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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. ***

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

Saturday, November 17, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. ~ Membership 101 Class. Have you had the opportunity to take Swansboro UMC’s Membership 101 class? This class is for anyone interested in joining the church or may have joined already but have not had the opportunity to take the class. It will be a riveting three hours of Christian tradition/history, Methodist tradition/history, and information about Swansboro UMC, to include a personal spiritual gifts inventory. This is a class you will not want to miss. Please RSVP with Pastor Adam via e-mail at Donuts and coffee will be provided. Location: Rm 27, Bldg 1

Sunday, November 18, 12:23 p.m. ~ Celebrate Baby Lyle with Pastor Adam and Alysia Barth. All are invited to bring smiles, baby cards with words of support and hope-filled stories. Gift cards are welcome. Kids are welcome to bring a stuffed animal for Baby Lyle to donate to a local children's charity (drop off in office or bring on the 18th.) A light sandwich lunch will be served. Location: Assembly Hall, Bldg 3.

Monday, November 26, 7:00 p.m. ~ 2018 Charge Conference. The annual charge conference will be held at Northwoods United Methodist Church at 1528 Gum Branch Road in Jacksonville.

Saturday, December 1, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. ~ The entire congregation is invited to a 90th Birthday Celebration for Jeannine Jones at the church from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. No gifts please, but cards are appreciated. The event is being organized by her children.

Sunday, December 2, 9:45 a.m. ~ The Emmaus class welcomes all to join us for an Advent journey of Adam Hamilton’s new book Faithful: Christmas Through The Eyes Of Joseph in Bldg. 1 Upper Level, Rm 29. Book is available for purchase through Cokesbury, Amazon, and other retailers. Please call so we can make room for you! Bren Feutz - 910.546.9038.

Sunday, December 2, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. ~ Family Advent Celebration in the Assembly Hall. Bring the whole family 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.)

Sunday, December 16 ~ Deadline for reservations for Youth Ski Trip January 24-27, 2019.

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