First Congregational Church of Orange City United Church of Christ

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The 2022 Stetson Christmas Candlelight Concerts will be held on November 30-December 3. This is a wonderful concert featuring hundreds of musicians in choirs and orchestras, pipe organs, and brass performing beautiful holiday music. The audience is surrounded by singers in historic Lee Chapel sharing beloved Christmas Carols, concluding with Silent Night in candlelight. The concerts will be held in charming DeLand, Florida on Stetson’s beautiful campus (November 30-December 2) and in downtown Orlando (December 3) at the stunning First United Methodist Church-Orlando. The Stetson Online Box Office website offers ticket information:

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

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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

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


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

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.