No matter where you are in your walk of life,
we are here to welcome you and help you with the next step.

Royston First United Methodist Church is located in Royston, GA, approximately 30 miles northeast of Athens. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ who make disciples of Jesus Christ. We seek to build authentic Christian community and lead people to a life changing relationship with Jesus through our weekly worship gatherings, small groups, compassionate service, and community outreach.


We are a church striving to be ONE with…

When you enter the doors at Royston First United Methodist Church, you will see a lot of imperfect people. We mess up and we make mistakes every day, and we recognize our imperfection. But as we grow in God’s grace, we are moving towards perfection in the image of God. Our vision is to be a church that is ONE with Christ, ONE with each other, and ONE in ministry to all the world through the power of the Holy Spirit. How do we do that?

One with Christ

We are ONE church with two excellent worship services. While the style of worship may change, we are ONE in our love for God through Jesus Christ!

One with Each Other

We believe that transformation happens best in community! We have different small group and support ministries for people in every stage of life.

One in Ministry

Every person has a story and every story is important to God, so it matters to us. We strive to “love our neighbor” through ministry to all people.


Current Message Series

Who is God? What does it mean when we say that Jesus was the “Son of God”? Who is the Holy Spirit and what does he do? Is there life after death? All of us have questions about faith, and knowing what we believe shapes who we become. As a community of faith, we have a core set of beliefs. As individuals, we also form different beliefs based on our understanding of scripture and life experiences. What do you believe and how does it shape your faith? In this series, we will unpack the statements of one of the Church’s oldest statements of faith – the Apostles’ Creed – as we discover the essentials of our faith. As we learn about this historical statement, we hope it will help you better understand what you believe about God.It can be easy to follow Jesus at church or when we are with other Christian believers.


Stay Informed on What’s Happening

Interested in knowing how you can stay informed on what’s happening at Royston First UMC and discovering how you can get involved? We would love to have you join us as we continue to make disciples of Jesus who make disciples of Jesus!


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