First United Methodist Church, Wilmington, is suspending all activities, events, and worship services until further notice.
Contact the office at 815-476-5474 or the parsonage at 815-476-9385.
Visit us on Facebook for updates or email fumcsecretary401@att.net

Welcome to the First United Methodist Church!

The mission of the First United Methodist Church of Wilmington is to actively witness God’s grace to our community and world through unconditional love. We come together to honor and worship God. We are challenged to mature and strengthen our lives as Christian disciples.

Sunday Morning Schedule:

  • 8:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday School
  • 9:30 a.m. – Sunday Morning Worship
  • 9:30 a.m. – Children’s Sunday School

Our facilities at the First United Methodist Church are fully handicapped accessible with air conditioning. Large print Bibles and Hymnals and Hearing assistance is also available.

We hope you will consider worshiping with us!

Church Office Hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

We are located at: 401 East Kahler Road, Wilmington, IL 60481

Church Office: 815-476-5474


Worship Service

Sunday Mornings

  • 8:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday School
  • 9:30 a.m. – Sunday Morning Worship
  • 9:30 a.m. – Children’s Sunday School


Our facilities at First United Methodist Church are fully accessible with air conditioning.

Large print Bibles and Hymnals are available.

Hearing assistance is available.

A cry area is available during worship services.


First United Methodist Church
401 East Kahler Road
Wilmington, Illinois 60481

Phone: 815-476-5474

Parsonage:  815-476-9385


Harriette Cross

Debbie Ritchie
Administrative Assistant

Judy Francis
Membership Coordinator & Financial Secretary

Marcia Mellott
Vocal Music Director

Gayle Robinson

Tracy Smith
Praise Ringers Handbell Choir Director

Ginger Wuchter

Ginger Wuchter & Kim Young
Christian Education Co-Chairs 


Watch this page for upcoming events!

Lent and Holy Week Activities and Services

EVERYONE WELCOME  ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL LENTEN STUDY  During Lent we’ll be studying the last day of Jesus’s life through the video series “24 Hours That Changed the World”, by Pastor Adam Hamilton. Please join us March 1st through April 5th at 8:30 a.m. – All are welcome!  THURSDAY EVENING LENTEN…
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AUGUST 8, 2020  Our first Sharefest last year in 2019 was a great success! Anyone who would like to involved in this year’s 2020 Sharefest is encouraged to participate. The Wilmington Pastor’s Association, area social services, and local organizations are committed to being involved, but we will need around 200…
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First United Methodist Church Early Childhood Preschool Program has open registration for the school year starting in August.

Children age 2 (by August 1) through 5 years may attend school 1, 2, or 3 days.

Registration forms can be downloaded below or are available in the Church office. For additional information, please contact Debbie Seasly through the Church office at 815-476-5474.