Here you will find our new or upcoming groups. Some groups may require registrations, however others are come as you are. Please feel free to call or email the church at any time to find out more! | 912.638.3317

Savannah Bananas

Register Here for Savannah Bananas Trip!


New Members

Welcome New Members to SSUMC

 New Members Gathering | May 23, 2021 | 4:00 to 5:00pm | Church Parlor

We invite you to join Tom and Anne Jones for a welcoming New Member Gathering. Get to know our pastor and his wife, as well as other new members to the church!
You can find the Parlor at the end of our main building at 624 Ocean Blvd. Please enter from the rear parking lot and go to your right to the end of the hallway, on the right.

If you would like to join the church:

you may do so by one of three ways:
(1) Profession of Faith in Jesus Christ
(2) Transfer from another United Methodist congregation
(3) Transfer from another denomination
If you are interested in more information about becoming a member contact Rev. Tom Jones


Student Ministry Intern 2021

SEEKING: Student Ministry Intern

Paid 8 Week Internship June & July

Are you interesting in serving in Student Ministry!?
We are looking for you! Ages 18 +.
Email Heather Keefer, Director, Student Ministries for information or to apply.


Church in the Park

Join us for Church in the Park, and Lunch After!

Neptune Park, St. Simons Island, GA
550 Beachview Dr, St Simons Island, GA 31522

April 18, 2021 | Worship 10:30am 
Lunch After Worship (Register Below for Lunch)

Rain or Shine

Join us for Church in the Park for a special outdoor worship service, music and catered lunch! Invite your friends for the this meaningful day featuring music by Michael Hulett. 
We will begin at 10:30 this Sunday, April 18, 2021, for this single full-church outdoor worship service. After worship, food and fellowship will follow with a Fried Chicken picnic lunch provided by the church.  Fried chicken, sides, drinks, desserts, plates and utensils will also be provided. Register Below for Lunch (lunch is free), but there is no need to register for Worship!
  • Menu – Fried Chicken, Green Beans, Macaroni & Cheese, Coleslaw, Rolls, Dessert and Drinks- everything is provided
  • Please no need to bring sides or desserts this year- Just bring you lawn chair
  • Rain or Shine – Weather permitting, we will be on the lawn and picnic area like usual. In case of rain, we will be in the Casino area with lunch to follow.
  • Please sign up for lunch following the service by April 15th at 10:00am – all are welcome!
We need volunteers to set up, serve and help clean up!– Email Anne Frazier if you can help and have a pick-up truck! Many hands make light work!

Register here for Church in the Park Lunch:


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.


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 |


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