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
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Loving God, Loving Others...since 1880
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Join an adult study and grow in your faith: 

·         The Men's Group invites men of all ages to join them on Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Chapel for a time of Bible study and Christian community.  They are currently studying the Gospel of Luke.  

·         Becoming Heart Sisters: A twelve week Bible study for women on authentic friendships meets on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 pm beginning August 17 in Sanctuary Hall.  Child care available.  Regular study and reflection is encouraged.  Contact the church office to reserve your $10 book. 

·         Disciple: Into the Word Into the World covers Genesis, Exodus, Luke, and Acts.  Orientation is Wednesday, August 16 at 9:30 am in the Chapel.  Classes begin Wednesday, August 23 from 9:30 to 11:30 am and run for 32 weeks.  Daily Bible reading is expected.  Contact the church office to reserve your $35 book. 


We are encouraging our congregation to read through the New Testament in 2017.  Click here for a daily reading plan. 
Join us in reading and studying God’s Word while determining how to apply it to life. We have classes on Sunday mornings at 9:30 and 11:00 as well as multiple times throughout the week.  A list of classes is available here.
A map of class locations is available here.  For help in finding a class, contact Janet Westlake, Minister of Discipleship, at


Young adults in their twenties and thirties gather regularly for worship, Bible study and social activities regularly. Contact Brian at for the schedule, visit, or visit Twenty30 on Facebook.
Our women are actively involved in service to the congregation, the community, and the world. The general meeting of the United Methodist Women is on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:30 pm in Friendship Hall. 
  • Dorcas Circle meets on the Second Thursday at 7:00 pm in Friendship Hall
  • Hannah Circle meets on the Third Thursday at 1:30 pm in Sanctuary Hall
  • Naomi Circle meets on the Second Tuesday at 9:30 am in Sanctuary Hall
Men are invited to small group for Bible study and accountability. The group meets on Thursdays at 6:00 pm in the chapel.
People of all ages are invited to a free exercise class in the chapel.  It meets on Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00 to 9:00 am.  Contact Sandy Lazarus for more information.
The book club members work together to select their books.  The group meets on the second Wednesday at 3:00 pm in the Chapel.  Click here for the 2017 book club selections.
The Walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity in a retreat setting. It is an opportunity to meet Jesus Christ in a new way as God’s grace and love is revealed to participants through other believers.  Details are available at  Regional information is at