First Church News

Celebration Dinner and Ministries Council Update

Engaging, Serving, Committing, Communicating and Worshiping RSVP by clicking here. Click here to make child care reservations. Dinner Menu: Italian salad, baked vegetarian ziti, baguettes, tea and lemonade, key lime squares and brownies Cost: $8. Ministries Council Spring 2012 Update Do you feel it? God’s spirit is alive in our church and our commitment to our…

Brian’s Commissioning as a Provisional Elder

Let’s Celebrate Brian’s Commissioning Our Associate Pastor Brian Johnson will be commissioned as a “provisional elder” in The United Methodist Church at the 2012 session of the Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, June 14-16 at The Lakeland Center, 701 West Lime Street, Lakeland, FL  33815. This is a huge step for Brian…

Summer 2012

June Children Summer Sunday School Classes Sunday school continues through the summer. Camp LightHouse • Register by the week, beginning 6/11. • Field trips, crafts and fun. Vacation Bible School • Decorating Week: 6/11–15, 9 a.m. – noon • VBS: 6/18-22, 9 a.m. – noon • Special Needs VBS: 6/18–20, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.…

Sustainable by Design

An article was recently published in Church Executive magazine. It was written by Anne Briggs, AIA, LEED AP, (First Church congregation member, First Church Green Team member) and Tim Black, AIA, LEED AP, (architect with CDH Partners Inc., Atlanta, GA). Click here to read the article. Open publication – Free publishing – More green design