South Georgia Annual Conference
The 2018 Annual Conference session will be held June 3-5 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. Robert Bennett, Lay Leader/ Delegate; Jeff Barker, District Delegate; and Tom Jones, Pastor, will represent our church at the conference. A full schedule for the conference may be found by going to – click on AC’18 tab at the top of the webpage. All worship services and business sessions are open and you are invited to attend. Those who are not able to attend may watch the conference in its entirety via live stream at aclivestreaming. Please pray for the Annual Conference, the United Methodist Church, and our delegates.
Thursday Weekly Basketball
The Recreation Committee invites everyone to come play pick-up basketball each Thursday at 6:00 pm at WECC 89.3 FM Radio Station’s basketball court. Contact Cal Lang at for more information.
Sunday School Classes
Sunday School Classes are available for children, youth, and adults, beginning at 8:45am. You are invited to visit a class or two and find your place in Sunday School. A full description of all the classes is available at the Welcome Desk.
Ongoing Children’s Activities (nursery is available for all activities)
  • Sundays – Children of all ages are invited to attend one of our graded Sunday School Classes at 8:45am; Children’s Church is for children 4years – 5th grade. Children start in the sanctuary with their parents and after a short message during the worship ser- vice, are directed to 2 different classes based on age for a Bible lesson and various activities; “God Squad for 5th Graders” – 5th Graders meet for various activities just for them each Sunday at 4:00pm.
  • Wednesdays at 5:30pm – Children’s Choirs Rehearsals – “Music Time” for 3 year old – K, “Music Makers” for 1st – 3rd grades, “Young Musicians” for 4th – 6th grades.
  • Wednesdays also bring Playhouse Kids for children 3 years – 1st grade time to enjoy learning about the Bible and making new friends. There is also Clue’s Club for chil- dren in 2nd – 5th grade to spend time together “investigating” the Bible through vari- ous enrichment activities. Both activities begin at 6:15pm.
Radio Ministry
Our church is sponsoring “The Man in the Mirror” Radio Minute. It airs Monday thru Friday at 6:40am on The Lighthouse, 89.3FM. The radio minutes will offer life-changing insights from God’s word, with practical solutions for the unique issues and challenges facing men every day. We hope you will be listening!
Update Picture Directory
If you are not in the SMUMC 2016 Pictorial Directory and you would like to be included in our updated electronic version, it is not too late! Contact Lois Quinby at 912-882-2716 or for details.
Eucharist Ministry
The Eucharist Ministry’s mission is to serve communion to pa- rishioners who are homebound or unable to attend worship on Communion Sunday. Our next visits are scheduled for Sunday, June 3rd. If there is someone you know who may wish to participate in the “in-home” Holy Communion service, please contact Larry/Anne Newton at 912-576-1579 or call the church office at 912-882-5505.
Hygiene Kits for UMCOR
Our United Methodist Women are collecting supplies for hygiene kits for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) in its world-wide emergencies. There are three ways you can help:
  1. Complete a kit (a complete list of items needed and how to pack your kits may be found at the Welcome Desk)
  2. Donate useable supplies
  3. Donate money toward the purchase of supplies.
Please deliver all items to the church or church office by June 24th. Go to umcor/hygienekits or contact Audrey at 912-882-7098 for more info. Thank you in advance for your participation.
Helping Hands is Looking for Gardeners
Helping Hands is looking for a couple more volunteers to care for our vegetable garden. One hour a week is all we ask. Weekends are especially needed, but we can adjust to your schedule any day. Thank you in advance for your support. Contact Boyd Lemon at 805-624-0287 for more info.