved with community organizations and activities: other churches; scouting; schools; parades; and services to the homeless, marginalized, disabled and sex-trafficked.
FUMC has beautiful grounds, facilities, architecture to serve its people and community. Around the main sanctuary are luminous stained glass windows that tell the life stories of Christ and his apostles. There are also wonderful sculptures on the campus and in the church. There are other works of art throughout the church that inspire Christian faith.