Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?” Jesus replied, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Matthew 22:36-39)
Read our Mission Vision & Values Statement
The People of First United Methodist Church of Brandon are actively seeking to live out Jesus' commandment – believing we are called by Him to make a positive impact on those in need – within our own community of faith, to Brandon and greater Central Florida, and around the world.
For more information on a particular mission partner, click on their name below. Look for opportunities to serve as a Family, Small Group or Sunday School Class!
LOCAL MISSION PARTNERS
Brandon Outreach Clinic
Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO)
I AM Hope Cafe
LifeCare of Brandon
Meals on Wheels
Women's Resource Center
COMMUNITY INITIATIVES (based out of our church)
Adopting McLane Middle School (two blocks north of church)
Community Spaghetti Dinner, every Sunday from 5-6pm, Social Hall
Men's Resource Center, help for struggling men in the community
Food Cooperative, every 1st & 3rd Tuesday
REGIONAL MISSION PARTNERS
Ellen & Buzz Ditto, UMVIM missionaries in Upper Sand Mountain Parrish, Alabama
Florida United Methodist Children's Home
The Lighthouse Ministries
INTERNATIONAL MISSION PARTNERS
C.O.P.A. in the Dominican Republic
Compassion International in Ethiopia
Message Ministries, Peru
SEASONAL OPPORTUNITIES/MISSION PARTNERS
Feed the Bay
The Greater Brandon Gift of Hope.
The Mission Team is an open committee and meets the second Monday of each month in the Church Library at 7:00pm. All are welcome. Contact Rev. Vicki Harrison, firstname.lastname@example.org or 689-4161 to learn more.