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Opening Prayer at 10 am

Free Surf lessons
start at 10:30 am sharp till noon
You must attend the beach worship service at every event
that you participate in the free surf lessons.

Free Hot Dog
lunch at Noon

Beach Worship
starts at 1 pm

Free board check out
2 pm

Clean up / Break down
at 3:30 pm

We need volunteers to set up at 8am sharp.
Also we need 20 surf instructors, food workers, grillers and surfboard check out hut.

If you have any questions as to whether an event might being cancelled, the hot line phone number to call the morning of event is Jim McCleary at (407) 314-9108
  You can also email him by clicking HERE

We meet 10:00am at Mary McLeod Bethune Beach Park  (6656 S. Atlantic Ave, New Smyrna Beach) at "The Wall."      Parking is FREE


Take Route 44 EAST to the Ocean, turn RIGHT (S) onto AIA.  Go South for about 6 miles to Kingfish St., (look for
CROSSWAVES sign on the right side of road) Turn LEFT (E) at Kingfish, go about 50 yrds to the ocean sea wall,  turn right and go about 50 yards to the pavillion area,and that's where we meet. It's called the Bethune sea wall, the surf spot is known as "The Wall".    

This event is for the whole community, all churches, youth groups, anyone, and its all free. Many churches from Orlando, the Gulf coast, Deltona, Ormond, Daytona, and New Smyrna attend. 

CROSSWAVES has been on national tv & featured on the network show "Sowing Seeds"  as well as the Orlando Sentinel & the Daytona New Journal. 

Click here for the "Parts of the Surfboard" spiritual lesson
Click on the
image on the
left to see the

Parts of the Surfboard

Spritual Lesson


Here is the 2016 schedule

Our 21st year in ministry!

May 21 Beach Event

Band: True Gain

Speaker:  Shawnie Whitaker
Aug 20 Beach Event

Band: Follow The Fire

Speaker:  TBA

May 2010 Beach Event Baptism videos are HERE

Past Beach Event Photos can be seen HERE

Watch July 2010 Beach Event Latino Video HERE

Click to go to Sponsor's website

What do I need and Who is this for?

  • Always bring some extra drinks.
  • Food will always be provided.
  • Bring sun screen and towels
  • Please wear modest beach attire
  • Surfboards & FREE surf lessons provided.
  • Rashguards are recommended for surf lessons and are sold at events.
  • Boardshorts are also recommended for girls and boys.

This ministry's for EVERYONE  - Grandpa, Grandma, Parents, Singles, Teens & Toddlers.

For further information,  the Leaders

Check out Erie Surfboards Web Site
Check today's wave report at

New Smyrna Beach - Surf Report


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