Our Ministries

This is where you’ll find information about all the awesome ministries available at Sylvan Abbey United Methodist Church. If you see this page and it hasn't been updated, a gentle reminder to the church staff at Sylvan Abbey United Methodist Church is in order. Let them know you want to learn more about what is happening at Sylvan Abbey United Methodist Church and how you can get involved.

Cups of Cold WaterCups of Cold Water
WE CELEBRATE THE KINDNESS of those who made the garbage dump feeding a great success! This year the ministry to these poorest of people will be the best ever. Praise the Lord! If you still want to share in this ministry you can by using the PayPal button at the lower left. THANK YOU to all who sponsor the children monthly. This mission goes on strong because of your monthly partnership with CUPS. You are all a blessing to the children and their families. You are also an encouragement to our ... more

Prayer GroupPrayer Group
* Prayer of Praise and Adoration: We find many prayers of this type in the Bible. This is prayer centered wholly upon God and His eternal characteristics–His majesty, glory, and power; His beauty and lavish love; His mercy and grace. Personal devotional prayer should begin with this type of prayer. * Prayer of Penitence: This is the next step in personal prayer, asking for forgiveness of sin. Psalm 51 is our best known prayer of penitence in the Bible. * Prayer of ... more

Food PantryFood Pantry
FOOD PANTRY Through the donations of our members, and many participating local organizations, the Sylvan Abbey UMC Food Pantry helps several families each month. The pantry is open every Monday, except for holidays, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

United Methodist WomenUnited Methodist Women
WE NEED YOU The UMW is active in helping the community. Through donations, fundraising and the efforts of the wonderful ladies, many people are helped throughout the year.

Small Group StudiesSmall Group Studies
Join us as we learn to be a Disciple for Jesus. There are classes available on Sunday morning, Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Join us a we grow in our knowledge waiting for us! We believe God uses relationships to change each of us for the better, and the reality is that we don't experience relationships when we're sitting in rows. Learning together is an important first step, but it's not the only step. When you're fully involved in the life of a ... more

Cookie MinistryCookie Ministry
The cookie ministry is for the Safe Harbor Homeless. Sylvan Abbey donates 30 to 40 dozen the third week of every month. If you would like to participate in this ministry, please contact the office at 727-796-3057.

United Methodist MenUnited Methodist Men
The United Methodist Men meet from 6:30 to 7:00 for a Dinner Meeting followed by a business meeting and a program encouraging “Helping Men Grow In Christ, So Others Will Know Christ”. All men are invited; please call ahead to reserve a dinner for you.)