OPEN COMMUNION – 1ST Sunday of each month
PRAISE & TESTIMONY SERVICE – 5TH Sunday of any month with 5 Sundays
PRAYER GROUP – Every Monday at 9 a.m. on Baker Parlor
CRAFTERS – Every Tuesday at 9 a.m. September through May
QUILTERS – 3rd & 5th Mondays at 10 a.m.
UNITED METHODIST WOMEN (UMW): 2nd Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. September to May. Special events: Ladies’ Tea, Cookie Exchange, Porch Picnic
UMW SUNDAY: Mother’s Day in May. UMW women serve in all the functions of church service.
UNITED METHODIST MEN (UMM) 3rd Thursday at 6 p.m. September to May. Special guest speakers. Special events: Church Picnic, Shorebirds game, Sweetheart dinner.
JAMMING BY-THE-SEA – 1st & 3rd Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. Musicians sponsor a potluck social immediately after the 1st Friday jam session.
SONG SERVICE AT ATLANTIC SHORES REHAB – 3rd Thursday at 9:30 a.m. sponsored by UMW
ST. MATTHEWS BY-THE-SEA NIGHT AT PERDUE STADIUM – June Shorebirds game on the picnic deck sponsored by UMM
CHURCH PICNIC – 2nd Monday in September 4 to 6 p.m. at John West Park, Ocean View sponsored by UMM
YARD SALE – 2nd Saturday in May sponsored by UMW. Hot dog & soup sales by UMM. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR – 2ND Friday & Saturday in November sponsored by UMW. Hot dog & soup sales by UMM. Friday 4:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
BYKOTA SUNDAY SCHOOL FELLOWSHIP – 2ND Monday fellowship 5:30 p.m. at various locations
WOMEN’S RETREAT: 1ST weekend in March, usually at The Dunes Hotel in Ocean City.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS – 3rd Sunday between services in the church office sponsored by SMBTS Health Ministry Team.
SUPERKIDS AT THE BEACH – Coordinated with Scripture Union this VBS is held on the beach at Dagsboro Street in Fenwick Island, usually in mid-July.
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE – 7 P.M. Imposition of ashes.
LENT BIBLE STUDY – Led by Pastor Bruce and usually the last four (4) Wednesday afternoons in Lent.
PALM SUNDAY SERVICE – Easter Cantata of chancel choir, bells and chimes. One service only – 10:45 a.m.
MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE – 7 P.M. Communion and meaningful portrayal of Last Supper.
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE – 6:30 A.M. on the Fenwick Island beach at the Dagsboro Street dune crossing.
EASTER CELEBRATION – 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services of celebration
ANGEL TREE - (gifts for needy) 1st Sun. in Dec.
HANGING OF THE GREENS – Sunday or Monday before Thanksgiving
CHRISTMAS CANTATA – 2nd Sunday in December. One service only – 10:45 a.m. Chancel Choir, bells, and chimes.
SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGERS – Friday after Thanksgiving to December 23rd from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at G&E Hockers in Ocean View.
SALVATION ARMY BOARD GAME DONATIONS DUE – 2nd Sunday in December
DIAPERS FOR JESUS – Diaper donations for Pyle Center due – 3rd Sunday in December – sizes 6 months to toddler.
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE – 7 p.m. Family candle lighting ceremony.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION – Sunday before Christmas. One service only – 10:45 a.m. No 8:30 service.
MEMORIAL SUNDAY – Last Sunday of the year. A service of remembering the Saints. SMBTS remembers family and friends who have passed in the last 12 months.
SPECIAL DONATION EVENTS
PYLE CENTER FOOD BANK – Every Sunday – collecting Staples, canned goods, cereals, apple juice, healthy snacks, etc.
SHIRLEY GRACE PREGNANCY CENTER – Pick up a baby bottle piggy bank to collect spare change from Easter to Mother’s Day.
SOSA – SECOND HARVEST – Year round feed an END HUNGER box a quarter a day. Empty the box and give to SOSA in September.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR NEEDY CHILDREN – UMW donations of school supplies in August.
CLEANING & HYGIENE KITS FOR DISASTER RELIEF VICTIMS – UMW donations of supplies accepted in July.
UMC STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS – Donations for scholarships received in November.