Newcomers to First Church are invited to “Coffee with the Clergy” on Sunday mornings after worship. This will be an informal time where you can get to know our clergy staff and find ways to get connected to the First Church community. Immediately after worship, make your way to Rev.
Kelly Qualls has been our Executive Director of Music for the past eight years. She was born in Kansas, but has called the Portland area her home since 1982 which is when she joined First UMC and began singing in the Chancel Choir. Kelly taught elementary, middle school and high
The new website for Portland’s First United Methodist Church was launched on November 15, 2011. If you don’t see your group or committee listed anywhere, it’s because we don’t have a volunteer from your group to help maintain your area yet. Contact the web manager to get the ball rolling,
If you have a specific question or concern about First Church, you can reach us through the church office at 503/228-3195. We also have a psychologist who maintains an office on our campus. Dr. Roger Carlson is an ordained United Methodist minister, as well as a fully licensed psychologist. If