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Blessings In 2019 

Swansboro United Methodist Women are again organizing a community calendar with proceeds to be used for Mission Projects throughout the year. This is a great way to list birthdays, anniversaries and memorials for your loved ones. Price for the calendar is $5/each and 55c for each listing. The form is available to print here or pick up from narthex in Bldg 2 or 3, or the church office. Complete the form and include your payment in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the name Charlie Krawchuk. Put your envelope in the Sunday collection plate or in the UMW Treasurer mailbox in hall of Bld 1 (near the choir room.) Checks should be made to SUMW. Questions: Charlie Krawchuk (586.484.7162) Deadline is 20 August 2019.

Sundays, July 14 - September 15, 6:00 p.m. ~ Financial Peace University coordinated by Drs. Layne & Annette Harpine. Not sure how to get out of debt? Can’t decide what insurance you need? Worried about retirement savings? These topics and more covered in Financial Peace University! Cost: $129.99 To sign up now, go to the Group Link: For more info, contact Dr. Layne Harpine at or Dr. Annette Harpine at

Tuesday, August 20 ~

  • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - 5th Annual Beach Blast Family Picnic at the Western Beach Access in Emerald Isle. Enjoy hotdogs & hamburgers. Bring a side dish to share.
  • Deadline for SUMW Community Calendar entries and purchases.

Wednesday, August 21, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. ~ SAM (Senior Adult Ministries) lunch & program. Staff from The Cottages of Swansboro will share info and games. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. Please register by Aug. 14th online or by calling the church office.

Tuesday, August 27, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. ~ Teen Community Bible Study begins for the 2019-2020 school year. Location: Swansboro First Baptist Church Family Life Center. Teens from 6th - 12th grade are invited to eat, sing, laugh and adventure through the book of Acts. For more info, call Lisa Roska (252.503.8337) or Joanne Scholl (910.389.8826). Read more at

Wednesday, August 28, 4:00 p.m. ~ Methodist Men Family Night - 7:00 PM Night Baseball Game at Kinston Grainger Stadium. ALL Church community, all members, all attenders, and all guests are invited—men, women, children. We will be taking the Church bus and car pooling, departing the upper parking lot at 4:00 PM. Dinner stop at Kings BBQ! RSVP is required in order to plan transportation and number of $6.00 advance ticket purchases. By Monday 19 August, please pay and notify us: a) number of tickets, b) if you want to ride the bus, or c) if you can drive and take additional fans. First come—first served for the 13 available bus seats. Overflow carpools will be set up. Plenty of game tickets are available. Contact: Frank ( or 910.326.7997) or David ( or 586.484.7127)

Sundays, September 8 - November 24, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. ~ Sermon on the Mount: The Jesus Manifesto - an adult Bible study taught by Cheryl Epperson. Location: Rm 25, Bldg 1.

Tuesday, September 10, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. ~ C4C Volunteer Kick-off meeting, orientation and sign-ups. Location: Rm 25, Bldg 1 (Library)

Thursday, September 12 - October 17, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. ~ Adult study, "The Book of Joy". Archbishop Tutu and Dalai Lama discuss steps toward inner joy. Study last for 6 weeks. Contact: Jim Brewster. Location: Rm 25, Bldg 1 (Library)

Saturday, September 28, 5:30 p.m. ~ Retirement party for Becky Dorris, Director of SUMC's Child Care Center. More details to follow.

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 10 (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.
  • 7:30 p.m. - Chancel Choir. Building 1, Room 21 (Music Room)


  • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Teen Community Bible Study moved back to Swansboro First Baptist Church Family Life Center. For more info, contact Joanne School (910.389.8826) or Lisa Roska (252.503.8337) or (During school year)
  • 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 Sunday's Food collection. Contact Adelel Hyla-Brewster.
  • 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: the Charlotte Fields/Minnie Jones UMW Circle. SUMC also serves whenever there is a 5th Tuesday in the month.
  • 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)





  • 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