FIND A LIFE GROUP FOR YOU

THE SUMC LIFE GROUPS WILL BEGIN AGAIN FALL 2021

Why Life Groups?


Men's Life Groups

Men and Meats

When: Mondays at 7:00 PM 

Where: The Bearded Pig (1224 Kings Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207) and Zoom

Who: Men, all ages 

Leader: Carlton DeVooght

Description: A group of guys who are a bit tentative to join a small group or are new to the idea. Our first meeting and the first meeting of each month will be at The Bearded Pig. The rest will be on Zoom.

Baxter Boys-Faith Builders

When: Mondays at 7:00 PM

Where: SUMC's Family Life Center

Who: Men, all ages

Leader: Dale Tedder

Description: We are seeking to become the men God has called us to be – in our homes, workplaces, and community, through discussing Scripture, enjoying spiritual fellowship, and praying for one another.

 

Baxter Boys-Developing Disciples

When: Wednesdays at 6:30 AM

Where: John Singleton's office (Watson Realty- 5443 San Jose Blvd)

Who: Men, all ages

Leader: Dale Tedder

Description: We are seeking to become the men God has called us to be – in our homes, workplaces, and community, through discussing Scripture, enjoying spiritual fellowship, and praying for one another.


Women's Life Groups

Study Sisters

When: Sundays at 6:00 PM

Where: Southside UMC, Discovery Classroom (2nd floor of Education Building)

Who: Women, all ages

Leader(s): Linda Power

Description: Women gathering to learn from each other and grow together...whether or not you've completed the homework!

Joy Collective

When: Mondays at 9:30 AM

Where: SUMC's Family Life Center

Who: Women, all ages

Leader(s): Leslie DeVooght

Description: Women of all ages sharing a little faith, love, and laughter as we journey with Jesus through life.

 

 

Hope Collective

When: Mondays at 12:00 PM

Where: SUMC's Family Life Center

Who: Women, all ages

Leader(s): Leslie DeVooght

Description: Women of all ages sharing a little faith, love, and laughter as we journey with Jesus through life.

 

 

Fearlessly Seeking

When: Mondays at 6:30 PM

Where: SUMC's Family Life Center and Zoom

Who: Women, all ages

Leader(s): Susan Martin

Description: An uplifting six week study of strong women from the Bible, and the role they played in Christ's journey to the cross. 


Co - Ed Life Groups

Cornerstone

When: Sundays at 9:00 AM

Where: Online (Zoom)

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leader(s): Dale Tedder

Description: Growing in our faith by discussing Scripture, enjoying spiritual fellowship, and praying for one another.




Asbury

When: Saturdays at 10:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC's Chapel

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leader(s): Ann Sauer

Description: This is a large class that sings, prays, and studies God's word together. This Sunday School Class formed in 1971 for the purpose of sharing God’s word and love.

 

Discovery

When: Sundays at 10:10 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Discovery Classroom (2nd floor of Education Building)

Who: Co-Ed, empty nesters & hip grandparents

Leader(s): Barry Henry

Description: Scripturally based, open discussion, fostering Christian community and outreach.

Life Together

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, SALT Classroom (2nd floor of Education Building)

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leader(s): Christa & Josh Crapps

Description: A safe, loving and gentle place where we can grow together in God’s word and encourage one another to learn, love and LIVE Jesus.

Landing Spot

When: Sunday mornings at 11:00 AM

Where: SUMC's Family Life Center (Center)

Who: Co-Ed, all ages 

Leader(s): Ian Stake

Description: Come as you are! Discussion based small group, sharing thoughts about the Sunday morning sermon.


Walk Through the Bible

When: Sundays at 4:00 PM

Where: Zoom

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leader(s): Robbie Parks

Description: Walk Through The Bible- is an indepth study of Scriptures from Genesis to Revelation. 

 

 

 

Bible Believers

When: Mondays at 11:00 AM

Where: SUMC's Chapel

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leader(s): Dale Tedder

Description: Growing in our faith by discussing Scripture, enjoying spiritual fellowship, and praying for one another.

 

 

 

Friends Life Group

When: Sundays at 10:00 AM

Where: SUMC's Asbury Classroom

Who: Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Differences

Leader(s): Sarah Troup

Description: A group of adults with IDD  who gather for fun and discussion of the sermon. All are welcome to join this fun group who teach us about their gifts and abilities!

Choir/Handbell Life Group

When: TBA

Where: Southside UMC

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leader(s): Darren Dailey

Description: A group of people passionate about music who help lead worship at the traditional service.






Inwood Life Group

When: Sundays 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Where: Southside UMC, Inwood House

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leader(s): Debbie Dawson & Anthony Sutton

Description: A group of couples and singles, with elementary schoolers through teenagers, supporting each other in our spiritual/parenting lives and anything in between.

Salt Class Life Group

When: Sundays 10:00 AM

Where: 2nd Floor, Education Building

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leader(s): Vicki Peterson

Description: Discussion of that morning's message.





Faith and Family

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: SUMC's Family Life Center (San Jose 2)

Who: Co-Ed 

Leader(s): Christina & David Couch

Description: A group for married couples raising kids in today's world.




Reflect and Refresh

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Zoom

Who: Parents (married/single)

Leader(s): Meghan & Eric Waters and Joe & Tamarah Thames

Description: Join us after church to talk life, kids, and Lent. Let's get spiritually close while staying socially distant!

 

Takes a Village

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Discovery Classroom (2nd floor of Education Building)

Who: Parents of babies-elementary-aged kids (married/single)

Leader(s): Angie & Chip Cosper and Suzanne & Matthew Posgay

Description: Encouraging each other through different stages of parenting. 

Grace Needed

When: Sundays at 10:00 AM

Where: Church Library, (above main office)

Who: Parents of teenagers (married/single)

Leader(s): Heather Gardener

Description: This group is for parents of teenagers to bond and pray together. 





The Bridge

When: Tuesdays at 8:00 PM

Where: Online (Zoom) with occasional meetups

Who: Couples, 30-50

Leader(s): Sarah & Teddy Foster

Description: Keeping up with Christ between Sundays by reminding each other of God's daily presence even in the hustle and bustle of the week.

 

The Marriage Course

When: Tuesdays from 7:30-9:00 PM

Where: Zoom

Who: Married Couples, all ages

Leader(s): Rachel & Cody Barksdale

Description: A group to help each other navigate the modern relationship and build a strong marriage.

 

 

 

Children and Student Life Groups

Nursery

When: Sunday Mornings

Where: Southside UMC

Who: birth-3 years old

Leader(s): Mallory Blas & volunteers




Children's Life Groups

When: Sunday Mornings @ 11 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Children's Building

Who: 3 years old-5th grade

Leader(s): Angie Cosper & amazing volunteers

 

 

Student Life Groups

When: Sunday Mornings @ 11 AM

Wednesday Nights @ varying times

High School only Friday Morning @ 6:30 AM

Where: Southside UMC

Who: 6th-12th grade (broken down by grade and gender)

Leader(s): Amy Franks & youth counselors

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