First United Methodist Church has been a cornerstone Church of Charlotte County for over 125 years. The original sanctuary was built in 1887, refurbished in 1987-1988, and recently underwent a major renovation in 2012-13. Only two blocks away from beautiful Charlotte Harbor, 1st Church is within walking distance of the downtown Punta Gorda area, and approximately three miles from I-75.

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The Church campus also features a variety of classrooms, our beautiful fellowship hall, and the Bryant Life Center, which is used for the Contemporary Worship service, United 4 Him Youth Group, and other outreach opportunities.  The 1st Church family welcomes visitors of all ages, and offer many different opportunities for ministry and outreach to the surrounding communities. If you have any questions about 1st Church or would like to meet any of our staff, please use the contact us form found on our site or Contact our church office directly.  We look forward to meeting you.

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1st United Methodist Church – 507 W Marion Ave  – Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Office: 941.639.3842 Fax: 941.639.3862 email:administrator@whatis1st.com