First Church News

Visual Arts Council

In response to the need for “warming up” First Church’s new spaces completed in the long construction process, the Visual Arts Council, or VAC, was born. This group of people dreamed of setting standards and implementing beauty in worship and community gathering spaces with a focus on historical perspective. The mission states: The Visual Arts…

Staff Changes and Additions

At the September Staff Parish meeting the following First Church staff changes were approved and have subsequently been implemented. The position of Church Administrator has been restructured. This change has resulted in the following: Lisa Lietz has been reassigned to the position of Finance Office Manager. She will continue to oversee the finances of First Church…

Orlando Concert Band

FREE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE IN DOWNTOWN ORLANDO BY WELL-KNOWN CONCERT BAND ORLANDO, FL – The 60-piece Orlando Concert Band will present a free performance, Popular and Patriotic Favorites, at First United Methodist Church of Orlando, Sunday, September 30 at 3 p.m. This event not only features the concert band but also soprano soloist Mary Beth Ortiz,…

Stewardship Summit

Dr. Lovett H. Weems to Headline Foundation’s Annual Stewardship Summit “Funding Your Congregation’s Vision,” is the theme of the Florida United Methodist Foundation’s Annual Stewardship Summit on Sept. 22 at First United Methodist Church of Orlando. Guest speaker is Dr. Lovett H. Weems, Jr., distinguished professor of church leadership and director of the Lewis Center for…

Sign Up Today for a Fall Small Group

Now that the children are heading back in school, it’s time for us to start our fall small groups and classes for adults. The following courses have been scheduled. We hope that you will join us in one of these offerings. To participate, you can sign up in advance using this form or simply show…