First Church News

Meeting Rooms Fully Equipped

Sitting in any of the meeting rooms on the first and second floors, you may have noticed some changes. Each room is equipped with a flat screen television capable of showing videos and images off of a computer. Given that many classes are taught with accompanying slide shows and video clips, this makes all of…

The LightHouse

Learn about our many events and ministry opportunities by clicking here. Items included at this link are Boogie Boarders (second and third graders), Wave Runners (fourth and fifth graders), Walk Through Bethlehem, Vacation Bible School.

Kingdomtide

Every autumn, many United Methodists do something uniquely United Methodist: they step into the little-known, creation-caring season of Kindgomtide. In 1937, the former Federal Council on Churches (now the National Council of Churches of Christ) recommended that all church denominations celebrate Kingdomtide as a way of highlighting Jesus’ teachings concerning the kingdom of God. Today, the United Methodist Church…

Prayer and Fasting

Dear Congregation of First United Methodist Church of Orlando, I, like you, have been distressed by the continued violence in the Syria, Egypt, and throughout the Middle East. In my personal prayers Peace is a constant request of God and for me Peace will only be fully present when war no longer exists.  I believe…