Our Purpose

The Mission and Strategy of First broad Street UMC- To help people follow Jesus by Loving God, Growing Together, and Reaching Out.

First Broad Street United Methodist Church is a community of Christian faith located on Church Circle in downtown Kingsport, TN. Whether you have been a Christian all your life and are looking for a place to live and grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ, or you have never been in a church before and are curious about who Jesus is and what being a Christian is all about, there is a place for you at First Broad Street to journey in faith by Loving God, Growing Together, and Reaching Out.

With the bible as our foundation, guided by reason, tradition, and experience, we seek to live into the following values:

  • Experiencing God- We seek to offer ways to grow deeper with God.
  • Powerful Worship- We seek to provide opportunities for God to inspire powerful worship.
  • Healthy Marriages- We seek to enable couples to have God-centered relationships.
  • Strong Families- We seek to guide families as they raise children to follow Christ in a changing world.
  • Sharing Life- We seek to be an inclusive and diverse Christ-centered community that values intergenerational relationships.
  • Faith in Action- We seek to share Christ's love through speech and service.