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Our Lent Experiment

Beginning Sunday, February 12, we will be selling books and handing out free “How to Guides” to help prepare us for our church wide Lenten experiment beginning March 5.  As a community we will be reading The 7 Experiment: an experimental mutiny against excess by Jen Hatmaker. In addition, there will be a weekly fast […]

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Finding Direction in a Post Election USA

Rev. Gary Mason Sunday, March 5 All three services (8:00, 9:30 and 11:00) Who is Rev. Gary Mason? Rev. Dr. Gary Mason is a Methodist minister and directs a conflict transformation organisation based in Belfast called “Rethinking Conflict.” Prior to this, he spent 27 years as a Methodist clergy person in parish ministry in Belfast […]

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Who Is Your Neighbor? How Do You Connect with Them?

Join Tom Bandy on February 25, 2017 8:45am – 12:30pm 8:30am – Gathering with light refreshments Register Here The East Central District presents a morning with Tom Bandy. This is truly a unique opportunity–one that pastors and anyone involved with evangelism, missions or worship  won’t want to miss. Tom is the author of the 71 Lifestyle segment […]

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Panua Celebrates Selection Sunday

PANUA CELEBRATES SELECTION SUNDAY Thank you to all our members who have stepped out in faith and committed to partnering with one of our 200 Panua youth for the next 3 years. We even had some creative partnerships begin. Lee and Art Cross connected with Kayla Anderson to write letters and financially support Nandia in […]

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Bishop Carter In Worship

BISHOP CARTER IN WORSHIP Sunday, Feb. 5 9:30am – contemporary service, 11:00am – traditional service Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. is resident bishop of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. Along with the 15 members of his Cabinet, he gives pastoral and administrative leadership to almost 700 congregations and ministries that stretch from Tallahassee […]

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Broadway Bound!

BROADWAY BOUND – YOUTH CHOIR FUNDRAISER Feb. 10 and 11, 6:30pm, Matthias Family Life Center Gym Support the Impact Singers’ Summer 2017 mission trip. Enjoy a cabaret-style performance of Broadway’s finest, featuring the music of Mame, Wicked, and theme songs from movies. Silent auction will take place both nights. Tickets avialable in the front office […]

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Seven Experiment Schedule of Sermons and Fasting

Seven Experiment Schedule of Sermons and Fasting Feb. 26 – a sermon introduction to the series. Ask congregation to read introduction and chapter one. Small groups start meeting the week of March 5. March 5 – food The fast on food runs March 6-12 March 12 – clothing The fast on clothing runs March 13-19 March […]

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Women’s Book Club – Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand

The Wednesday morning Women’s Book Club recently met to discuss our January book, the novel “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand.” It was an enjoyable time with a group of women who love to read and talk about what they have read. If this describes you, we hope you will join us for our February meeting on […]

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Now Hiring – Arts Administrator

Arts Administrator, Arts non-profit Studio 150 First United Methodist Church Winter Park – Winter Park, FL Part-Time (15-20 hours/week) About the Organization – Studio 150 is a dance studio operating as a ministry of First United Methodist Church Winter Park.  We emphasize fun, creativity, and imagination in dance, while using our God-given talents. Students will […]

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Confirmation 2017

Register Here Confirmation refers to the decision a person makes to respond to God’s grace with intentional commitment, publicly reaffirming his or her baptismal vows before the congregation. During confirmation class, confirmands learn about the meaning of Christian faith, the history and teachings of The United Methodist Church, and an explanation of the baptismal and […]

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