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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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
WELCOME SAVANNAH!!: Our new full-time youth Director, Savannah Rogers, begins on Sunday, July 15, 2018, with her new family here at First UMC of Auburndale! We are having a special “Luau Luncheon” today right after the worship service by Gaye Howell and her team, so please stay and make her feel “at home!!” The menu is: BBQ Pork Sliders, Teriyaki Chicken Tenders (plus some plain) Fried Rice, Salad, Grilled Fruit, Bread and Dessert. A basket will be in the Fellowship Hall to put your cards in. See you there!!

Bloodmobile Coming: The Winter Haven Bloodmobile will be with us next Sunday, July 22, from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Blood donations are running low, so please give a pint of blood to help save a life! The donation includes a Wellness Checkup, Blood Pressure, Iron count, and Cholesterol results. Free gift with blood donation, and first time donors must have a photo ID. For more information, call 863-297-1840 or

Blessing Basket Information: The Mission Team continues to collect items for the Blessing Baskets that is given to families at Thanksgiving in November. The June Collection will be “boxed sides”, which includes Mac N Cheese, Rice, boxed Potatoes, Suddenly Salad, etc... Please check the expiration date not to expire in 2018. Please bring the items on Sunday and put in the basket in the Sanctuary lobby area, or drop them off in the church office during the week.
“All day long he craves for more, but the righteous give without sparing.” Pr. 21:26

The Singles Mingle: The Singles Mingle will be meeting on the regular schedule for June and July only at 4:00 p.m. There will be NO 6:00 p.m. meeting until August. We would like you to join us each Wednesday in the Seekers Room at the church, and then go out to dinner or “something.” We have a lot of fun events scheduled for the summer, so don’t miss out! We always have a great time together, and we welcome all new comers!! For more information, please call the church office. Hope to you see you on Wednesday!!

Men's Bible Group: The Men’s Bible Group meets every Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m. at Café 92. All men are welcome for this time of sharing of Food and Word. You order and pay for your own breakfast from the menu. We discuss the Scripture readings of the day from the daily schedule. We pray, and you are on your way by 8:00 a.m. Men, come and join us!

Mission Team News: Our Missions Team will be going to the Florida Children's home for a work week July 9 - 12, 2018. Please pray the team as they work on projects that need to be done.

Florida UM Children's Home Donations Needed: The Florida United Methodist Children’s Home is in need of many donations! There is a list of the items needed on the table in the foyer area at the church, and in the church office. If you are able to help out, please stop by and pick up a list. Please bring the items to the church office. All donations will be greatly appreciated!!

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Stressed Out? Storms in Life?: You don’t have to go through difficult times alone. Our Stephen Ministers are ready to provide you with confidential, one-to-one, Christian care and support to help you get through a tough time. So don’t keep it all inside and struggle alone. Our Stephen Ministers are “there to care!” To find out more about Stephen Ministry, talk with one of our Stephen Ministers or our leaders, Pat Levesque: 603-361-1844 or Bob Levesque: 603-867-9271.

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The Bible in a Year
Jul. 19 Psalm 23-25, Acts 21:18-40
Jul. 20 Psalm 26-28, Acts 22
Jul. 21 Psalm 29-30, Acts 23:1-15
Jul. 22 Psalm 31-32, Acts 23:16-35
Jul. 23 Psalm 33-34, Acts 24
Jul. 24 Psalm 35-36, Acts 25
Jul. 25 Psalm 37-39, Acts 26
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