***all events are subject to last minute changes due to the ongoing pandemic***

Upcoming Events

Below you will find a list of events coming up soon here at SFUMC.  Simply click on the event link or follow any special registration instructions.  If you have any questions, you can always call the church office at 251.626.1334.

PRIME TIMERS GAME DAY | August 10 | 3:00 p.m. | Main Campus | MC101, Fellowship Hall | Join us for our first ever Game Day! There will be Bingo and discussion about future game days on the agenda. Please bring a small prize to contribute to the winners. For more details or questions, please email Asher Carmichael at acarmic985@aol.com or call the church office.

RISING 6TH GRADE – CATAPULT PARENT INFO MEETING | August 10 | 6:00 p.m. | West Campus | Youth Area | Parents who will have children in 6th grade for the 2022-2023 school year are invited to an informational meeting to learn about Catapult and youth. If you have any questions, please contact Zack McCraw at youth@spanishfortumc.org.

UMM MEN’S BREAKFAST & FELLOWSHIP | August 13 | 8:00 a.m. | Main Campus | MC101, Fellowship Hall | Men of the church please join us every 2nd Saturday as we enjoy an outstanding breakfast with a healthy mix of fellowship, prayer, and the Word of God shared among spiritual men of the church. We would love to see you then and bring someone with you. Have questions about the United Methodist Men? Contact Ken Coale for more details at gk.coale@gmail.com.

3RD & 6TH GRADE BIBLE PRESENTATIONS | August 14 | 8:45 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. | Main Campus | Sanctuary | Bibles will be presented to our 2022-2023 3rd and 6th graders. These bibles are ones they will be learning to use with their curriculum. Please join us at either service. Bible presentations will take place during the Children’s Moment. If you have any questions, please email children@spanishfortumc.org.

SAFE SANCTUARIES TRAINING | August 14 | 12:30 p.m. | Main Campus | MC101, Fellowship Hall | Safe Sanctuaries training will be held this day and will be facilitated by Beth Allen. It is required training for all volunteers and staff who interact with children, youth, and vulnerable adults in our church. If you have any questions, please call the church office at 251-626-1334.

SFUMC VETERANS SERVICE MINISTRY | August 17 (3rd Wednesdays) | 6:00 p.m. Main Campus | MC101, Fellowship Hall | Join us for a gathering of all veterans for support, information, connections, and growth. For more details, contact the church office.

ART OF PARENTING | August 17 | 6:30 | West Campus | WD105, Children’s Area | Please join Teri Smith and Jason Lober as they led this 8 week study of parenting. For more information, please contact the church office, 251-626-1334 or ministries@spanishfortumc.org.

CATAPULT RETURNS | August 17 | 6:30 p.m. | West Campus | Youth Area | Grades 6-8 are welcome to join us on Wednesday nights for fun and fellowship. If you have any question, please email youth@spanishfortumc.org.

KIDZ UNIVERSITY RETURNS | August 17 | 6:30 p.m. | West Campus | Children’s Area | Pre K – 5th grade children are welcome to participate in age level programs that study God’s word through the stories in the Bible, play games, make crafts, learn worship songs, and grow in fellowship with one another and in relationship to Christ. If you have any question, please email children@spanishfortumc.org.

PHILIPPIANS BIBLE STUDY | August 17 | 6:30 p.m. | West Campus | WD102, Office Area | Stand and strive in the Faith of the Gospel as we explore Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Topics will include: humility, hardship, love, service, and God’s glory. Join Rev. Dr. Kitsy Dixon for this new study through October 5, 2022. For more information please contact Kitsy in the church office, 251-626-1334 or kitsy@spanishfortumc.org.

SFUMC VETERANS SERVICE MINISTRY | August 17 (3rd Wednesdays) | 6:00 p.m. Main Campus | MC101, Fellowship Hall | Join us for a gathering of all veterans for support, information, connections, and growth. For more details, contact the church office.

WOW BIBLE STUDY (Women of the Word) | August 17 | 6:30 p.m. | West Campus | WD102, Office Area | We are a faith based study for all women of all ages. This study will be “Fierce” by Jennifer Cowart for 6 weeks. If you have any questions, please call the church office at 251-626-1331.

PRIME TIMERS POTLUCK | August 20 | 5:00 p.m. | Prime Timers are invited to our Pot Luck supper with fried chicken (chicken, drinks & rolls supplied), Bring your favorite side dish, salad or dessert for everyone to enjoy. Contact the church office at 251-626-1334 to register your attendance by Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

BLOOD DRIVE | August 21 | 8:00 a.m. | Main Campus | Parking Lot | Watch for the Bloodmobile this morning until 1:00 p.m. and come give blood.

GRIEF SHARE | August 24 | 6:30 p.m. | Main Campus MB100, Upper Reed |We invite you to join our group where we will journey with you through the deep hurt and loss of your loved ones. We will provide a supportive community to help you navigate from mourning to joy. Grief Share is a 13 week interactive group, with sessions being led by compassionate leaders of our church family. For more information or to register call the office at 251-626-1334.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPER | August 24 | 5:30 p.m. | West Campus, Youth Area. Make plans to join us once again for Wednesday night supper and fellowship. We are changing things up a little this year to have them on the West Campus in the Youth Area beginning at 5:30 p.m. Following the meal everyone will be dismissed to attend their Wednesday night classes, primarily on the West Campus. Main courses will be published in the weekly calendar in the bulletin. Please make reservations by calling the church office, 251-626-1334 or emailing ministries@spanishfortumc.org by the Sunday prior to the Wednesday Night Supper. Donations are greatly appreciated! We look forward to “gathering” once again around our church family table.

PRIME TIMERS (55+) FELLOWSHIP HOUR | September 1 | 10:00 a.m. | Main Campus | MC101, Fellowship Hall | This is an informal opportunity to meet and chat. For more information, call the church office.

PRIME TIMERS LAKE GUNTERSVILLE TRIP | November 10 | Lake Guntersville State Park | We are planning a two night stay at Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge. The price of the rooms for 2 nights will be approximately $307. This amount does not include meals. Rooms need to be reserved no later than September 1, 2022 by calling 256-571-5440, ext. 0 and using our group code #9699 and name Prime Timers. Online reservations may also be made at alapark.com, using the same group code above. After making reservations please call Christi in the church office to let her know that you have made your reservations and whether or not you would like to ride the church bus to Guntersville. The first 28 people to make reservations and call the church will be able to ride the bus. Others may provide their own transportation and/or carpool with others. For more details, please call Sandra Carmichael at 251-751-3928.

ONGOING EVENTS

OPEN PRAYER | Ongoing | Main Campus | Sanctuary | You may come to pray in the Sanctuary during this very informal time for the church and its leadership, especially our own church. You can come pray and leave as you desire. The Sanctuary will be open each Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m. and each Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. For more information, please call the church office at 251-626-1334.

Upper Room Devotionals | Devotionals can now be picked up directly from the church office and in the Narthex of the church.

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