Serve/Connectional Ministry 
Children’s Ministry
Provide guidance with children as they connect to God and grow in their faith. This happens in a variety of settings, Children’s Church and special events. Requires a love of children, planning sessions with the use of leader-friendly materials.
Hospitality Team
  • Fellowship Meals 
    • Once a month guest and attenders are invited to enjoy a delicious, free brunch and lunch in the Gathering Place. This gives everyone an opportunity to relax, have fellowship, and develop relationships around the table. Includes food preparation, set up, clean up , serving, and interacting with guest. 
  • Coffee Fellowship
    • Offer refreshments and conversation to guests and attenders. Involves set up or clean up and invites servants who are hospitable, dependable and friendly. 
  • Greeter/Guest Services
    • Welcome and assist guest and attenders before and after worship. Requiring warm smiles and welcoming and helpful attitudes at entry doors or at the Guest Services desk. 
  •  Ushers
    • Welcome and assist guests and attenders to worship. Requires a warm, hospitable demeanor, dependability, and positive people skills.
Student Ministry
Provide opportunities for youth to connect, grow, serve, and give through worship, study, and serving. A good listener, an understanding of middle and/or high school youth, reliable, a mentor. 
 
Serve/Communal Ministry
Homecroft Elementary
SUMC has partnered with Homecroft Elementary School in Perry Township. Currently we help in 2 ways: On Thursday with the After School Achiever’s club and during the day, helping the teachers as a H.O.P.E. (helping our pupils excel) mentor. 
Prison Ministry
Team members share the love of Jesus Christ with incarcerated men, women, youth, and their families. Additional opportunities include baking cookies, praying and attending closing ceremonies with the team. You can also look at the Kairos website by clicking here
Upper Sand Mountain Mission Trip
An annual one week trip to Upper Sand Mountain Parrish in Alabama to serve those in need. Requires skilled and unskilled talents, construction, painting, driving, cooking, and interaction with the community. 
United Methodist Women 
UMW is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative supportive fellowship and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.
If you have any questions about any of these ministries, please contact our office