Welcome to the website of Church of the Palms, a part of the United Methodist Church, where we believe a life connected to God, and a life connected to one another, is the most meaningful life there is!
Starting April 24, Sisters of the Night small group will begin a new study and invite any woman in the church who is looking for a night time group to join.
Short Storys by Jesus explores a fresh and timely interpretation of Jesus’ most popular teaching parables.
Jesus knew how to tell a story. He knew that in order to get his message across he needed to relate to the people who gathered to listen—first century Jews—who lived in a very different world than the one in which we live today.
In Short Stories by Jesus, author Amy-Jill Levine takes you back in time and explains how original audiences understood Jesus’ parables. You’ll learn how new interpretations of the parables continue to challenge and provoke contemporary readers two thousand years later.
The six-session DVD features Amy-Jill Levine offering a fresh, timely reinterpretation of Jesus’ narratives.
The Bell Campaign is underway and 11 more bells have been purchased. That leaves 26 more opportunities for you to honor or memorialize a special person in your life! Watch for continued updates!
It is exciting to know that people are also excited about having a Bell Choir! Although each bell costs $285, which includes a personalized inscription, any donation will be greatly appreciated towards the Bell Campaign.
Contact Norma Brown with questions.
Register now for Athens: Paul's Dangerous Journey To Share The Truth Vacation Bible School
The cost is $5 per participant with a maximum for families of 5 or more at $20. 4 yrs to adult (those 12 -17 yrs need to have an adult participant present)
Make sure to register NOW while space remains. We prefer online registrations but will accept paper registrations. Simply print the paper form and return it to the church office as soon as possible.
Join the people who have found electronic giving to be convenient, safe, and easy.
Church of the Palms utilizes VANCO, a trusted and provided service provider endorsed by the UMC General Commission on Finance and Administration.
An authorization form and a “Frequently Asked Questions” flyer are available from the church office. You may also visit the donation page on our website at www.palmsumc.org/giveonline where you can create your account to start giving online.
Church of the Palms inaugural Golf Outing and Potluck Salad Supper, sponsored by FAN (Faith, Action, Nutrition), is taking place Saturday, April 27.
Golf begins with a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Argent Lakes Golf Course. The cost is $40 per person which includes golf, cart, range balls, and prizes.
Golf will be followed by a potluck salad supper at the church OPEN TO EVERYONE!!! (You need not have played golf.)
Registration is now open. Click here to sign up with SignUpGenius or pick up a form at the connect counters.
Opportunities To Be Involved
Sale Date: Saturday, May 4, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Clean your closets to donate items for Grandma's Attic Sale! Items will be collected at the church Monday, April 29 through Thursday, May 2 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Storage is available for large items or for those moving. (No clothes, shoes, TV's, cassettes or electronics unless fairly new and in clean, working condition.) Jewelry of all sorts, good or bad, cheap or expensive is requested. Your "BLING" donations will become someone else's "GEM"! Guys also! You have BLING!
There will be many opportunities to be involved, serve and meet more wonderful friends at Church of the Palms. Volunteers are needed Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3 as well as the day of the sale, May 4.
Save the date of May 30 for a blood donation drive here at Church of the Palms in support of Susan Scholer. While the date seems far off, donors must wait 56 days between donations, so some planning is required to be part of this great way to support Susan.
Susan has already received an estimated 28 units of blood and may need more, so we've set a goal of 45 units!! Our goal will cover her use and support others as well.
Watch for an interest sheet coming soon to help the Red Cross plan for this drive. Additional information will be available on the pre-registration system called "RapidPass" and the opportunity for those willing to give Power Reds (double red cells.)
"...do what you can, when you can, in a coordinated manner to the glory of God!"
Contemporary Style Worship
Saturdays, 5:30 p.m.
Classic Style Worhip
Sundays, 8:30 a.m. / 11 a.m.
April 20 / 21
God on the Move...Out of the Tomb
1425 Okatie Highway
Okatie SC 29909
M-Th 9-2 p.m.
Church of the Palms is pleased to announce the introduction of an electronic option for making regular offerings, making contributions to the capital campaign/building fund, paying for books, and other donations.
Contributions can now be debited automatically from your checking or savings account or processed using your credit or debit card. Our electronic giving option, enabled by Vanco Payment Solutions, offers safety, security, and convenience for you and easier processing of funds for our church.
Vanco is endorsed by the General Council on Finance and Administration.