2019 Mission Trip

Every summer, a group of approximately 50 Mandarin UMC students head down to Vero Beach, FL to share the joy of Jesus’s love with local children. They do this by organizing a Vacation Bible School specifically for the kids in the area. Students read Bible stories, participate in recreation activities, …

Pastoral Changes

Last Sunday, Staff/Parish Relations announced Pastor Debbie and Pastor Will will continue to lead ministry here at Mandarin UMC. Pastor Jeff will lead Longleaf Church in Saint Johns County. Pastor Gewanda will take her incredible gifts to Trinity UMC in West Palm Beach, FL. We are so thankful to our …

Celebrating Welcome to Worship

Last Sunday, fifteen children were welcomed during the 11 am worship service, after they have spent the last few months learning about the different parts of worship in Sunday School. We are so proud of these third graders! They worked hard during their lessons – learning all about seasons, sharing, …

Tons of Teddy Bears

Imagine the fear a young child feels when he or she comes in contact with a police officer during a domestic event, fire or other emergency. Last Sunday, we collected hundreds of new teddy bears and other fuzzy friends to give to the Jacksonville and Saint Johns County Sheriff’s Offices …

Low Country Boil

Enjoy a beautiful spring evening with delicious food and a great group of guys that are focused on God and family-first. The 8th Annual Low Country Boil & Oyster Roast is taking place Friday, May 3, 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. This is a fantastic opportunity to invite friends to experience the people  …

Longleaf Church Launches

Our Saint Johns County branch, Longleaf Church, launched on Easter Sunday. Close to 500 people attended the two services – Traditional Service at 9 am or Contemporary Service at 11 am. Services currently take place at Freedom Crossing Academy on Shetland Drive in Saint Johns, FL. Pastor Jeff St. Clair …

Vacation Bible School 2019

The beach. The pool. Spending time with friends. Summer is coming! With their seemingly boundless energy, kids are always ready to have fun. But how can you integrate God into your summer adventures? Join us at Vacation Bible School. With caring counselors, tons of new friends, stage performances and activities …