77 Jackson Street, Sylva, NC 28779 office@sylvafumc.org 828.586.2358


Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Sylva.

First UMC offers you means to grow in your Christian faith, opportunities to connect and be a part of a vibrant Christian family, and opportunities to serve God, the community, and the world. 

You will find us in the heart of downtown Sylva, NC, nestled in the surrounding beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. You are invited to share the joy of the people of God at First United Methodist Church.



Find out how to Volunteer or join Mission, Ministry or Life Groups!


See What's Happening

Find out what's happening at our church in the next few weeks or even months!


Meet Our Staff


Meet the team that works so hard to witness for Christ through FUMC Sylva!


Upper Room Daily Devotional