May 9, 2022
Honoring the Salibas
Sunday, June 5, Noon-1:30pm
The SPRC is sponsoring a farewell reception for the Saliba Family in the Activities Center. Please join us in a goodbye gathering with some tasty treats, surprises, and sweet words as we send David, Elizabeth, Joseph, Grace, and Jacob on to their next adventure. We will have a basket for you to deposit a personal sendoff note as well.

If you would like to send a short (1-3 sentence) statement of what David and the Salibas have meant to you, send it via video (recorded in landscape/wide format) or in writing to Holly Tye via text at 706 573 6528 by next Monday, May 16.
Last-Minute Mission Trip Opportunity
Friday, July 15-Friday, July 22, 2022
Adults and youth ages 16 and up are invited to join a group from Cokesbury UMC on a mission trip to Costa Rica. The group will be working at the United Methodist Children's Home as we have in years past. The cost is $1750/person and includes airfare, lodging, and food. The deadline to sign up is May 17. For more information, email Ken Whitwell, our International Missions Representative, at kwhitwell2020@gmail.com. Ken will also be available to discuss this opportunity following the 9:00am and 11:00am Worship Services this Sunday.
College and Career May Activity
This Sunday, May 15, 3:00-5:00pm
If you are 18-25ish you are invited to an afternoon of go carts and fun! Meet at Sam’s Fun City. No cost! If you have questions, email info@perdidobay.church. 
Graduation Sunday
This Sunday, May 15
During the 9:00am Service, we will honor our High School Seniors as they come forward for a time of prayer and to receive a special gift. We will hear testimonies from several of them at both the 9:00am and 11:00am services. We can't wait to cheer on these students as they continue their journey with Christ into a new phase of life.
Volunteers Needed at the Redemption Store
The Redemption Store is in need of willing hearts and helping hands to fill shifts throughout the week! If you are interested, contact april@perdidobay.church. Find out more about the Redemption Store by clicking here.

Donations are accepted Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00am-Noon. Thank you!
Ways to Serve
Hoping to get involved? A frequently updated page on our website features specific opportunities to fulfill volunteer needs as they arise. Have some extra time on your hands? Visit our website at www.perdidobay.church/serve to find ways to help out! Contact the church to find out more about how to get involved in the ministries listed.
Grumpy Old Men Group: Come and Join!
Come and be a part of the Grumpy Old Men - a service oriented group that meets each Thursday at 8:00 am for fellowship and planning projects.  We recently installed new lighting at the Redemption Store. April said, “Thanks, the Grumpies really aren't grumpy. They are a great group of guys and gals from our church who help us out here at the store, at our church and in our community.”  We would love to have you join us- young or old, man or woman! 
Senior Adult Mondays
Mondays, Weekly at 10:00am

Join us on Mondays in the Activities Center for many fun and interesting activities:

May 16: Pencil Art
 
Email dudley@perdidobay.church for more info.
Transformance Fitness
Transformance is a strength training class for children and adults that takes place each Monday and Thursday in the Activities Center at various times throughout the day. $100/6-week session. See more by visiting our website. Contact Mike Pindel - mike.pindel@gmail.com to sign-up!

Transformance Sports Camp

June 20-23, 9:45-11:45am
Children and youth ages 7 and up are invited to a week of fun and physical activity with Coach Mike in the Activities Center. Come and develop important skills physically, mentally, and spiritually. Cost: $100. Scholarhips available. 
Quilters on the Key
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 9:30am-12:30pm

You're invited to join this group for a time of fellowship and quilting in the Activities Center. Quilts and other items are crafted and given to persons facing difficult situations as a gesture of comfort and thoughtfulness. Use your talents to spread the love of God as part of this important group of service and fellowship.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00pm

The Prayer Shawl Ministry exists to knit and crochet blankets and other items of comfort and encouragement. These items are given to newborn babies, those facing health issues, and more. Come and be a part of this group of fellowship and giving- all are welcome! It's a wonderful time of getting to know others while also making a difference for those who need to feel God's care.
Need a listening ear?
If you are confined to home and find yourself in need of a friendly listening ear, please give us a call. We want you to know that we are here for you, to listen or to help if you have a need. We want to stay in touch with you, please feel free to call us at the church number 850-492-2135 and ask to be connected with the visitation team. 
Podcast and Reading Plan!
It is never to late to jump in! Join us in reading through the book of First Peter as part of our daily reading and podcast plan. Find the reading plan by clicking on the button below. We hope you'll join in this reading plan as our pastors guide us through the book of First Peter.
Sunday School: Find a class today!

There are many Sunday school Classes available for adults. Join us weekly at 10:10am in the Activities Center! Nursery, Elementary, and Youth meet in the Education Building. Find more information below.
Men's Bible Study

Mondays, 6:00am
Join us each Monday in the Activities Center for the Men's Bible Study. There's no better way to start your week!
Women's Bible Study

Mondays, 9:00am
Join us each Monday in the Activities Center for a study, "He Speaks to Me" by Priscilla Shirer. Join us as we explore God's word together!
Intercessory Prayer Group Meeting

Tuesdays at 8:30am
You are invited to join our intercessors in the Gathering Lobby for their weekly prayer meeting. If you have a prayer need that you would like to add to the prayer list, email it to prayer@perdidobay.church or you may use our App to submit your prayer request. Additionally, you may fill out a prayer request card at the Hospitality Desk. 

Prayer lists are available to be picked up at the Hospitality Desk.
Nursery, Elementary, & Youth Information

Nursery (8 weeks - Pre-K)

A nursery is available for all church services and many activities. Wee Worship takes place Sunday mornings during Worship Services. Preschool Sunday school is at 10:00am. Contact jeanne@perdidobay.church for more information!
PBUMC Kids Ministry (Elementary: K - 5th Grade)

PBUMC Kids Ministry is for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grades. Each Sunday morning is Children's Worship at both 9:00am and 11:00am. At 10:00am we have Sunday School. Email debi@perdidobay.church to be placed on our email list.

Next Adventure Celebration and Blessing, Sunday, May 15, 4:00-6:00pm
We want to bless our families who will be moving this summer. And we want to show our appreciation for all of our ministry team… So how can we do that? A party, of course! So mark your calendars! Food trucks, inflatables... free!
 
Camp Baldwin Summer Camp
For students currently in 3rd-5th Grades, June 27-30
Cost per camper: $175.  
First deposit ($75) due no later than May 8.
Balance ($100) to be paid no later than June 12.
 
Worship Arts Camp at Perdido Bay United Methodist Church:
Free event for all ages! July 18-22
The Wave Student Ministry (for 6th-12th Grades)
The Wave Student Ministry

Sunday Youth Gym Nights

May 15th // 4-6pm - Movie Night and Food Trucks (Tickets available for Crowder concert during this time).

May 22nd // 4-6pm Beach Day Clean-up Project @ Big Lagoon State Park

May 29th - No youth gym night due to Memorial Day Weekend

Special Events

Fri, May 13th // Blue Wahoos Baseball Game with PBUMC church family for those who purchased tickets.

Sun, May 15th // Senior Sunday

Thurs, June 9th // David Crowder Concert @ The Wharf in Gulf Shores, AL

Wednesday Nights @ The Wave
*Resumes in September*
2022 Stewardship Commitment
If your 2022 pledge has changed from your 2021 pledge, please visit our online giving portal, www.perdidobay.church/giving, to revise your gift amount to reflect your 2022 commitment. Thank you for your generosity in supporting the mission and ministry of Perdido Bay United Methodist Church!

Pledge Cards are available digitally on our Church App or link below. Thank you for your commitment to Christ's kingdom and the mission and ministry of Perdido Bay United Methodist Church. Questions regarding your pledge? Contact janet@perdidobay.church
The mission of Perdido Bay United Methodist Church
is to make disciples of Jesus Christ
for the transformation of the world.

Our vision is to be the heart of the community.