First Church News

Ash Wednesday Services

Wednesday | February 14, 2018 Noon Service in the Sanctuary with lunch available ($6) after the ~40-minute service. You are welcome to enjoy your lunch in the Gathering Space or take it to-go. 6:30 pm Yoga in the Chapel. Begin the Lenten season with Yoga, centering prayer, and meditation. This free class is for all levels…

New Chancel Choir Director, Dr. Redding

The Staff Parish Relations Committee has hired Dr. Jeffery Redding to be our new Director of the Chancel Choir. Jeff holds his Ph.D. in Choral Conducting/Music Education from Florida State University and he is the Director of Choral Activities at West Orange High School.  He has been a guest conductor at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully…

Soup’r Bowl Challenge!

It’s time to represent your church, your community, and your team! Bring in non-perishable 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 and will be announced after the Super…

Rejoice in Christ!

January 27 | 5:00 pm | Sanctuary About the Program The music program presented January 27 is a new chapter in the “Power and Glory of God Through Music” concert series. In 2015, the Divine Trilogy series was brought to a successful close at the Forest Lake Church in Apopka. This year we start anew…

MLK Gospel Concert

Beyond The Dream: A Gospel Concert Celebration January 18, 7:00 pm | Sanctuary Presented by City of Orlando Mayor’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission Celebrating 32 years of the King Holiday in Songs and Performances at First United Methodist Church of Orlando. Please bring non-perishable food to stock OCPS food pantries. Free parking available…