"But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ."

2 Peter 3:18

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Growth Groups

Growth Groups are places where people gather to study, pray and engage in respectful, challenging conversation in order to be formed more in the image of Jesus. These groups are of various sizes and can be on-going, long-term or short-term. Visit the Growth Groups page for more information on the various groups.


Holiday Marketplace Crafting
All supplies as well as instructions are provided for everyone who'd like to help make items for November's Holiday Marketplace. All proceeds from the Marketplace benefit the ministries and missions of First UMC. The group meets Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on the 2nd floor Epworth Hall in Room 211. Questions? Contact Carol Morris at (239) 595-6714.
Women's Connection
This is an opportunity for women in their 20’s to 40’s to relax and renew through sharing snacks, stories, laughs, and life. Women’s Connection meets monthly off-campus from 6:00-8:00 p.m. All are welcome to join in the fun! For more information contact Erin  Bruce at
Ladies Night Out
Connect with our 50+ women’s group that meets  regularly for food, fun, and sharing! Please contact the coordinators at for more information. Come and expand your circle of friends, you’ll be glad you did!
Young at Heart
Primarily couples and singles with food, fellowship, and a program on various topics. This fun group meets on the second Sunday of each month from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in the Bethany Room located on the 1st floor of Bell Hall. For more information, call Diane Loyless at (352) 377-0302.

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