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Learning & Growth

Discipleship is a process of transformation , becoming more like God throughout a lifetime of following Jesus. We offer a variety of opportunities for individuals of different ages, interests and experience to learn and grow as disciples at First Pres.

Sunday School

Sunday School isn't just for kids. At First Pres, we take adult education and discipleship seriously. A wide variety of class are offered on Sunday mornings, ranging from small discussion-based formats to larger, lecture-style courses. Unless otherwise noted, classes meet from 9:45am to 10:45am each Sunday.

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School of Discipleship 

Designed to help you grow and mature as a disciple of Jesus, School of Discipleship courses take place over a set number of weeks of Biblical Study. There is great content for both new believers and for those who have been growing in their discipleship for years.

To learn more about School of Discipleship and upcoming classes, email Scarlett Stewart or call her at 407.423.3441 x1497.

Upcoming Classes

Course Catalog (PDF)


Women Engaged

First Pres is committed to creating a diverse community of women who are devoted to personal intimacy with Jesus through in-depth Bible study and prayer. "Women Engaged" is our women's ministry, designed to engage every woman in our church family.

We want to encourage women of all ages in following Jesus; not just in the hours they might be at church, but throughout their lifetime. We seek to prepare each woman to go into our community with humility and grace, bringing the love of God to Orlando and beyond.

For more ways you can engage with other women, email Lori Needham.

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First Moms

First Moms is a ministry of Women Engaged, designed to equip women to live out their faith through motherhood. Interested in joining these group of women? Enter your email address below.


Young at Heart

Young at Heart gatherings for adults 55+ are held the first Friday of each month (except October and November 2016 and January 2017) and enjoy fellowship, special program speakers and a delicious lunch together. Fellowship starts at 10:30am, the program begins at 11:00am and lunch is served at noon.

Come meet new friends, be encouraged and share in some fun and laughter. Young at Heart Luncheons always include a time to praise God and thank Him as we celebrate friendships, birthdays, anniversaries and other milestones. 

Mark your calendars & make your reservation! The cost for lunch is $8 and a reservation is required prior to the Friday before. Call Maddy Vilar at 407.423.3441 x1159. Bus transportation is provided for Westminster Towers' residents with pick up time at 10:15am.


20's Ministry

A community of people in their 20's who desire to grow in their discipleship and expand the Kingdom of God, on earth. The 20's ministry meets the First Tuesday of each month, in a church member's home, for dinner and a time of fellowship. Our 20's ministry also participates in ongoing Small Group opportunities and School of Discipleship courses. For more information, email Scarlett Stewart or call her at 407.423.3441 x1497. 


Fitness@First

Fitness@First is a Community Fitness Center, open to all. We warmly welcome those who work and live downtown to experience our unique wellness environment. Enjoy a relaxed, no-pressure workout and a place to connect with friends.

We want everyone who visits our gym and participates in our programs to know we care about your physical and spiritual needs. That’s why, at Fitness@First, we promise fun classes, qualified trainers, and great facilities.

For more information, contact 407.206.2406.

Fitness@First Website


Worship Arts

We believe that the creative arts are gifts of God to individuals and the church. We seek to provide the highest caliber arts for worship and to provide teams/ensembles for people of all ages and ability levels. We offer diverse music and artistic opportunities to encourage artists to find the presence of God through the creative arts, and arts culture, and to celebrate the creative arts in all their forms, within their original guardian -- the church. 

We utilize musical arts in the choirs & Genesis band, technical and production arts, and visual arts in our worship experiences.

To learn more about participating in Worship Arts, or to make flower dedications, please email Lisa Booth or call 407.423.3441 x1462.

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MusikGarten

Founded in 1994, MusikGarten is an internationally known, preeminent early childhood music program available to children ages birth through 9 years old. Classes are informal and structured in a way which is age appropriate. Each lesson includes: singing, dancing, playing instruments, listening, and pattern work. All classes are structured as a group setting alongside parents, and expose your child to the many aspects of music. MusikGarten’s founders are strong advocates of extensive training for their instructors, offering support to each center and their leaders, and provide continuing education through monthly newsletters and yearly trainings. 

First Pres offers MusicGarten on a semester basis, in the Fall, Spring and Summer.
We facilitate your child’s foundation of basic music skills which are: singing on pitch and keeping a steady beat. Your child learns best through what you model, and our goal is to give each parent the tools to bring music into their child’s life, and ultimately, the family.

To learn more about MusikGarten and upcoming schedules, email Stephanie Rivera or call her at 407.423.3441 x1186. 

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