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Address: 742 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3206
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+1 865-436-4691
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Friendly welcoming church

It is a nice church for dropping in for Sunday morning worship. We went to the early service and there were perhaps 18-24 worshippers, perhaps 1/3 of which were visitors like us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
loneeagle_15
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Virginia
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Virginia
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice church for dropping in for Sunday morning worship. We went to the early service and there were perhaps 18-24 worshippers, perhaps 1/3 of which were visitors like us. Locals were very welcoming and happy to have us. Traditional service with good, challenging sermon.

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Thank loneeagle_15
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

If you dont like missing church, and still want to get out on a sunday, there is access here right on the main shop street. You can pop in for service, then leave and enjoy your vacation.

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Thank Garrs G
McMinnville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

went to church service here on christmas day 2016,great service,very good message,was cordially welcomed and when the service was over greeted again and asked to return.Cant say eneough good about this wonderful church.

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Thank Jimmy87903
Trussville, Alabama
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Our pastor had arranged a retreat with a senior social group in Gatlinburg. Three houses out of the seven houses we had booked burned in the fire, and the largest one was where we were going to conduct singing/preaching and cooking. So, he called the Methodist church since we are Methodist and asked if we could use their facilities, and... More 

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Thank joytraveler13
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Christmas morning brought us to the Gatlinburg First United Methodist Chirst and we felt right at home. The service was perfect for Christmas and the music was expertly played. Everyone we met was friendly and open just like out church at home. We discovered they had a Bread of Life Ministry there which is conducted diferently than the one at... More 

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Thank Linda S
Canton, Georgia, United States
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142 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Beautiful church tucked away right in downtown Gatlinburg. Lovely to walk around and visit. Christmas eve candlelight service too.

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Thank Franklin M
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, United States
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123 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The driveway is marked by a sign between two commercial properties, and is VERY steep. There is another way to get there, which, as we were there early, we saw other members of the congregations use, but we only had the street address, The entry is not particularly well signed, but once we got in, we found the congregation very... More 

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Thank BadgerBob67
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Historical church overlooking the city of Gatlinburg. It sits on the side of the hill as if keeping watch over the city. Beautiful historical church that overs two services on Sunday morning.

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Thank katie s
Nederland, Texas
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We have attended this church once a year for the last 20+ years. It is a very beautiful and quaint church constructed with native stone and huge rough hewn timbers. It is the members of this congregation that make the church. They are very welcoming and pleased to greet and see us year after year.

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Thank nickjhuck
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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246 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I attended a Sunday morning service and it was an uplifting experience. Inspiring sermon and communion.

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