First Methodist Church of Oviedo
Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007, the First Methodist Church of Oviedo was founded in 1873 and was initially called Lake Jessup Church. It belonged to the Methodist's Florida Conference, which itself was established in 1844. The church today is vibrant community of 1,500 members, offering various youth and adult programs. The present church was built in 1956 and is the largest example of Colonial Revival architecture in Oviedo.
Backstory and Context
Johnston, Sidney & Jones, Robert O. "First Methodist Church of Oviedo." National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. July 18, 2007. https://npgallery.nps.gov/GetAsset/3e98eb2b-b168-4c47-a930-a19524797dbe.
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