First United Methodist Church of
Auburndale, Florida
9:00 AM Coffee & Donut | 9:30 AM Sunday School
10:30 AM Worship Service
Color Of the Year
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 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
Music News: There will be NO Bell or Choir practice until further notice. Please watch your bulletin for further details and information.

Circle of Love Fundraiser: The Circle of Love will be selling "Gourmet" popcorn as a fundraiser in the courtyard after church next Sunday, Jan. 25. Come prepared to buy this great tasting popcorn!

Looking for a Sunday School Class?: We have an exciting new media class starting on January 25. We will meet in the Children's Church 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.

"Souper" Bowl Lunch: Don't miss the "Souper" Bowl lunch after church on Sunday, Jan. 25, sponsored by the Mission Team. The congregation is encouraged to wear Jeans and Jerseys to worship and lunch! All donations go to the Mission Team.

Men's Group News: All men are invited to our weekly Men's Group every Wednesday morning at 7:30 AM at Schalamar Creek Clubhouse in Lakeland. We have a guest speaker each week. Come join us!

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:

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!

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.

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
Jan. 27 Exodus 16-18, Matthew 18:1-20
Jan. 28 Exodus 19-20, Matthew 18:21-35
Jan. 29 Exodus 21-22, Matthew 19
Jan. 30 Exodus 23-24, Matthew 20:1-16
Jan. 31 Exodus 25-26, Matthew 20:17-34
Feb. 27 Numbers 15-16, Mark 6:1-29
Feb. 28 Numbers 17-19, Mark 6:30-56
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