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We would love to see everyone in our church be in a healthy, relational Life Group. We are passionate about getting people together, creating relationships, enjoying fellowship all to know and grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

In a Life Group, you’ll be able to meet new friends and grow closer to God, plus you’ll have a lot of fun. No matter your interests, goals, or stage of life, we have a group that will be a great fit for you.

LIFE GROUPS

PARENTS

ADULT

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES

MEN'S

WOMEN'S

YOUTH

KIDS

PARENTS

LIFE GROUPS

PARENTS


 Regardless of how old our children are, parenting is certainly no easy task! Whether your child is getting ready to enroll in preschool or will soon be a teenager, we want to partner alongside you and your family to help grow your parenting skills and to build healthy relationships with your children. We are excited to have you join one of our Parent Life Goups.

 

Click the button below to learn more, or if you have further questions be sure to shoot us an email on the contact us page!

ADULT

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES

MEN'S

WOMEN'S

YOUTH

KIDS

PARENT'S GROUPS

THE VILLAGE

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Southside, Discovery Room, #C207, 2nd Floor

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

Leaders: 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: Southside UMC, Asbury Room, #C205, 2nd Floor

Who: Parents of High Schoolers & College Age Kids

Leader: Gardners & Sheffields

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

FAITH AND FAMILY

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Salt Room, #C206, 2nd Floor

Who: Parents of Middle Schoolers

Leaders: Christina & David Couch

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

LIFE TOGETHER

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, SALT Room #C204, 2nd floor 

Who: Parents of Elementary Children

Leaders: 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.

REFLECT AND REFRESH

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Zoom Meeting: See below for sign-in details

Who: Parents (married/single)

Leaders: 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! 

INWOOD

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Inwood House

Who: Parents of All Age Children

Leaders: 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.


ADULT GROUPS

THE BRIDGE

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Children's Building, Room #A100, 1st Floor

Who: Adults of all ages and stages

Leaders: Barbie Black

Description: New group, co-ed, all welcome

CELEBRATE

When: Sundays at 10:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Family Life Center, 

Who: Empty Nesters & Retired Adults, Singles & Married

Leader: TBA

Description: New group, co-ed, all welcome

THE GATHERING

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Family Life Center

Who: Young adults, single & married 20's & 30's

Leaders: TBA

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

FRIENDS

When: Sundays at 11:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Family Life Center

Who: Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Differences

Leaders: TBA

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!


ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES

ASBURY

When: Sundays at 10:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Asbury Room, #C205

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leaders: 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 10:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Discovery Room, #C206, 2nd floor 

Who: Co-Ed, empty nesters & hip grandparents

Leaders: Barry Henry

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

SALT CLASS

When: Sundays at 10:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Salt Room, #C204, 2nd Floor

Who: Co-Ed, all ages

Leaders: Vicki Peterson

Description: Discussion of that morning's message.

WALK THROUGH THE BIBLE

When: Sundays at 10:00 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Library, #C200, Upstairs

Who: Co-ed

Leaders: Robbie Parks

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


MEN'S GROUPS

MEN & 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.

MONDAY EVENING MEN

When: Mondays at 7:00 PM 

Where: Southside UMC, Family Life Center

Who: Men, all ages 

Leader: Dale Tedder

Description: A guide to help a follower of Jesus become more consciously intentional in making God the the ever-present center of their life. In this group we will take a holistic approach in examining our lives and looking for ways to grow that fit our gifts, calling, temperament, and season of life.

WEDNESDAY MORNING MEN

When: Wednesdays at 6:30 AM

Where: Southside UMC, Inwood House

Who: Men, all ages 

Leader: Dale Tedder

Description: A guide to help a follower of Jesus become more consciously intentional in making God the the ever-present center of their life. In this group we will take a holistic approach in examining our lives and looking for ways to grow that fit our gifts, calling, temperament, and season of life.


WOMEN'S GROUPS

STUDY SISTERS

When: Wednesdays at 6:30 PM

Where: Southside UMC, Salt Room, #C204, 2nd Floor

Who: Women, all ages 

Leader: Linda Power

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

FEARLESSLY SEEKING

When: Mondays at 6:30 PM

Where: Southside UMC, Family Life Center and Zoom

Who: Women, all ages 

Leader: 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. 


YOUTH GROUP

YOUTH GROUP

When: Sunday Nights 6:00 PM

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