First Church News

Congratulations Dr. Jeffery Redding!

Our wonderful Chancel Choir director, Dr. Jeffery Redding has been named the winner of this year’s Grammy Music Educator award! This award recognizes those who have made a lasting impact on students and music education. Redding was selected from more than 2,800 initial nominees from all over the U.S. Bravo, Dr. Redding! CBS This Morning…

Quack Attack 5k

February 16, 2019 • Race Start: 8:00 am Quack Attack on Poverty 5k is a professionally-timed race for runners, joggers and walkers of all ages and abilities. This unique event requires participants to wear an inflatable duck-shaped pool float through a 3.1 mile course featuring bubble, squirt gun and quack zones. The goal of this…

St. Olaf Choir Concert

Wednesday, February 6 • 7:30 pm The St. Olaf Choir, conducted by Anton Armstrong, will perform at First Church Orlando on their 2019 Winter Tour. The St. Olaf Choir, comprised of 75 mixed voices, is the premier a cappella choir in the United States. For over a century, the choir has set a standard of…

Soup’r Bowl Challenge

Feed the Need Soup’r Bowl Challenge January 27 – February 3 It’s time to represent your church, your community, and your team! Bring in nonperishable food for this year’s SOUP’R BOWL CHALLENGE! Run up the score by placing your food donation in your NFL team’s cart, 1 food item = 1 point. The team with the highest point total wins…

Welcome Rev. Dr. Bob Bushong

We’re excited to welcome Dr. Bob Bushong, who will be serving as our interim lead pastor beginning in January. Bob was appointed District Superintendent to the East Central District effective July 2015. He is a graduate of Stetson University and Duke Divinity School. Bob has served as a pastor in the East Central (formerly Orlando) District since…