First Congregational Church of Orange City United Church of Christ

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A Prayer for Peace in Israel

Heavenly Father, We come before You with heavy hearts, praying for peace in the land of Israel, a place of deep significance to many. Lord, You are the God of peace, and we ask for Your divine intervention in the midst of conflicts and tensions.

We pray for the people of Israel and the surrounding regions, that they may experience the true peace that comes from You. Bring an end to violence, hatred, and discord. Replace fear with trust, animosity with reconciliation, and despair with hope.

Lord, we ask for wisdom and compassion for leaders and decision-makers in the region. Guide them toward paths of justice and peace. May they work tirelessly to find common ground and lasting solutions that benefit all.

We pray for the families and individuals who are affected by these conflicts, that they may find safety, comfort, and the assurance of Your presence. Protect those in harm’s way and provide for the needs of the vulnerable.

Lord, let Your peace, which surpasses all understanding, prevail in Israel. We entrust this prayer into Your hands, knowing that with You, all things are possible. In the name of Jesus, the Prince of Peace, we pray. Amen.

Baby Bottle Boomerang 2021

DLD Area:  Stetson Baptist Church; First United Methodist Church; First Baptist Church of DeBary; Eastside Baptist Church; Immanuel Presbyterian Church; New Life Bible Church Bible Chapel DeBary; First Congregational Church Orange City; Dayspring Community Church; First Baptist Church DeLeon Springs; Tomoka Christian Church; Lifepoint Community Chruch; Journey Church; City Sanctuary; First Baptist Church Harbor Oaks; First Baptist Church of DeBary; Calvary Baptist Church; Christian Church at DeLeon Springs
NSB Area:  Indian River Elementary; First NSB; Glencoe Baptist Church; Edgewater United Methodist Church; South Haven Christian Church; First Baptist Church of Port Orange; Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church; First Presbyterian Church NSB
OMD Area: Providence Church Ladies Class; Tomoka Christian Chruch; Mission to Serve; Shepard’s Sheep; Out of Country Crossings Community Church

2021 YTD Total $30,996! Your change matters! Contact us if you would like to host a baby bottle fundraiser

Top Life Supporters 2021


A Huge Thank You to…
Dr. Timothy Peter and students from Stetson led our Worship Service in honor of David Putnam on Sunday, Dec 12, with their amazing talent.


We thank the Stetson Chamber Choir for sharing their amazing talent with us on October 30th during Sunday Worship.

Dr.Tim Peter, Members of Stetson Chamber Choir

Local Students Share Their Talent

How blessed we are to have these two fine young gentlemen to assist us with our Sunday Worship services.

OC UCC Saponaro

Mario Saponaro, a graduate of Stetson University, plays piano for our Worship Service. Thank you, Mario, for sharing your musical talent with us!


Jahir Laboy Toro, a graduate of DeLand High School runs our zoom and PowerPoint every week. Thank you, Jahir, for all you do!

David J. Putnam Memorial Endowed Piano Scholarship R. rear: Mike Vermillion ( Director of Development ), Donald Kline (Church Trustee), Sam Bass (Church moderator), Sharon Brown (Church Administrator), David Brown (Church Trust Administrator)

Front: Dr. Washington Garcia (Dean of Music), Krista Bofill (V.P. for Alumni Engagement), Terry Rabun (David’s Partner), and Rev. David Westcott.

The members of First Congregational Church of Orange City presented a $50,000.00 check to initiate the David J. Putnam Memorial Endowed Piano Scholarship, in honor of Mr. Putnam, their music director and a vital member of the congregation for many years. The recipient shall be a second or third-year keyboard student with proven financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. The interest from the endowment shall be issued yearly.