We want to welcome you to the family of faith of Ripley First United Methodist Church.


Rev. Lora Jean Gowan

We’d like to welcome you to Ripley, Tennessee First United Methodist Church! We hope you like what you see and that you will visit us soon. We believe you’ll be blessed, and I know we’ll be blessed and honored by your presence. Please let us know how we can be of help to you.

Our church shares the following mission with our fellow United Methodist Churches:

"The mission of the church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."

or more simply:

We worship Christ, we learn about His teachings, and we serve our community.


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Ripley First UMC / 145 South Main Street / Ripley TN 38063 / 731-635-0821