First Methodist Church of Guntersville

Guntersville First United Methodist Church was organized in 1822 with 33 Cherokee Native Americans ministered by circuit rider, Richard Neely. The first building was built in 1869 on the present site and was the home of the first organized religious group in the area.

The church is part of the North Alabama Hallelujah Trail of Sacred Places, a driving tour of 32 churches that are at least 100 years old, stand on their original sites, still hold services and are accessible to the public.  For more information, visit

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Latitude: 34.3491 Longitude: -86.3006 Elevation: 620 ft
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Hours Open to Visitation

Church office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday.  Closed on Fridays.

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