Join us this Lenten Season for the following Services and events:
  • Listen to Him – All Church Lenten Bible Study – Listening to Jesus is our highest calling to the lowest place where we discover our lives transformed and our worst days breaking forth into our best life. Listen to Him is our Lenten Bible Study this year for 2020.  Books are available for $10 in the Church office and Mary’s office, rm 14 during the week. We have groups available on and off campus for your convenience. If you would like to join a group, please check out any of these below:
    • Seekers Sunday School Class Sundays – 9:15 am in room 9
    • Paradigm Sunday Bible Class – Sundays- 9:15 am in Room 13
    • Faith Builders – Sundays 5 pm in room 9 with Elise Gowan
    • Growth Group -Tuesdays at 7 pm, Alison Denight, 941.575.0066
    • Pastor Earl’s Bible Study – Wednesday at 10 am in room 9
    • Lenten Study – Wednesday 1:15 pm in room 9 with Holly Blaine
    • Lenten Study- Wednesday, 6:30 pm, Donnette Samons, 859.321.0279
    • Path Finders – Wednesday at 7pm,  Trish Rusca,  732.904.0116
    • Extraordinary Women – Thursdays at 9 am in Rm 13
  • Community Lenten Worship Wednesdays will be at 12 noon our Historic Sanctuary. Lunch will be provided after the service in our Fellowship Hall.  Our Speakers this year are:
    • March 4 with Rev. Jay Mumper 
    •  March 11 with Rev. Bill Frank of First Baptist Church, Punta Gorda
    • March 18 with Rev. Bob Schoolcraft of Friendship United Methodist Church 
    • March 25 with Capt. Israel Roseno of the Salvation Army of Charlotte County 
    • April 1, Rev. George Cooks of First Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church a
  • Fine Arts at First will present the third concert in their inaugural series on March 23 at 7 pm featuring the  1st United Methodist Church Chancel Choir’s Spring Concert.
  • 1st United Methodist Church invites everyone to gather for Holy Thursday on April 9 in the Historic Sanctuary at 7 pm. 
  • Our Men of Faith would like to invite you all to their annual Good Friday service at 12 noon on April 10 in the Historic Sanctuary.  Walk Christ’s journey to Golgotha, and join them as they invite you to nail your burdens to the cross.
  • On Easter Sunday
    • Join us at 6:30 am for our Easter Sunrise Service at Laishley Park. Please bring a chair and/ or blanket and come prepared to worship the risen King!
    • Our Sunday Morning Worship will continue at 8 am, 9:15 am and 11 am in our Sanctuary and Life Center. Everyone is invited to attend!