Journey to the Cross

We invite families of all ages and sizes to join us for this powerfully moving, multi-sensory experience that takes you along the path that Jesus walked during his last days on earth.

Vacation Bible School

Launch kids on a cosmic quest where they’ll have a blast shining Jesus’ light to the world. Stellar rockets kids on an out-of-this-world adventure that’s light years of faith-building fun.

Craft Festival

Our Craft Festival has been rescheduled for November 12! We have 100 plus crafters, clothing, jewelry, concessions, seasonal gifts and features a bake shop, country store, children’s shop.


Who We Are Pastors Pastor Britt Gilmore Senior Pastor Missy Hart Associate Pastor Jeff St. Clair Longleaf Rev. Dr. Rusty Hedges Pastoral Care & Staff Andrea Vrtikapa Congregational Yvonne Shaw Accounting Tom Boyko Administrative David Spottswood Property Gabrielle Bellamy Missions Paula Coker-Jones Youth Angie Engelthaler …

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Our Beliefs

Who We Are Our Beliefs Mandarin United Methodist Church has a rich history and a bright future! We are part of The United Methodist Church, the second-largest denomination in the United States, and a local church in the Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. As United Methodists, we share beliefs with other Christians …

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Join Our Newsletter

Join Our Newsletter The Buzz We offer a weekly newsletter called “The Buzz” that includes details regarding upcoming events, opportunities to connect, COVID-19 updates, and everything happening on our campus. If you would like to receive it, please email our Communications Coordinator or fill our the form below. All are welcome! By submitting this form, …

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Worship Services

Join us every Sunday in person and online for worship! We offer both contemporary (9:00 AM Connection) and traditional (11:00 AM) services.


We believe in reaching out to others with the love of Christ. In serving, we receive more than we give and learn more than we teach.

Young Adult Ministry

When it comes to following Jesus, we’ve found that we’re better together. In fact, we believe community is essential to living with a consistent sense of purpose.

December 20, 2020

Phased Plans for Steps Moving Forward or Backward As mentioned last week, the Mandarin/Longleaf Relaunch Team constantly reassess the effectiveness of our current plan every two weeks. Moving forward among phases should be done gradually, so that we have time to accurately assess the impact of any changes made. We are required to follow mandates …

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December 13, 2020

Update from the Relaunch Team Dear Church Family, The year 2020 has caused businesses, governments, schools, and even churches to adapt to the ever-changing needs we find ourselves in. Mandarin UMC/Longleaf Church is no different. The Mandarin/Longleaf Relaunch Team reassess the effectiveness of our current plan every two weeks. Moving forward among phases should be …

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December 4, 2020

Joining us for In-Person Worship? If you are joining us here in-person here, we are practicing social distancing as well as requiring masks. Out of love for our neighbors and ourselves, if you are joining us in person you are attesting that you do not have any one of the following symptoms: fever of 100.4 or greater, …

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