We believe that all people are beloved children of God. Everyone is welcome at First United Methodist Church McKinney. God loves you and so do we!
Below you will find links to information about the position of The United Methodist Church, the North Texas Annual Conference, and First United Methodist Church of McKinney. We are glad to help if you have questions or want to know more.
Here in McKinney, Texas, we are pleased to continue in mission and life together as a congregation of the United Methodist Church in the North Texas Annual Conference.  We believe that God loves us – all of us – and calls us to welcome every human being into full membership in the Body of Christ.
If you would like to learn more about the specific parts of the Bible that discuss sexuality and orientation and how we can interpret them in the modern world, here is Rev. Dr. Tommy Brumett’s class on Human Sexuality, the Bible, and the United Methodist Church. April 2019.
Click Here to download the study guide. 

Update from Bishop Saenz, North Texas Annual Conference

After more than 50 years of intense and prayerful debate, the delegates of the General Conference voted in favor of removing the restrictive language in the Book of Discipline that prohibits United Methodist clergy from performing weddings for same-gender couples and prohibits LGBTQ+ partnered individuals from licensing, commissioning, and ordination.

See the video message from Bishop Saenz for more information.

Want to learn more about what was decided at General Conference? Click here for news and FAQs.

Rev. Dr. Abe Smith shares thoughts about making decisions. How do we decide what to believe? Who to include? How to love?