News & Announcements

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

Posted onSeptember 28, 2017 | 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

Embark on the Greatest Adventure of All: You! Alpha Course Going On Now!

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

We all have them- the big questions in life. Why am I here? What is it all about? Where am I going? Is there a master plan and how do I fit in? Now, our Alpha Course can shed insight into those real-world questions and more in an open, friendly and judgment-free environment; all happening right here at First UMC Coral Gables! Join us Tuesday evenings, from September 19 - November 21 for this special series of informal conversations; with all eleven sessions beginning with a meal and followed by a video and honest discussion....Keep Reading

Join the Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts!

Posted onSeptember 6, 2017 | 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

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

Posted onJune 29, 2017 | 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

FUMCCG Tweets - Stay Up-to-Date On All Things First UMC Coral Gables!

Posted onJune 14, 2017 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Check out First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables (FUMCCG) latest tweets and stay connected! Join us on our adventure to do more good in 2017!...Keep Reading

Join Us for A Church-Wide Study of "The Pursuit of God" -One-On-One Conversations, Including Gathering With Pastor Short!

Posted onMarch 6, 2017 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables (FUMCCG) is continuing its church-wide study of the book "The Pursuit of God" by A.W. Tozer, and you can still join! Gather with us as we offer different group styles and meeting times, to accommodate how you like to worship. Resolve to do more in 2017 - we look forward to walking beside you!...Keep Reading

Thank you for Joining Us for Our 2017 Vision Session! Get Involved, Making a Lasting Difference!

Posted onJanuary 23, 2017 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

Thank you to everyone who joined us Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. for a special combined worship service followed by the 2017 Vision Sunday Luncheon! You will have a chance to share your thoughts, ideas and inspiration about where we should focus our attention in 2017 as well as hear what plans are in place to "Chart A New Course in 2017." We look forward to seeing you there!...Keep Reading

The Growing Place to Host Open House! An Excellent Education and Loving Care For Your Little Blessing!

Posted onJanuary 22, 2017 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables' The Growing Place will host an Open House on February 15, 2017 at 10 a.m. in Coral Gables, Florida. ...Keep Reading

Announcing Our New Director of Operations, Corina Dekker

Posted onJanuary 10, 2017 | by: Janet Lopez | 0 comments

The First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables Staff Parish Relations Committee is pleased to announce the promotion of our very own Corina Dekker to Director of Operations. The Director of Operations is a newly created position which will have management responsibility of both The Growing Place (TGP) and operation of the church campus. After an extensive search, we are delighted that Corina has agreed to undertake this significant role in the life of our church community. ...Keep Reading