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UMCOR UPDATE: SAGER BROWN

Our mission team went to the Sager Brown UMCOR Depot in Baldwin, LA and spent the last week packing health kits, school supplies and layette kits for babies. The supplies they assembled will go to Lebanon, helping those arriving from Syria in the refugee camps. Visit fumcwp.org to learn how you can donate directly to […]

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FUMCH PICNIC UPDATE

Many thanks to our hard-working crew who cooked and served lunch at the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home. After cooking hot dogs and hamburgers for the crowd of more than 100, everyone had a chance to enjoy the water slides and a fantastic summer afternoon! What a great day at the Children’s Home!

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Elevate: Night of Joy

Every year, Night of Joy gathers some of the biggest names in Christian music for an awesome time at the “Happiest Place on Earth”. Elevate took on Magic Kingdom and had a great time getting to know each other, eating turkey legs and listening to rocking, positive music focused on Christ. Our adult volunteers, who […]

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UMCOR

      THE SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS. HURRICANE KATRINA. EBOLA CRISIS IN WEST AFRICA. HOW DO WE HELP? The good news is – you belong to a church that has a system in place to help in situations such as these. The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) brings God’s hope, healing and renewal to […]

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STUDENTS ADVANCING MISSIONS (SAM)

Our SAM Team (middle schoolers with a heart to serve others) kicked off the school year by putting together more than 300 Street Eats bags! Their teamwork was awesome as they created an assembly line and worked together to fill each bag. Be sure to pick up a (or make your own!) Street Eats bag, […]

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SOUL TO SOLE

Many thanks to Cheryl Loft who saw a need in our community, started our Soul to Sole ministry and has served faithfully for 6 years! Cheryl is moving on to other commitments, and Sandy Havron will continue the efforts of supplying gently-used athletic shoes to those in need in our community. Thank you Cheryl! If […]

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CONGRATULATIONS, REV. VAN SON!

We recently welcomed our newest ordained deacon to the church family! After extensive training and evaluations, Michele Walker Van Son received the Bishop’s commissioning as a Deacon of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church in June. Our Church Conference then unanimously voted to have her serve here. She feels called to welcome, educate […]

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Covenant Bible Experience

This Covenant Experience is an opportunity for the whole church to experience reading the Bible together over an eight week period. Everyone is invited to join a Covenant group which will meet weekly to learn and talk about what they have read. There is even a Covenant group for our students on Sunday morning at […]

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Great Expectations

Brought to you by the Beyond 50 Ministries Task Force of the Florida Annual Conference in partnership with First United Methodist Church Winter Park, Great Expectations for Boomers & Beyond is a conference designed to address the needs of the growing population of those over 50. This unique event will encourage and engage participants with […]

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Elevate + Agua Viva = Success!

View the Elevate blog update HERE. For a week the students of Elevate had an amazing opportunity to travel on a mission for Agua Viva. Students helped to build a home, worked with an English school, and put on a VBS for the community of Los Chiles. Our team got to experience the beautiful culture […]

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