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St. Simons United Methodist Church

(912)638-3317
624 Ocean Blvd
St Simons Island, GA  31522
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"...I am the light of the world; he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life". John 8:12


Lent
is a special time when Christians focus on the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus. The color purple is used during Lent as a symbol of sorrow and penitence. The cross is the symbol of Lent.
Our Lenten Challenge is listed above. Each Sunday of Lent bring in the listed food item, to be donated to Sparrow's Nest here in Glynn County. Join us as we share God's love during this holy season by ensuring that everyone in our community has something to eat!

** Easter Hydrangeas are now available to purchase to adorn the Sanctuuary and Chapel to celebrate our Risen Savior!  Plants may be taken home after Easter Sunday Services. Order envelopes are located in the pew backs, or call the church office today. You may dedicate your Hydrangea "in memory" or "in honor" of a loved one.

Daily Scripture Readings for Lent
Wednesday, March 4th – Exodus 20:1-6
Thursday, March 5th – Exodus 20:7-17
Friday, March 6th – John 2:13-22
Saturday, March 7th – I Corinthians 1:18-25
Sunday, March 8th– John 2:13-22
Monday, March 9th – Numbers 21:4-9
Tuesday, March 10th – Psalm 107:1-3
Wednesday, March 11th – Psalm 107:17-19
Thursday, March 12th – Psalm 107-20-22
Friday, March 13th – Ephesians 2:1-7
Saturday, March 14th – Ephesians 2:8-10
 
† Pray a prayer for someone in prison.
†  Write a letter of thanks to someone special
in your life.
†  Visit someone in the nursing home or hospital.
†  On the 4th Sunday of Lent bring juice boxes for
Sparrow’s Nest, to participate in the Lenten Feast.


Easter Egg Hunt
12 noon- Sunday, March 29th

Lunch will be provided in the Thorpe Bldg. and then children Birth-5th grade will have their Easter Egg hunts.
*Accepting donations now of plastic eggs and non-chocolate candy for the Egg hunt. Please leave donations in the Gholson Room. Thank you for your help
!



The Preschool Spring Fling is just around the corner on Saturday, March 7th from 10am-12pm. We are gladly taking donations for our silent auction. Our church family has always been strong supporters of out biggest fundraiser, both in donations and bidding! For more information, please call Mary in the Preschool office (912) 634-8557.


Church Directory Pictures
Picture Makeup Day will be Monday, March 9th
Call the church office to reserve your spot-638-3317



 

One of our greatest aspirations as a church is to make sure that you and your family find a safe haven in the midst of a stormy world. We consider it an honor from God for Him to send people to us that need shelter.

Children who come to us will discover loving and caring people waiting for them in their classrooms, and in their activities. Young people will experience the detemination of a staff of people who truly believe that there is a treasure inside of each young person that is just waiting to be discovered and released.

Our church is a "Family Place". We do not profess to be all-in-all to the family, be we are striving to see that every age group within the family receives the attention needed to prosper in their Christian life.
After Hours Needs
please call:

Rev. Marcia Cochran
912.268.2228 or
cell 912.337.4555


Church Services
Traditional 
8:30 & 11:00 am
in the Sanctuary
Contemporary
9:45 am
in the Chapel
1st Sunday of the month,
Communion is offered.



Worship & Arts Week
Lake Junaluska 2015
June 21-26

Contact Kevin Lamb through the church office for more information and to sign up!



Music Ministry Yard Sale

April 11th at 8:00am. Items can be dropped off beginning Easter Sunday in the Thorpe Bldg.


New Wednesday Night Dinner Dates:
March 4
March 18
5:30pm in the Thorpe Bldg. RSVP to the church office by 12 noon the Monday prior.


Preschool Chick-fil-A Spirit Night
Thursday, March 19
5-8 pm

Come by for a good meal and help support our preschool!


In an effort to be good stewards, we are offering to send the newsletter to you via email each week. If you prefer receiving the newsletter this way, please email joann@stsimonsumc.com with your preferred email address.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
*We need someone to share hospitality duties the first Sunday of each month. Contact Anne at 638-3317
*Help needed for Food Pantry at Sparrows Nest anytime Monday thru Thursday mornings. Call Mel Rozier at 912.602-9838
*United Way of Coastal Georgia Blueprint Project is in need of 20 mentors & tutors at Glynn Middle School. Please contact Angela Hutchins at 912-265-1850



*Help needed the first Thursday of each month. Please contact Joey Baldwin or the church office 638-3317!
Next serving opportunity:
March 5, 2015



 


 
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