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CREATE a DIGITAL LITURGY VIDEO

First Miami creates digital liturgy videos for their online Sunday services with the help of volunteers. 

To create a video for any of this initiative, please click the link below. 

OUR Partnerships

Do you want to make a difference in our world? First Miami partners with many local and international organizations and we would love for you to be part of our service opportunities, outreach events, and mission trips. 

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  • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

    First Miami partners and supports the work of Alcoholics Anonymous by hosting their weekly meetings at our church. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. 




  • ASHES TO GO: ASH WEDNESDAY

    First Miami serves our community annually on the first day of Lent by providing Ashes on Ash Wednesday to our Brickell community. 


    Our Ashes To Go Tent serves as a means to engage our neighbors and join them in a time of deeper self-reflection, confession and prayer for the start of the lenten season. 

  • BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVE: COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS MIAMI

    Communities In Schools of Miami does whatever it takes to help at-risk students stay in school and succeed in life. First Miami partners annually with communities in schools back to school drive to provide school supplies to schools and children in need. 


    First Miami in partnership with CISM hosts an annual back to school drive for families who cannot afford to buy supplies for their children in Miami-Dade County. 


  • BRICKELL HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION

    Brickell Homeowners Association is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those who live, work and play in the Brickell community. BHA focuses on key quality of life issues such as crime prevention, traffic safety and beautification, communicating with elected leaders, government professional and the business community. First Miami has served as a meeting space to host BHA meetings and quorums. 


  • BRICKELL SOUL BY FIRST MIAMI

    Brickell Soul is a ministry of First Miami that is focused on promoting kindness towards others while building a stronger community within Brickell. Brickell Soul offers an outdoor environment that serves the Brickell community and provides a place for people to connect. 


    First Miami volunteers will be able to help greet people as they arrive, do event setup and cleanup, and other jobs to help carry out our free activities. 


  • CITY COMMISSIONERS & MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT

    We are proud to serve and host our city commissioners as well as our Miami Police Department through providing meeting areas for city-wide meetings and gatherings. 


  • CUB SCOUTS

    In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best right now selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today and for life. 


    First Miami partners with cub scouts through collaborating in service projects and community building. 

  • FOOD TRUCKS

    We support local business owners daily through providing space to make connections to the greater community of Brickell. 



  • FRIENDSGIVING 

    Friendsgiving is a ministry of Brickell Soul that brings together the Brickell community to gather and share in a time of fellowship with others who have made First Miami Home. It gives an opportunity for those who may not have a place to share a meal with family to be able to have a home to come to for the holidays. 


    First Miami volunteers are able to help prepare/serve the thanksgiving meal, set up and clean up before and after the event and greet those who will be attending the meal. 



  • HELICOPTER LIFT ZONE

    First Miami has served multiple condominiums and residents in the Brickell area by providing space for air conditioning equipment helicopter lifts.

  • KEY POINT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

    Key Point Christian Academy is supported and partnered with First Miami Church to provide quality Christian Education to more than 250 students attending the school. 



  • MIAMI-DADE COUNTY ELECTIONS

    First Miami supports Miami-Dade elections as a polling location for the Brickell Community. 




  • MIAMI MARATHON

    The Miami Marathon is Miami’s most sought out race that brings thousands of runners from around the world to participate. 


    First Miami supports runners and spectators during the Miami Marathon through bringing together the First Miami community to cheer on the participants of the race.  

  • RESCUE CHURCH & SUN CITY CHURCH

    First Miami supports local churches by providing space for them to meet and share the love of Jesus with the Brickell community. Currently, First Miami hosts a Rescue Church, a Brazilian Church plant and Sun City Church, a Spanish speaking church plant.



  • THE BRICKELL LIGHT

    The Brickell Light gift shop is a ministry of the church and serves to equip the community of Brickell with resources to aid in their growth of knowledge and disciples individuals in the faith. All proceeds benefit the ministries of First Miami. 


    First Miami volunteers will be able to sign up to help with sales and making coffee in the gift shop Sundays and during the week. 



  • TOUCHING MIAMI WITH LOVE

    Touching Miami with Love shares the love of Christ by offering hope, opportunities, and resources to our communities. First Miami is a partner of Touching Miami with Love First Miami volunteers’ involvement in their Saturday work projects.


INTERNATIONAL



  • Brickell Christmas Trees

    The Christmas tree sales is a ministry of First Miami that serves to provide a means of service to the local Brickell community while raising funds to support ministry in Honduras. 


    First Miami volunteers can sign up to help sell and engage with the Brickell/Downtown community at any of our two Christmas tree sights. 



  • COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL

    Compassion international works to achieve a holistic approach to child development for the purpose of sponsorship, through partnerships with local churches in 25 countries around the world. 


    We will be partnering with Compassion International through their Compassion Trips that will intentionally place our community in areas where the need is real and the impact is life changing. 

     

  • HONDURAS

    Honduras missions trip is a mission of First Miami Church. We serve children and at risk adults in the heart of Tegucigalpa and support the community of Vallecillo through building projects and sharing the love of Jesus with all.


    We will be partnering with third party organizations to empower the First Miami community to engage in service to those in need in Honduras (VBS, Construction, Prayer/Evangelism, etc), all the while sharing the love of Jesus.

  • THE PC(USA) SPECIAL OFFERINGS

    The PC(USA)'s four church-wide Special Offerings(One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost Offering, Peace & Global Witness Offering, Christmas Joy Offering) help share Christ's love with millions of people around the world. 


    First Miami will be partnering with The PC(USA)'s Special Offerings 4 times a year to share Christ love around the world. 

DOMESTIC


  • FLORIDA RESTORES PROJECT 

    Is an initiative of disaster recovery ministry of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. 


    First Miami partners a few times a year with the United Methodist Conference to aid in the restoration of homes affected by Hurricane Irma. First Miami volunteers travel to the Florida Keys and stay overnight.