New to Dade City Free Methodist Church or perhaps considering a visit? That's great!
Here are some answers to a few frequently asked questions. If you have questions not listed here, please contact us!
What should I wear?
Most people here dress casually. God meets people where they are. As a church, we want to be as Christ-like as possible. In other words, wear what makes you feel the most comfortable; be it dressed up (in a dress or tie), or dressed down (in jeans or shorts). Just come!
Where should I park?
We know parking can be stressful, but we try to make it as easy as possible. Feel free to park on the grass and in the lot across the street. We also have a carport for drop offs and visitor/handicap spaces available near the doors.
Is there a place for everyone in my family at DCFMC?
Part of being a church is to understand and minister to families. It is for that reason that we have special places for the youngest child and the oldest grandparent among us. We welcome your family into our family here.
What about my kids?
We have a place for kids of all ages. We have a play room for pre-school age. Children grades K - 6th worship with the adults and then go to Kids' Church just prior to the sermon for a lesson designed just for them! We offer a Welcome Team who would love to help you out when your family arrives.
What do I do when I get there?
Once inside someone from our Welcome Team will greet you with a smile and answer any questions you have.
Do I need to bring anything with me?
Only if you want to. We do teach from the Bible, so if you have one, we encourage you to bring it! If you forget it or don't have one, we have Bibles available in our pews and we'd even love for you to take a Bible home with you!
How do we accommodate those with special needs?
We do have a wheelchair available should you or someone you are bringing need one. Just pull up to our car port entrance and we will bring one to your vehicle. The whole building is wheelchair accessible, and if there is anything else we can do to help, please let us know.
What does a Sunday morning service look like?
Our goal is to glorify God. Each week we feature live music and life changing Bible teaching. Our worship service begins at 10:45 AM. If you arrive early, we have snacks, coffee and juice, as well as plenty of laughter, conversation and fun, in our Fellowship Hall. After the service we serve a delicious lunch, and everyone is encouraged to stay.
Are you going to ask for my money?
Money is a sensitive issue, isn't it? Simply put, though, we do not expect our guests to give. We believe in giving as a spiritual opportunity of worship, not as a requirement to belong here.
Is it easy to get 'Connected'?
We try to make it easy. We have welcome cards you can fill out, when you are ready or just sign our guest book. We want everyone to feel welcomed, and to consider if this might be the place God wants them to worship and serve. You are welcome to get plugged in to one of our ministries as soon as possible. It's a great way to connect with others. Feel free to start, just by sharing a meal with us.
Growing People Change
We don’t expect everyone who connects with our church family to be a committed Christ-follower, but we do anticipate that we will all grow as God works in us. We want to be a safe place for everyone. But safe doesn’t mean comfortable. Growth often comes from getting beyond our comfort zone.
Grace is Enough
We are compelled to extend the grace of God to everyone; that includes all people everywhere. We leave the work of changing lives to Jesus. We are deeply committed to the never-ending work of spreading this good news to as many people as possible; locally, regionally, and globally.