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, …

Pastoral Changes

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 pastors and …

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 …

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 …