Worship Schedule

Join us this Sunday...

Sanctuary Service: 8:45 & 10 A.M.
Open Door Service: 11:15 A.M.
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First Methodist is a Christ-centered community in downtown Bloomington, Indiana.

With exceptional ministries devoted to children, youth, college students, and adults, First Methodist includes services at The Sanctuary at First United Methodist Church, The Open Door at Buskirk-Chumley Theater, Jubilee College & Young Adultsplus a variety of other events and programs. 

Just a few blocks from the IU campus, we offer dynamic small groups where you can ask questions and grow in your spiritual journey with opportunities to serve God and give to others in world-changing ways.

Join us as we connect, grow, and serve together. We are UNITED and OPEN.


Classic worship services.

Sundays, 8:45 and 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary at 219 E 4th Street.

Stained glass windows surrounding ornate architecture complement our uplifting traditional worship experience featuring pipe organ and Chancel Choir.

Our doors are open to everyone.
Dress is casual & childcare is available.
Sunday school classes options for all ages.

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The Open Door

Contemporary worship services.
Sundays, 11:15 AM at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.
The Open Door is about hospitality, worship, and service. A modern experience in a vintage setting, our casual Sunday gatherings feature new songs and old favorites lead by our band.

We are truly open to all.
We are passionate about Christ-centered worship.
We love serving the Bloomington community.

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College & Young Adult Community.
Wednesdays, 7:30 PM at the Bloomington Sandwich Co.
Jubilee is a Christ-centered community of college students and twenty-somethings. In the United Methodist tradition, Jubilee is a safe place to be honest, be yourself, and belong. We meet weekly for meals, worship, discussions and more.

Loving God the way Jesus does.
Loving others the way Jesus does.
Loving ourselves the way Jesus does.

Let’s do life together!
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