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The 1st Church family believes God is moving in marvelous ways in and through Missions here in the United States and throughout the World. We support the following Missionaries and Faith Promise Groups through our time, prayers, and finances:

Local and International Missionaries:

        • Pastor Ronald David Simon Torres, Pastor of our Sister Church in Guaro, Cuba
        • Frank & Shawn Dvorak – Wycliffe Bible Translators Missionaries –  Nigeria
        • Matt & Bev Hale – Navigators located in Detroit, MI
        • Kris & Rebecca Hodges – Cru Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
        • Todd Will, the Pioneers
        • The Wils*ns – located in North Africa

        Faith Promise Mission Groups:

              • Compassion International (United 4 Him Youth)
              • ECHO – Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization located in North Fort Myers.  Visit them online at
              • Galcom International – Makers & distributors of Galcom radios and MegaVoice Audio Bibles around the world.  Galcom exists to give help and tools to the missionaries by using radios allowing them to multiply their impact and reach more people and a larger area with the Gospel every day. For more information on Galcom visit  Click here for more information on 1st Church’s work with Galcom.
              • Gideons International
              • Habitat for Humanity in Charlotte County
              • Samaritans Purse – Operation Christmas Child
              • UMCOR: United Methodist Committee on Relief providing humanitarian aid and disaster response around the world with 100% of donations going to the designated project. For more information on UMCOR visit

              If you would like to pledge your support to the Global and Local Missions of 1st Church, please contact the church office for more information.