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 enthusiasm and excitement that comes from "Knowing Christ and Making Christ Known."

Are you seeking a family church? A place to explore your relationship to God? 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, 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.



Bulletin Highlights
Parsonage Work Day: We will be having a work day at the Parsonage on Saturday, April 30, from 8:00AM - 12:00PM. Please park at the church, since parking at the parsonage is limited,and go to the Fellowship Hall at 8:00 AM for donuts and coffee before we get started. Make plans to come and help out, and please bring your yard rakes with you. We hope to see you there!

Mother's Day Donation: We will be honoring our mother's next Sunday, May 8, in a special way. Your gift of $5.00 donation will place your mother's name on our Mother's Day insert with a listing: "In Honor of" or "In Memory Of." All donations will be sent to the Florida UM Children's Home to assist in their great ministry of providing love to children in the name of Jesus. Please get a form on the table in the foyer area at church on Sunday, fill it out and drop it in the offering plate or give it to an usher. Monday, May 2, is the deadline to have them turned in.

Mayor's Prayer Breakfast: The Mayor's Prayer Breakfast is Thursday, May 5, 7:30 - 9:00 AM. Mayor Tim Pospichal invites you to attend the prayer breakfast on the National Day of Prayer at the Auburndale Civic Center, featuring form NFL and Tampa Bay Bucs player Frank Murphy. Our church will have 2 table reserved. Tickets are $10 each. Sign up on the back of your Connect Card on Sunday or call the church office by Monday, May 2.

Blessing Baskets Have Started Again!!: Our Mission Team is collecting items for our annual Blessing Baskets in November. We are taking canned goods, boxed items, toiletries, toothbrushes & toothpaste, etc... Please think about our baskets when you are in the grocery store and help donate! You may bring the items to church with you on Sunday, or drop them by the church office during regular working hours. Thank you for your help in helping people in our community!!

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 Jim, Pat Levesque or call the church office. We are now meeting the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month at 9:30 AM in the Church Conference room. Come join us and make a difference in people's lives!

Donations for : The Wednesday morning Men's Breakfast Group is collecting donations for the residents of "The Bridge" here in Auburndale. The items needed are: personal toiletries items such as toothbrush/toothpaste, deodorant, hand lotion, face cream, hand soap, shampoo & conditioner, hairspray. And for their children who come visit them on the weekends, we are collecting coloring books, crayons, construction paper, colored pencils, markers, and any toys for small children. There is a box in the foyer for these items. You may bring them to church with you or drop them by the church office during regular working hours. Monetary donations are very welcome! Please help these families by bringing donations! Thank you!

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: rnmcvay@aol.com.

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!

 

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The Bible in a Year
May. 6 I Kings 21-22, Luke 23:26-56
May. 7 II Kings 1-3, Luke 24:1-35
May. 8 II Kings 4-6, Luke 24:36-53
May. 9 II Kings 7-9, John 1:1-28
May. 10 II Kings 10-12, John 1:29-51
May. 11 II Kings 13-14, John 2
May. 12 II Kings 15-16, John 3:1-18
 
316 LAKE ARIANA BOULEVARD, AUBURNDALE, FL 33823 (863) 967-1262
 
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