Welcome to First United Methodist Church

We’re glad that you’ve chosen to be our guest. First United Methodist Church in Hampton is a heritage church whose congregations date back to 1789. The current Sanctuary was built in 1887 and several additions were added later. The information on this website should help you get to know the church.

If you have questions about the information here, or anything else, please feel free to call our pastor, Rev. Candee Martin, at 757-723-6577.

First United Methodist Church, Hampton, is here to help those living and working together in our community as fellow Christians – to provide nurture, outreach to the needy, and worship of our Lord!

Church Updates Pertaining to COVID-19/Coronavirus

Dear Friends,

As we stay vigilant in preventing the further spread of the current COVID-19 (coronavirus), it has become necessary to practice not only good hygiene by washing our hands often and keeping our hands away from our face, but by social distancing ourselves from others for the next few weeks.  As a responsible body to protect the safety of our friends and family, the church has made the decision to cancel the following events:

Tuesday, March 17
  • Lenten Study (cancelled for the month of March)
  • Fitness Yoga
Wednesday, March 18
  • Church Council meeting
Thursday, March 19
  • Gentle Yoga
Saturday, March 21
  • Movie Night
Sunday, March 22
  • All Sunday School & Worship Service
  • Messy Church Recap Meeting
  • Centering Prayer Group (cancelled for the month of March)
Sunday, March 29
  • All Sunday School & Worship Service
  • Project Crossroad’s Potato/Salad Bar
We will keep you posted on any further church updates as we embark on this uncertain path that has been put before us.
Please let’s lift each other up in prayer now and know that God only gives us what we can handle.
“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” ~ Psalm 56:3
Blessings and stay safe,
Suzann Messick
Administrative Assistant
First UMC Hampton





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Here at First United Methodist Church of Hampton there is always something going on! Keep yourself up to date by visiting our Daily Calendar.

Church Calendar