Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors. 

Open Hearts, Open Doors, Open Minds​


What's New​ at St. John's UMC

 This page is your short cut to new updates on the website. 

Church Bulletin  

Click here to view our church bulletin. 

Church Calendar

Click here to view our August calendar. 

Children and Youth Newsletter

Click here to view our Children and Youth Newsletter. 

Pennies for Missions

The pennies and change that is collected each Sunday, from the containers in the back of the church, goes to help small mission projects here at St. John's. We are a mission minded church, and this is a small way you can help!

United Methodist Women

Bishopville/Camden Cluster - Aug. 19 at Lyttleton Street UMC

Hartsville District Meeting - Sept. 22 at Wesley Chapel-Lydia 

SCCUMW Annual Meeting - Oct. 26-27 at Central UMC Florence

Killingsworth Gala - Nov. 8 at Seawell's 

Children's Ministry 

Sunday School - Join us as we learn about God and what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ today! Each week we’ll hear an exciting Bible story, build scripture memorization, watch an animated Bible story, and complete an engaging activity that ties into the Scripture-filled lesson.  We use Deep Blue Kids curriculum (Click here for more information). 

Upcoming lessons: The Man in the Synagogue, Mary and Martha, The Woman at the Well, and The Man by the Pool.  

Children's Time  (during the Worship Service, immediately following the Children's Message).  Children's Time follows a format similar to Sunday School.  

Upcoming sessions and lessons: Aug. 12th (Jesus Walks on Water), Aug. 19th (Jesus and the Children), and Aug. 26th (Jairus' Daughter)

Caring Cards  - Join us as we create beautiful cards for our church family and people in our community.

Mark your calendar:

A Blessing of the backpacks and the school year on Sun., Aug. 19th during the Worship Service. Please bring your backpack to church. 

United Methodist Youth Fellowship 

Middle School and High School Bible Breakfast:

These will start again on Friday, August 24th at 6:45 a.m. 

Breakfast and lesson will start at 6:45 am and the youth will be taken to school at 7:20 am. We will be using Group Publishing’s: 10-Minute Moments


Upcoming lessons: 

Aug. 5th - Acceptance and Belonging

Aug. 12th - Priorities

Aug. 19th - Finding Joy

Aug. 26th - Understanding Your Worth

We will be using Cokesbury: Groove curriculum 

Mark your calendar

The youth will leave the church on Aug. 11th at 10:10 am to volunteer at the Humane Society. We will return at 12:30 p.m. 

On Sat., Aug. 18th, the youth will leave the church at 9 am to go to Neptune Island water park in Hartsville and will return at 4pm. 

A Blessing of the backpacks and the school year on Sun., Aug. 19th during the Worship Service. Please bring your backpack to church. 

Golden Hearts

Tues., Aug. 7th: BIBLE STUDY with Rev. Barbee Parsons. Please bring a covered dish to share at the luncheon following Bible Study.

Tues., Aug. 14th: McLeod Farms in McBee. Lunch at Big's.

Tues., Aug. 21st: We will be going shopping at Hamrick's, then lunch at Jackson's Southern Kitchen.

Tues., Aug. 28th: Movies at Sandhills