First United Methodist Church~ Compton Serving Compton Since 1868 

1025 South Long Beach Boulevard 

Compton, California 90221 

Telephone No.: (310) 639-0775

First United Methodist of Compton (FUMCC) is hosting a special anniversary service at 10:00 am on April 23, 2023 in recognition of 155 years of ministry in Southern California! The theme for the special anniversary Sunday is “Jesus is Alive . .. Walk With Him” taken from Luke 24: 13-35. 

The guest speaker will be Pastor Stephanie Hoxey. Pastor Hoxey currently serves as the  Assistant Pastor to Pastors Calvin and Apostle Veronica Moore of the Word of Fire Tabernacle Church. As a young child, Pastor Hoxey was actually raised attending FUMC ! She is the  daughter of the late Maxcy and Blondell Filer – both of her parents were very active in the  Compton NAACP and in the forefront of the local civil rights movement. Her dad, Maxcy – known locally as “Mr. Compton” – served on the Compton City Council for 15 years ! Pastor Hoxey shares her parents’ commitment to reach back and help others. 

FUMC is one of the oldest churches in all of Southern California. The current Pastor, Reverend Dr. Arnetha Inge, is encouraging the community to “come and join us for our 155th Birthday party!” There will be light refreshments served after the Worship Service. FUMCC is located at 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd. Compton, CA 90221. For further information, please call the church at (310) 639-0775.

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