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You've come to the right place if you are looking for events and activities. During these events we are taking lots of pictures for our Photo Albums. Check below for upcoming activities/events and our Newsletters page for online copies of The Messenger.

To see all scheduled activities and meetings, check our online calendar.
To reserve a room or have something posted on our online calendar, go to our Calendar page.

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Blessings In 2015 

Sunday, August 30
~ Promotion Sunday. Join us as we celebrate the promotion of our children into their new Sunday school classes. All parents, students, and Sunday school teachers will need to meet in the Sanctuary at 9:45 am on Sunday, August 30th as we celebrate this blessed time of promotion.

Sunday, September 13, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. ~ Church-wide BBQ to honor Pastor Scott and Amy Dodson. Also, the Kick-Off of our family ministries Back-To-School Game night. BBQ will be provided. Each family is asked to bring a side dish and/or dessert. There is a sign-up form in the church office so you can see what everyone else is bringing. Come enjoy this wonderful night of fun and fellowship!

Saturday, September 26, 9:00 a.m. ~ Plan to join our Methodist Women for our Women Together Conference entitled WISDOM OF WOMEN. We will meet in our new Assembly Hall for worship, workshops, and hands-on opportunities to be in mission. Registration form with all the details

Sunday, September 27, 7:00 p.m. ~ Consecration Service for Ministry Center. Dr. Ed Gunter will be leading this celebration. We invite all of our Swansboro United Methodist Church family and friends to celebrate this wonderful occasion and blessed opportunity to continue to grow our ministries.

Sunday, October 4 ~ World Communion Sunday - The fifth of six 2015 UMC Special Offerings

Monday, October 19, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ~ Charge Conference at Northwoods UMC (Jacksonville)

November 12 - 15 ~ “Longing for Peace - Exploring the Heart of God” presented by Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders, at Lake Junaluska Peace Conference. This timely training event is special this year. SUMC will share our “Journey to Tolerance” as a model for interfaith understanding. SUMC mission (Yard Sale) funds take care of registration/transportation; room/board is paid by each participant. Information: Jim Brewster (910.478.9727)

Sunday, November 30 ~ United Methodist Student Day - The sixth of six 2015 UMC Special Offerings

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Ongoing/Recurring Events 


  • 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ~ Mission Monday/UMW Craft Days ~ Barnum House (by lower parking lot). Whether you’re creative or not, you can get involved in several projects to benefit Haiti or local charities. Contact Lisa Potts, Lynn Rouse or Rosemary Whaley for more information.
  • 12 Noon ~ UMM Peanut Cooking ~ Kitchen ~ Varied Schedule


  • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. ~ Teen Community Bible Study at Swansboro First Baptist Church. For more info, contact Joanne School (910.326.6373) or Rachel Morton (910.545.4071) 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. Contact: Tim Whaley ( or 252.354.3991) - Seasonal activity
  • Second Tuesdays
    • 1:00 p.m. ~ Help sort Second Sunday's Food collection, Room 38LL (under the sanctuary)
  • Third Tuesdays 
    • Hand Made'ns
    • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ~ Hope Mission trip to serve lunch to the homeless. Meet in Morehead City at 14th & Bridges. 5 volunteers needed each trip. Contact: Maryann at 609.685.1993


  • 6:45 a.m. ~ UMM Bible Study ~ Room LL33 (suspended during summer)
  • UMM Fellowship meetings ~ Schedule
  • Second Wednesdays ~ UMW Circle Meetings ~ Details are on our UMW page.



  • Lord's Ladies Lunch
  • UMKids - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. during school year (begins 9/13/15)
  • Confirmation Class - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. during school year (begins 9/13/15)
  • UMYF (Junior & Senior) - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. (begins 9/13/15)
  • 2nd Sundays ~ before and after each worship service ~ Food Collection
    Visit our Church and Society page for MANNA details.
  • 2nd Sundays ~ UMW Mary Weeks/Lula Hatsell (also known as Creekside Woods) Circle meets at 7 p.m.