God Loves You and There is Nothing You Can Do About It
Royal Oak First United Methodist Church is a welcoming, modern congregation. Our church home is located downtown Royal Oak in a historic building. The church has been in Royal Oak for over 178 years. To serve our congregation, we celebrate unique services appealing to different styles of worship. Join us as we worship, study, and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national, and global community.
Worship with Us
Saturday Worship: Saturdays at 4:00 pm
Joyous! Informal and relational. Think of worship around a campfire: fellowship-oriented with a hymn sing and a message.
9:00 Worship: Sundays at 9:00 am
A casual and up-beat time of worship with acoustic guitars, piano, drums, a message and some surprises. Nursery Care & Preschool Sunday School
Traditional Worship: Sundays at 11:00 am
The rich music of organ and choir fills the sanctuary; preaching and a liturgy that works for every age with United Methodist-style formality. Nursery Care & Sunday School (Children & Youth)
As We Gather Worship: Thursdays at 11:00 am
Thursdays at 11:00 am in the Fellowship Hall Hope, faith, testimony, music, and worship.
Dear Friends, After 12 years of ministry, and 8 years as a candidate, it’s going to be official! Woohoo! Next weekend, at the Annual Conference of the Michigan Area of the United Methodist Church (say that 10 times fast), I’m getting ordained! But what does that mean?...
Dear Friends, So what is this Pentecost thing? The term Pentecost comes from the Greek word for "fiftieth" (50th). It refers to the festival celebrated on the fiftieth day after Passover, also known as the "Feast of Weeks.” For the early church, Pentecost was the...
Dear Friends, Of all the Sunday’s of the year, Mother’s Day might be the hardest to preach. It is hard because Mother’s Day brings up a lot of different emotions. For me, it is a day that I just miss my mom who has been gone for 20 years. For others, Mother’s Day can...
There are many groups to help you find your calling. View our Connect page and know that God’s Love is Connectable.
Everyone has a Song! And here at Royal Oak First there’s room for your voice, your heart, and your music. Come grow in faith, form real friendships, and make a difference with one of our ensembles.
Upcoming events include many ways to connect with friends, neighbors, the church community, Detroit, and the world. Get engaged and volunteer when you can. You are always welcome and appreciated.
Worship times: Saturday 4:00 pm, Sundays 9:00 am and 11:00 am
As We Gather Worship Service every Thursday at 11:00 am in Fellowship Hall.