Welcome to First UMC, Hickory. We’re glad you chose to visit us here!


As part of Growing in Grace, we have several different styles of worship settings at First UMC, Hickory. Our 9am, and 11am worship services are also live streamed on Facebook here

  • 8:00 am – Casual, traditional worship service in the Sanctuary with Communion
  • 9:00 am – Relaxed, contemporary worship service “The Vine” in the parable garden or in the Christian Life Center if inclement weather; The second Sunday of the month features Bluegrass Music
  • 11:00 am – Formal, traditional worship service in the Sanctuary

Most Sunday school classes meet at 10:00 on Sunday morning.

Click here to see the Adult Classes

Click here to see the Children & Youth Classes


First UMC, Hickory is located by the SALT Block near downtown Hickory.

311 Third Avenue NE
Hickory, NC 28601



Parking is available in 3 main locations. Our main parking lot is located off 4th Avenue NE behind the Christian Life Center. Other parking is available on the street and in the Art Museum & Library parking lots.