WHAT TO EXPECT
Whether you've attended church your entire life or never at all, we know it's not easy visiting a church for the first time. You're not quite sure what to expect and you probably have a lot of questions. If the information below does not answer your questions, please contact us.
What time are your Sunday services?
Modern Worship: 9:30AM In-Person and Online
Traditional Worship: 11:00AM In-Person and Online
View In-Person Worship Guidelines
All weekend services are a bit different and each service currently lasts around 45 minutes.
How do I get there?
Canton First UMC is located in Cherokee County, at 930 Lower Scott Mill Rd. View the map HERE.
What should I wear?
We want you to feel comfortable! You'll see a variety of attire on Sunday mornings, and we love it that way. Whether you arrive casual or dressy, we want you to feel at home!
Where do I park?
If you're a guest, feel free to park anywhere in our main parking lot. There are parking lot attendants to help.
Where should I enter the building for a worship service?
Under our current in-person indoor worship safety protocols, the Hilltop parking entrance and the covered portico entrance are open for entry. Both entrances are handicap accessible.
What happens when I arrive?
As you enter through the entrance of Canton First UMC, you can expect a warm welcome from our Hospitality Team. We look forward to meeting you. Make sure to stop by our Welcome Desk. We have a gift for you and would like to help you get connected!
How will I be seated?
An Usher will escort you and your family to seating with social distancing. Both the main level and balcony are open for seating in the Sanctuary.
What are your services like?
Weekend services are all different. Our Modern service offers a blend of dynamic, contemporary worship songs prepared in order for everyone to participate, no matter where you are on your spiritual journey. Our Traditional and Chapel services offer excellent quality preaching, music and liturgy.
What about my kids?
Have additional questions?
Was there something we forgot? Feel free to email us at or click HERE to contact us if you have any additional questions. We hope to see you soon!