Below you will find listed upcoming opportunities to worship, serve, grow, and engage with Atlanta First. For more information, or to let us know you'd like to attend any of the events, please feel free to contact us at Engage@AtlantaFirstUMC.org.

WHEN: Sunday, December 24th, 6 pm. Gathering at 5 pm.

WHERE: The Atlanta First UMC Sanctuary.

Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let Earth receive her King! Join us as we celebrate the birth of our Lord, with carol singing, candle lighting and communion. Come an hour early and join us for a time of fellowship and cocoa! The nursery will be available throughout the evening.

WHEN: Wednesday Nights at 5:15 pm.

Note: The prayer service will not meet on Wednesdays December 19th, 26th, and January 2nd.

WHERE: The Atlanta First UMC Sanctuary.

We invite you to join us in a time of intentional prayer, Wednesday Nights at 5:15 pm. You can drop in or stay the whole time; just make it a priority to join in intentional prayer on Wednesday Nights!

If you are unable to attend in person, you can follow along online with one of our Live Streams:


WHEN: Every third Saturday of the month at 10 am.

WHERE: Here at Atlanta First UMC

Join us as we serve lunch to our homeless and hungry friends that live around Atlanta First! We will prepare and serve bagged lunches, and share a time of fellowship and prayer with those we serve.

WHEN: Every first Tuesday of the month at 4 pm.

WHERE: The Atlanta First UMC Kitchen & 89 Ellis Street NE, Atlanta

You are invited to partner with us to prepare and serve a meal to the guests of SafeHouse Outreach Ministry. Meet in the kitchen at Atlanta First at 4 pm to prepare the meal then at 6 pm go to SafeHouse, to serve and worship with their guests.

WHEN: Every fourth Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm.

WHERE: 1815 Ponce de Leon Avenue

Since 1981 the Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House has strived to provide a “home away from home” to outpatients and relatives of patients hospitalized in 21 Atlanta area hospitals. On the fourth Tuesday of each month we meet at Hospitality House to prepare and serve a meal and have fellowship with the guests.

WHEN: Every Sunday at 9:45 am.

WHERE: In the Atlanta First UMC Fellowship Hall.

You are invited to grow in your relationship with God in a weekly small group study here at Atlanta First, looking at the book An Adult Christ at Christmas: Essays on the Three Biblical Christmas Stories - Matthew 2 and Luke 2 by Raymond E. Brown. The class will meet in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday mornings at 9:45 am.

WHEN: Every third Sunday of the month, after worship (except June & July).

WHERE: The fellowship hall.

Come join us for fellowship and a delicious potluck meal! Bring your favorite dish, drink, dessert, or just bring yourself. There's always plenty to go around and wonderful company.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 11 am to 2 pm.

WHERE: The Atlanta First Red Parking Lot

You are invited to come to our weekly Breaking Bread: Food Trucks & Friends event to have lunch and a time of fellowship with your Atlanta First family and our friends and neighbors in the city!

WHEN: Every Wednesday, 5 pm (beginners) and 6 pm (all levels).

Note: The yoga classes will not meet on Wednesdays December 26th and January 2nd.

WHERE: The Fellowship Hall.

These free classes are open to all levels. Modifications are offered to ensure everyone can practice safely and effectively. If you can breathe, you can do yoga. You don't have to be thin or flexible or strong. Yoga is for everyone and every body!

Please click here to sign up!

WHEN: Every Wednesday night, 5:45 pm to 8 pm.

Note: Basketball will not meet on Wednesdays December 26th and January 2nd.

WHERE: Gym on the Education Building third floor.

Come spend a few hours shooting hoops in our gym on Wednesday nights. You can blow off some steam, get some exercise, make new friends, and when you're done the drive home will be easier because rush hour will be over.