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A Place to Belong—Grow—Serve!
In the Heart of Seminole County
For the Transformation of the World!

We are a United Methodist congregation serving the communities of Casselberry and Winter Springs, Florida. At Tuskawilla UMC we are committed to Faith in God and Faith with Family as we Belong, Grow, and Serve together!

At TUMC we
Belong to Christ and his community of believers

Grow in knowledge and love of Christ

Serve Christ and our neighbors for the transformation of the world.


We believe commitment to our vision equips and strengthens us to fulfill the mission of The United Methodist Church: to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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Easter Event Calendar

Woman in the Night Sermon Series

The Gospels chronicle Jesus’ travels with his disciples—primarily male companions—throughout the Galilee, into Jerusalem, and ultimately, to the cross. Yet, there were women that followed, too. Their stories are important to hear and worthy to be told. Alongside Dr. Brian Wren’s hymn text Woman in the Night the TUMC Family will grow in understanding of the scope of influence of Christ’s life and ministry throughout the season of Lent.

March 24 — Woman in the Night: The Gospel in The Law ~ Luke 7:36–50

March 31 — Woman in the Night: Sit then Speak ~ Luke 10:38–42

April 7 — Woman in the Night: Fellow Travelers ~ Luke 8:1–3

April 14 — Woman in the Night: Weeping Daughters ~ Luke 23:26–31
TUMC Chancel Choir Presenting Easter Cantata at 11:00 a.m. Service

April 21 — Woman in the Night: The First Witnesses ~ Luke 24:1–12

Brian Keith Corton

Celebration of Life: Brian Keith Corton

Please join us for a Celebration of Life for Brian Keith Corton on Saturday, March 23rd at 11:00 a.m. in the Tuskawilla UMC Sanctuary. A light reception will follow in the TUMC Fellowship Hall. The family will begin receiving guests in the Sanctuary at 10:15 a.m. that morning. Please hold Dawn, Alicia, Preston, and Blake in your prayers during this time.

Seniors Prom

TUMC's ‘Seniors’ Prom

Saturday, March 30th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall join us for an afternoon of dancing, desserts, and big band delights as TUMC hosts our second annual ‘Seniors’ Prom as a gift to the seniors in our church that do so much to support our ongoing ministries. Please RSVP with Alaine Gorman by March 24th via youth@tumcfl.org. Wear your finest and we will see you at the prom!

Alzheimer’s Training

A series of Alzheimer’s Training Classes will be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central and North Chapter starting in February. Classes will be held during the Sunday School hour.

March 24—“Legal Matters”

April 28—“Healthy Brain and Healthy Body”

Registration: Please register online (office@tumcfl.org), in your Sunday School class, or in the Family Room by February 10th. For more information, click here.

Wednesday Night Water Color Class

Dave Hutchens is teaching the Water Color Class that began March 13th, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in Studio 36. The class will meet for six weeks. No experience is needed. This class is limited to ten persons because of the room size. Supplies for the first session only will be provided. Students will receive the list of needed supplies at the first session.

To register or ask questions contact Pastor Ann Hutchens. Dave enjoys teaching what he has learned through his studies and looks forward to your joining us.

Relay for Life

Relay For Life: Saturday, April 13—4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

It will be at Oviedo on the Park. To sign up for our team go to their web site: Relay For Life of Oviedo–Winter Springs. There will be links to click on to “DONATE” or “JOIN THIS RELAY.” The survivor dinner will be on April 11th. This is going to be a fun event with lots of activities, music and a magic show. For more information contact Tom Love.

Red Bag for Schools March Drive Continues through April 7

In partnership with Tuskawilla Shepherds and benefiting Seminole County Schools Food Pantries, TUMC is hosting a March Red Bags for Schools Food Drive to stock up the pantries for the conclusion of the Spring 2019 Semester. Pick up a red bag—or two!—from the Family Room on Sunday, fill the included food supply list, and return to the Family Room on or before April 7th. Thank you for your support and for answering the call to provide food for students experiencing food insecurities over the weekends.

Daughters of Jerusalem Drama Presentation

This year on Maundy Thursday TUMC will present Daughters of Jerusalem monologues from the women who served alongside, supported, and received from Jesus throughout his life and ministry. Please join us on April 18th at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary for this special service.

Tuskawilla Shepherds’ Annual Golf Tournament

This year’s tournament will be Friday, April 5th beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Rio Pinar Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament and silent auction support the ongoing ministry of Tuskawilla Shepherds to end hunger—especially hunger experienced by school age children—which was a vision of TUMC’s beloved Corky Arthur that is being lived out by his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren today! For more information on the golf tournament or to register as a participant, please visit the following link: http://www.tuskawillashepherds.org/golf-tournament.html.

Moral Choices Small Group beginning Wednesday, January 9th

Are you interested in the relationship between morals and ethics? Would you like to explore how your faith shapes your ethics and your ethics shape your faith? Join Pastor Sarah in a 14-week study using Scripture, video clips, and conversation to survey a number of ethical topics using Moral Choices by Dr. Scott B. Rae as a guide. Pastor Sarah will offer this small group twice on Wednesdays beginning January 9th 2019. Join her for the daytime class from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. or for the evening class from 6:30–7:45 p.m. The small groups will both meet in the Faith Room. For more information, please connect with Pastor Sarah via pastor@tumcfl.org.

Willa Kids and Gravity Youth Gatherings

Willa Kids and Gravity Youth gather each Wednesday for fellowship and study. Willa Kids (Pre-K4 through 5th Grades) meet in Room 20 in the Education Building and Gravity Youth (6th through 12th Grades) meet in the Youth Room in the Sanctuary Building at 6:00 p.m. each Wednesday. They conclude their Wednesday evenings together at 7:30 p.m. with a time of worship and prayer in the Sanctuary. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday evenings! For more information, please connect with Alaine Gorman via youth@tumcfl.org.

Chancel Choir and Handbell Rehearsals

TUMC Sanctuary Choir rehearses weekly on Thursdays to prepare anthems for Sunday mornings as well as our annual cantatas. Join us from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Music Room located in the Sanctuary Building.

TUMC’s Handbell Choir rehearses most Sundays following the 11:00 a.m. Worship Service in the Music Room to prepare special music for Sunday services.

Have you been thinking about joining the Chancel Choir or Handbells? Connect with Ty Riddle via music@tumcfl.org for more information. There is a place for you to belong, grow, and serve in the TUMC Music Ministry!

Bethel Yoga Gatherings

Bethel Yoga gathers Tuesday evenings from 6:00–7:15 p.m. for a time of moving meditation. Join us in the Sanctuary with your mat, towel, journal, pen, and water bottle. Click here for access to TUMC’s Electronic Calendar for the most up-to-date information about Bethel Yoga Class dates, times, and locations.

See you there!

TUMC Food Pantry to Support Hope’s Pantry at Hope Helps Oviedo

Donations given to TUMC’s Food Pantry will be delivered by volunteers to support and stock the Hope’s Pantry at Hope Helps Oviedo.

Hope Helps Oviedo provides a number of services for persons in need and/or transitioning out of homelessness. TUMC’s Leadership Team believes supporting Hope’s Pantry with donations from our church family is a great way for us to be good neighbors and bolster Hope Helps Oviedo in the excellent service they provide.

We will continue to receive food donations on the First Sunday of each month in the shopping carts outside the Sanctuary Building or any Sunday morning or Wednesday evening in the Family Room. Directions to Hope Helps Oviedo are posted on the Church Office Window.

If you have any questions, please connect with Pastor Sarah (pastor@tumcfl.org). Thank you.

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