First Church News

The Church in the City

Where We Have Been During our 131 year history, thousands of Methodist followers of Christ in Orlando have taken steps of faith to bring our church to this moment. In 1963, we opened our magnificent sanctuary on the corner of Jackson St. and Magnolia Ave. On November 17, we will hold a 50th Anniversary celebration…

Call For Artists 2013

First Church Orlando invites visual artists in our church family to participate in our first of its kind art show. The show will be displayed beginning with the Downtown Orlando Third Thursday Art Walk on Thursday, September 19, through 26. The form below, along with photos of your submissions, must be received by August 25…

Ministries Council Missions and Goals: 2013

Mission of Ministries Council Provide energetic, positive, and inspired leadership for our church and its ministries consistent with our church vision, mission and core values. Your attendance, contributions and positive energy at our meetings, support of the Congregational Council preparation and attendance, development of the Toler Mission Grant and inspired leadership of your committees make…

Search for Director of Music and Worship Arts

As we recover from the shock of Bill’s decision to retire, we are all anxious about the future of the music ministry in our great church. Be assured of several very important things. The two of us, our search committee and our Staff Parish Relations Committee are committed to finding the right person to lead…

Summer Film Festival

Summer Film Festival Friday evenings, July 12, 19 and 26, we’ll come together for dinner at 6 p.m., a film at 7 p.m. and a discussion to follow. Each is rated PG-13. Child care is available by advance reservation (made by clicking here). Dinner will be available for purchase: Dinner available for purchase: 6 p.m.…