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Welcome Visitors

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 together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship with Us

  • Saturday Worship: Saturdays @ 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 9:00 AM

    A casual and up-beat time of worship with acoustic guitars, piano, drums, a message and some surprises. Nursery Care & Adult Sunday School (during school year)

  • Traditional Worship: Sundays @ 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 11:00 AM

    Thursdays at 11am – in the Fellowship Hall
    Hope/Faith/Testimony/Music Worship.

Happening in December 2017

Saturday Supper Club

Join us for Saturday Night Supper Club

Saturday Supper Club – December 16th, 5:30 pm is open to all people and will create an intergenerational experience for our members. Good food, good friends, and great entertainment. Check the bulletin to find out who our entertainment is each month.

Night of Silence


Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 4:00 PM

This year, the combined music ministries of Royal Oak First present “Night of Silence”, this year’s Feast of Carols. Children’s choirs, handbells, instrumentalists, and our adult choir, Sanctus, will join forces to offer you an hour of songs, smiles, and at least one surprise!

Friday Fun Night

Friday Fun Night – December 22nd, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

EVERYONE IS WELCOME! ALL MEANS ALL!

A variety of fun activities for family and persons of all ages. Look in the bulletin to find out details.

December 13, 2017

Luke 2:10 “And the angel said to them, Fear not: for I bring you good tidings of great joy for all people.”

December 12, 2017

Luke 2:9 “Suddenly, God’s angel stood among them and God’s glory blazed around them. And they were afraid.”

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Worship times: Saturday 4:00pm, Sundays 9am and 11am

As We Gather Worship Service every Thursday at 11am in Fellowship Hall.

We Love Music

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.

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There are many groups to help you find your calling.  View our Connect page and know that God’s Love is Connectable.

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Music is our Life

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.

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Upcoming Events

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.