On this page you will find a list of current events being held in the life of our church for:
Children     -     Youth     -     Adults     -     Church Wide
You will find information about the event, registration forms, etc. below.
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General Forms:

Youth & Children's Consent Form - SFUMC

*required to have on file for any child participating in any event or camp through Spanish Fort United Methodist 

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Children's Events (Grades 3-5):

Mission Effort from our Children's Ministry 2017-2018

For the 2017-2018 year, our mission focus will be UMCOR Relief Health Kits. We will collect (and eventually assemble) UMCOR Health Relief Kits. UMCOR is a ministry of The United Methodist Church that is dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe. UMCOR’s work includes programs and projects in disaster response, health, sustainable agriculture, food security, relief supplies, and more. 

The children will participate and support this organization within The United Methodist Church by working to collect the different supplies necessary for UMCOR Health Kits that will be sent to aid their efforts around the globe. Our goal is for each month throughout the entire year we will designate a different supply item required by UMCOR for the Relief Health Kit, and that we will focus on collecting and do so for the duration of that month. In the Spring after we have collected all the items required, the children will have the opportunity to help assemble the kits.

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When do they bring donated items: Children may bring items with them to normally scheduled worship and program times. 

Where are donation drop boxes: Donation Tub locations are on the Main Campus in the Narthex of the Sanctuary, and SFUMC West Campus Room#WD104 (more commonly known as Extreme kids worship room).

If you have questions regarding this effort, please contact Jennifer Robertson, Director of Children’s and Nursery Ministries at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

February 2-5, 2018- #JOY Winter Camp…”Joy” Winter Camp for 3rd-5th grades is Feb. 2-5, 2018.  For more details and to register go to

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Youth Events (Grades 6-12):

April 20-22, 2018 - Spring Retreat...Grades 9-12 are invited.  There will be two locations for this event (Panama City Beach and Lake Martin).  The cost is $50.  For more details contact Zack McCraw in the church office.

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Adult Events

Grief Share...(In Progress)Our church and community in the past year has endured some devastating loses. Heading into the holidays proves to be an even more difficult time for those grieving a loss of a spouse, child, family member or friend.  GriefShare is a network of thousands of grief recovery support groups meeting around the world. GriefShare is a program with direction and purpose. With GriefShare you will learn how to talk the journey of grief and be supported on the way. It is a place where grieving people find healing and hope in a Christian context.

If you desire  more information, you can contact Dr. White at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or at 850-419-1141.

January 9, 2018 - Ruth Study - Lunch Bunch...(In Progress) The Women’s Tuesday Lunch Bunch will be doing a Bible Study on the book of Ruth beginning January 9th for six weeks.  This is an actual study into one of the only two books of the Bible that are named after a woman. Ruth is a story about three characters and the story of redemption.  It’s about being an outsider who becomes an insider because of a kinsman redeemer.  It also contains the genealogy of our Christ. 

This study is filmed with Dr. Sandra Richter who also wrote The Epic of Eden.  This study is geared for those who have never studied a book in the Bible in depth before but is also for those of you who have.  There is no pressure to complete homework, though there is a study guide that will help you along the way (Cost is $15).  We will order these ahead of time and have them for you on the first day of class so it is important that you register so we have an adequate number of books.  Before you come, I would suggest that you get familiar with the book of Ruth by reading through it in one setting (I know that’s not always possible with small children - so do your best).  There are only four chapters in the book of Ruth.   

For Lunch Bunch, for those that would like to eat together, we meet at noon and then begin the study around 12:20 p.m.  We never go past 2 p.m. so mom’s can make it to the car line. We meet in the Youth Area on the West Campus (by Rite Aid). We hope that you will join us in the New Year for something a little different. This study is being led by Rev. Rebecca Rutherford.  Contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you have any questions.  Click here to register.

January 10, 2018 - Parenting Beyond Your Capacity Study...(In Progress)Join us for this 8-week parenting study, starting with an orientation on Wednesday, January 10th from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. on the West Campus. Cost is $15 for class materials.

Any parent who feels unequipped to raise a child in today's world knows parenting this generation can be challenging. In this study, we will look at practical solutions that will change how you relate to this new generation. This study will encourage you, challenge you and better equip you to raise healthy adults in today's world-something that is not only possible, but within your reach.  For more info call Beth Allen or click HERE to register.

January 21, 2018 - Blood Drive...7:30 AM - 1:00 PM in front of the sanctuary.

January 21, 2018 - Financial Peace University...Financial Peace University is a nine-lesson, money-management class taught by America's most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey. Dave and his teaching team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more. And now you can experience this life-changing class the way that’s best for you: with other people in a local group.  The cost for the class is $109.  Click here to register!

January 23, 2018 - Hand Bell Choir Practices Begin...we will start hand bell practice on Wednesday, Janueary 23rd at 6:30 p.m. in Room WB100 on the main campus.  For more detail contact Tripp Morris in the church office.

January 24, 2018 - WOW Bile Study...The WOW, “Women of the Word” Bible class will begin a new study Wednesday, January 24th at 6:00 p.m. titled, “Namesake” written by Jessica LaGrone. You are welcome to join them in room MA100 on the Main Campus.

February 9-10, 2018 - Men's Retreat...Men, mark your calendars for February 9-10, 2018 at Camp Baldwin. Cost is $60.00. Register by calling the church office. Registration and monies due by February 1, 2018.

April 15-21, 2018 - Redbird Mission Trip...A joint mission trip with our friends from Fairhope United Methodist Church to the 1000 Sticks United Methodist Church near Hazard, Kentucky is being planned for April 15-21. This trip will involve light home repairs in the mountain communities surrounding the church. If you are interested in going, an orientation meeting will be held Sunday, February 11th, at 5:30 pm at Fairhope United Methodist Church. The cost of the trip is approximately $400 per person which includes room, most meals and a donation for building materials to be used. If you have any questions, please contact Ed Glaize, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Church Wide Events

January 23-26 - SFUM Preschool Registration...Registration for current students will be taking place Tuesday, January 23—Thursday, January 25. Open registration will be Friday, January 26th. For more information, please contact Jenni Dismukes, 626-1380 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Sanctuary Renewal Project 

It has been proposed and accepted that we will make repairs and updates to the Sanctuary that will enhance your worship experience. Click here for more details.


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