Being a visible and active presence of Christ in our community


Photo Essay: Tomoka Youth

Sunday, August 14, 2016 was an active day for the Tomoka UMC Youth. At both worship services prayers were offered for the students preparing to return to school. At both services each of the youth who had attended the July 2016 retreat/mission trip to Lake Junaluska, and Linda McMunn, who chaperoned, told the congregation what the trip meant to…

Photo Essay: Christmas in July

Photos from the Christmas in July Service held on July 31, 2016 at Tomoka UMC. The lighting of the Advent candles Singing hymns are a big part of each service at Tomoka UMC with Joe Corporon, Music Director, and Steve Hostetler, Organist, providing the accompaniment. When a month has five Sundays, on the fifth Sunday we take up a…

Youth Trip Fundraiser

Our youth group worked with the Nurture Committee to hold a pancake breakfast to raise money for the upcoming youth retreat/mission trip at Lake Junaluska in July. The meal and the fellowship were enjoyed by everyone. Thank you to everyone who worked to make this event both successful and enjoyable!

Let Your Light Shine

My hobby is photography. One morning last week, just before sunrise, I went to the lake near our house to get some photographs of birds in the early light. When I had finished shooting and was walking away I saw this green Luna Moth on a street light. The street light is white, the light cover on which the…