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Jesus told the early church that he came "that they may have life, and have it to the full" (John 10:10). Our Mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ who bring God's love and life to their community and world. 

We believe there are only two things that should truly matter to those who walk with Christ: To Love God and Love Others. The five Life-Giving Ways below are how we do this on a daily basis. All members of Lynn Haven UMC are encouraged to engage in these practices as a way to share the Gospel with everyone they meet. 

Life-Giving Ways


Bless People

Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other. When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality. Bless those who persecute you. Don’t curse them; pray that God will bless them. Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with each other. Don’t be too proud to enjoy the company of ordinary people. (Romans 12:9-10, 13-16b NLT)

Know God

Worship the Lord with gladness. Come before him, singing with joy. Acknowledge that the Lord is God! He made us, and we are his. We are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name. (Psalm 100:2-4 NLT) 

Grow in Christ

Growing in every way more and more like Christ, who is the head of his body, the church. He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love. (Ephesians 4:15-16 NLT). READ MORE

Serve Others

Whoever wants to become first among you must serve the rest of you like a slave. In the same way, the Son of Man did not come to be served. He came to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many people. (Matthew 20:27-28 NCV) 

Give Generously

Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop. You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. “For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.” And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others…Two good things will result from this ministry of giving—the needs of [others] will be met, and they will joyfully express their thanks to God. As a result of your ministry, they will give glory to God. For your generosity to them and to all believers will prove that you are obedient to the Good News of Christ. (2 Corinthians 9:6-8, 12-13 NLT)

20/20 Vision

Our 2020 Vision is to be a Fruitful Congregation for Christ by changing lives, changing our community, and changing the world for Christ. Arrived at prayerfully and collaboratively, it will guide the ministry efforts of the Lynn Haven United Methodist Church for the remainder of the decade.

The 2020 Vision includes goals and recommendations that will enable our congregation to fulfill its stated mission "to make disciples of Jesus Christ who seek to change their community and world."

One of the responsibilities of the Team was to revisit, refine, and reaffirm the core values of the Lynn Haven Church. To accomplish this, the Team thoroughly reviewed the current core value listing and mapped them to the Five Practices structure identified previously. The resulting core values do not significantly depart from the old listing. They are rephrased within the structure of the Five Practices, and will better integrate with the church’s organizational structure, ministries, and vision. The Team recommends the use of the following core values for the Lynn Haven Church:

Meet the Staff

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Craig Carter

Lead Pastor

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Terry Tatum

Executive Pastor

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Chris Ackerman

Associate Pastor

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Brad Burke

Worship Minister

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Mindy Clemons

Adult Discipleship 

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Katie Fanning

Missions and Service

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Daniel Leptrone

Operations Director

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Heather Howell

Congregational Care

 

What We Believe

Belief

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Sundays @ 9:30 AM
Bay Haven Charter Academy Gymnasium
2501 Hawks Landing Blvd.  
Panama City, FL  32404
church@mylhumc.net
(850) 265-5231