First United Methodist Church of
Auburndale, Florida
9:00 AM Coffee & Donut | 9:30 AM Sunday School
10:30 AM Worship Service
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A Message For You!
We are a community of people seeking to grow in relationship with Jesus Christ and in service to the community and the world.
We hope you will visit us and experience the warmth and concern of First United Methodist's people... and catch the enthusiam and excitement that comes from "Knowing Christ and Making Christ Known."

Are you seeking a family church? A place to explore your spirituality? A place to talk, share, and worship with people who will accept you for who you are? Come this Sunday.

Whether you are a regular attender or a visitor to our site, we hope the information you find here is helpful and uplifting. We have many ministry opportunities here at First Church and welcome you to become a part of them.

Doug Townley, Senior Pastor

Job openning - Family Ministries Coordinator

Bulletin Highlights
Live Nativity: Our Mission Team will be having a live Nativity here at the church on Sat., Dec. 20, from 5:30 - 7:30 PM. Make plans to come, invite your family, friends and neighbors, and experience this wonderful event. Don't miss it!!

Heavenly Ringers Performance: The "Heavenly Bell Ringers" will be playing at the Animal Kingdom Lodge at Disney on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 6:00 & 7:00 PM. Make plans to attend and enjoy good Christmas music and support our Bell choir! Hope to see you there!

Christmas Dinner: We will be having dinner here at the church on Christmas Day at 3:30 PM for anyone who would like to come. The turkey and ham will be provided, but please bring a side dish (or two) to go with it. Please RSVP to Dave or Mandy Matha by next Sunday, December 21. Everyone is welcome!

Volunteers Needed: We are working on starting our Wednesday after school ministry with elementary school students in January, and we need help with: **Driving to schools to pick up students and helping with homework/crafts/supervision. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Heather Watkins ASAP! Parents, please see Heather to sign your child up or to find out more information!

Looking for a Sunday School Class?: We have an exciting new media class starting on January 11. We will meet in the Conference Room from 9:15 - 10:15, and use the Right Now Media resources online. Our first topic is a 5 week class called "Time of Your Life" by Andy Stanley. This class is open to all age groups, and will be a discussion-style class, led by different people. For more information, please see Heather Watkins.

Circle of Love Information: Come join the "Circle of Love" every Monday evening at 5:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Please tell your family and friends, or anyone you know who could use a free hot meal. If you would like to be a helper, please email Roxanne McVay at:

Overeater's Anonymous: Overeaters Anonymous meets here every Saturday at 9:00 AM. Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using a 12-step program. For further information, please call the church office at 967-1262. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend!

The Stephen Ministry : The Stephen Ministry is a system for training laypeople to do caring ministry. Those training for Stephen Ministry will learn skills and develop their talents for bringing Christ's healing love to people who are grieving, depressed, or experiencing other stresses in life. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Stephen Minister, please talk to Pastor Doug or Pat Levesque. We are now meeting every Friday morning at 9:00 AM in the Church Conference room.

Men's Breakfast: All men are invited to the weekly men's breakfast every Wednesday morning at 7:30 AM, at the clubhouse at Schalamar Creek in Lakeland. Please call the church office at 967-1262 if you have any questions. All men are invited to attend, and bring another man with you! We hope you will be able to join us!


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Verse Of The Day
Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.

2 Corinthians 9:15

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The Bible in a Year
Dec. 19 Jonah 1-4, Revelation 10
Dec. 20 Micah 1-3,Revelation 11
Dec. 21 Micah 4-5, Revelation 12
Dec. 22 Micah 6-7, Revelation 13
Dec. 23 Nahum 1-3, Revelation 14
Dec. 24 Habakkuk 1-3, Revelation 15
Dec. 25 Zephaniah 1-3, Revelation 16
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