Equipping the Young: Junior Youth

At Mandarin UMC, we seek to engage our children and youth through a variety of different activities focused on growing their relationship with Jesus, as well as each other. FUN things that children enjoy and look forward to, both during the school year and beyond. Our Junior Youth have had …

Summer Sermon Series

This summer’s sermon series will focus on classic works from children’s literature – how the messages shape our lives and are applicable to our relationship with God and the Gospels. July 21 – Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak July 28 – Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne August 4 …

UMCOR Newborn Kits Needed

The Florida Annual Conference is sending a team to Angola and they are in great need of newborn kits. If you, your family, your class or small group can help, follow these directions and then drop off your kit at the church office by July 15. Please note, follow directions …

Congratulations to our Graduates

On June 2, we celebrated our graduates who completed their studies at different high schools in our area. We enjoyed praying with them at the 11 am Traditional Service, then a social Sunday evening, with stories and videos. We have watched them grow with God during their years here at …

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, …

Celebrating Welcome to Worship

Fifteen children were welcomed during the 11 am worship service on April 28, 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, …

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 …