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Upcoming events

50-Forward, Silver & Gold
Thursday, December 1 | 11:00am | $10
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Join us for a fun filled afternoon of fellowship with friends. It will include a delicious lunch provided by Ruth’s Kitchen, along with festive Christmas music performed by Rick Branch and Judy Butler, as well as Christmas games and trivia. We will be visited by our First Church Elves and each guest will receive a Christmas gift. RSVP by November 27th. Doors open at 10:30am.

50-Forward, Lunch Out: Pensacola Yacht Club
Thursday, December 8 | 11:30am | $25
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Join us for a special Christmas lunch outing with friends. We will gather at the beautiful Pensacola Yacht Club for a delicious buffet lunch. RSVP by December 4th. Please bring $25/person for lunch, cash or check, made out to FUMC Pensacola.  

50-Forward, XYZ Outing
Monday, December 12 | 11:30am | $6 
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Join us for a special Christmas outing to the Pensacola State College Planetarium. The lights will dim and we will watch the “Let it Snow: A Holiday Musical Journey” show which features a new variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra, Chuck Berry, Burl Ives, Ella Fitzgerald, Brenda Lee, and more with a stunning grand finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra. The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic animation and full dome scenery. We will meet at the PSC Planetarium at 11:00am. RSVP by December 8th. Please bring $6/person, cash.  

50-Forward, Friday Night at the Wright Place
Friday, December 16 | 6:00pm | $15
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Join us for a fun filled evening of fellowship with friends. It will include a delicious dinner provided by Ruth’s Kitchen, along with a festive Christmas music performance by our talented church members, Paul Martin and Mitzi Holt. Please bring an appetizer to share. RSVP by December 11th. Doors open at 5:30pm.

Weekly ministry events

Coffee with Friends
Tuesdays | 9:30-10:30am | Library
Join a small friendly group for fellowship. We have no agenda other than to get out of the house and to enjoy time with friends…. new and old. Coffee and pastries are provided.

Grand Monday Nights
Mondays | 7:00 – 8:00pm
Free Weekly Webinars

Register at Hear from a variety of speakers and relevant topics each week to help you grow as a Christian grandparent.In these webinars, you’ll get practical ideas and information on grandparenting, learn how to nurture your grandchildren’s faith and overcome obstacles, and find encouragement through testimonies from other grandparents.

Monthly ministry events

Lunch Out
A monthly lunch out at a popular local restaurant to enjoy good food and fellowship around the table. Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Reservations required.

Silver & Gold
A monthly luncheon and program for Senior Adults in our church and community. Meets on the 4th Thursday afternoon of the month. Reservations required.

Friday Night at The Wright
A monthly dinner and music program for Senior Adults in our church and community. Meets on the 3rd Friday evening of the month. Reservations required.


Xtra Years of Zest (XYZ)
XYZ plans special trips to interesting places outside of the Pensacola area about once a quarter. These trips are also open to other senior adults in the community. Reservations required. 

Lunch & Learn
A luncheon and education program for Senior Adults in our church and community about once a quarter. Guests learn about topics such as fall prevention, medicare planning, internet safety, and more. Reservations required. 

You’re invited to find a place to connect and grow at First Church. Click HERE to find out about classes and groups for adults!

Safe Sanctuaries

First Church follows Safe Sanctuaries procedures to create an environment in which children, youth and the adults who work with them have boundaries of safe space.


Jennifer PiverDirector of Fifty Forward Ministries
Email Jennifer, 850-432-1434


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