District Announcements



Back to School BBQ at FSU Wesley

Help us welcome hundreds of college students back to school this fall at Wesley’s Annual Back to School BBQ on Wednesday night, August 29. If you are interested in serving, please come to the Wesley Foundation at 5:30pm. We will serve BBQ starting at 6:00pm until 7:30pm. The FSU Wesley Foundation is located at 705 West Jefferson Street in Tallahassee. Call us at 850-222-0251or email


Got Shoes?

Big Bend Front Porch will be collecting tennis shoes for children as they head back to school.  Please consider donating new and/or slightly used shoes for children ranging in size from a toddler’s size 9 to adult size men’s 11/women’s 9 *middle & high school children wear adult sizes. 

  • No shoes, No problem. Please pray for this collection campaign! 
  • Please let us know if your church or organization would like to be a collection site for this project.  

For More Information: Call Hagar Mickens 850-575-0476.


Pew Pockets

The Salem United Methodist Church of Havana finds itself with extra metal pew pockets. There are 25 small and 21 large, with screws for mounting. If interested, please contact us by August 17th at 850-539-6634 or







Killearn United Methodist Church invites applications for the full-time exempt position of Director of Discipleship.

Killearn UMC is seeking a strategic person to lead and guide the discipleship process for young adults (post college) through elderly (senior adults). The qualities we are looking for include a deep relationship with Jesus Christ, high moral character, relational with all ages, communication skills, and is passionate about discipleship in our community.

The Director will design and implement a discipleship model to promote the vision and mission of Killearn United Methodist Church to present the good news of Jesus Christ, to encourage growth and holiness and be sent out serve others in words and actions. The Director will also serve as a staff liaison to various adult ministries (e.g., Men’s Ministries, Women’s Ministries, Senior Adults, Financial Peace University, etc.) providing support, encouragement, and assistance.

The position of Director commits to uphold the church through their prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness.

General Responsibilities include:

  • Implement a Killearn UMC discipleship model and process.
  • To assist in the new member process helping people discover their gifts and encouraging them to find a place of service.
  • Small Group Coordination - oversee, recruit, train leaders and connect people to LifeGroups.                                            
  • Develop groups that have interest for people who are non-churched, de-churched, new believers, mature believers or those needing encouragement to live a full life (“Explore” Groups, “Empower” Groups and “Fresh Expressions”).
  • Be willing to teach a class or lead a group in discipleship.
  • To develop a team to assist in implementation of discipleship model.
  • Develop an annual plan for encouraging Killearn UMC to daily study God’s Word.

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years’ experience working in discipleship ministry is preferred. One year of supervisory and/or leadership experience also preferred. Salary is highly competitive and includes benefits. A full job description is available upon request.

To apply, forward a letter of intent, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Tim Willcox (, Associate Pastor.













Donate here to the Florida Conference Hurricane Irma Fund to help churches

and the neighborhoods that surround them. Volunteer yourself or to bring a team to

help with the recovery. Together, with God, we are bigger!



Contact Us

The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011