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All Are Welcome Here

Statement of Affirmation, Inclusion, and Welcome

As followers of the teachings of Jesus, First United Methodist Church Modesto believes in and aspires to the values of love, inclusiveness, and respect for all people. We welcome and encourage all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, economic circumstance, religious tradition, or family structure, into full participation in all aspects of church life, from attending services to supporting mission and ministry work and taking positions of leadership. We are an open and affirming church and believe all people are created in the image of and loved equally by God.


   First UMC Modesto Administrative Board, Revised December 28, 2022 

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