First United Methodist Church - Lakeland, Florida

On May 28 we will conclude our sermon series called “Dare to Dream.” Our sermon this Sunday will be about “Perseverence,” based on Matthew 6:22-24. Join us for Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary at 8:15am and 11am and Contemporary Worship in the Fellowship Center at 9:30am and 11:20am. Rev. Melissa Stump will preach in our 8:15, 8:30 and 11am services and Rev. David McEntire will preach in the 11:20am service. Click here to view recent worship bulletins.


  • The bookstore and church offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observation of Memorial Day.
  • We are currently accepting applications for:
    • First Steps Preschool Administrative Assistant (part-time) – click here for more information
    • Facilities Coordinator – click here for more information
    • Children’s Ministries Workers (part-time) – click here for more information
  • Click here for Vacation Bible School 2017 information.