May 26, 2021
By Joe Henderson | FLUMC
Congregations throughout the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church faced unprecedented challenges for the last 15 months.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many churches to reinvent themselves on the fly, not only in the way they presented worship services but also in how they continued their vital outreach missions to their communities.
As difficult as that was, the good news is that the people of this Conference came through the storm with praise on their lips and love in their hearts.
With infection rates dropping and normal life slowly returning throughout Florida, this seemed like a good time for a retrospective on how churches dealt with adversity and met the great commandment to love their neighbors.
We begin with First UMC Kissimmee, where Pastor Jose Nieves and many dedicated volunteers from the congregation didn't let the pandemic stand in the way of their community involvement.
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