Experiencing Christ, Offering Christ to Others

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Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Sylva. First UMC offers you means to grow in your Christian faith, opportunities to connect and be a part of a vibrant Christian family, and opportunities to serve God, the community, and the world. People in our church family engage in passionate worship, hospitality, discipleship, and enjoy the simplicity of being part of a warm and compassionate community.

You will find us in the heart of uptown Sylva, NC, nestled in the surrounding beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. You are invited to share the joy of the people of God at First United Methodist Church.


The First United Methodist Church Sylva Chancel Choir will sing "Then Sings My Soul on Sunday, August 27th at the 11:00 AM Worship Service in the church sanctuary and at the August 30th Open Door Meal and Sing @5:30 PM in the Christian Life Center. All are welcome to come and enjoy this musical Gospel message.