Things are happening right now in our church home.

Pastoral Advisory Conversation

Join Pastor Alan for a Pastoral Advisory Conversation to answer questions and discuss next steps for our church following the Conference Board of Trustees decision regarding our Church Council’s request for a Charge Conference.  This meeting will be held on Sunday, September 24, at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, September 26, at 6:30 p.m. to provide two options for all to attend. A livestream will be available for both meetings, and nursery will be provided.

Cuba Mission Trip Meeting

Interested in serving God on an overseas mission trip in 2024? Join Pete Peters for an informational meeting regarding the Cuba Mission Trip in Cross Corner at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28. Contact Pete at (703) 395–2437 with any questions.

Kidz Bible Reading Celebration

Congratulations to our Shalimar Kidz, who have completed their Bible reading challenge! Participants and their families are invited for a special celebration on Friday, September 29 from 5–7:00 p.m. in the Family Life Center. The evening will include dinner, karaoke, and games the whole family will enjoy! Parents, RSVP to Sarah Hicks at or (850) 217-0694 by September 27 to confirm your attendance.   

"Made For This" Series Starts October 1

Join Pastor John at the 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. services for a new five-week series exploring the lives of ordinary people in the Bible who faithfully began their course of living into God’s calling.

Sneak peek at some significant events coming soon for your family.


Here are some ways in which you can learn more about all things Shalimar!
THE BEACON:  The Beacon is our Weekly Newsletter that includes our missions, weekly schedule, pastor on call, and any additional announcements/specific events. The Beacon has all the information and insights you ought to know!
SO YOU’RE IN THE KNOW:  A Shalimar UMC Podcast hosted by our very own Matt Langford and Ben Savage! New episodes come out every Thursday with updates about Shalimar UMC, details on events, and theological questions at your service. You can find all the episodes on our website and Spotify!
SOCIAL MEDIA:  Like our Facebook page (Shalimar UMC) and give us a follow on Instagram (shalimarumc) to get recaps, last minute updates, and get a look behind the scenes!