First Church News

Off-Campus Event

The Solar Bears will be playing the South Carolina Stingrays at 7 p.m. at the Amway Center, just down the street from our church. Christian artist Group One Crew will perform throughout the game from the ice. Before the game, 5 p.m. – 6:45 p.m., the Amway Center will host a pre-game Ice Fest block…

New Year Message and Challenge

I am not a fan of New Year’s  resolutions and I know why. I am not very good at keeping them. I typically want to change or improve all of my shortcomings and do it all now. Great intent, but poor results. About  8 years ago I had a serious back injury and as a result of that injury…

Feeding Hungry Child in Our Community Recap

You helped us touched the children and their families at Lancaster and Winegard Elementary Schools in the days leading up to their Christmas break. We all felt the same joy and sense of purpose in our first event of the Feeding Hungry Children Ministry! We know we made a difference. Whenever the the task force…

Wednesday Nights in the Spring

Wednesday Night Dinners Wednesday evening dinners will resume from the Christmas break on January 9. Join us every Wednesday, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Come before or after your evening small group, class or rehearsal … or just come for dinner with your church family! Cost: adults/youth $6; children $3; A family pays no more than $15. Cash,…

O Come All Ye Faithful

Tradition! The annual Christmas Concert at First United Methodist has become a wonderful holiday tradition celebrating our Savior’s birth through glorious music of the season. Sung by the Chancel Choir and accompanied by full orchestra, the concert offers a panorama of emotions and creativity as the music illuminates and proclaims the blessed story of angels,…