S.W.A.G. Saved With Amazing Grace/Youth group (Tween and Senior High School)

S.W.A.G. Youth group is a group of 7th through 12th grade students who love God and each other. We gather at youth group on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Christian Education Building, (building C, room 3) to have fun in worship and meet for Sunday school to grow together in our relationship with Christ. Our desire is to challenge, support, pray with, and encourage each other. We seek to follow God in our lives and we don’t have it all figured out! We invite you to begin or continue your spiritual journey with us as S.W.A.G. Youth. Contact Taylor Lowery, our new Youth Director at 797-4416 for more information. Taylor encourages all youth (middle and high school students) to join in the fun and fellowship and looks forward to meeting everyone.

Youth Sunday School Sunday Tweens Class for grades 7-9. Meets in the Christian Education Building each Sunday at 10:00 am. Contact June Baker or Peggy Fallin at 797-4416 for more information.

Senior High School/Collegiate Class for 10th thru college Meets each Sunday in the Christian Education Building at 10:00 am. Contact Jessie Gail Atkins at 797-4416 for more information.


Children’s Sunday School 10:00 am

Preschool Class for ages 3- 4.
Meets in church nursery.
Contact the church office at 797-4416.

Early Elementary Class for Kindergarten-2nd grade.
Contact Alexis Stilwell at 797-4416.

Older Elementary Class for 3rd-6th grade.
Contact Linda Paul at 797-4416.

Wednesday Night Programs 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Pre-K 4 – 6th Grade

Children’s Choir 5:30 p.m. – Starts January 9, 2019

The Children’s Choir is under the direction of Music Director for Children and Youth, Suzann Maass. Performances are throughout the year quarterly and during the Christmas and Easter seasons. The children choir has an annual spring program in May to celebrate the end of the school year. The choir rehearses on Wednesday 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and all children from preschool to 6th grade are welcome to join.

Children’s Exploring LIFE

WINTER CAMP-Starts January 9, 2019!
The Children’s Exploring LIFE Program of Shores United Methodist Church is offering a new 13-week camp for winter 2019 “Treasurer Seekers.” Join us where the fun and excitement of a tropical island is combined with the thrill of treasure hunting and discovering God as the greatest treasure of all! Children are introduced to 13 of God’s attributes: God Creates, God Knows me, God Is Wise and Good, God Keeps his Promises, etc.

Each Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Christian Education Building, your child is invited to a time of Bible Stories, Games Galore, Crafts, Creative Art, Missions and more! Children will enjoy an evening meal of pizza, fruit, dessert and drinks. All children from Pre-K 4 to 6th grade are welcome to join in the fun. For more information contact Peggy Fallin at 797-4416.


Adult Bible Study Sunday 10:00 am

The G.I.F.T. Class-Growing in faith together – Studies the Bible using a published series. Christian Education Building. Contact Carolyn Troy at 797-4416

The Open Door Class – Our class endeavors to open doors to believers and those who are not sure of their beliefs. Christian Education Building. Contact Jessie Gail Atkins at 797-4416

Ground Zero Class – Explores Christian beliefs and walking the Christian Life. Primarily young adults but all are welcome. Christian Education Building. Contact Terry Lowery 797-4416

New Beginning Class – Studies books of the Bible. Meets in the Library Room. Contact Martha and Jim O’Reilly 797-4416

Tuesday Morning Bible Study at 10:00 a.m in the Church Sanctuary. Bible-based studies led by Rev. Westlake. Contact church office 797-4416



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