First Church News

One Year Later, 6.12.17

Peace Pole Dedication Thank you to the Thursday Morning Women’s Bible Study for their efforts in commissioning the Peace Pole at First Church and to Harlan Hanson for designing the landscaping and Path to Peace. The seven-foot structure featuring the words “May Peace Prevail on Earth” in seven languages was dedicated on Monday, June 12 at…

Community Events Honoring Victims of Pulse Tragedy

First United Methodist Church of Orlando will host a series of special events to mark the First Anniversary of the Pulse tragedy. All events are open to the entire Central Florida Community regardless of faith, creed, or religious affiliation. June 6, Interfaith Service of Prayer and Compassion, 7:00 pm | Contemporary Worship Space Sponsored by…

Class of 2017 Graduates

Yesterday we celebrated our class of 2017 graduates with a banquet and evening of celebration at Youth Group. Our graduates processed into the 11:00 am worship service along with our 2017 Wesley Child Development Center graduates. All of our graduates were then prayed over by the pastors. It was a wonderful day of celebrations. Click to view…

2017 Confirmation Class

Last night we celebrated our newest members who joined through Confirmation. Ten weeks of classes and homework, discussing faith with their mentors, and exploring what following Jesus is all about led to a wonderful worship service. Nine students made a commitment to their faith and to our church. Read their Faith Statements

Open Table Ministry

First Church offers many mission trip opportunities that involve travel to another state or country; however, Open Table provides a year-long mission trip without leaving Orlando. Our first Open Table began in November of 2015 when eleven members of the congregation, including a youth representative, partnered with Orange County’s WrapAround program to serve a sister…