First United Methodist Church, located in Houston, promotes its mission through worship, education, Bible study and community service. Founded in 1839, the church provides a variety of worship opportunities, schools and recreational centers that offer various swimming pools and softball fields. It offers several organizations, such as Wesley Community Center and Clarewood House Retirement Home to serve various communities. First United Methodist Church offers various ministries, including music, men s and women s, Sunday school, and Sunday and Weekly Bible studies. The church also provides Bible conferences, getting connected, healing and caring, Jim Fleming, and neighbors in action ministries. It additionally offers missions, prayer requests, Stephen, special needs, stewardship and wedding ministries.