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Blessings In 2018 

*** Child care is provided on Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the church so that parents may participate in choir and other meetings happening there. ***

Lent began February 14, 2018. Click to see all Lenten and Easter services and events

Sunday, March 18, 9:30 a.m. until gone ~ Annual Bake Sale by Swansboro United Methodist Women. Items will be available for sale following the 8:30 service until the goodies are all gone. Come by and help our ladies raise funds for our various missions with a purchase of cake, pie, cookies, bread and much more! Location: Fellowship Hall (Bldg 1)

Wednesday, March 21, noon ~ Lenten Service in the Sanctuary (Bldg 2) followed by light lunch in the Assembly Hall (Bldg 3). Speaker: Rev. Ray Broadwell

Wednesday, March 21, 6:30 p.m. ~ UM Men's monthly fellowship dinner & program with guest speaker Ms. Edie Reed of the Broad Street Clinic. Also, the Sea Scout Skipper will present the new Sea Scout Charter. All men of the church are welcome. Location: Rm 13, Bldg 1 (Enter via lower level)

Thursday, March 22 ~ Deadline for dropping off books for Silverdale students before spring break. Congregations for Children are collecting and delivering gently used or new book for K-5th graders. Drop off in the white basket outside the church office. New copies of children's magazines also welcome.

Saturday, March 24, 10:00 a.m. ~ Easter Egg Hunt. Looking for donations of plastic eggs, individually wrapped candy or small toys to fill eggs or prefilled eggs. Donation bins located outside church office & in Bldg 3. Contact Chris Wilson for additional info, or 910.358.3972.

Sunday, March 25, 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. ~ Palm Sunday. Cantata with the Chancel Choir and instrumentalists from the Wilmington Symphony. Location: Sanctuary (Bldg 2).

Sunday, March 25 ~ Deadline for ordering Easter Lilies

Thursday, March 29, 7:00 p.m. ~ Maundy Thursday Service with Communion in the Sanctuary (Bldg 2)

Friday, March 30, 7:00 p.m. ~ Good Friday/Tenebrae Service in the Sanctuary (Bldg 2)

Sunday, April 1, 6:45 a.m. ~ Easter Sunrise Service at Swansboro's Bicentennial Park followed by UMM breakfast for all in Assembly Hall (Bldg 3) This service is in addition to the 4 regular Sunday worship services.

Saturday, April 14, 9:00 a.m. - noon ~ SUMC Communications Workshop. All are invited to learn importance of and practical suggestions for marketing our events and programs. More info to come.

Thursday, April 12, 4:00 p.m. ~ Musical program with Laura Thompson (previously on staff at SUMC), her sister Jamie and Annette Ethridge. All are invited to hear them in the Fellowship Hall. Hosted by the Hazel Midgett/Mattie Tolson Circle.

Wednesday, April 18, noon ~ Fellowship Luncheon, Assembly Hall (Bldg 3)

Saturday, April 21 ~ Church-wide Yard Sale! (click for details) Drop off container open Sundays 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. January - March except for Jan 28th and Feb 4th.

Saturday, April 28 ~ Tea Among the Holidays. Our UMW's Annual Ladies Tea - contact Patti Heller (252.764.2280 or for more info.

Saturday, May 19, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm ~ Sound District Military Fun Day at Camp Don Lee. Fun day for the first 350 active duty military family members who register. (Active duty; active reserve; active national guard) Camp Don Lee will be open with sailing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, basketball and other creative crafts. Free lunch of fried checken with other delicious food and dessert! Click here to register.

Sunday, June 17 - 23 ~ Appalachia Service Project (ASP) mission trip to Tennessee. Contact Lance Tucker at or 910.389.4068 for more info.

Monday - Thursday, July 16 - 19, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. ~ Vacation Bible School. Rolling River Rampage invites Rafters of all ages on a whitewater rafting adventure to experience the ride of a lifetime with God! Volunteers are needed. Contact Susan Fulp at or 252.393.7805 to see how can be a part of VBS 2018.

Ongoing/Recurring Events 


  • 9:00 a.m. - UMM Peanut Cooking - Bldg 1, lower level Kitchen - Click here for schedule. Contact: Mel Guss.
  • 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Mission Monday/UMW Craft Days ~ Rm 33 (lower level), Bldg 2. Whether you’re creative or not, you can get involved in several projects to benefit Haiti or local charities. Contact Lynn Rouse for more information.


  • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Teen Community Bible Study at Swansboro First Baptist Church Family Life Center. For more info, contact Joanne School (910.389.8826) or Charlton Burns (252.675.9550) or
  • Every other Tuesday 
    • 1:30 p.m. - Men's golf group. Star Hill Golf Club. $35 for 18 holes or $25 for 9 holes. Seasonal activity.
      Contact Larry Philpott (910.322.4736) or
  • Second Tuesdays
    • 1:00 p.m. - Help sort Second Sunday's Food collection, Room 38LL, Bldg 2 (under the sanctuary).
  • Third Tuesdays 
    • 10:00 a.m. - Hand Made'ns Prayer Shawl Ministry - Crochet/knit shawls with love & prayers of healing September - March. Contact Sarah Austin (910.389.4660) or Jane True (910.325.6365). Location: Library - Rm 25, Bldg 1
    • 10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Hope Mission trip to serve lunch to the homeless. Meet in Morehead City at 14th & Bridges. 3 volunteers needed each trip. Contact: Linda Biddy at 910.325.7770. SUMC also serves whenever there is a 5th Tuesday in the month - Jan, May, Aug, & Oct 2017.
    • 6:30 p.m. ~ Meditation Workshop - For more details, contact Jim Brewster ( Location: Library (Bldg 1)
  • Fourth Tuesdays
    • 6:00 p.m. - Monthly Prayer Service in the Sanctuary


  • Second Wednesdays - UMW Circle Meetings ~ Details are on our UMW page.
  • Third Wednesdays -
    • noon - Fellowship Luncheon. Location: Assembly Hall, Bldg 3
    • 6:30 p.m. - UMM Fellowship meetings. Location: Bldg 1, Room 13 (lower level Education Bldg)


  • Growth Groups - see Growth Groups page for info
  • 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - UMM Bible Study on the Book of Revelations (Start date: Oct. 19) Contacts: John Lee ( and Bill Smith ( Location: Bldg 1 Rm 13 (Enter from lower level)
  • 7:30 p.m. - Chancel Choir. Building 1, Room 21 (Music Room)




  • Lord's Ladies Lunch
  • UMKids - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. during school year
  • Confirmation Class - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. during school year
  • UMYF (Junior & Senior) - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Sundays - before and after each worship service ~ Food Collection
    Visit our Church and Society page for MANNA details.
  • 2nd Sundays - UMW Mary Weeks (Creekside) Circle meets at 7 p.m.
  • Growth Groups - see Growth Groups page for info