You do not have to be alone in this journey called life! Life is best lived in community.  At South Shore UMC, it is experienced together in community groups that appeal to all different age groups, genders, situational and spiritual stages of life, and interests!  

Current listing of small groups and Bible Studies

Monday Night Discipleship Group - This is a mixed group of retirees who fellowship, study the Bible, pray for one another and serve together.  Every Monday night they meet in various homes in Sun City Center to discuss a variety of topics.

Thursday Morning Men’s Group – meets every Thursday morning at 7:30 in Room 106. For those that desire, the group regularly goes to the Village Inn for breakfast after the meeting. Discussions in the Men’s Group are open, focused and relevant. Feel free to come and see for yourself!

Intercessory Prayer Ministry - God changes things through prayer! This team of men and women get together for the purpose of praying for requests for our world, nation, city, the community and its members as well as for the church and its congregation. The group meets on Wednesday mornings at 9:00am at the church. If you have a special prayer request, email to prayer@southshoreumc.com. 

Membership Pathway - For those interested in official membership in the church!  Attend Membership 101, Pastor's Coffee - the next one is coming up soon.  Here you will hear about the purpose and strategy of the church, get to meet the pastor and staff in an informal setting, and get to know other people who have a common interest with you.  Next steps are Membership 201 and 301 which give you an overview of United Methodist Theology and an understanding of your own giftedness and how you can best connect into the body of the Church utilizing those gifts! 

MOPS - MOPS is a grassroots movement that believes moms are world influencers. We also believe that incubating hearts and giving just-because-hugs can change the course of history. That’s why we connect moms all over the world to a community of women, in their own neighborhoods, who meet together to laugh, cry and embrace the journey of motherhood. MOPS groups are rallying women to be more honest, to feel more equipped and to find our identity by journeying along side one another. MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, and by preschoolers we mean kiddos from birth through kindergarten. Moms enjoy their special time with other mothers and mentor moms who have been there and are willing to share their experiences with you. Kids enjoy their own special time with other kids through the Moppettes program. Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at the church, and the 2nd and 4th Thursdays are set aside for play dates and Mom's night out events.  Click here for more information.

Ladies Beth Moore Bible Study Group -  This group of ladies meets on Wednesday mornings to study together.  The next session begins Wednesday, September 7 - "Here Now ... There and Then" by Beth Moore is a lecture series on the book of Revelation. Beth presents many points of view, allowing women to decide for themselves when the interpretation varies among scholars. She teaches that God is as specific about what He does reveal as He is about what He does not reveal. Register today!

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