Men’s Small Group Bible Study is on Mondays from 6:30 - 8pm in the conference room located in the church office lobby.

    Sisters Women's Bible Study meets on Mondays at 6:30pm in room(s) 204/215. Questions? Contact Erika Harnek 

    An Hour with Rev. Dr. Tom Walker @ Vicar’s Landing meets on the third Monday of each month at 11am at Vicar's Landing. 

    Men’s Fellowship Lunch meets on the second Tuesday of each month at noon at Lulu’s Waterfront Grille. Questions? Contact Bill Tickle at 285-2795.

    Men’s Bible Study meets on Wednesdays at 7am in room 204. 

    Sack Lunch Theology gathers on the first and third Thursday of the month from 12-1:30pm in room 203.   

    Men's 50+ Basketball group meets on Thursdays from 6-8pm in Fellowship Hall! Questions? Contact Paul Short at 626-5305.  

    Young Adult Small Group meets on the second Thursday of the month at 6:15pm off site. For more information and location(s), contact Mike Mantia

    Free Blood Pressure Checks on the first Sunday of each month. 9:30am and 12pm in Patten Hall, and 5:30pm in the church office conference room.

    Lectio Divina meet on Wednesdays at 9:30am in room 203.

    Fleet Landing Bible Study takes place on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm at Fleet Landing.

    Caregiver’s Support Group is offered on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 11-12:30pm in room 203. Questions? Contact Mary Hall at 241-1258.

    Wonderful Wednesdays Bible Study meets every Wednesday at 12pm in 203.

    Senior Women's Bible Study takes place on Fridays at 10am in the church office conference room. 

    Presbyterian Women’s Circles meet on the second Tuesday of each month at various times/locations which are posted in the weekly bulletin. Questions? Contact Neva Blackstock at 821-0569.

    Nursing Mom’s Support Group gathers on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30am in room 211.

    Centering Prayer Group meets from on Thursdays from 4:30-5:30pm in room 207.

    Palms Ladies Small Group meets on Tuesdays at 9am in room 203.

    KAIROS is our special time set apart to worship, connect, nurture and serve together every Wednesday starting at 5:30pm in Fellowship Hall. For Session I listings, CLICK HERE.

    Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm in the Library. 



    2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH @ 6:30PM / PALMS LIBRARY // 2ND FLOOR - This Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group provides emotional and educational support for caregivers. A place to exchange practical information on caregiving problems, and possible solutions, talk through challenges and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and concerns while building a mutual support system. All are welcome to attend this monthly caregiver support group. Questions? Contact Pastor Laurie at 246-0594 x 223. 


    A ministry where Palms receives donated bikes, refurbishes them and works with our mission partners who, in turn, give the bikes to homeless and low income people who need reliable transportation. We are in need of people to help deliver refurbished bikes! To serve, contact Jim Simmons.



    Mission House Meals - Prepare fresh food at Beaches Mission House 10am-1pm on the third Saturday of month. Contact Carol Barbour.

    Health Ministry - A ministry comprised of health professionals who seek to meet the health care needs of the congregation through education, health offerings such as monthly blood pressures, health related literature and availability in answering health related issues affecting Palms disciples. Contact Linda Scaz.

    Loaves and Fishes - Provide transportation for disciples to doctor appointments, etc.; help with minor needs of disciples (i.e. changing light bulbs, etc.); help disciples move or just move around. Sign up on CCB or contact Karen Bowden.

    Congregational Care Callers – Make phone call to disciples who have not been in worship for a while, check in on them and offer the care of the congregation (several times a year). Contact Sandi Belt.

    Prayer Links - Prayer Chain Ministry praying daily for Palms disciples. Contact Barbara Johnson.

    Food for the Soul - Love to cook? Want to share your time and talents? Cook and deliver meals to Palms disciples coming home from the hospital. Contact Laura Kusumoto.

    Love Callers – Visit 1-2 homebound Palms disciples monthly and attend a monthly meeting to report on your visits. Contact Pastor Laurie

    Shepherds – Walk alongside a group of Palms disciples to help them remain connected and engaged. Contact Melodee Dixon.

    Preparation for Worship – Behind the scenes opportunities including tidying up the pews (weekly), preparing communion elements (monthly), Shalom Sabbath worship leadership (weekly), and special worship planning. Contact Doreen Boyd.

    Ushers and Greeters – Help during worship with on-the-job training, no experience necessary. Contact Doreen Boyd at the church.

    Life Cycles at Palms – A ministry where Palms receives donated bikes, refurbishes them and works with our mission partners who, in turn, give the bikes to homeless and low income people who need reliable transportation. We are in need of adult, used bikes to continue this work! To serve or donate, contact Jim Simmons.

    Palms Preschool & Child Care Center – Read to preschoolers, help organize special events, straighten closets, or help with fun crafts. Contact Twila Rhodes.

    Ministry Partner Liaisons – Serve as a Palms liaison with one of our local mission partners. Includes meeting with a mission partner representative, listening for celebrations, needs, and bringing those back to our Outreach Ministry. Contact FloAnne O’Brien

    Meals on Wheels – Deliver meals to homebound seniors in the beaches community. Contact Sallie Gipson

    Beaches Habitat for Humanity – As part of an interfaith build, work together to share the gift of affordable housing. No building experience necessary. Palms shifts are on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Sign up by visiting volunteerup.com/Login.asp?w=i&o=198. Be sure to note you are from Palms!

    Access Ministry Task Force - Small group of Palms disciples studying issues and answers to the problems of access to services and jobs at the Beaches. Contact Elaine and Rick Mann.

    Front Desk Volunteer Team - Share your smile and voice at Palms! Volunteers are needed to cover the front desk reception area during the week. Contact Doreen Boyd 246-0594 x 229 if you’d like to share your time and talent.                                                                                                    

    Flower Ministry – Volunteers arrange and deliver flower arrangements on Monday mornings made from the flowers that graced the sanctuary during Sunday services. Contact Jill Whitaker.                                                          

    EVERY DISCIPLE HAS A MINISTRY...where your greatest passion meets the world’s greatest needs!                                                      


  5. FINE ARTS CONCERT // The Heritage Singers of Jacksonville: A Choral Kaleidoscope

    The Heritage Singers of Jacksonville present
    A Choral Kaleidoscope: Brought to You in Living Color, Sunday, April 30, 2017 
    3PM, Sanctuary

    Color is all around us, reflecting and influencing our moods, thoughts, dreams and loves. We plan vacations to experience the leaves changing in fall. We stand in awe of the sun's rising or setting, taking in nature's resplendent colors. Join The Heritage Singers of Jacksonville on a journey through the kaleidoscope of colors that surround and inspire us on April 30 at 3pm.  All Fine Arts Series concerts are free and open to all. Nursery provided. Bring a friend or neighbor.



    Sunday morning is the busiest day for any church. Palms’ Peace Corner offers a place to meditate Sundays from 9:40am until 11am in the library for anyone who is seeking a quiet place. There are materials about silent meditation as well as other materials related to meditation in the bin beneath the table there. The corner is open to all every day. For more information, please contact Sally Nielsen.




    Monday, May 22 @ 6:30PM & Every 4th Monday at Engine 15 // Join Pastor Tom Walker and bring your doubts, your questions, your wonderings about life in general, buy a beer and join us for an informal conversation about everything under the sun! Engine 15 is located at 1500 Beach Blvd #217, Jacksonville Beach, FL. Questions? Contact Pastor Holly at the church.



    May 1 @ 6:30PM & every 1st Monday of the month at The Wine Bar // What is your source of wisdom? What do you use as your source, your ground for decision making, your guiding principle? Come share your experience of seeking wisdom with others over a glass of wine as we focus on a wisdom quote from a variety of sources and share in open, honest, spiritual conversation. The Wine Bar is located at 320 1st St N #1, Jacksonville Beach. All are welcome. Questions? Contact Pastor Holly.



    CALLING ALL KIDS! We hope you’ll join your Palms friends in the Kids Oasis for faith formation and fun each Sunday at 9:40am! // Parents - We have a new Facebook group just for you. Simply search Kids Oasis - Palms Presbyterian Church on Facebook, request to join and Pastor Jenn will add you to this private, parents-only group. It will serve as another source of communication & as a resource to help you nurture your children and faith at home! Questions? Contact Pastor Jenn.


  10. YOUTH CAR WASH Mark your calendars and bring your dirty, pollen-covered cars to the Youth Car Wash on Saturday, April 29 from 10am-1pm in the front parking lot of Palms! All donations benefit the Palms youth summer mission trips. 


  11. CELEBRATE 60 YEARS WITH PALMS! Mark your calendars and join us in the Oasis Garden following our ONE & ONLY 10am service on Sunday, April 30 as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of Palms Presbyterian Church. 

    Lunch will be catered by Bono’s and will include BBQ pork and chicken, baked beans, yellow rice, garlic toast and drinks. 

    A – L - Bring your favorite side dish
    M-Z - Bring your favorite dessert

    We will have many activities for all ages, a photo booth to capture memories and much more! All are welcome. We can't wait to see you there!


    PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN ANNUAL CRAFT SALE, MAY 7 & 14, AFTER WORSHIP, PATTEN HALL - Be sure to stop by the Presbyterian Women’s annual Craft Sale following worship services on Sunday, May 7 and 14! Just in time for Mother’s Day, here you’ll find lovely, handmade jewelry, some even made from Palms’ bulletins, special cards and other assorted crafts….all made with love! All donations benefit vulnerable women and children in need. Thank you for your support of Healthy Women, Healthy Families.