First Church News

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…

Holy Week & Easter Services

Holy Week Services [accordions] [accordion title=”April 13 | Maundy Thursday” active=”no”]Services at noon in the Chapel and 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary. Bus pickup available from the downtown towers for the noon service. Please call the church office to reserve your space on the bus – 407.849.6080. PLEASE NOTE: On Thursday, April 13 (Maundy Thursday),…

Meet Our Coptic Christian Neighbors

By Gail Lippincott Have you met our neighbors, members of St. Athanasius American Coptic Orthodox Church? They have been meeting in our chapel on Saturdays since July 2015. In April 2014, the Nu Class invited twin brothers Rida and Rami Sadrack to speak about oppressed Christians living in Egypt. Born in Port Sudan, the young…

Spring Picnic & Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 9 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at Wadeview Park Bring your picnic lunch, a blanket and some chairs, and don’t forget a basket to collect your Easter eggs! Join us for a fun afternoon of games, story time and an epic egg hunt! We’re requesting each family bring a dozen plastic eggs filled…