Rev. Dr. Ricky James

Appointed As Next Senior Pastor

First United Methodist Church

Clinton, MS.
A community of believers centered on God and focused on others.

College Ministry

Welcome all college students.

Kids' Ministry

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity.” 1 Timothy 4:12

Welcome to
First United Methodist – Clinton, MS.

We know that you probably have a ton of questions. Where do I go from here? What is your mission? What does First Methodist Clinton believe? We’re here to help you navigate through your first visit and to help you connect and find ways to be a part of the big picture of First Methodist Clinton.

Sunday Worship Services

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Traditions Service

Sunday @9:00 AM
Location: Sanctuary

Led by Rev. Dr. Ricky James,
and Music Director Tommy Steadman

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The Connection Service

Sunday @11:00 AM
Location: Worship Center

Led by Rev. Dr. Ricky James
and Worship Leader Tom Edwards

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Youth Service

Sunday @6:00 PM
Location: Youth Room

Led by Youth Director 
Hunter Lacefield 
and Worship Leader Tom Edwards

Traditions Service Information

Our Traditions Services are held in the main sanctuary and follows closely with the seasons of the Christian year and uses the traditional liturgies and music. The service is led by Rev. Dr. Ricky James and Music Director Tommy Steadman.

Connection Service Information

The Connection Service takes place in the Worship Center on the Mt Salus side of the campus.  Featuring modern music and a comfortable and casual style of worship, it is a place where anyone can feel at ease.  The service is led by Rev. Dr. Ricky James and Worship Leader Tom Edwards.

Youth Service Information

The Youth Sunday Night Service: “United Night”  6:00 – 8:00pm: (gym) during the school year.

This is our large-group time for 7th-12th graders! We have a mix of crazy fun and fantastic worship to just being flat out silly… And there’s always food! Every time we meet our hope is to create an atmosphere that is unique and attractive to Jr High and High Schoolers and to help students fall in love with Jesus! Led by Hunter Lacefield and Tom Edwards.

Traditions Service 9:00am

Sunday School 10:00am

The Connection Service 11:00am 

Online Sermons and Newsletter

Traditions Service

Gifts From the Father of Grace – David Steveline

Romans 12:3-8 New Living Translation (NLT) 3 Because of the privilege and authority[a] God has...

Old Wineskins and New Ones – John Moore

Matthew 9:14-17 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Questioned About Fasting 14 Then John’s...

They Burn Offerings, Don’t They – David Steveline

A Living Sacrifice to God 12 And so, dear brothers and sisters,[a] I plead with you to give your...

One Thing You Lack – Charles Pope

Mark 10:17-22 (NRSV) The Rich Man 17 As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt...

More Than These – David Steveline

John 21:1-19 Epilogue: Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples 21 Later, Jesus appeared again to the...

Connection Service

A Time Such As This – Sharonda Medina

Perhaps you were born for such a time as this. Esther 4:14

Friend of Sinners – Sharonda Medina

Matthew 9:9-13 New Living Translation (NLT) Jesus Calls Matthew 9 As Jesus was walking along, he...

Move People From A Category To A Conversation – Hunter Lacefield

JOHN 4:4-8; 13-14; 26; 39-42 NLT 4 He had to go through Samaria on the way. 5 Eventually he came...

Open Doors – Sharonda Medina

Mark 2:1-12 New Living Translation (NLT) Jesus Heals a Paralyzed Man 2 When Jesus returned to...

Slow Down – Sharonda Medina

Luke 10:38-42 New Living Translation (NLT) Jesus Visits Martha and Mary 38 As Jesus and the...

The Voice

The Voice – June 19, 2019

The Voice – June 19, 2019 View Here

Rev. Dr. Ricky James Appointed As Next Senior Pastor

We are excited to announce our next Senior Pastor, Rev. Dr. Ricky James! Ricky’s first Sunday will...

The Voice – June 13, 2019

The Voice – May 30, 2019 View Here

Our Programs

We have programs for all ages; you’re sure to find the perfect fit!

Our Purpose

A community of believers centered on God and focused on others.

Our Vision

Extending God’s Divine Welcome to our neighbors and world by:

 INVITING people to join us in living under the rule of God;
WELCOMING those who come with God’s hospitality;
NURTURING people in a Christian faith;
EQUIPPING people by helping them discover their spiritual gifts;
EMPOWERING people to be ministers of Jesus Christ;
SENDING FORTH people to go into the world and live out our faith with boldness and compassion.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday - Friday - 8 AM - 4 PM

Office Phone

Front Desk, Information and Staff

601.924.6671

Address

First United Methodist Church
100 Mt. Salus Drive
Clinton, MS 39056

Weekday Ministries

Weekday Hours

Monday - Friday - 8 AM - 6 PM

Weekday Phone

Preschool, After School Care and Mother's Morning Out

601.924.9961

Address

First United Methodist Church
100 Mt. Salus Drive
Clinton, MS 39056