First United Methodist Church Of Auburndale Florida - Love Jesus, Love Others, and Server the World

UPDATE: We have returned to in-person worship each Sunday at 10:30. Come and bring your family and friends with you!

The Worship Service is live streamed on Facebook, and will also be recorded and available by email and on Facebook each Saturday evening and Sunday evenings.

The Crafty Ladies are meeting the first Wednesday morning of each month and the Men's Breakfast is each Thursday at Schalamar Clubhouse at 7:30 a.m, but no Choirs, Bible Studies, Meetings, KidsPak, Missions, Sunday School, Youth, Single Mingle.

We are following recommendations from Bishop Ken Carter and the Florida Conference, State Government, and CDC.

TITHES AND OFFERINGS MAY BE GIVEN THROUGH ONLINE GIVING - INFORMATION ON THE GIVING PAGE WITH LINK. ALSO, TITHES AND OFFERINGS MAY BE MAILED TO THE CHURCH OFFICE OR USE YOUR BILL PAY AT YOUR LOCAL BANK.

FACEBOOK/FUMCAUBURNDALE or click on the Facebook Link on the bottom of the page.
Youth Info

Youth Ministry UPDATE: WE are looking at returning to some in-person youth activities soon.

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Media

Our church has signed up for Right Now Media! The site has a great selection of different lessons! Call the church office to get a login. Click on the logo bellow to be taken to the site.
Right Media Login Page

Bible in a Year
Oct.22  Isaiah 65-66, 1 Timothy 2
Oct.23  Jeremiah 1-2, 1 Timothy 3
Oct.24  Jeremiah 3-5, 1 Timothy 4
Oct.25  Jeremiah 6-8, 1 Timothy 5
Oct.26  Jeremiah 9-11, 1 Timothy 6
Oct.27  Jeremiah 12-14, 2 Timothy 1
Oct.28  Jeremiah 15-17, 2 Timothy 2
Events/Activities

Church Activities & Worship Information: We are having our regular Sunday morning in-person worship each Sunday, which begins at 10:30 a.m. Masks are now required for everyone for the in-person worship service, following the CDC announcement and Conference guidance. Come and be blessed!

We also go LIVE on Facebook at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday morning. A worship video will be available by Sunday evening through our emails. Our Facebook page is:
fumc auburndale.

If you do not receive the our weekly "First Flash" email and weekly Worship Video, and would like to, please call our church office at 863-967-1262, or email us at:
sectfumc@tampabay.rr.com.



Blessing of the Animals: First UMC will host a "Blessing of the Animals" service on Saturday, October 2,2021, 9:00 a.m. in the courtyard. All pets are welcome, but should be on leashes or in cages, please. Pets are special in the lives of people of all ages and can be true companions. You are also welcome to bring a picture of a pet that prefers to stay home or that has died during the year. This year, just like last year, we will follow Covid-19 Guidelines. Please wear a mask and we will follow social distance guidelines. We hope to see you and your pet on Saturday!

100th Church Anniversary: Our church will celebrate the 100th Anniversary this year! Our 100th Anniversary Team, is making plans for our big celebration this Fall. 100 years of memories and stories is too much for just one month. So we will celebrate in 25 year segments:

August: 1921 - 1946
Our August Mission Project for our 100th Anniversary was for "The Hearth Project." We collected 70 Hygiene bags, which was coordinated by Dr. Bill & Jo Sterling.

September: 1946 - 1971
Our September Mission Project for our 100th Anniversary was crafts collected for the Women's prison, coordinated by Kathy Houser.

October: 1971 - 1996
Women's Emergency Shelter Shoeboxes
We will be collecting items to go in the shoe boxes for women at the emergency shelter. Watch for more information soon!

November: 1996 - 2021
Blessing Baskets - We will be giving out baskets of food to those in need. More information on this event will be given at a later date. This event is coordinated by Renee Evans.

Save the weekend of November 13-14 for our 100th Anniversary Celebration! Our 100th Anniversary BANQUET will be on Sat., November 13, 6:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $10 for the Anniversary Dinner and Program. You can purchase your tickets on Sunday mornings or call the church office to reserve your tickets. Tickets are going fast and we are limited to 100.

The dinner tickets have been subsidized by the 100th Anniversary Team to keep the ticket price low and affordable for everyone. The DEADLINE to purchase your tickets is Sunday, October 3, 2021.

Then be sure to save the date for the 100th Anniversary Worship Celebration on Sunday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m.

We are creating several action teams and will be needing volunteers to help. Are you willing to volunteer to help?

Canned Foods / Non-perishable food grocery items are collected each Sunday for our Food Giveaway in November as a part of the "Fill the Table" Annual Conference project.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR OIL LAMPS, TABLE TOP

The Pumpkins are Coming / Pumpkin Patch Shirt!!: The pumpkin delivery is 9 ON 10 16 (9:00 a.m. on Sat., October 16 - Tentatively)

It's time to sing up to work in the Pumpkin Patch! The pumpkin delivery is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16, at 9:00 a.m. We still have Covid-19 guidelines for unloading, which we will go over with everyone before the delivery date. BUT, you can sign up this week to work in the patch by going to the Sign Up Genius link -

More information on the Pumpkin Patch will be given at a later date, so be watching for it! We are looking forward to having another great patch again this year! Sign up now!

We have Pumpkin Patch Shirts on Sale!! Buy a 2021 Pumpkin Patch T-Shirt for only $15.00 each! This shirt is a new edition of our original Pumpkin Patch shirt. We are celebrating 100 years as a church this year, and we all need to let our light shine! It's like being a pumpkin. God picks you up in the patch and brings you in and washes all the dirt off of you. He removes the seeds of doubt. Then he gives you a new smiling face and puts his light inside you for the entire world to see. Matthew 5:16 & 2 Corinthians 4:6

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Verse Of The Day “…but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

Isaiah 40:31

  316 LAKE ARIANA BOULEVARD, AUBURNDALE, FL 33823 (863) 967-1262