First Church News

2016 Sinclair Scholarship Application

The Florida United Methodist Foundation is now accepting applications from first-year, college-bound United Methodist students for the 2016 Sinclair scholarships. Guidelines Applicants must: Be full and active members of a Florida United Methodist church Have a record of church and community service Have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher or academic performance that indicates…

High School Retreat Recap

The High School Retreat was this past weekend. A group of high school students and adults braved the sub-freezing temperatures at the Lake Asbury Retreat Center in Green Cove Springs, FL. The group spent the weekend exploring the theme God’s Call Awakens. They looked at how Isaiah’s call story (Isaiah 6:1-8) tied into Luke Skywalker…

The Dream: A Gospel Concert

Thursday, January 21 | 7:00 pm [hr style=”solid|dash|dot”] Presented by Orlando Mayor’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission at First Church Orlando Featuring choirs from: St. Mark AME Church, Orlando; Forest Lake SDA Church, Apopka; The Sanctuary Church, Orlando; and our own Chancel Choir.  Soloist for the evening will be Chelsea Mabson along with celebrated composer and pianist, Gale Jones…

Join Our Staff | Worship Leader

  Position Overview: The Worship Leader is a spiritual and organizational leader who oversees the contemporary worship ministries of First United Methodist Church of Orlando. He/She plays an active and important leadership role in the life of First Church Orlando. The Worship Leader is responsible for preparing and leading the music and worship flow for…

Theology Weekend 2016

Every year, the NU class organizes and sponsors a winter weekend seminar on a topic of religious/theological significance. A guest speaker is invited to lead the discussion with sessions held on a Saturday and Sunday. The seminar is free and open to the public; the only cost is for meals. Parking is free in the…