The First Congregational Methodist Church is a Christian denomination in the Southern United States. It has its theological roots in the teachings of John Wesley and adheres to the Methodist Articles of Religion. The FCM was founded in 1855 when several churches split from the Congregational Methodist Church which had itself split three years earlier from the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The First Congregational Methodist Church is Evangelical in ministry, Low Church in liturgy and takes a conservative stance on social issues. The FCM Church maintains headquarters in Boaz, Alabama.