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Children's Handbells

Join us Sunday, 3/12 & 3/26, immediately following worship to practice with our new handbells ahead of an Easter performance. Contact jgreen@sylvafumc.org if you have any questions. This activity is open to all children in 5th grade and younger.

Youth Service Opportunity

Youth are invited to join Sylva Rotary Club to participate in their "Rise Against Hunger" event on March 25th at 9 am in the CLC.

Camp Patton Springs

Camp Patton Springs registration opens on February 1st. Camp will be held at Camp Tekoa in Hendersonville, NC. We will have an overnight camp for all rising 2nd graders through graduating high school seniors. Day camp is offered for our younger friends of pre-K age through rising 1st graders.  The costs are $85 for overnight campers, $50 for day campers, and $40 for adult chaperones; scholarships are available. We are excited to offer transportation to and from camp; you will be asked to indicate if you would like transportation during registration. Click the image for the registration link.


Ages 0-3

Nursery services are available Sunday mornings beginning at 9:45 and for other special services and events throughout the year.

First Kids Grow

First Kids Grow is a Sunday morning spiritual formation class for kids pre-K- 5th grades. We use Orange, 252 curriculum and meet in the First Kids Room (outer CLC classroom). We gather following worship at 11:15 am in the CLC (gym). Contact Jessica Green for details jgreen@sylvafumc.org.




Highs & Lows

Grades 6 - 12 are invited to meet with Alan Brown to talk about their highs and lows of the week - and how we're seeing God at work.  Contact Alan for details:  bigappbrown@gmail.com

Safe Sanctuaries Training & Policy

Below is several helpful links for our Safe Sanctuaries Policy. A training video specific to our church will be offered in the near future.

Sylva FUMC Safe Sanctuaries Policy