First United Methodist Church of Mount Dora seeks to reach our community and its world with its love for God and other people.
First United Methodist Church
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Loving God, Loving Others...since 1880
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Our Fourth and Fifth grade retreat, "Game Changer" is
Friday, January 24 at 6:00 pm to Saturday, January 25 at 4:00 pm.  

Messy Church is a way of being church for families based on creativity, hospitality and celebration.  Our participants will meet Jesus in every component of Messy Church and experience the unconditional love and grace of God.  Messy Church meets on February 23 and March 29  from 5-7 pm in Friendship Hall.  It includes multi-generational activities, worship, and a catered dinner.  Invite a friend to join you for Messy Church!



Our children's wing is the first building to the east of the sanctuary.  Click here for a map of class locations.
· Infants, toddlers, and preschool children –  During our 9:30 and 11:00 services, our child care staff and a screened volunteer cares for children from birth through age 5 in Room 100. An adult must sign in the child with the same adult picking them up.  Parents are asked to leave essential supplies for infants.  Our paid child care staff is trained in CPR and first-aid procedures.  
· Children’s Church – During the 9:30 service, children in kindergarten through fifth grade begin in worship sitting with their families.   Approximately 15-20 minutes into the service, they are invited to leave for Children’s Church out the east door.  The adult leaders walk with the children.  Parents should pick up their children immediately after the service.  Kindergarten through Second grade students are in room 102.  Third through Fifth grades are in room 103. 
· Sunday school – During the 11:00 service, children in kindergarten through fifth grade may choose to attend worship with their family or to participate in Sunday school.   We have two Sunday school classes for children: Preschool in 100, Kindergarten through Fifth Grade in room 103.   
5:45 pm – Dinner for all ages in Friendship Hall
6:15 pm – Children’s choirs - Worship Wigglers for children ages 2-7 in room 101.  Monarchs for second through fifth grade students upstairs in room 200. 
7:00-8:00 pm - Bible activities for newborns to age 7 in room 100
7:00-8:00 pm - Bible activities for grades 2 through 5 in room 103
Parents are asked to sign their children in and out of their assigned rooms. 
Summer camp at Warren W. Willis United Methodist camp is in June 2020.
To register, visit  
Vacation Bible School is July 2020. 
Family ministry festivals and outreach projects are held throughout the year. 
Cub Pack 19 meets on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm.  Click here for the 2018-2019 calendar.