*** All events are subject to last minute changes due to the ongoing PANDEMIC Situation***
Due to the current pandemic situation, we will not be holding our normal midweek meals. (We have a meal at 5:15 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall and then there are classes and activities for all ages after at 6:00 p.m. Click HERE to make reservations!)
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.
Ongoing Sermon Series | This Is Our Story: Celebrating 60 Years of the Spirit at Work | 8:45 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. | Our congregation is celebrating 60 years of ministry in Spanish Fort and beyond! Join us for worship as we celebrate our church history. During the weeks leading up to Pentecost Sunday we will discover the many ways the Holy Spirit is at work. God is on the move at SFUMC and we want YOU to be there!
Confirmation Sunday & Guest Preacher | April 25 | 11:00 a.m. | Join us as we hold our Service of Confirmation and Reception of New Members for our students who have completed the Confirmation process. Our District Superintendent, Rev. Jean Tippit, will be preaching this Sunday also.
Harambe | April 25 | 3:00 p.m. | Virtual Event | We’re joining a Tanzanian-style fundraising event called a ‘HARAMBE,’ to support Wesley College. Harambe in Swahili means ‘coming together.’ Harambe is also a community-based fundraising method in Tanzania. At a traditional Harambe, people gather, celebrate, and joyfully contribute to a common cause. Wesley College has invited us to do all of this – virtually – in April. Bookmark this page to participate: https://www.wesleycollegetzfoundation.com/april25. For more information please see www.spanishfortumc.org/registration or contact Rebecca Rutherford in the church office.
Preschool Sunday | May 2 | 8:45 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Services | Main Campus | Sanctuary | We will be recognizing our Preschool during both worship services. We are thankful for the outreach ministry our Preschool provides for the community. If you have any questions, please call Jennifer Robertson in the church office.
UMCOR Hygiene Kits – Packing Day | May 2 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Main Campus | MB105 | All of the supplies gathered throughout the year will be gathered and organized for all children Pre-K through 5th grade to pack and assemble hygiene kits for disaster preparedness. During April, we are collecting individually packaged toothbrushes and travel size deodorant.
Help Us Reach our Pack Day Goal of 500! We still need large quantities of several items. These items can be found on our Amazon list here: http://bit.ly/umcorlist3. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Robertson in the church office or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER | May 6 | 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Main Campus | Sanctuary | We would like to invite you to sign up to pray for 30 minutes for our nation, our community and our church. You can do this at: http://bit.ly/sfumcdayofprayer. We will have the Sanctuary open from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. You are welcome to come pray in the Sanctuary or wherever it is convenient for you. You are also welcome to pray before or after those times on your own. We will be providing prayer prompts in the Sanctuary and for anyone who askes for them. Please send your request for those to Rev. Rebecca Rutherford at email@example.com.
Senior Recognition Sunday | May 9 | 8:45 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Services | Main Campus | Sanctuary | Come and join us as we celebrate our Senior High School students this year! If you have any questions, please contact Beth Allen in the church office.
Blood Drive | May 16 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Main Campus | Parking Lot | We will be holding a blood drive on the Main Campus this day. Please give blood if you can. If you have any questions, please call the church office.
End of School Swim Party | May 23 | 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Walters Residence | This event will be for 3rd – 5th graders. More details coming soon.
One Combined Service | May 30 | 10:00 a.m. | There will be one combined service this day. There will be no Sunday School or Youth Fellowships this day.
Vacation Bible School | June 14-17 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Main Campus Multiple Rooms | Pre-K through 2nd grade will join us this year for VBS. There is going to be a limit of 100 kids this year. Registration will open at a later date and more details will follow. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office.
Revive | June 21-26 | Blue Lake Camp | Stay tuned for more details soon! If you have any questions, please contact Beth Allen in the church office or email her at email@example.com.
One Combined Service | July 4 | 10:00 a.m. | There will be one combined service this day and our guest speaker will be Ethan McVay. There will be no Sunday School or Youth Fellowships this day.
LOL Week | July 11-14 | Save the dates for a fun experience for 3rd -5th graders. Capacity will be limited. More details will follow soon.
Blue Lake Summer Camp | July 15-17 | Blue Lake Camp | Save the dates for Summer camp. It will be for 3rd -5th graders. Capacity will be limited. More details will follow soon.
Hygiene Kits – Children’s Missions | Ongoing | Children’s ministry participates in a year long mission effort of collecting and assembling hygiene kits for disaster relief and local organizations. Each month different items are collected and then they are assembled. During April, we will be collecting individually packaged toothbrushes and travel size unisex deodarant. There are drop off locations in the Narthex and West Campus. You can also have items sent directly from our Amazon wish list HERE. For more information, please contact Jennifer Robertson in the office.
Uniform Closet | Ongoing | The Uniform Closet will be accepting phone orders only through the church office. Requests for school uniforms will then be filled with what we have available & participants will receive a phone call to set up an appointment time to come to the church office & pick up the uniforms. Pickup will be curbside at 6530 Spanish Fort Blvd., Suite D, Spanish Fort, AL. It is a first come, first served basis. Currently, the Uniform Closet will not have regular open hours/days. If you have uniform donations, exchanges, or returns, you must also call the church office to schedule a curbside drop off appointment time.
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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