Welcome! We are delighted that you are interested in learning more about First United Methodist Church of Clermont. Whether this is your first encounter, have been to a service, or have been attending for a while, we are confident that you will find our church to be a dynamic and rewarding place to worship and serve. We consider FUMC Clermont to be the finest in all of South Lake County, since 1891. 



We are a community of people who are in process. We have imperfect messy lives, but we are pursuing and experiencing a transforming relationship with Jesus and with each other. Our one goal is to lead people in a growing relationship with Jesus. We try to do this with every interaction we have - whether on Sunday mornings at our services, or at any of our many ministries and outreaches. Everybody is welcome here, whatever your story, your questions, doubts or struggles. We’re all about doing life together in community, being intentional about our growth as people and serving one another and our broader community along the way.


The First United Methodist Church of Clermont is a part of the United Methodist Conference formed on the Biblical teachings of John Wesley. As a unified Church our mission is to “Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World”.  This is who we are... 

Our Mission  


The reason the First United Methodist Church of Clermont exists is to Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. Our Vision At First United Methodist Church of Clermont we actively seek to Encounter Christ, Grow in Christ, and Share Christ Wherever We Go.

Our Core Values

We love God and search the Scriptures to hear and obey God's Word.

We are committed to serving all people, particularly the poor and marginalized, as an expression of God’s love for us.

We desire everyone to be committed to a life of worship and joy in God's presence.

We are transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit as we become fully devoted followers of Jesus.

We are committed to authentic relationships within our faith community.

We are committed to holding one another accountable for our discipleship.

We believe all disciples are called to discover their gifts and to live out their unique mission .

We believe that transformed people are called to transform their communities by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Our Path to Discipleship

The First United Methodist Church of Clermont faith community is becoming a congregation of people who:

Confess our sins and Commit to Christ as the Savior and Leader of our lives.

Grow in Love with God in order to be agents of God's reconciling love in the world.

Grow in Fellowship with one another and pursue Christ honoring relations in Christian community.

Grow in Christ in order to reflect Christ-like character. Serve others in Christ-like servanthood.

Lead others to participate in God's transformation of the world.

Wesley Christian Academy

950 7th Street

Clermont, FL 34711