First United Methodist Church - Lakeland, Florida

On Sunday, April 30, we invite everyone to join us for “Worship Together,” a special inter-generational event. People of all ages and stages of life will gather for a meal at 5pm in the Fellowship Center (Dinner is $3 per person, $20 max family).  After dinner, join us for an all-ages worship experience in the Sanctuary at 6pm. Music will be led by our One United Youth Praise Band and Rev. Alex Shanks will preach. Register here.

You can apply for scholarship assistance to offset the cost of attending summer camp at Warren W. Willis Summer Camp. Before applying for scholarships, please register your child(ren) for camp since many weeks have very limited vacancies at this time.

Once your child has been registered, complete the 2017 Camp Scholarship Assistance Request Form and return it to the applicable department (Children’s Ministries, One United Youth Ministries or Neighborhood Ministries). Please note: applications will be considered as long as funds are available. If you have questions, please contact the applicable age-level ministry or call the church office at 863-686-3163.


Vacation Bible School 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017 · Children, Events, Home Page

Hero Central Vacation Bible School takes place June 26-30 from 8:45am-noon – join us to participate in awesome adventures alongside some of our favorite Bible heroes. Registration for participants and volunteers is now open. The cost is just $25/child (with a maximum of $50/per family). You won’t want to wait until the last minute to sign up – classes can fill up quickly.

Children who have completed VPK through fifth grade are invited as participants. Click here to register children. Students who have completed sixth grade and above are invited to help and, if their school permits, may be eligible to earn Community Service hours. Click here to register youth volunteers. Adult Super Heroes are an important part of our adventure, too – click here to register adult volunteers.

Contact Cristi Moore ( or Molly McEntire ( with questions today!

Below is the video of Dr. Kevin Hull’s presentation at our Fall FamilyLink event. He shared with parents “How to talk to your kids about scary stuff.”