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Welcome to First Fire!  We hope you will find all of the answers to your questions below.  If you have additional questions or just want to connect with us, please complete the contact form below and we will connect with you soon! 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person services/meetings are cancelled at this time. However, we are offering a weekly Drive-In Church option, as well as an online service each Sunday on our  YouTube channel & Facebook page.
Join us each Sunday (weather permitting) as we try something new!  These hard times call for new, creative ways to get together and worship.  Starting at 11:15 am, we will be offering Drive-In Church.  Come park in our parking lot and enjoy the service in the safety and comfort of your car.  
We will adhere to all suggestions of our Governor during this time, including making sure our  very small group of volunteers are at least 6 feet apart. 
Here some general information about the service:
-Please enter the parking lot from the S. Maple Street entrance at (306 N. Main Street)
-Service will last approximately 45 minutes.  
-Please stay in your vehicle at all times.  Our building/restrooms will not be available during this time.
-You will be able to listen to the service through your car radio, set to a specific FM station.
-Offering will be taken virtually.  We will not take a physical offering but will ask you to mail your tithe to 204 S. Main Street, Winchester, KY,  40391, text your tithe amount to 1-859-965-9698 or go to our giving page by clicking here and give online.
-Feel free to interact during the service by honking your horn, flashing your lights and using your windshield wipers as ways to worship with us.
We look forward to seeing you there
(from a safe distance)! 
Come as you are!
Stay in your car!
Igniting Worship Service: Sunday at 11:15 am
NEW LOCATION:  306 North Main Street, Winchester, Kentucky
Contemporary Worship

Frequently asked questions…

Our worship services begin at 11:15 am on Sundays.
Our address is 306 North Main Street, Winchester, Kentucky.  We meet in the Worship Area at Trinity United Methodist Church.
The easiest entry point  is off North Maple Street.  A large paved parking lot is located in the back.  There is also a parking lot on the side.  You are welcome to park anywhere in those lots.
You are free to sit where you feel most comfortable.

Once the service begins, the Praise Team leads us in worship with acoustic, electric & bass guitars, keyboard, drums, and vocals…don’t be surprised to see an occasional banjo or other surprise instruments.   

The First Fire Worship Band and lay leaders lead most of the worship service using lots of praise and worship music. The sermon usually lasts around 25-30 minutes and will feature both sermon series and also stand-alone sermons. You will often also see a video illustration and Bible verses and announcements are also shown on the screens-located on either side of the stage. 


You may wear whatever you want, we encourage you to come as you are.  Dress is causal with many people wearing jeans and t-shirts.  
We do collect an offering during worship, but it is for our members and regular attendees. If you are a visitor/guest, please do not feel obligated to give.  We pass two baskets at First Fire, a regular offering basket for tithes and offerings and a second, colorful bucket that goes to our Dollar Disciples fund.  We ask for just $1 extra each week and that money is collected and used to make a change in the lives of those who need it in the community.  Dollar Disciples has helped numerous people in their times of financial need. 


We offer Adventure Kids (Sunday School) for children age three through 5th grade as well as a nursery (infants, crawlers, walkers—newborn through age 2) during each of our worship services. Our electronic kids check-in system, parent paging system, and secure kids area will allow you to have peace of mind during services. All children can be checked in at our Adventure Kids Check-in area, located on the second floor at the top of the stairs.  And, our Jesus-centered kids programming is so fun and engaging your kids will beg to come back!  Your child is also welcome to stay with you during the service.
Yes!  We offer free coffee (Creative Coffees) & donuts (Frank’s Donuts) in the Fellowship Hall (2nd floor). Please feel free to help yourself!

Family Communion Sunday

Winchester First UMC celebrates the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, or Holy Communion, on the first Sunday of every month. In the United Methodist Church , we have “Open Communion,” which means that anyone who can sincerely respond to the invitation to Holy Communion is welcome to receive it. It comes to us not as something we must earn, but as a gift from God for the cleansing, forgiving, and renewing work of Jesus Christ within us.
We want the communion experience to be meaningful for all who participate and we offer two options for
children to experience communion:
  • Children are welcome to sit with their parents during the worship service and experience the complete worship service with their families. They can receive communion with their families.
  • Children can be checked in for Children’s Church. Children will receive age appropriate teaching to learn more fully about the meaning of the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. They will receive communion in their classroom.
EVERYONE is WELCOME-whether you attend our church or not!
It is a crazy time for us all – we need each other now. We need Jesus’ words right now – it is the foundation on which we build our lives.
A bit more about them:
Why: We all need each other and God’s word right now in our lives to keep us centered, grounded and of the greatest good to those around us.
What: Foundational Words: Looking at Jesus’ words in Matthew 5-7 the Sermon on the Mount. 
Who is leading and when:
Tuesday night at 6:30: Phyllis Chaney Volz
Tuesday night at 7:00 pm: Kevin Parido and Sarabeth Parido 
Thursday at 6:30 pm: Casey Easterwood
Saturday at 9:00 am (Men’s group): Danny Rogers 
Blaze is going to be lead by Echo Gamel – studying the scripture from the sermon series
Sunday at 12:30 pm: Kathy Pitman
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