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"Mighty and gracious God, thank you for Your many blessings we have received. We pray for Your guidance as we endeavor to do Your work and follow Your will for this church. Grant us wisdom and instill in us the forethought to do what is right and good. Provide us Your strength as we experience life's challenges and Your grace when we fall short.  Amen."
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    Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 am
    First United Methodist Church of Seffner

    1310 S. Kingsway Road

    Seffner, FL 33584

Welcome - and thanks for visiting our website.  We hope you will find the information you are looking for here. 

Our church is located in Seffner, FL (near Tampa and Brandon) - southeast of the intersection of I-4 and I-75.

Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 am with
the Rev. Mary Beth Packard. 

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Friends and neighbors are welcome to join us for any and all of our special events. 
For more info or questions please call our church office at (813) 689-3513 (hours 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

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Class being Conducted:

A Study of the Book of Genesis

 The class is being held in the Pastor’s Study (our "office" area, in the main Sanctuary) on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Please let the Pastor know of your interest in the class.

Up-Coming Events

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United Methodist Men’s October Retreats
The 2015 Men’s Fall Spiritual Retreats will be held at the Life Enrichment Center in Fruitland
Park. There will be two weekends offered, October 9 - 10, and October 23 - 25. The cost to
stay at the L.E.C. for October 9 - 10 will be $106.00 per person, to include a room for one
night, Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch and program. The cost to stay for October 23 -25 will be $165.00 per person, to include room, meals and program.
A retreat poster is in the Narthex with information about registration, speakers and
entertainment. You can also go on-line for more information or registration forms at
www.ummflconf.org or call 863-858-4985.
October 9-10, 2015 – “Waking to God’s Dream”
Friday and Saturday only. Worship plus resources for you and your group. Speakers include:
• Dick Wills – Retired Memphis Conference Bishop
• Dale Locke – Lead Pastor, Community of Hope UMC – Loxahatchee, FL
• Russ Graves – Florida Conference Lay Leader
• Community of Hope UMC Praise Band
October 23-25, 2015 – “Partnering with God”
Friday through Sunday morning. Speakers include:
• Rev. Ed Diaz – Founder, 71:17 Ministries – Lakeland, FL
• Dr. Max Wilkins – President, The Mission Society – Norcross, GA
• Lighthouse Worship Band – Coral Gables UMC – Coral Gables, FL

All Saints Sunday November 1, 2015
The first Sunday in November we will celebrate All Saints Day. We will honor all
those family members who have passed away since November of 2014. If you have a
family member that has passed since then please contact the church office so they
can be remembered. Please bring a picture of your loved one to the church by Monday, October 19th. You may also email a picture by October 19th to the office at deborahgendreau@fumcseffner.org for the screen. If you have questions, please contact Lynne Whitney at lynnewhitney@aol.com or the church office.

Veteran’s Day to be celebrated in Church November 8th
Please bring a picture of yourself or family members, past or current military members to the church by Monday, November 2nd. Please contact the church office at 689-3513 if anyone has any military hats we can borrow for the display.



To access, go to the SCD website at www.flumc-scdist.org




 “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today." (Moses-Ex. 14:13)

Come and see what God has done, his awesome deeds for mankind! He turned the sea into dry land, they passed through the waters on foot—come, let us rejoice in him. (Psalm 66:5,6)

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