First Church News

2013 Stewardship Summit

On Saturday, March 9, First Church will have the privilege of hosting a Florida United Methodist Foundation event featuring Bishop Kenneth H. Carter, Jr., Rev. Pam Carter, and guest speakers from other conferences within the United Methodist Church. The event, the 2013 Stewardship Summit is open to all clergy and laity in the Florida Annual…

Second 2013 Lenten Devotional

Stewardship of Creation Green Team offers weekly Lenten Devotionals In the spirit of sacrifice, self-denial and penitence, the Green Team is offering weekly devotions during Lent for your thoughtful study. This week we ask you to prayerfully consider the advantages of buying local. Daily Scripture: Psalm 104:14-15 You, O God, cause the grass to grow…

Sewing Ministry Recap

Those who received our services: Schools: Eccleston, Pineloch, Wesley Child Development Center, Howard Middle School, A Gift for Teaching Community: Servants Heart, BETA House, Harbor House, Apopka Cancer Resource Center, Russell Home, Westminster Care (Delaney), Amway Nursing Home, Coalition for the Homeless, Christian Service Center, Seniors First First United Methodist Church of Orlando: Florida United…

Stewardship of Creation

In the spirit of sacrifice, self-denial and penitence, the Green Team is offering weekly devotions during Lent for your thoughtful study.  This week we ask you to prayerfully consider the advantages of eating organic.  Genesis 2:7-8 Then the Lord God formed the human from the soil of the ground and breathed breath into its nostrils…

2012 Book Drive

The United Methodist Women (UMW) delivered 500 children’s books to elementary schools and A Gift for Teaching during 2012. Since the beginning of this program which was started by the Circle of Faith in 2004 and sponsored by the UMW, a total of 6,177 books have been donated. We are thankful to everyone who has…