Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church

Blessed to be a Blessing! Paducah, KY
Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church

Who We Are

Welcome to Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church via cyberspace! Since 1892, people have sought us out for inspiration, guidance and service. For one hundred and four years we have been located on the corner of Fountain Avenue and Monroe Streets, worshiping in the splendor of stained glass, through the glory of momentous music, and by strong Biblical preaching!

The ancient, trusted, and inspired Word of God continues to be incarnated here as a powerful, personal word from the Lord! Take a good look at us on the web and in person—listen closely for where God calls you to the adventure of holy living and faithful service!

About Us

Casual, Creative, Down to Earth, Spirit-filled, Neighborhood-focused, Historic, Progressive, Friendly

Community Service, Social Justice, Nursery, Missions, Choir, Youth Group, Adult Education

Passionate Reverent, Organ, Gospel Choir, Contemporary

Methodist (UMC)


English, American Sign Language


Plan Your Visit



300 Fountain Ave
Paducah, KY 42001-2733

(270) 443-1724


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Our Services

What are services like?
Services are a strong blend of contemporary and traditional music with much scripture and faithful preaching. The church follows the liturgical year so that time itself will tell the story of Jesus and the people of God.

What is the community like?
the church community is multigenerational with varied theological and political views. The church comes to gether in its outreach to the community with multiple times each year to engage our neighbors withGod's great love--more than 2000 people were reached by this church last year with our message of grace and forgiveness. Outreach events include free community breakfasts, annual neighborhood fair, bluegrass, gsopel and contemporary concerts.

What if I'm not a Christian?
You are welcome here--we speak love in many languages and will seek to love you into God's Kingdom.

Leadership View all

Gregory Waldrop

Gregory Waldrop

God's complete, undeserved love for us - God's grace; The centrality of God’s grace in all human life; The availability of God’s grace for everyone; Salvation as personal and social; The authority of the Bible, tradition, reason, and experience; The essential unity of faith and works, of belief and faithfulness, of salvation and holiness; The power of personal and communal prayer; The church as a community of Christ’s followers who seek to share in God’s mission of making disciples; The necessity of growing in grace; A cooperative posture of ministry and mission in the world, often referred to as “connectionalism;” The link between Christian doctrine and Christian living; Regular and repeated experiences of the means of grace—worship, searching the scriptures, prayer and fasting, holy communion, and conferencing; Caring for God’s Creation

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