First Church News

First Church Supports Higher Education

by Ted Conner, Scholarship Committee Chair The vision and generosity of prior First Church members created three First Church scholarship endowments. The endowments currently help support seventeen undergraduate students and two postgraduate ministerial students. The Torrance Scholarship Fund and the Morita Clark Scholarship Fund each serve to support students selected on considerations including academic achievement…

Wednesdays Fall 2013

A fresh approach to mid-week Small groups begins September 11. Get a sneak peak of these opportunities to connect, engage and grow on September 4 at our first Wednesday evening dinner of the season. Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Across 1 (verb) to join, link, or fasten together; unite or…

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…