1826: Prospect Methodist Church was founded. (We had no building, so we worshiped with the Presbyterians.)
1847: A new building was constructed on Peachtree Road.
1867: Membership was 563.
1895: Six acres of land was purchased on Peachtree Road for $245.
1926: 100th Anniversary
1940: Prospect became a church with a full-time minister.
1961: Prospect became First United Methodist Church of Chamblee with 972 members.
1963: Church voted to move to Chamblee Dunwoody Rd.
1976: The church was 150 years old and paid off their mortgage.
1980: The new sanctuary was opened.
2010: Restore I began, and the existing facilities were renovated.
2016: We broke ground on Restore II. The projected renovated the sanctuary and added a music suite, youth room, narthex, portico, and parking lot. And we prayed for the future.
2017: We opened our new building!
Chamblee Through the Years Video
This church exists by the grace of Jesus Christ working through faithful disciples throughout these years. The video below captures the story of a few of the saints of Chamblee First.