A Farewell Message from Mike Owenby

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Mike Owenby

After Thirty Years of Ministry… In May of 1988, Lisa and I had no idea what life in Mary Esther, Florida, would be. We knew there were some gracious folks here by the way Bill and Nell Underwood opened their home to us while they vacationed for the summer, allowing us to move down and find a home before they … Read More

2018 Christmas Eve Worship Services

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Christmas eve

Christmas Eve Worship Services Monday, December 24, 2018 Traditional Family Service 5:00 p.m. Sanctuary Casual/Contemporary Worship Experience 6:00 p.m. Café Traditional Candlelight Service 7:00 p.m. Sanctuary Join us for our Christmas Eve worship services on Monday, December 24, 2018. We will have our traditional family service at 5:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. For those who want something more casual, we … Read More

2018 Christmas Season Activities and Performances

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Christmas Nativity scene

Celebrate Jesus’ Birth! Join us for any of the seasonal events in December that you are able to come to, which are listed below. Christmas Again (for the Very First Time) Sundays December 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2018 4:00 p.m. An Advent-ure in the nativity stories from Matthew and Luke, and the art inspired by them. Four Sunday evenings … Read More

Emmaus Christmas Dinner: December 13, 2018

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Walk to Emmaus

Celebrate Christmas With Us! Church-wide Dinner Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:00 p.m. The Mary Esther UMC Emmaus Group will have Christmas dinner on Thursday, December 13, 2018, and the church is invited to attend. If you plan to come, we ask that you bring a side dish to share. Dinner will be served in the Fellowship Hall at 6:00 p.m.  

Café Worship Experience: Sunday, December 30, 2018

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The Café

Sunday, December 30, 2018 10:07 a.m. The next Café worship is Sunday, December 30, 2018, at 10:07 a.m. This month’s service will go hand-in-hand with the December sermon series, Real Presence. Invite someone to join us for a casual worship experience. We share the Gospel in a relaxed coffeehouse atmosphere.

REAL Presence: A Worship Series for Advent-Christmas-Epiphany

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Real Presence

December 2018 Sermon Series The culture we live in is full of fake, right now — the artificial, inauthentic, and bogus. So much of the news? FAKE. How about our so-called “friends” on social media? They “like” you one minute, and in the next they are burning up your feed because you dared to be REAL! For many of us, … Read More

United Methodist Men Meeting: December 8, 2018

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United Methodist Men

United Methodist Men Saturday, December 8, 2018 8:00 a.m. United Methodist Men is a mission arm of the church. Meetings are the second Saturday of every month at 8:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. If you have any questions, ask George Joseph, President, or contact the church office at 850-243-7595 or office@maryestherumc.org. The next meeting is on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Student Ministry News: December 2018

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Youth Groups

Our Student Ministry meets on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. in the Café. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The youth also meet on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. for Learn with ME. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. for Study Hall. They also participate in Feast with ME for dinner at 5:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, contact Chris Bennett … Read More

Christmas Again: Sundays, December 2018

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Christmas Again

Christmas Again (for the Very First Time) Sundays December 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2018 4:00 p.m. An Advent-ure in the nativity stories from Matthew and Luke, and the art inspired by them. Four Sunday evenings beginning December 2, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. Led by Rev. Dr. Sam Parkes. Refreshments, tea, and coffee will be served for donations.

Dive Deep with ME News: December 2018

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Dive Deep with ME

Go Deeper with Christ Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Deep Dive with ME is on winter break. We will resume next year on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. The evening will consist of three parts: Feast with ME (dinner) Learn with ME (Bible and group studies) Ring & Sing with ME (choir) This season will last 13 weeks, from September … Read More