First United Methodist Church Bourbon

Bourbon First United Methodist Church is part of a small rural community in Missouri.

The church was first organized in 1878 and housed in several locations prior to the building of its present home in 1978.  It is a mature, hardworking congregation known for its perseverance, service and generous benevolence in the community and beyond.  Membership serves locally in ways such as the local food pantry, local backpacking ministries and others.

  • Worship is Sunday mornings at  9:30 am in the Sanctuary and on our Facebook page live.
  • Prayer ministry meets on Wednesday mornings at 9 am in Room one.
  • Bible Study is meeting in person and online with Zoom, email us for the link.
  • United Methodist Men meet the second Tuesday of the month at 9am in the Fellowship Hall
  • United Methodist Woman meet the first Tuesday of the month at 10:30am in the Fellowship Hall
  • Choir

St James United Methodist Church

St James United Methodist Church is on the National Register of Historic Buildings.  Built in 1868 to be used as a Union Church, William James, owner of the Iron works at Maramec Springs, donated the land for the church.  Mr James bought the building and called it the St James Chapel to be used by all denominations.  in 1874 the church was purchased by The Emory's and served as a Methodist Church.  In 1880 The Methodist Episcopal Church, South purchased the building.  The Church has gone through many renovations since 1868, but continues to be a faithful witness to God in the St James community.

  • Worship on Sundays at 11 am and on Face book live.
  • Adult Sunday school Sunday mornings at 9:30 am
  • Bible Study on Monday mornings at 10 am
  • Quilters meet on Tuesday mornings at 9 am
  • Choir meets on Sunday mornings at 10am in the Choir room.