First Church News

Organ Concert

Dongho Lee, a native of Seoul, Korea, will play our magnificient organ in a solo organ concert, Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 pm. Ms. Lee has concertized throughout the United States, Europe and South Korea, in numerous churches, cathedrals and concert halls.  She earned degrees from Yonsei University in Korea while serving as organist at…

Classical Guitar Recital

Rafael Scarfullery will present a Classical Guitar recital in our Chapel on Saturday evening, February 27, at 7:00 pm. Rafael is Director of Music and organist at Aldersgate UMC in Charlottesville, Virginia. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Guitar Performance from Shenandoah University and performs throughout America, including Carnegie Hall in New York.…

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…