Our Stephen Ministry provides encouragement and support to those who are experiencing adversity.  This ministry, has been a program of our church since 1994.  Stephen Ministers are trained lay people who provide distinctively Christian, one-on-one care to those in need, and serve people within our congregation, as well as from the community.


The Stephen Minister brings a Christ-centered attitude and spirit to the caring relationship, which are kept strictly confidential.  He or she provides Christian friendship and a compassionate ear to those who are suffering.  If you are having a difficult time coping with an illness, financial stress, a change in living arrangements, retirement or any other life change which might be hard to manage, please give us a call to find out more.  Our Stephen Ministers are here to serve you with encouragement, support and Christian love.


If you or someone you know could use the care of a Stephen Minister, please contact the Pastor 352.343.2761, or a Stephen Leader: Debbi Love 352-483-6939, or Carrol Murphy 352-223-2126.

PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 600 W. Ianthe Street, Tavares, FL. 32778

MAILING ADDRESS: P. O. Box 1086 Tavares, FL  32778

EMAIL: Info@fumctavares.com

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CHURCH OFFICE PHONE: (352) 343-2761 FAX: (352) 742-3270


Activity Center / Bargain Box: (352) 742-7275

Children's Enrichment Center: (352) 343-8944

CEC Email: CEC.FUMCTavares@gmail.com 

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