First United Methodist Church of Athens

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Location: 2 South College Street, Athens

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Phone: 740-593-3977

Located at the intersection of College and Church Streets, in the heart of Athens and Ohio University, the congregation of First United Methodist Church seeks to serve their community and the world in the spirit of Christ.

They offer programs for all ages, which include Sunday school classes and study groups, choirs, puppets, and global and local mission outreach. Growing Tree Preschool provides an early childhood education rooted in a caring Christian atmosphere. The Stephen Ministry is a group of people within the congregation who are trained to listen and help others sort through their feelings. These folks are caring Christian friends who can help others through difficult times.

Free parking is available Sundays in the City Parking Garage located across the street.