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Youth Sunday – 30 Aug 2015

Today was the 5th Sunday of the month and as such was a youth Sunday.  These very special sundays are an opportunity for our children and youth to lead the worship service, select the songs, share their God-given musical gifts of singing, playing instruments and public speaking/reading.  Our children & youth are truly the future […]


Autumn Bonfire Night Announcement

SMPC will be having a Bonfire and Pumpkin carving night of fun! Friday, October 24, 2014 6pm – 10pm (younger families are welcome to leave a little early, older kids are invited to stay!) Games, Pumpkin carving CONTEST (yes, a prize will be awarded!), Stone Soup, bonfire, s’mores, and horseback riding! All you need to […]


CHAOS service project

Our Youth (CHAOS) Sunday school group is collecting Jackets, Socks, gloves, blankets of any size (kids & adults) and colors for their winter service project.  Anything that would fit children and teens will be donated to local schools.  All adult clothing and blankets will be donated to the Bread of Life Soup Kitchen.  Deadline is Sunday, November 2.  […]


CHAOS Youth Group at Disney NOJ

Our CHAOS youth group took a trip to Disney’s Night of Joy.  Night of Joy is a nighttime event for two nights only per year at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom.  This year we were blessed to have 18 youth and adults join in the fun!  Here are some of the photos from our adventures […]


Easter Egg Hunt March 30, 2013 at 3 PM



Christmas Parade in Welaka Saturday Dec 15, 2012

Everyone had a great time participating in the annual Welaka Christmas Parade held December 15, 2012. The float was decorated with wrapped presents and toy soldiers with the theme “Let His Word Unwrap the Magic of Christmas”. Everyone wore their red San Mateo Presbyterian shirts! This is the first time that San Mateo Presbyterian Church […]


Family Apple Fest

  We had a wonderful turnout for the Apple Fest Sunday evening with over 100 folks attending: children & grandchildren, brothers & sisters, nieces & nephews, parents & grandparents, friends & relatives, and of course all the volunteers who organized the event. Special THANKS go out to Tracy & Dominic Picsitello, Lulu Gail & Casey […]


Water Play Day After VBS

After a very successful and totally AWESOME Vacation Bible School, the children, helpers, and teachers celebrated with a water play day after church services on Sunday, July 29, 2012. Dominic Piscitello grilled delicious hot dogs in the outside activity area while his lovely wife Tracy coordinated the side dishes inside Potter’s House, with a lot […]


Vacation Bible School “Operation Overboard” July 23-27, 2012

San Mateo Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School (VBS) “Operation Overboard” with a nautical and beachside theme, held July 23-27, 2012 inSan Mateo, FL. Our congregation’s group of volunteers – women, men, young adults, and teenagers – work very hard to put on the best VacationBibleSchoolin the County, maybe even the State! The children come not […]


Graduation Time for 4 Well Deserving Graduates

Sunday May 27, 2012 Pastor Noel recognized the 4 members of our congregation who have graduated this year and spoke about all their accomplishments, which were absolutely stunning to say the least: Sally Stillwell from Palatka High School with a High School Diploma and plans to attend college to become a pharmacist. Payton Stoudt from […]

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