Charlottesville First United Methodist Church is located in historic downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, two blocks north of the downtown mall and across Jefferson St. from Market Street Park.



Visitors are invited to park in the lot reached from 2nd Street (between High St. and Jefferson St.). Handicapped parking spaces are available in this lot. Entering the church from this parking lot and through the door on the left side of the portico takes you to the Welcome Center, from where you can find the Sanctuary, the Chapel, and the Fellowship Hall. The door on the right side of the portico opens to an elevator. There is a wheelchair located inside this entrance if needed.


  • Take the elevator to G for preschool Children's classrooms and Fellowship Hall.

  • Take the elevator to the 2nd floor for Chapel and Sanctuary (11:00 a.m. service).

  • Take elevator to the 3rd floor for most Sunday School classrooms.



There are several parking lots available for Sunday morning parking, each within a short walk of the church. See map below for specific locations.