First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of New Braunfels is a vibrant and welcoming community of faith located in the heart of New Braunfels, Texas. Our church has a rich history dating back many years, and we are committed to following the teachings of Jesus Christ while spreading love, hope, and compassion to all. Whether you are new to the area, searching for a church home, or simply curious about our beliefs and practices, we invite you to join us on this spiritual journey.

Joining a church is a huge step in your faith journey and we are honored and excited that you are considering partnering with First United Methodist Church New Braunfels. Joining is a straightforward and meaningful process:

  1. Attend Worship Services: We encourage you to visit our church and attend our worship services to get a feel for our community and the style of worship we offer.

  2. Connect with Others: Engage with our friendly congregation by participating in various events, classes, and fellowship opportunities. This will help you get to know the people and ministries of the church better.

  3. Membership Classes: Periodically, we offer membership classes we call First Steps that delve into the history, beliefs, and mission of the church. These classes are designed to help you understand what it means to be a member of First United Methodist Church New Braunfels.

  4. Baptism and Transfer of Membership: If you are not already baptized, we offer baptism as a significant step in your faith journey. For those transferring from another United Methodist congregation, we will gladly receive your membership.

  5. Profession of Faith: If you have never been baptized or have not been a member of any church, you have the opportunity to join by professing your faith in Jesus Christ.

  6. Membership Vows: During a worship service, new members are asked to affirm their commitment to support the church with their prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness.

  7. Official Welcome: Once you have completed the membership process, you will be officially welcomed into the First United Methodist Church family during a Sunday worship service.

Are you interested in joining and want to know more? Fill out the form below.