Welcome to First Metropolitan United Church!

A warm welcome (Lekwungen: Namekwa) to First Metropolitan United Church, part of the United Church of Canada.

Public health regulations require masks be worn for the duration of worship services and while entering and leaving the church building. As of Dec. 12, all people over 12 years old attending worship will be required to be fully vaccinated.   

We are a diverse, inclusive and vibrant Christian community in the downtown North Park neighbourhood of Victoria, BC. We welcome everyone no matter their age, ethnic or cultural background, income, ability, gender identity and sexual orientation. Learn More

                     First Met grieves the unidentified residential school children (with video)

First Metropolitan United Church acknowledges and respects that we live, work and worship on the traditional territory of the  WSÁNEĆ (Saanich), Lekwungen (Songhees), Wyomilth (Esquimalt) peoples of the Coast Salish Nation. Their historical stewardship of this beautiful land  continues to this day.

First Met is committed to becoming an anti-racist congregation. See here for our full statement.


First Met has voted to become an Affirming congregation.


                          If you would like to support our ministry, please click here. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Thank you.