First United Methodist Church

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Welcome to our website! I am so glad that you are here. Take a look around to learn more about who we are as a church, our mission and vision for Christ, as well as information about how you can get involved in any of our events and minstries. We welcome you to come visit our church! If you have any questions at all, I would love to connect with you. I can be contacted by clicking below.

Chip Grantham, Senior Pastor

Service Times

Early Sunday Morning

Traditional Service: 9:00AM


Contemporary Ten50 Service: 10:50AM

Social Hall

Sunday Morning Traditional Worship Service 11:00 AM


Our Location

107 12th Street W

Tifton, GA  31794

Ph. (229) 382-6100

Office Hours:

M-Th             8:30am-5:00pm

F                   8:30am-3:00pm

About Us

We are a church that is dedicated to serving others and serving God. This is the core of our vision and our mission.

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you. Feel free to give us a shout and connect with us.

UpComing Events

Tifton First UMC VBS 2019



June 24-28 9:00am -12:00pm

Completed Pre-K-5th Grade


Call Annie  229-251-8610.
VBS Registration for OPEN!  See Annie for a registration form.

Click on Button below for On-Line Registration

Our student ministry will be taking their annual Deep Creek Camping Trip July 7-13

If you are interested in joining us please contact Aaron @

Also see any of our students to find out more about the fun you have on this retreat.

Wednesday June 5th:

VBS decorating in the children’s building 1:00pm-5:00pm. Anyone wanting to share their creative energy is welcome to join us!


New Director of Music Ministries



Exciting News! We are pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Pat Bennett as our new Director of Music Ministries.  Pat comes to us by way of Winter Haven, FL; and has a fantastic background in Church Music and Music Education.  He earned his Bachelor of Music Education at Oral Roberts University, his Master of Music in Wind Conducting and French Horn Performance from the University of South Florida, and his Doctor of Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute of Worship Studies.  Pat and his wife, Terry, will be joining us this summer.  We will be sharing more information, including contact information in the coming weeks. Please be praying for Pat and Terry as they make this transition.

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