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To see all scheduled activities and meetings, check our online calendar.
To reserve a room or have something posted on our online calendar, go to our Calendar page.

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Blessings In 2018 

*** Child care is provided on Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the church so that parents may participate in choir and other meetings happening there. ***

Church Mouse Volunteers needed to help keep college students connected to SUMC. Email your name, address & phone number to Angee Steward for all the details.

The Swansboro Rotary Club is sponsoring a Community Clothing Drive – drop off began Oct 1 (8:30am-6pm), pick up began Oct 2 (12-6pm). All sizes are needed for children and adult and is open to anyone in need.

Sunday, September 30 ~ Regular Sunday worship services and program activities resumed with just a few classes relocated until hurricane damage repairs are complete.

  • JOY Class - Bldg 1, Old Fellowship Hall (AA Room - downstairs)
  • Logos Class - Bldg 1, Rm 25 (Library)
  • Sojourners Class - Bldg 1, Choir Room
  • Confirmation Class - Bldg 1, Old Fellowship Hall downstairs

Thursday, October 25, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. ~ Retirement Seminar. Our UMM are sponsoring a retirement seminar to answer your questions about wills/trusts, hospice, funeral planning, and income streams. Doors open at 6pm. Location: Sanctuary, Bldg 2. (moved from Assembly Hall) Please reserve your place online or by calling the church office by noon Mon., Oct 22nd.

Sunday, October 28, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. ~ Annual SUMC Fall Festival. Volunteers are needed to provide "trunks" for Trunk or Treating. Set up will be from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in the church parking lot. Contact: Chris Wilson ( or 910.358.3972)

Friday - Sunday, November 9 - 11 ~ Pilgrimage 2018. Click here to complete commitment letter. Registration is open. Cost is $120 and is open to
6-12th graders. We have limited space, so if you would like to attend, please
register ASAP. If you would like to go as an adult, please talk with Andrew before signing up as adult priority goes to the Sunday Night Volunteers. If you need financial assistance, please talk to Andrew Harper.

Sunday November 25, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. ~ Family Advent Celebration in the
Assembly Hall. Bring the whole family out to make your family advent wreath.
We will provide a spaghetti dinner and the items to make a wreath. You may
bring some greenery from your own yard and your own shears. We will collect
the greenery for everyone to share. Please RSVP your family by Sunday,
November 18. Sign up sheets are in the narthex and church office.

Tuesday, December 11, 7:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. ~ Christ The Savior Is Born. Trip to Rocky Hock Playhouse in Edenton NC for buffet lunch and show. Reservations were required by September 7, 11:00 a.m. (Senior Adult Ministries trip.)

Ongoing/Recurring Events 


  • 9:00 a.m. - UMM Peanut Cooking - Bldg 1, lower level Kitchen - Click here for schedule. Contact: Mel Guss.
  • 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Mission Monday/UMW Craft Days ~ Rm 13 (lower level), Bldg 1. Whether you’re creative or not, you can get involved in several projects to benefit Haiti or local charities. Contact Lynn Rouse for more information.


  • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Teen Community Bible Study moved from Swansboro First Baptist Church Family Life Center to SUMC's Assembly Hall. For more info, contact Joanne School (910.389.8826) or Rachel Morton (910.326.5768) or (During school year - begins Aug 21, 2018)
  • Every other Tuesday 
    • 1:30 p.m. - Men's golf group. Star Hill Golf Club. $35 for 18 holes or $25 for 9 holes. Seasonal activity.
      Contact Larry Philpott (910.322.4736) or
  • Second Tuesdays
    • 11:00 p.m. - Help sort Second Sunday's Food collection, Room 34LL, Bldg 2 (under the sanctuary).
  • Third Tuesdays 
    • 10:00 a.m. - Hand Made'ns Prayer Shawl Ministry - Crochet/knit shawls with love & prayers of healing September - March. Contact Sarah Austin (910.389.4660) or Jane True (910.325.6365). Location: Library - Rm 25, Bldg 1
    • 10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Hope Mission trip to serve lunch to the homeless. Meet in Morehead City at 14th & Bridges. 3 volunteers needed each trip. Contact: Linda Biddy at 910.325.7770. SUMC also serves whenever there is a 5th Tuesday in the month - Jan, May, Aug, & Oct 2017.
  • Fourth Tuesdays
    • 6:00 p.m. - Monthly Prayer Service in the Sanctuary (Verify with calendar entries above.)


  • 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - UMM Bible Study (Starting Sep. 5, 2018) Contacts: John Lee ( and Bill Smith ( Location: Bldg 1 Rm 13 (Enter from lower level)
  • Second Wednesdays - UMW Circle Meetings. Details are on our UMW page.
  • Third Wednesdays -
    • 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Senior Adult Ministries (SAM) - lunch and activity. (Verify with calendar entries above - none during Lent or Advent.) Location: Assembly Hall, Bldg 3
    • 6:30 p.m. - UMM Fellowship meetings. Location: Bldg 1, Room 13 (lower level Education Bldg)


  • 7:30 p.m. - Chancel Choir. Building 1, Room 21 (Music Room)




  • Lord's Ladies Lunch
  • UMKids - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. during school year
  • Confirmation Class - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. during school year
  • UMYF (Junior & Senior) - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. during school year
  • MOPS & MOMSnext - 1st & 3rd Sundays, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. during school year. Fellowship Hall, Bldg 1
  • Food Collection - before and after each worship service.
    Visit our Church and Society page for MANNA details.
  • 2nd Sundays - UMW Mary Weeks (Creekside) Circle meets at 7 p.m.
  • Growth Groups - see Growth Groups page for info