First United Methodist Church - Lakeland, Florida

Church Membership

If you’re considering joining First United Methodist, we invite you to attend Explore First, an informational session where you can hear for the first time (or be refreshed on) the values and beliefs of United Methodist Church and this church. For more about Explore First, please click here. After you’ve been to Explore First and have decided to join the church, you’re welcome to have Coffee with the Pastors. For more about that, please click here. Please contact Diana Russell, Director of Newcomer Ministries, with any membership questions you may have at 863-686-3163 or

New members, please complete the New Member Information Sheet located here.