News

OLYN - Operation Love Your Neighbor Day February 13, 2016

FUMC celebrates the success of it's first annual OLYN Day, where over 330 church members participated in a day of service to the community.  Project ranged from Food Sack preparation for food insecure children at Vero Beach Elementary to painting at the Samaritan Center, picking potatoes at Shining Light Gardens, and cleaning shelves at Harvest Food and Outreach.  Over twelve teams spread out throughout Vero Beach with the intent to serve our neighbor and make Christ known in our community.

FUMC has a New Pastor: Jeremy Rebman

FUMC welcomed Jeremy Rebman and his family on July 5th, 2015 with a picnic and church celebration.  

Pastor Jeff Stiggins Retires
June 14, 2015

After 2 years with us, Dr. Jeff Stiggins retires this week.  During his time at FUMC he accomplished many goals and presided over the church's 100 year anniversary.  He will be missed.  Jeff and his wife sue are retiring to Waynesville, North Carolina.

New Pastor Appointment Announced:
Jeremy Rebman will begin in July
April 19, 2015

Dr. Jeff Stiggins has announced his retirement prompting the District to appoint a new pastor to FUMC.  Today it was announced that Jeremy Rebman from Deer Lake UMC will be our new pastor beginning in July.  
More about Pastor Jeremy and his family...

2014 Year In Review
January 9, 2015

For 100 years this congregation has been in ministry to the people of Vero Beach.  We celebrated this milestone on Sunday, October 26 – and there is much to remember about the last century.  In what follows, we will recall some of the other highlights from 2014.  It has been a year of transitions building on the strengths of the past and looking towards meeting the ministry opportunities in the present.  Continue reading the "2014 Year In Review"....

First United Methodist launches eNewsletter Circuit Rider
January 8, 2015

The first edition of the long awaited digital version of the Circuit Rider was published January 8, 2015.  This weekly newsletter includes up to date information about church happenings including events, dinner menu, and opportunities to get involved.  It's not to late to sign up for the next edition coming January 15, 2015.

First United Methodist launches new Website
November 20, 2014

The new FUMC website is online!  New features include a church calendar, up to date information on church activities, a printable information sheet for newcomers and the ability to give online.  The new website will act as a hub for the latest information and events happening at FUMC.  Please sign up here to be registered to receive the e-newsletter scheduled to begin in January.  

First United Methodist celebrates it's 100th Anniversary October 25 & 26, 2014

On October 25&26 First United Methodist celebrated 100 years of being a church in Vero Beach, Florida.  On Saturday evening there was an ice cream social and special music concert.  On Sunday during both services past pastors gave a word of congratulations to the church either in person or by video greeting.  A great celebration of food, games, music, and a magic show followed the service and fun was had by all.  Here's to 100 more!