The Beacon

Contemporary music, a casual atmosphere and friendly people coming together to worship God.

The Beacon is a contemporary service offered at 9:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. each Sunday in the Ministry Center of Swansboro UMC.

Videos of recent services

All four of our worship services are now streamed live on YouTube each week and available for replay soon after the service is over. Go to and search for Swansboro UMC to get a list of all videos available. Use the Filter to sort by date to easily find the most recent videos or use this link.

Services previously recorded and available here via Vimeo will remain available for a while but new services will not be added. 

You may also use this link to go directly to Vimeo to see all of the videos previously added from the Beacon service.


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Bulletins are here.

Audio recordings below are of the complete services (about 1 hour in length.)

May 13: Sermon - "The Ascension of the Lord" - Pastor Scott Dodson

May 6: Sermon - Youth Sunday - Maggie Pearce

April 22: Sermon - "The Lord Is" - Pastor Crystal DesVignes

April 15: Sermon - "Jesus With Us" - Pastor Ron Gurganus

April 8: Sermon - "Be With You" - Pastor Crystal DesVignes