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 AM – Adult Sunday School
  • 9:30 AM – Sunday Morning Worship
  • 9:30 AM – 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 AM to 2 PM
  • Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 am until 3:00 pm

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

Church Office: 815-476-5474


Worship Service

Sunday Mornings

  • 8:30 AM – Adult Sunday School
  • 9:30 AM – Sunday Morning Worship
  • 9:30 AM – Children’s Sunday School


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

Hearing assistance is available.

A nursery is also 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


Watch this page for upcoming events!


First United Methodist Church Early Childhood Preschool Program has open registration for the school year starting in August.

Children age 2 (by August 1st) 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.