The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world which is our church’s mission. Through the power of our connection, we are making a positive difference in more than 125 countries.
Florida Conference Connection is the place to go to learn the latest goings-on in the Conference. The Florida Conference Connection has three main features: News, Connections and Conversations. The latest and most important news and feature stories will be centrally and prominently displayed, with older headlines visible and accessible.
The purpose of the Florida Conference Online Learning ministry is to give opportunities for leaders in local congregations to gain information and knowledge in this convenient form. It is only one of many tools that are needed to be a knowledgeable leader in a local congregation.
The Florida United Methodist Children’s Home was established in Enterprise, Florida in 1908 as the Florida Methodist Orphanage. It began with the purchase of one building, eight town lots and a tract of forty acres of land purchased from Miss Emma Tucker for $1,250 dollars. Articles of Incorporation were filed with the State of Florida on June 3, 1908.
The Florida Annual Conference stretches more than 700 miles from just west of Tallahassee to the Florida Keys. Between are 700 churches with more than 280,000 members from African-American, Anglo, Filipino, Haitian, Hispanic, Korean, Native American, Russian and Vietnamese backgrounds making up one dynamic church.
The entire program and organization of United Methodist Women focuses on mission. Our mission initiatives include: Providing opportunities to grow spiritually. Equipping women & girls to be leaders. Providing transformative educational experiences. Organizing for growth & flexibilityWorking for justice through service and advocacy
One of the great strengths of the United Methodist Church is its connectional system. Instead of being one church, we are many. Yet, through our connection, we come together to create ministries that are larger than any single church could support. Here in Florida, we are working Together! to raise capital funds for ministries that serve the entire Florida Annual Conference, beginning with our Camps and Retreat Ministries.
The purpose of the Missional Vital Signs is to help church leaders increase their congregation’s faithfulness to our biblical mission, “Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” By focusing attention on the five core practices involved in cultivating mature followers of Jesus Christ, Missional Vital Signs helps leaders remain true to the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20). Fruitfulness in fulfilling our biblical mission. By tracking one measurement for each practice, leaders gain a sense of whether their congregation is becoming more or less effective in carrying out the Great Commission.
Love and Care Resources' mission is to serve, encourage and share with those less fortunate, reduce the rates of abortion within the state and community, and offer alternative choices to women who are experiencing unplanned pregancies.
The Walk to Emmaus is a 4th day renewal movement designed for improving your relationship with Jesus Christ. The Walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and growth that begins with a three (3) day retreat. For more information
Celebrate Jesus encourages and equips everyday Christians to share the love of Jesus in creative ways in their neighborhoods! We partner with churches and provide training in discovering the needs around them and how they can help meet some of those needs, getting the church "out of their seats and into the streets". Then we recruit volunteers to join in a one-week mission to help these churches begin to achieve their goals.
While it is an agency of the United Methodist Church, Cokesbury serves Christians of all denominations. It is also the official retail outlet of the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and the Episcopal Church. The name Cokesbury is a combination of the last names of the first two American Methodist bishops, Thomas Coke and Francis Asbury, both elected in 1784.