Below you will find a list of events coming up soon for all members, adults, children & youth, and miscellaneous. 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.

ALL MEMBERS

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPER | Going on Now – Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. | Main Campus | MC101, Fellowship Hall. Make plans to join us for Wednesday night supper and fellowship. Following the meal everyone will be dismissed to attend their Wednesday night classes. 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 seeing you there!

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.

FALL FESTIVAL | October 30 | 12:00 p.m. | Main Campus | Front Parking Lot | Join us for a great time as we celebrate the fall season with a Fall Festival! Enjoy lunch, music, candy, inflatables, and fellowship! If you would like to donate candy, please bring it to the church office during regular business hours. For more information please contact Kellie Isbell at 251-753-8650 or email children@spanishfortumc.org.

POINSETTIAS | November 6 | West Campus | Church Office | Normal Business Hours | Poinsettias will decorate our Sanctuary in December. Plants may be purchased “in memory of” or “in honor of” a loved one. Order forms will be available starting November 6th and must be completed and turned in, along with payment, no later than November 28th. If you have any questions, please call the church office.

CHARGE CONFERENCE | November 20 | 2:00 p.m. | First United Methodist Church, Bay Minette, Al | Our Annual Charge Conference will combine business with worship and service. Worship will include communion and discussion of the third simple rule of Stay In Love With God. Our service will be bringing an item for the Baldwin Family Village. You may bring ne of the following: bath mat, bath towel, wash cloths, paper towels, laundry detergent, dish towels, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, twin/full bedding sets, hand towels, toilet paper, tissues, dish washer soap, or dish clothes.

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE | November 20 | 4:00 p.m. | @Providence United Methodist Church | You are invited to join SFUMC and other Spanish Fort congregations for a Community Thanksgiving Service. The service will be led by area pastors and will feature multiple church choirs. An offering will be collected and donated to Prodisee Pantry. For more information please contact the church office, 251-626-1334 or ministries@spanishfortumc.org.

A NIGHT IN BETHLEHEM | December 17 | 5:00 p.m. | Main Campus | Top Parking Area | More details coming soon.

ADULT EVENTS & CLASSES

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

PHILIPPIANS BIBLE STUDY | Ongoing | 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.

WOW BIBLE STUDY (Women of the Word) | Ongoing | 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.

GRIEF SHARE | Ongoing | Wednesdays | 6:00 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.

GRIZZLY BEARS BOOK CLUB | Ongoing | Wednesdays | 6:30 p.m. | West Campus | WD103, Office Area | Men will meet to discuss a book read during the week. The book for the Fall Semester will be “Wild at Heart.” For more information please contact Caleb Reeves at mandycreeves@gmail.com.

MAMA BEARS BOOK CLUB | Ongoing | Wednesdays | 6:30 p.m. | West Campus | WD109, Children’s Area | Women will discuss a book read during the week. The book for the Fall semester will be, “The Gift of Failure.” For more information please contact Mandy Reaves at mandycreeves@gmail.com.

THIRSTY THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY | Ongoing | Thursdays | 1:00 p.m. | Main Campus | MC100, Parlor | Join this group of ladies as they study and explore God’s Word a little deeper by using a Topic Study Guide Book. For more information please contact the office, 251-626-1334 or Cari LeMaitre at carissal@bellsouth.net.

BREAD OF LIFE CHRISTCARE GROUP | Ongoing | Wednesdays | 4:00 p.m. | West Campus | WD105 | This group meets weekly for Bible study and exploring ways to be missional servants for Christ. For more information, please contact the church office.

WEDNESDAY AM BIBLE STUDY | Ongoing | 9:00 a.m. | West Campus | WD101, Office Area | Join this group of eager Bible studiers as they gather each Wednesday morning to study various books each semester. For more information please contact the church office, 251-626-1334 or Gail Yance at kathouse@att.net.

SARAH SHEPPARD CIRCLE | Ongoing |10:00 a.m. | Main Campus | MC101, Fellowship Hall | Join this group of ladies of the United Methodist Women’s organization of service, each second Thursday of the month. You will enjoy a time of sharing, hearing from occasional speakers, Bible study and missional focus. For more details, please contact Debbie Wallace at mwwal@bellsouth.net.

UMM MEN’S BREAKFAST & FELLOWSHIP | Ongoing | 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.

PASTOR’S BIBLE STUDY: JAMES | Ongoing | 2:00 p.m. | West Campus | WD101, Office Area | Join Pastor Bill as he leads an eight week study based on the book, The Letter of James by Abson Joseph beginning September 12, 2022. The study book is $16 and you may register for the class and purchase your study book through the church office. For additional information please contact the church office, 251-626-1334.

PRIME TIMERS (55+) FELLOWSHIP HOUR | October 6 | 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 GAME DAY | October 11 | 3:00 p.m. | Main Campus | MC101, Fellowship Hall | We had so much fun at our first Game Day, we are going to have Game Day once a month! Join us August 10th and each second Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. for games and fellowship. For more details or questions, please email Asher Carmichael at accarmic985@aol.com or call the church office at 251-626-1334.

PRIME TIMERS BLUE ANGELS TRIP | October 19 | 8:15 a.m. | Pensacola | Prime Timers will depart the sanctuary parking lot at 8:15 a.m. to Pensacola and board the Pensacola Bay Ferry to watch the Blue Angels practice their flight routine. Afterwards we will eat at Englewood All-in-One Restaurant (approximately $15/person). Reservations and ferry fee ($25/person) must be made and paid at the church office by September 16, 2022. For more information, please contact Sandra or Asher Carmichael at acarmic985@aol.com.

SFUMC VETERANS SERVICE MINISTRY | October 19 (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.

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 deadline has passed for our special room block rates, but you can still register on your own by calling 256-571-5440. Online reservations may also be made at alapark.com. After making reservations please call Christi in the church office to let her know that you have made your reservations so we know you are coming! You may provide your own transportation and/or carpool with others. For more details and to check bus availability, please call Sandra Carmichael at 251-751-3928.

CHILDREN & YOUTH EVENTS

CATAPULT | Ongoing | 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 | Ongoing | 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.

REMEDY YOUTH | Ongoing | 6:00 p.m. | Sundays | West Campus | WC112 | Remedy (9-12th grades) | This is a time to gather for fellowship that is about being inspired by who God is and striving to grow in our desire to follow Him fully. If you have questions, email youth@spanishfortumc.org.

CHILDREN SINGING IN WORSHIP | October 16 | 8:45 a.m. | Main Campus | Sanctuary | Our children will be singing during the 8:45 a.m. worship service on October 16th. You do not want to miss this. It is not too late to have your children join. They practice on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact the church office or email bonnie@spanishfortumc.org.

CHILDREN SINGING IN WORSHIP | December 18 | 8:45 a.m. | Main Campus | Sanctuary | Our children will be singing during the 8:45 a.m. worship service on December 18th. You do not want to miss this. It is not too late to have your children join. They practice on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact the church office or email bonnie@spanishfortumc.org.

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Youth Activity Consent Form | Click Here

Meeting/Class/Event Reservation Form (click on the link, fill in the form online, then print and bring into the office or save and email) | Click Here

Safe Sanctuaries Policy | Click Here

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

Employment Application | Click Here

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