First Church News

Pastor Tom’s Retirement

The Rev. Tom McCloskey, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Orlando, has announced his retirement, effective Aug. 5.  The church will mark the occasion with one combined service at 10:30 am in the sanctuary, followed by a churchwide luncheon and program in the gathering area.  All are invited to attend. McCloskey has served…

Open Mic Night

Save the Date | September 15 | 7:00 pm Join us for a chill night of music on the terrace overlooking downtown Orlando. We’ll provide the coffee and views, you provide the tunes. Are you a performer? We would love for you to share your talents. All acts are welcome – poetry, rap, dance, original…

About the Peace Pole & Pathway to Peace

As members of a church which considers “peace with justice” one of its core values, we embrace the Peace Pole as a living symbol of our ongoing quest for peace in our community and our world. The idea to plant a Peace Pole grew out of our Thursday morning Women’s Bible Study class and a…