When and where are the worship services?

We offer four worship services on Sunday. Two traditional services in the Sanctuary, one at 8:30 a.m. and the other at 10:45 a.m. Two contemporary services in the Vine (inside The Oak Street Center), one at 10:45 a.m. and the other at 5:00 p.m. You can also watch the livestream online.

How do I join?

 We welcome anyone who wishes to join First-Centenary as a means of living out the gospel of Jesus Christ. You can contact our church office for more information at 423-756-2021 or you can fill out the form below.

What is the style of worship music?

We offer two different worship music experiences. The Sanctuary worship services include music in a variety of styles from baroque to contemporary, American folk to world music, chant to contemporary hymns. In addition to the Chancel Choir, organ and piano, we utilize handbells, brass, strings, woodwinds and percussion.

We have contemporary worship music in the Vine with a band comprised of drums, electric guitar, piano, bass, and vocals. The band plays a variety of worship music from contemporary christian songs to gospel hymns. 

Is childcare available?

Yes, we have a program called First Kids Children's Ministry. Our program strives to provide many different learning styles for your child to soak up the Bible and grow closer to God.

What are the beliefs of First-Centenary?

We follow the beliefs of The United Methodist Church.

Are there Sunday School classes?

Yes! We have several Sunday School classes available.

Where should I park?

You can park in the Oak Street Center parking lot and the U.T. Chattanooga parking lot on the corner of Houston and Oak. You can also parallel park for free on Houston Street, Oak Street, and McCallie Avenue. 

Have more questions?

Contact us by phone: 423-756-2021 or fill out this form and we will get back to you shortly.