St Paul United Methodist church offers a wide variety of ministries aimed at meeting the needs of the entire family. We all need a place where we can get to know one another, and where we can build relationships as neighbors, friends and children of God. St Paul is where YOU can become part of the family of God and build relationships that will last forever!

Children’s Ministry

Children are invited to come to “Children’s Church” for a time of special worship and teaching formatted for their understanding of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Sunday School is offered for grade levels Pre-K through 5th, with caring, loving teachers and a Bible-based curriculum. Visit the Parent Resources page for faith-based activity websites for children.


St Paul Methodist School offers a pre-school program during the school year to the community. The school is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International and constantly receives high ratings for quality of education and care.


Vacation Bible School is held every summer and is open to children K-5th grade.  There is always has an exciting week planned for the children.

Youth Ministry

Fellowship, prayer, Bible study and social events are offered to middle and high school youth ranging in age from 12-18 years or 6th-12 grades. Rachael Bedell and Lisa O’Conner work with the church youth. Keep up through the Youth Facebook page: Gulf Breeze St. Paul UMC Youth


The Boy Scouts are well represented by Troop 104 which meets at St Paul UMC. Margaret Donigan is the church representative.

Seekers Ministry

The Seekers Ministry is the name of our Senior Adult Ministry. This is an exciting group to be a part of!! Along with road trips and, this wonderful team helps in many of our volunteer ministries. Contact Kari LeBrun for information

Music Ministry

The music program is an integral part of the ministry at St Paul United Methodist Church.


The adult choir meets each Wednesday evening for practice directed by Dewey Barker.  They perform an annual Christmas Cantata .


The Praise Band performs at the Sunday morning contemporary service and is led by David Bedell.  They are looking for musicians who would be willing to use their talents to bring glory to God.  Practice is Wednesday at 7pm.


Children’s Praise Band practices during Contemporary Service Children’s Church.

Bible Studies & Sunday School

At St Paul United Methodist Church, a variety of Adult Bible   Studies are offered each week as well as Sunday School classes aimed at different needs and topics for Singles, Young Adults,  Married Couples, Senior Adults as well as New Christian Bible Studies.


Ladies Afternoon Bible Study follows Bible study lessons covering various books of the Bible. They also participate in outreach projects for the church and community. The ladies meet Thursday afternoons at 2:00 in the classroom building. The group is led by Marjory Flowers.
Men’s Bible Study meets Wednesday evenings at 6:00 to study and to fellowship. The group is led by Toni Barberi.
New Christian Bible Studies and other special studies are conducted throughout the year. Contact the church for current offerings.

Prayer Ministry

The Prayer group meets every Thursday  morning from 7-7:30 am.

Women’s Ministry

DeDe Lyle is the contact for this group.

Outreach Ministry

St. Paul UMC views Outreach a priority – with some aspect of Outreach included in most areas of ministry at this church. Outreach is not limited to helping those in financial, physical or even spiritual need or spreading God’s word only to the local community, however. It also includes reaching out to help people and organizations outside of Gulf Breeze and Navarre, outside of Pensacola, outside of Florida — and even outside the United States. Wherever God leads us, in heart and spirit, the people of St Paul UMC are ready to reach out and follow God’s purpose.
Pam Brannon coordinates these activities at St. Paul.

Fellowship Ministry

St. Paul Fellowship Ministry team strives to minister to members and visitors through wholesale jerseys China fellowship and service in a caring and loving manner.


–Morning Glory Cafe serves coffee and refreshments between services  Sunday 10 – 11am  in the narthex.
–Fellowship With Food supports church wide luncheons.
–Meals for Mending is a program to provide meals for families experiencing a death or hospitalization. If you know of a need contact the church office. To volunteer to help provide food contact the office.
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