We now have an Online Worship page where you can join us every Sunday.


Christmas Food Boxes
The Back Pack Ministry is collecting food to provide Christmas Food Boxes to 17 families at Jesse Keen Elementary, similar to the Thanksgiving Boxes. Every child will also receive an extra-large snack pack for the winter holiday break. If you donate food, please make certain the “Use By” or “Best By” dates are after December 25! Gift cards and desserts will be pur-chased. Food or monetary donations need to be received by Monday, December 6, and may be brought to the church office Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; closed the day after Thanksgiving. If you need someone to pick up food donations, call the church of-fice at 682-8191.
Items needed:
Cranberry sauce - 14-15 oz. can
Green beans - 14.5 oz. can
Corn - 14.5 oz. can
Black beans - 15 oz. can
Sweet potatoes - 40 oz. can
Applesauce cups - individual servings in plastic cups
Muffin mix - the type that only requires the addition of water or milk
Rice - white, 2 lb. bag.
Peanut Butter - 16 oz. jar
Jam or Jelly - 18-20 oz. plastic containers (often available at Dollar Tree)


Job Opening:  Part-time Nursery Attendant

College Heights United Methodist Church

942 South Blvd.

Lakeland, FL  33803-1159


e-mail: collegeheightsumc@gmail.com

web address: collegeheightsumc.org

College Heights United Methodist Church has a job opening for a Nursery Attendant.  The Nursery Attendant will provide care for children during weekly Sunday worship services, during Wednesday evening programming, and as requested for some programs and special services.  This is a part-time position paid at the rate of $15 per hour.  The person who is selected will be a person who demonstrates responsibility, good judgment, loves working with children, and who passes a background check.  Interested persons should contact Sharon Wood, Administrative Assistant for College Heights United Methodist Church, Lakeland, Florida for an application form.

The College Heights United Methodist Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection be based on job-related factors.



If we are unable to get together in person to receive your tithes and offerings, please mail your check(s) to the church office. Ministry is still happening and we need your financial pledges and gifts. I remind you that you can do that electronically. If you pay bills online through your bank, do the same with your offering to the church...they will send us your check.

You can also give directly on this website using various services on our On-line Giving page or use PayPal by clicking the Donate button below.

Please find a way to continue to get your offering to the church.



If you are new to our church or to the Lakeland area, we welcome you.  If you are looking for a church home, we would love to give you more information about our church, our beliefs, and our programs.  You can learn some things about us in these pages.

If you would like to know more, contact us and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.



Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors

We celebrate all persons, created in the image of God - every age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic condition, family structure, political persuasion, physical or mental ability, and welcome all into every aspect of the life of this congregation.

Service Times

Sunday Worship Traditional 
10:30 am
Sunday Worship Spanish
12:00 Online Worship