First UMC’s purpose is to grow disciples who make disciples. It is just that simple! We are not just people getting together to sit in a pew on Sunday mornings, although our wonderful worship services revive and renew our spirit. The church is about helping people move from the sanctuary to the community with a message of hope and grace that changes people's lives.
At First UMC, we believe that every time we come together—whether in a worship service, a small group gathering, or a Bible study—God is there and can speak a word that has the possibility to change lives forever. Everything we do at First UMC has the purpose of helping people move to a place in life where each person may receive a fresh word from God. And this is exciting!
While we can't do the work for you, we certainly can enjoy putting together activities, services, and programs that will help everyone take God's word and apply it to life.
First UMC-Orange's Vision Statement:
Rooted in Christ ... Branching Out in Faith ... Disciples Growing Disciples
At First UMC-Orange, we grow Disciples who grow Disciples! It is just that simple! It’s what we do!
From revival and renewed spirit through worship, we move people from the sanctuary to the community delivering God’s message of hope and grace through Jesus Christ. Whenever and wherever we come together, we do so in His name, modeling His Grace and sharing His Word.
For saints and seekers; for individuals and families; for those more or less fortunate; for young and old alike...The good news is for all people. We are the voices and the hands branching out in Faith to encourage and support people. We provide worship, programs, and activities for families and individuals that will help you take God’s word and apply it to your circumstances so He can change your life in ways you knew not possible.
Through Christ, we will facilitate the transformation of individuals into His People and our community into His community! At First UMC-Orange, we grow disciples who grow disciples! It is just that simple! It’s what we do!