Become a Member

Join The Church

Membership Sunday

After attending the Newcomer's Lunch, we will schedule you for an upcoming Membership Sunday to officially join the church by taking the Membership Vows and being welcomed by the congregation.  After that, we hope you will continue to faithfully participate in our ministries by your prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness.

How do I become a member at Suntree United Methodist Church?

Membership is open to anyone who professes Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, is baptized in any Christian denomination, and will commit to grow in their faith. If a person is not baptized, the new member coordinator will arrange for the baptism to occur when they join. 

Newcomers Lunch

Several times throughout the year we will host a Newcomers Lunch to which all guests that are interested in membership are invited to come and enjoy a wonderful meal.  Our pastors will share information about our theology, the Suntree Mission and Vision, and ways for you to grow spiritually and get involved.  You will also receive information on membership, should you wish to join.  Childcare is available upon request. 

Interested in becoming a member?

Contact Ulrike Gonzalez, Welcome and Lay Ministry Coordinator, at  or call 321-242-2582 ext. 1125 for more information. We look forward to answering any questions you might have.

The Benefits of SUMC Membership

Friendships - Making and having friends that share the same beliefs and values helps us all navigate through this amazing, but sometime difficult, life.

Opportunities to Make a Difference – As a collective resource, we have opportunities to help others and make a difference in our church, community and the world.

Accountability - Members that receive good biblical teaching learn to make good decisions, are held accountable by just showing up, and being reminded of their core beliefs.

Sense of Community – Many of us live in isolation so much so that we don’t even know our neighbors.  Being a SUMC member provides opportunities for interactions with other people & creates a social community.

Personal Development - Whether you are new Christian or have been a Christian for a long time, SUMC can offer church leadership, discipleship and spiritual development and growth.

Social Events - Whether it’s a Life Groups, Sunday School Class or Journey, we have opportunities to participate in church events with friends and other church members.


SUMC Membership vows ask that you faithfully participate in its ministries by your
                                                 Prayers
                                                Presence
                                                   Gifts
                                                 Service
                                                Witness

Membership is open to anyone who professes Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, is baptized in any Christian denomination, and will commit to grow in their faith.

If you’re not baptized, we can be baptized at the time you join our SUMC family.

Several times throughout the year, we host a Newcomers Lunch to which all guests interested in membership are invited to come and enjoy a wonderful meal.  Our pastors will share information about our theology, the Suntree Mission and Vision, and ways for you to grow spiritually and get involved. 

Interested in becoming a member?

Contact Ulrike Gonzalez
Welcome and Lay Ministry Coordinator

call 321-242-2582 ext. 1125