S.W.A.G. Saved With Amazing Grace/Youth group (Tween and Senior High School)

S.W.A.G. Youth group is a group of 7th through 12th grade students who love God and each other. We gather at youth group on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Christian Education Building, (building C, room 3) to have fun in worship and meet for Sunday school to grow together in our relationship with Christ. Our desire is to challenge, support, pray with, and encourage each other. We seek to follow God in our lives and we don’t have it all figured out! We invite you to begin or continue your spiritual journey with us as S.W.A.G. Youth.  All youth (middle and high school students) are encouraged to join in the fun and fellowship and looks forward to meeting everyone.

Youth Sunday School Sunday Tweens Class for grades 7-9. Meets in the Christian Education Building each Sunday at 10:00 am. Contact the church office for more information 904-797-4416.

Senior High School/Collegiate Class for 10th thru college Meets each Sunday in the Christian Education Building at 10:00 am. Contact the church office at 904-797-4416 for more information.


Children’s Sunday School 10:00 am

Contact the church office at 904-797-4416

Preschool Class for ages 3- 4.
Meets in church nursery

Early Elementary Class for Kindergarten-2nd grade.

Older Elementary Class for 3rd-6th grade.

Wednesday Night Programs 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Pre-K 4 – 6th Grade

Performances are throughout the year quarterly and during the Christmas and Easter seasons. The children choir has an annual spring program in May to celebrate the end of the school year. The choir rehearses on Wednesday 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and all children from preschool to 6th grade are welcome to join.

Kids 13-Week Winter Camp “Journey with Jesus Tour”     

Grab your imaginations for an exciting journey through 12 towns in Israel where Jesus’ ministry will come to life right before your eyes!   Parents plan now to have your child participate in the fun of discovering the famous places where Jesus performed his miracles!  Kids will learn about Bible lands and grow to understand just who Jesus is and how we can live in ways that show our love for him. Each Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Christian Education Building, your child is invited to a time of Games, Bible Stories and Crafts, and experience life in Bible lands! Tour guides are waiting to lead your child in the adventure of the new year.   The 13-week camp is opened to kids in Pre-K 4 to 6th grade.  The church will provide a pizza supper with juice, fruit, dessert and special treats each week.  Shores United Methodist Church is at 724 Shores Blvd., between the Shores Golf Course Clubhouse and Hartley Elementary. All children are welcome!  For information, call 904-797-4416 or go to


Adult Bible Study Sunday 10:00 am

The G.I.F.T. Class-Growing in faith together – Studies the Bible using a published series. Christian Education Building. Contact Portia Warner at 904-797-4416

The Open Door Class – Our class endeavors to open doors to believers and those who are not sure of their beliefs. Christian Education Building. Contact Jessie Gail Atkins at 904-797-4416

New Beginning Class – Studies books of the Bible. Meets in the Library Room. Contact Martha and Jim O’Reilly 904-797-4416

Tuesday Morning Bible Study at 10:00 a.m in the Church Sanctuary. Bible-based studies led by Rev. Westlake. Contact church office 904-797-4416



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