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"Lindsey Jones and Friends" Wednesday Evening Fellowship Concert on May 24!

Posted onMay 14, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Mark your calendars for an unforgettable evening of incredible music, as we proudly host a "Lindsey Jones and Friends" concert on Friday, May 24 (Aldersgate Day) at 7:00 p.m. in our Sanctuary. ...Keep Reading

Saying Goodbye and Hello: Farewell Receptions for Rev. Short and Rev. Lopez | Meet the New Pastors on July 14!

Posted onMay 10, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables give a warm welcome to our new Senior Pastor, Dr. Heddy Collver and Associate Pastor Lucas Bonates! Please join us for a special Combined Service on Sunday, July 14 at 11:00 a.m. as we embrace them into our family! ...Keep Reading

"To Mars and Beyond" Vacation Bible School Launches July 29! Sign Up Now

Posted onMay 1, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

The First UMC Coral Gables Vacation Bible School (VBS) is getting ready to blast off from July 29-August 2, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.! Our "To Mars and Beyond" VBS will help kids discover the wonders of God's universe, learning along the way how God walked with heroes of the Bible, and that God is always with them, too. Registration takes place May 6, 2019-July 5, 2019. Guarantee your spot on this epic summer camp....Keep Reading

Small Groups - Big Impact! Join Today and Be Strengthened

Posted onMay 1, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

At First UMC Coral Gables, our church family is dedicated to helping you build lasting and meaningful relationships with others, to care for you and help you develop and use your spiritual gifts to their full potential. Small groups are a wonderful and transformative way to go deeper into God's word, to enhance your understanding of the world around us while fortifying your faith. Join us today! Wherever you are in your life, we want to walk beside you....Keep Reading

Save-the-Date: FUMCCG "Breakthrough" Family Movie Night is April 28

Posted onApril 11, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables (FUMCCG) invites all to a special Family Movie Night screening of the Christian movie, "Breakthrough" on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Cinépolis Coconut Grove Movie Theater located at 3015 Grand Ave, Miami, FL 33133. This special church-wide family get-together, led by our FUMCCG Youth Student Ministry, also provides childcare for younger children. This gathering is a prepay-only event so please purchase your $8.00 tickets per person in advance via our online e-Giving option. See you there! ...Keep Reading

"Wednesday Night Fellowship" Grand Finale Concert is April 3!

Posted onApril 3, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables is thrilled to announce the "Wednesday Night Fellowship" Grand Finale Concert on Wednesday, through April 3, 2019, from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., which aims at strengthening your mind, body, and spirit while solidifying your one-on-one connection with Jesus and each other! Warm hearts, caring smiles await you. You belong here, with family....Keep Reading

It's Slime Time! Parent-Child Slime Workshop on March 10, 2019!

Posted onMarch 6, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Join First UMC Coral Gables on March 10, 2019, from 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. in Founders Hall, for our first-ever parent-child interactive slime workshop - an epically fun family-centered trust-building activity....Keep Reading

Ash Wednesday is today, March 6 - Join us for dinner and worship!

Posted onMarch 6, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables invites you to join us for a special Ash Wednesday service, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary; with a special dinner at 5:30 p.m. before the service. We look forward to seeing you. You belong here, with family!...Keep Reading

First United Methodist Women of Coral Gables Meet & Greet is on March 4!

Posted onFebruary 25, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Join the First United Methodist Coral Gables Women for a Meet and Greet on Monday, March 4, 2019, 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. where we will gather with friends and make new connections! $5 cash at door; light bites and refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by Thursday, 2/28 noon to the Evite link, http://evite.me/kWr3BFadGw or text (305) 613-4769. See you there!...Keep Reading

Special "Wednesday Night Fellowship" Valentine's Day Eve Concert with Deblois Milledge!

Posted onFebruary 12, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Please join First UMC Coral Gables on February 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Head Center for a very special "Wednesday Night Fellowship" concert featuring our very own Deblois Milledge. Arrive earlier and join us for a special Valentines Day Eve Dinner at 5:30 p.m., in Founders Hall. We have a rose for every Valentine!...Keep Reading

The Perfect Parent's Night Out Valentine's Day Is Here!

Posted onFebruary 11, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

The strength of a happy family centers on mom and dad, so Children's Ministry has put together a special parents' night out event - and we'll watch the kids for you! Join First UMC Coral Gables on Friday, February 15, from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at Chef Sucre Café for a special date night centered on strengthening your family and the true meaning of love!...Keep Reading

Be a Part of the Conversation On Race, Privilege, and Power on Jan. 19!

Posted onJanuary 11, 2019 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Looking to do more good in more places in 2019? Be sure to join the newly reorganized local unit of the United Methodist Women for a very special event titled "Understanding Race, Privilege and Power: A Conversation," taking place Saturday, January 19, 2019, from 9 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. in Founders Hall. Be a part of a frank conversation on race, privilege, and power - and how you can be the change we need to see in the world!...Keep Reading

"Magic With A Message" Family Magic Show A Great Time For All!

Posted onDecember 13, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

This Christmas, First UMC Coral Gables is proud to bring you a brand new family experience sure to delight the senses and spark your imagination with our special children's Christmas magic show, "Magic With A Message." Bringing the talents of internationally known Christian magician, Brad Brown, children of all ages will be captivated by side-splitting comedy and mind-blowing magic that engages and entertains while clearly presenting gospel truth. Be part of the magic!...Keep Reading

Thanksgiving Meal Delivery and Packaging Gratitude Event is Nov. 22!

Posted onNovember 15, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Join First UMC Coral Gables and Branches this Thanksgiving Day 2018, November 22, 2018, from 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and volunteer to prepare and deliver meals to over 5,000 needy South Floridians! First UMC Coral Gables, in partnership with Branches, is hosting this unique annual event of love and caring on our campus and encourages each of our church families members and neighbors to sign up at www.branchesful.org/thanksgiving-meal-delivery....Keep Reading

Alpha Youth Series Going On Now!

Posted onOctober 24, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

We are proud to announce the launching a new Alpha Youth Series, beginning Sunday, October 21, from 12:30 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. in the Youth Room; with a Youth lunch immediately preceding at 12:00 p.m. This series is designed for middle and high school students who are exploring faith and/or don’t have a relationship with God. It seeks to engage students in conversations about faith, life, and Jesus. ...Keep Reading

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser is Nov. 3!

Posted onOctober 22, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables hosts a pancake breakfast on Saturday, November 3, from 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., benefitting Christian youth activities, mission trips and free reading glasses for the underserved among others. Join us, you belong here....Keep Reading

FUMCCG Parenting Workshop on November 4!

Posted onOctober 19, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Come grow your parenting skills on Sunday, November 4 at 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., in the Head Center, as Mariana Lacerda, Occupational Therapist and PhD student in Child and Adolescent Health presents a special program, "Children's Education With Respect: Learning Positive Discipline Strategies." For details, contact Livia Orban, at lorban@fumccg.org or visit www.fumccg.org/children....Keep Reading

"Remember Who You Are" Focuses on Strengthening You!

Posted onOctober 2, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Join us Sunday evenings, from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., in the Head Center for a deeply empowering journey through the Age of the Prophets and the theological development of the early Christian church - and find your own voice to “Speak for God” in your life; to proclaim that the Day of the Lord has taken place within your heart....Keep Reading

Small Groups, Big Impact - Join Today!

Posted onSeptember 24, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

At First UMC Coral Gables, our church family is dedicated to helping you build lasting and meaningful relationships with others, to care for you and help you develop and use your spiritual gifts to their full potential. Our Small Groups are a wonderful and transformative way to go deeper into God's word, to enhance your understanding of the world around us while fortifying your faith. They are also a wonderful way to make real-life connections with family members of our Christian community who can help you grow in your walk with Christ. you are in your life, we want to walk beside you! ...Keep Reading

"Rise Against Hunger" Takes Place September 15 - Sign Up Today!

Posted onSeptember 24, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

"Rise Against Hunger" meal packaging event is now scheduled for September 15, 2018! "Rise Against Hunger" is another exciting opportunity to keep the good going, helping to feed our brothers and sisters around the world. Join us for a very special hands-on service event that will include the packaging of highly nutritious dehydrated meals and provide immediate relief to parts of the world where hunger's devastating effects are happening right now....Keep Reading

"Painting the Stars" Discussion Group Going On Now - Sign Up Today!

Posted onSeptember 24, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

What does it mean to be a “Jesus follower” in today’s world? You are invited to find the intriguing answer to this contemporary question in First UMC Coral Gables' new discussion group premiering Monday, September 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 207. Featuring the work of over a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers, this thought-provoking series will be in conversation with the traditions of our faith, with scripture, and with science. ...Keep Reading

Ready for a Deeper Commitment? On Ramp New Members Orientation Going On Now!

Posted onAugust 10, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables invites everyone searching for a deeper connection to Jesus Christ, within themselves and our world to join us for our Orientation Session on August 12, 19, 26, 2018. Wherever you are in life, we want to walk beside you! You are welcome here, with family....Keep Reading

FUMCCG's Cross Connect Mission Trip a Success

Posted onJune 25, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables invites you to join us on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic from June 11 - June 17, 2018. To build on last year's efforts to spread God's love and compassion, we need 15 adult and 10 youth (grades 9-12) volunteers....Keep Reading

Friday Night Under the Stars" is April 27! Trinity Trio Concert & Reception

Posted onApril 27, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables hosts a free Friday Night Under the Stars: Trinity Trio Concert and Reception on April 27, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. on our beautiful FUMCCG campus! Join us!...Keep Reading

This Sunday: Come See What's Brewing in Contemporary Music on "Coffee Sunday with Kristin!"

Posted onApril 27, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Join Kristin Rozier, First UMC Coral Gables' Contemporary Service Worship Leader, this Sunday, April 29 at 10:45 a.m. in the Head Center, and share your thoughts, ideas and suggestions for the music component of our contemporary service! ...Keep Reading

Thank You for Joining Us on Mission Sunday & Being a Difference-Maker!

Posted onMarch 21, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

A very warm "thank you" to all our family members, friends, and neighbors who joined us on Sunday, March 18 for our Mission Sunday Combined Sunday Service!...Keep Reading

Ash Wednesday Service on February 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Posted onFebruary 14, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables invites you to truly celebrate the day of love by joining us for a special Ash Wednesday service, Wednesday February 14, 2018 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. We look forward to seeing you! ...Keep Reading

Meet-and-Greet Breakfast with Kristin Rozier, Our Contemporary Music Worship Leader

Posted onFebruary 2, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables invites all to welcome our new Contemporary Music Worship Leader, Kristin Rozier, and the band that will be leading our Contemporary and Latin American Music Ministry! Breakfast will be served as will amazing music! Join us, you belong here!...Keep Reading

Thank You for Joining Us on Vision Sunday! Ready for the Next Step?

Posted onJanuary 17, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

The new year brings hope, rejuvenation and a score of opportunities to elevate the word and love of Jesus to new heights - and it all begins with you! Thank you to our entire church family, friends and neighbors who joined us on Sunday, January 14 for our Combined Service, at 10:30 a.m., immediately followed by our Vision Sunday luncheon at 11:45 a.m. in Founder's Hall. Your incredible contributions are greatly appreciated!...Keep Reading

Reformation Celebration is this Sunday, Oct 1! Celebrate 500th Anniversary with Us

Posted onJanuary 3, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

FIrst UMC Coral Gables Celebrates 500 years of Protestant Reformation! October 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing his 95 Theses to the door of Castle Church in Wittenburg, Germany and the start of the Protestant Reformation. In celebration of this event, join us next Sunday, October 1 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary, as Ed Baker and Friends present "Reformation 500 ...Keep Reading

Join the Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts!

Posted onJanuary 3, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables asks all to join us in providing relief to the many people whose lives have been so greatly impacted by Hurricane Harvey by taking our "Flood Bag Challenge!" Pick up a brown bag - provided at our church office or during Sunday services - and start filling it with much-needed items for victims of this devastating hurricane. Once filled, drop it off here at your church and we will ensure that all bags are sent directly to Texas through UMCOR (United Methodist Committee On Relief); and into the hands of those that have lost so much....Keep Reading

Happy New Year!

Posted onJanuary 3, 2018 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First UMC Coral Gables wishes all of our church family members, friends, neighbors and partners a joyous new year! Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time and talents and invested their heart and love in reaching out and providing much needed help locally and internationally to our brothers and sisters. As 2018 kicks off, we invite everyone to join us in doing more good, in more places. Sign up to volunteer today!...Keep Reading

Thanksgiving Meal Prep & Delivery Makes Giant Impact!

Posted onNovember 27, 2017 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

THANK YOU to our amazing church family, friends and neighbors who once again joined First UMC Coral Gables, Branches and others in preparing and delivering Thanksgiving meals for our needy South Florida families! Our Founders Hall and entire church campus was energized with love and the spirit of service and we were so proud of each of you heeding the call to help! #Thanksgiving #EndHungerSoFla #GablesStrong...Keep Reading

FUMCCG Partners with Branches for Thanksgiving Food Drive & Meal Delivery!

Posted onNovember 1, 2017 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Please contribute to First UMC Coral Gable's Thanksgiving Food Drive, carried out in conjunction with Branches, from November 1-15 to help feed needy families in our community. Needed items include instant mashed potatoes, gravy, canned cranberries and stuffing. For details, please contact Rev. Vidalis Lopez at vlopez@fumccg.org. ...Keep Reading