Churches and Religious Movements

First United Methodist Church, Lexington, was formed in 1789, meeting at first in a small cabin on the east end of town. It was the first Methodist church west of the Allegheny Mountains.  After a rapid period of growth in the early 1800's, during which time...

The history of First United Methodist Church (First Church) mirrors in many ways the history of Lexington.  Methodists were among the earliest settlers of Lexington, and national Methodist leaders sent ministers to Lexington to organize believers into what was...


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