Frequently Ask Questions


What’s the dress code?
There is no set dress code. Come as you are. You will see a variety of clothing styles form ties to casual clothes, men in suits, khakis, jeans, dress shirts or polo shirts. Women wear dresses, suits, skirts, slacks, and jeans. During the summer months, appropriate summer attire is worn. We know that God is more concerned with a person's heart than their clothes, so dress in a way that will allow you to worship God with all your might!

What is the street address of the church?
The church’s postal address is 406 N. College St., Charlotte, NC. The church building is located on the corner of 7th and College streets.

Where do I park?
First United has been granted parking privileges with Secure Parking. We can park in their 424 lot (the large parking lot behind our Educational Building) on Sundays from 9:30 am until 12:30 pm. The hours are extended to 1:30 pm on Shared Ministry Sundays on the third Sunday of each month. We are also allowed to park in their 500 lot (at 8th and College Streets next to where the Comedy Zone used to be) in the evenings during weekday church events. Please remember you must display your First United rearview mirror parking pass to identify your vehicle(s) with the church. Let’s all follow these guidelines as the uptown parking situation continues to unfold.

What are the church office hours?
The church office are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  

What is the fax number?
The fax number is Fax (704) 376-8329

What do I do in case of an emergency, such as a death in the family?
Call the church office at 704-376-8014. If the emergency occurs after hours, contact the pastor via the home number or cell number.

Who should I call if I want to schedule a wedding, baptism, funeral, or use the church facilities?
Call the church office at 704-376-8014 or email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Additional detailed information can be found on the website, in the Facilities/Event Requests (About Us) menu.

Where is the lost and found?
Lost items can be turned in/picked up from the church office.

What happens in case of inclement weather?
In most cases, the church will hold services on Sunday mornings, despite bad weather. In the case of extreme circumstances, we will use our phone tree to notify members. In addition, church members should check radio and television stations for closing information.