Christ First UMC | 663 Lakeview Avenue | Jamestown NY 14701
Foundation: The United Methodist Church is founded on a Wesleyan theology of grace, anchored in Scripture, and based in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ and the continuing movement of the Holy Spirit.

“There are different spiritual gifts but the same Spirit; and there are different ministries and the same Lord; and there are different activities but the same God who produces all of them in everyone.” – 1 Corinthians 12:4-6, CEB
Learn more about what unites us as United Methodists and what we are working towards, together. These elements will help you consider the unique ways you live out your faith and why you choose to #BeUMC.

Share your story! The full story of The UMC reflects each one of us. Consider our common roots, how you and your congregation have been renewed, and your answer to the question, “Why am I United Methodist?” Then, post on your preferred social media platform using the hashtag #BeUMC.