Southwest UMC

Sunday 8/6/17

 This is our first Sunday of the month, “Communion Sunday”.  Rev, Fred Lawrence, Pastor Emeritus of Southwest will administer the Sacraments and also will conduct next Sunday’s service while Pastor Myra is recouping from surgery. 

Men’s Fellowship

   Men’s fellowship is held 7:30 a.m. on the 2nd Thurs of each month, 43rd Street Deli, Williston Rd and I-75. Next meeting is THIS Aug 10th.

Women of the Church

   The WOTC (Women of the Church) is taking a break for the summer – but not for long!  The next meeting is Tuesday, September 5th.  

Back to School

  We are again collecting back to school supplies for Idylwild but we also hope to gather enough to help support the United Methodist Children’s Home and Newberry Christian Community School where Pastor Myra and Rob will be leading chapel. 
A 2017-18 school supply list can be found on the church bulletin board.


   SWUMC needs your photos of church activities and permission to use them on social media.  This is a way to bring attention to the many good things we do.   Bring or email to –

Sunday Nights

  Announcing a new fellowship, games bible study at the church on Sunday evening at 6:30pm.  Join us for fun and enlightenment!

Monday Prayer

   Our Monday contemplative prayer evenings continue at @6:30pm.

Open Choir Rehearsal

  Please remember the choir has *OPEN* rehearsals every Wednesday at 6:15pm.  Show your “Barney Fife” tonsils and give it a fling!

Salty Service

  In the back of each pew are holders for giving envelopes, pencils and Salty Servant cards. Did you visit a shut-in, help in a soup kitchen, provide diapers, or visit those grieving.  If so, put your card in the plate.


   Yoga –  Weekly with our Yoga instructor Maggie Kampny, Thursday mornings at 10:00.  Three dollars for SUMC members.  

Get Involved in the Service

   Our Lay Leader, MRB, asks that people sign up to lead the affirmation and responsive readings.  Please check the bulletin board in church rear.

Posted in Announcements on August 6, 2017.