LaBelle's "new" First Methodist Church was completed in 1927. It was later renamed Carlson Memorial 1st Methodist Church following the 1935 Hurricane. (I didn't recognize the building as it had been stuccoed over by the time I moved to LaBelle in mid-August 1951.) It has since been replaced by Carlson Memorial 1st United Methodist Church. -- John Horn Thomas
Donate here to the Florida Conference Hurricane Michael Fund to help churches and the neighborhoods that surround them. Through December 31, 2018, donations will be matched up to $500,000. Volunteer to bring yourself or a team to help with the recovery.
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