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Easter is Coming | 2021

EASTER | April 4, 2012

Easter Season Services

This Easter season has already begun, with Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. We hope you have been able to participate in our Lenten Bible Study – 24 Hours that Changed the World – on Thursdays during this season. 

Palm Sunday Worship | March 28 | 9:00am & 11:00am

We continue our preparation for Easter as we remember the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The 11:00am service will have the children’s palm processional and the Children’s Choir will sing. There will be lunch for our church family and an Easter Egg Hunt for the children following the 11:00am service.

Palm Sunday After 11:00am Worship | March 28

Please join us for our Kid Friendly Lunch and Annual Easter Egg Hunt after the 11:00am worship service on Palm Sunday, March 28! Please be sure to bring your Baskets! Family and friends are welcome! REGISTER HERE for Lunch and/or Egg Hunt!
Maundy Thursday | April 1 | 6:00pm

Maundy Thursday | April 1 | 6:00pm

Tenebrae Service: A service of darkness. Join us as we experience the last hours of Christ’s earthly ministry. We will celebrate Holy Communion during the service as Christ’s disciples gathered with Him in the upper room. We complete our Lenten journey to the cross in darkness as we leave to contemplate Good Friday and anticipate the Resurrection on Easter Sunday.

3 Services | In-Person & Online | 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am

On Easter Sunday three identical worship services will be offered to celebrate the Risen Lord! Join us as we celebrate the Resurrection with Brass, Handbells, Scripture, and the Easter Sermon “All Shook Up”. We will not require any registration for these services, but will continue to ask you to socially distance and respect and love those around you. If possible, please choose the early service time so our guests may have more room at the later services.
…and Coming up Next:
Look for more info Coming soon. RSVP for the Lunch after Church in the Park: HERE.


Easter Egg Hunt March 28, 2021

Easter Egg Hunt! 
REGISTER ONLINE | Palm Sunday | March 28

Please join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Kid Friendly Lunch after the 11:00am worship service on Palm Sunday, March 28th! Family and friends are welcome!
RSVP- ASAP to let us know you are coming!
Register HERE
Remember to Bring your Easter Baskets!


Children’s Ministry Wednesday Nights

Children’s Ministry: K-5th Grade | 5:30-6:30pm

Drop off in Choir Room | 5:30pm

Pickup in Children’s Ministry Area | 6:30pm

Children’s Choir

Wednesdays | 5:30 | Choir Room

Join Ms. Holly in the Choir Room for music time. We will be playing hand chimes, rhythm buckets, music games, and limited singing at this time. After Choir you will move upstairs with Ms. Heather.

Children’s Bible Lesson

 Children’s Ministry Area | Kindergarten – 5th Grade | 6:00-6:30

We will be learning about “Very Big Mistakes People Made in the Bible, and what God Did About Them.” 
Everybody makes mistakes… even Bible characters that had Jesus to hang around with! We can learn good lessons from others’ bad choices, so join us for some fun!


Jacsonville Zoo – January 16, 2021

Jacksonville Zoo: Youth Trip


Saturday | 10:00am-7:00pm | January 16

What: Jacksonville Zoo
When: Saturday, January 16th, 10am – 7pm (The zoo closes at 5, so we will get dinner together before heading home.)
Cost: $25 for students and adults 13 and over, $20 for students 12 and under
You will need a mask and a signed permission form if I do not have one on file for you. Please bring money for food with you. 🙂

REGISTER by This Sunday, January 10 |


Moms in Prayer

Small Group: Mom’s in Prayer

Now on Thursdays! Wednesdays | 5:30-6:30pm | Parlor

As a mom the best thing you can do for your child is pray. You are invited to attend “Moms in Prayer”, a new group, facilitated by Anne Jones, for moms of children in K-12. The group will meet on Thursdays, beginning January 20, from 5:30-6:30, in the church parlor. Masks are optional and social distancing will be practiced. “Moms in Prayer” is a structured hour of prayer for your children and their schools.
For more information text or call Anne Jones | 770-312-0365


Wednesday Nights | 5 Weeks This Fall

Wednesday Night Programming Returns

Beginning October 21, 2020 | 5:30-6:30pm

Children’s Ministry Wednesday Nights:
“The Art of Thankfulness”
Children’s Ministry and Music Ministry presents a 5 week progressive Art Project. We will learn about Thankfulness while we create with local artist, Katherine Vineyard. Each Wednesday is a different stage of the project, so make plans to attend each week! Projects will be sent home on the final night.
Free for children Kindergarten-5th Grade
Wednesdays | 5:30-6:30pm | Children’s Ministry Area
Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times”
A 5 Session Group Study | Rev. Tom Jones
Jesus tells us, “Do not be afraid,” but with everything going on in the world, how is it possible not to be anxious? In this 5 week study Adam Hamilton explores the worries and fears most of us experience. The group will learn to identify our fears and discover practical steps for overcoming them…all in the light of Scripture and a faith that promises again and again that we can live with courage and hope. Book purchase is not required, but are available to purchase at Cokesbury or Amazon.
Wednesday | October 21, 5:30pm | Thorpe


Church-Family Movie Night

Church-Family Movie Night

Saturday October 24, 2020 | 7:00pm | Thorpe Lawn

Join us this Saturday, October 24, at 7:00pm for a screening of the comedy “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken”!
This movie is fun for all ages! We hope the whole church family will attend.
Bring an outdoor chair or something to sit on.
Pizza and Drinks will be provided.
Children will receive candy bags!
See you then! Unless you’re Chicken…


John Wesley in St Simons

Welcoming Rev. Dave Hanson’s:”John Wesley in St. Simons”

Beginning October 1, 2020 | Thursdays 11:00am | Chapel

St. Simons UMC is thrilled to host this longstanding lecture on John Wesley. Rev. Dave Hanson, a former paster of SSUMC, is a world renowned expert on the history of John Wesley. This lecture focuses specifically on his time on St. Simons Island, GA.
Join us on Thursdays for this Lecture. All are welcome. The lecture is Free.