Soddy UMC seeks to passionately follow Jesus Christ in every area of our lives through worship, service, outreach, missions and fellowship.  We are called to be the hands, feet and heart of Jesus Christ in our community and world.  We welcome and invite all persons to participate in the life and activities of our church family.  You will find a warm, loving fellowship of Christians who are committed to growing the kingdom of God, to reaching out in love, and to maturing in our faith as followers of Jesus.

          The mission of Soddy UMC is Glorifying, Growing, Going For God since 1860.

We are committed to glorifying God in our worship and discipleship; we are committed to growing as disciples of Jesus in service to others and through fellowship; and we are committed to going into the world with the good news of the gospel through missions and outreach.


          No matter who you are—no matter what walk of life you come from—there is a place for you at Soddy UMC!  If you’re looking for a family-friendly place to walk with you on your journey of faith, stop by for a visit.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have and we hope to see you soon!



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Upcoming activities:

In-person worship

remains postponed

through the end

of August.

            Our plans to reopen for worship have been pushed back.  We will remain closed through August.

            After consultation with the district office and our Planning & Preparation Taskforce, we've decided to hold off on gathering in person for worship.  COVID-19 cases remain very high in Hamilton County.  Several counties that had been given the green light to reopen for worship (by their respective districts) are being told to shut down again.


            We have an extremely susceptible population. The age of our congregants, the number of persons being cared for by members of our congregation, and the number of persons with health concerns that could be exacerbated by the coronavirus are high.  Additionally, we also have children who will be returning to school in some capacity, and their exposure not only to the coronavirus but all sorts of other illnesses could be brought back into their homes.  For the safety and wellbeing of everyone, our team feels it best to wait a little longer before reopening.

            We're aware that this decision is a difficult one, and that not everyone will agree with it. We ask for your grace and patience. We're feeling our way through this along with everyone else. We don't want to rush reopening and risk anyone's health.

            Thank you for your graciousness, love and continued prayers during this time.

The sacrament of the Lord's Supper:
Sunday, October 4th               11:00 AM

Sunday, December 6th          11:00 AM

Everyone is welcome to participate!