Franklin First

United Methodist Church

303 S. Main, Franklin, OH 45005 | (937) 746-5232

Our Mission: Making disciples .... Building Christian community ... Transforming lives!

We’re glad you’re here and hope your day is enriched because of it. We encourage you to visit often, and when possible, to join us in worship "Under the Green Steeple." 

Laura Saunders, Pastor

Contact us: (937) 746-5232
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The Steeple Bell, our monthly newsletter, is a great way to learn about our ministries. The August edition is available here. 

Parking and Accessibility: We are a fully accessible building. We have canes and a wheel chair available. We also have an elevator and an electric chair lift. We reserve an area on Third Street for loading and unloading passengers. We have limited street parking, but there are two banks across the street from us and you are more than welcome to park in either of their lots. 

Franklin First is a part of the Ohio River Valley District of the West Ohio Conference​​

Christian Education and Worship 
Sundays .... 
9:30 a.m. Adult Christian Education Class. (Bible exploration)

9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Children's Christian Education Class (currently on hiatus due to COVID)

10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Contemporary Worship Music.

10:45 a.m. Sunday Worship. Nursery available. (Nursery is currently on hiatus due to COVID).

The sacrament of Communion is offered on the first Sunday each month. In the United Methodist Church, the table is open to all..\

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