• Light YOUR World Sunday

    10-13-17 LYW Sunday “Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” Desmond Tutu Dear SDUMC Family, Through our UMC membership vows we each pledged “to faithfully participate in …ministries by our prayers, our presence, our gifts, our...

  • Rev. John Shaver-The Pursuit of Happiness

    10-6-17 Audio Order of Worship, Announcements Dear SDUMC Family, What a great blessing it was to share a great spirit of Christian unity with all of you on World Communion Sunday last week. The incredible Hula Praise Worship Team helped move us into the Aloha spirit. I went home with a...

  • Rev. Dr. Judith Pruess-Mellow – “Rejoice Always?”

    10-01-17 Audio Announcements, Order of Worship This month you have been and will be hearing much about the question, what makes us happy? From the scriptures, Philippians 4: 4 – 7, we hear that we should always be glad, that we should not be anxious about anything but bring our requests...

  • Rev. John Shaver – “The Pursuit of Happiness: A Time to Forgive”

    9-24-17 Audio Announcements, Order of Worship Dear SDUMC Family, As we have entered fall this week, we know that changes are on the way. Soon we’ll experience some cool weather (we hope), a little rain even fell this week (more please), everything pumpkin has filled the shelves (yes, especially lattes), and...

  • Rev. John Shaver – “The Pursuit of Happiness”

    9-17-17 Audio Announcements, Order of Worship Over the last thirty years, there have been over twenty thousand studies about happiness published in journals around the world.These studies, as we can imagine, have come as a significant interest to the general public.Through this interest, major media outlets raced to cover the new...

  • Rev. John Shaver – “Soul Surprise”

    9-10-17 Audio Announcements, Order of Worship Dear SDUMC Family, I hope that you have had a joy-filled and blessed summer and I’m looking forward to all the ministries kicking off in the coming weeks: Choirs, Bells, Youth Group, Children’s Ministries, Small Groups, Light Your World Sunday, “The World Famous” UMW Rummage...

  • Rev. Chelsea Simon – “Redefining Holy Ground”

    9-3-17 Audio   Announcements, Order of Worship Hello Friends, Moses is one of the best-known characters in the Bible and the burning bush is one of the most beloved stories in the Old Testament. By this time, Moses has fled Egypt and is living in Midian. This is just another average...

  • Rev. John Shaver – “The Good Life”

    08-27-17 Worship Audio   Bulletins   This Week’s Message Dear SDUMC Family, As with many of you we have entered this new season of the year with many items on the to-do list: school schedules (we have entered the two school realm this year), buy school supplies, check carpool times,...

  • Rev. John Shaver – “What Church? Bridge Building 101”

    8-20-17 Worship Audio   Bulletins   This Week’s Message Dear SDUMC Family, Sadly, once again, our world has hit another point of chaos. Like you, I turn on the news to see sad events taking place in our world and cry out why. Of course, I don’t have all the...

  • Rev. John Shaver – “Why Church? Community!”

    8-13-17 Audio Announcements, Order of Worship Dear SDUMC Church Family, I hope this finds you having a blessed Friday. I also want to thank my two friends, Rev. Melanie and Dr. Faith for sharing their gifts with you last Sunday. We had a good time renewing friendships with family and friends...