SUMC MISSIONS

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations

Matthew 28:19

You are already part of making a difference in the world today!

Southside finds its purpose in being an agent of God's mission locally, regionally and around the world.

We hope you see yourself on mission with us this coming year!

If you are not already connected to a mission, pick one today for 2023 and join us!

SAVE THE DATE:

SOUTHSIDE MISSION CONFERENCE

March 1-5, 2023


MISSIONS 2023

GUATEMALA

July 16-23, 2023

 

 

 

You have been part of bringing Christ's love to Chisec, Guatemala for the past 11 years in building clinics and class rooms, partnering with Compassion International, distributing water filters and more! Join us this year and experience the life changing gift!

CAPERNAUM

January 14-16, 2023 & July 8-12, 2023

 

 

We have partnered with Cuba since the Florida Covenant in 1997 and our partnership with sister church Santiago de Las Vegas where they continue to pray for us each day! We continue to look for creative ways to send dollars and extend hope to them. Interested in going this year to visit our sister church?

Join us!

CUBA

 

 

 

We have partnered with Cuba since the Florida Covenant in 1997 and our partnership with sister church Santiago de Las Vegas where they continue to pray for us each day! We continue to look for creative ways to send dollars and extend hope to them. Interested in going this year to visit our sister church?

Join us!

KAIROS INSIDE

April 27-30, 2023

 

 

You have partnered with Kairos Prison Ministry both inside jail and outside towards families of incarcerated. SUMC has helped with 4 day weekends every spring and fall where we witness the work of the Holy Spirit changing lives and creating Christian community. Would you join the prison ministry team?

KAIROS OUTSIDE

May 19-20, 2023 & November 3-4, 2023

 

 

You have partnered with Kairos Prison Ministry both inside jail and outside towards families of incarcerated. SUMC has helped with Kairos Outside offering support for women as they journey through the incarceration of a friend or relative.You can help by providing a safe place to share, offering unconditional love and acceptance in a Christian setting and foster spiritual growth and community for these women!

UCOM

Year Round Monday-Thursday 9:30am-12:30PM

 

 

 

You have partnered with UCOM for the last 40 years financially supporting and stocking the sheves of our neighborhood food pantry.

UCOM provides food services, case management for families to help end their cycle of crisis, and a meals- on- wheels program.

Items in most need include: canned vegetables, canned tuna, pasta sauce, pasta, rice, cereal and peanut butter.

HAPI - HENDRICKS AVENUE PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE 

August 1st - Back to School Drive & December 1st - HAPI Angel Tree

 

 

 

You have partnered with the HAPI partnership for over 10 years when we were approaced by the duval county public schools to develop a faith based partnership with our neighborhood elementary school. This partnership has grown over the years to include prayer partners for the teachers and staff, provide backpacks and school supplies for families in need, teacher treats, tutoring, and our most recent collection for angel tree at Christmas!

HURRICANE RELIEF

June 25-30

 

 

 

You have partnered with hurricane relief and past trips to Puerto Rico, Pensacola and sending aid after Hurricane Ian in south Florida. Join us to help in the rebuilding in the Fort Meyers area this summer!

MADISON YOUTH RANCH

April 2, 2023 - Easter Baskets 

 

 

 

You have partnered with Madison Youth Ranch for the past 9 years since it opened! Youth have improved the grounds each summer and gifts and support are regularly collected. The ranch is an extended campus of the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home that we collect for on every 5th Sunday throughout the year.

GIOVA'S KIDS

March 9, 2023–Food collection for spring break

 

 

 

 

 

You have partnered with Giovas Kids as SUMC has donated dozens of bags of food and clothing for children of refugees

SPIRIT OF MARTYRDOM

September 5, 2023–Bible Collection

 

 

 

Our newest mission partner is pursuing the advancement of the Gospel in hostile areas of the world where Christians are persecuted. Revival is taking place in Asia, North Africa and South America, and Southside has partnered at this critical time to get as many Bibles in to the hands of new believers as we can. Join us!


INTERNATIONAL

We partner with Mission 2 Guatemala and our sister church in Santiago de las Vegas, Cuba.​​​​​​​

REGIONAL

We partner with Madison Youth Ranch, Florida United Methodist Children's Home and Kairos Prison Ministry.

LOCAL

We partner with UCOM Jax, Hendricks Avenue Partnership Iniitiatve (HAPI) and Capernaum of Southside Jacksonville

FAITH MISSIONS PLEDGE

I will give towards local and global missions of Southside UMC in 2022. I understand it is a faith commitment between God and me above my regular tithes and offerings and that no one will contact me about it.

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