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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

Stop Human Trafficking! Outreach of Love and Kindness

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

"Stop Human Trafficking!" Community Outreach Takes Place On Tuesday, May 23 at 4:00 p.m. - Our church family will visit The Kristi House' Project Gold for a very special outreach to spread hope and love to the young victims of human trafficking. To learn more about our efforts, please visit our website at www.fumccg.org/volunteer. You may also visit the Kristi House website at www.kristihouse.org/project-gold. ...Keep Reading

FUMCCG "I Am the Change" Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic a Success!

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

First UMC Coral Gables is now in the Dominican Republic, from June 13-18, 2017, where our group of dedicated FUMCCG missionaries has embarked on a labor of love that will change the lives of countless children and families in the barrios of Santo Domingo Oeste. ...Keep Reading

"I Am the Change" Missions & Graduation Sunday Combined Service and Luncheon is May 21! See the ConGRADulatory Video!

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

"I Am the Change" Missions & Graduation Sunday is May 21! Join Us for a Special Tribute Service- Join us in celebrating our wonderful high school, college, military, and vocational school graduates on Sunday, May 21 as we host a special Combined Service Graduation Sunday service and luncheon! ...Keep Reading

2017 FUMCCG Youth Mission Trip to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota Makes Big Difference!

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

From July 7-15, 2017, our First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables Youth Group will visit South Dakota to serve the Oglala Lakota tribe of Pine Ridge Reservation. While there, our youth mission team will work at The Dream Center, a program that provides life-changing aid, hunger relief, activities, Christian teaching and worship to Lakota children....Keep Reading

RE-SCHEDULED: "Rise Against Hunger" to Take Place October 21 - Benefiting Caribbean Islands & Texas

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

"Rise Against Hunger" meal packaging event is now scheduled for October 21! As we can see in the devastating news images from all around the Caribbean and in Texas - and in our very own Florida - the need for this meal packaging event has never been greater! We look forward to doing more good with you, on behalf of our global community, October 21. "Rise Against Hunger" is another exciting opportunity to keep the good going, as we celebrate the joyous occasion of the official launching of our Spanish ministry. 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

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