HMUMC Top Ten – October 2

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1. HMUMC Red Cross Fall Blood Drive

Blood DriveMonday, October 7 – 1:00pm to 7:00pm

Please prayerfully consider making a donation at the annual HMUMC Fall Blood Drive.  To donate, you may sign up online at using the passcode: hamumc (use all lower case letters).  You may also sign up on Sundays, September 22, 29, and October 6 before or after each worship service in the narthex. While walk-ins are accepted, the Red Cross will appreciate appointments since that allows them to plan the drive more efficiently. Be sure to bring either a Red Cross donor card or a photo ID when you come to make your donation.


2. Hiking Trip to Blood Mountain

image001Saturday, October 12 at 6:00am

Join the Hiking Ministry for a beautiful hike over the popular Blood Mountain. This is a really good time of year to be hiking the mountain, the views can be spectacular!

more information



3. Zaxby’s Canned Food Drive for The Pantry

Zaxby'sSaturday, October 19 – All Day!

Swing by Zaxby’s at Hamilton Mill with three or more canned food items and get five chicken strips free. What a great way to support the HMUMC Pantry!





4. Starting Point Class

Starting Point LogoBegins Sunday, October 13 at 9:30am

This 4-week orientation class is offered for those considering church membership. It’s designed to teach and help you explore ways to grow deeper in your faith, and a great way to make some new friends.

sign up for the class




5. HMUMC Preschool Ladybug Bazaar

LadybugBazaarLogoThursday, October 17  9:00am-2:00pm

Join us for the fourth annual HMUMC preschool LADYBUG BAZAAR!  We will have many local businesses showcasing their products and services!  Come enjoy shopping for holiday items and seeing the many businesses in our community that are supporting our preschool!

vendor booth request



6. Adult Ministries

Hamilton Mill Women's EventHM Women’s Event “Breast Cancer Awareness”

Thursday, October 17 at 6:45pm

Come enjoy a night of fun with your girlfriends, as Jennifer Ring leads us in a special discussion. Join us and see what God has in store for us this month!

learn more & sign up for childcare


UMM-logo_plainUnited Methodist Men’s Meeting 

Monday, October 21 at 7:00pm

All men are welcome to join us at our regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Come make some new friends as you enjoy a great dinner and a relevant message. No cost to attend!




7. Farmer’s Market at HMUMC Informational Meeting

Farmer MarketTuesday, October 22 at 7:00pm in Room 339

The Wellness Ministry is excited to announce the start of a Farmer’s Market right here at HMUMC. Those who are interested in serving on the committee (no farmer’s market knowledge necessary!) are invited to attend. Our goal is to get the ball rolling so that we are up and running mid-May.

more information



8. Donations

North Coast Mission to HondurasHonduras Mission 

We are collecting summer clothes, soccer, basket and footballs, match box cars, puppets, school supplies, and arts and craft supplies for the November 24-December 1 mission trip to Honduras. All donations are greatly appreciated. Donations may be dropped off in the Honduras bin by the Rooftop.  For more information please contact John Boozer.


giftSecret Servant Christmas Ministry

If you or someone you know attends church here at Hamilton Mill UMC and may need some help this Christmas, or if you would like to “adopt” a family and furnish Christmas gifts for them, please contact Roger Freeman at 770-271-8855, ext 101 or email him at




9. Honduras Mission Trip Meeting

hondurasSaturday, October 26 at 10:30am in room 351.

Interested in going on the Honduras Agalta Valley mission trip on January 25 – February 1, 2014? Please join us for this informational meeting. Contact Kay Lie or Michelle Larson for more information.



10. Blog Highlights…

Intimacy with God

Did you see Pastor Jonathan’s blog? Take a look at the great illustration that captures our relationship with God in a very clear way.

check it out

Meet Jif – A day in the life of a Jif jar at the HMUC Pantry!

Share this one with your kids, friends, family, neighbors – everyone! Donating to the Pantry is a great way to serve your community!

click here to meet Jif

Crosstown Kids – Honor Others & Win Prizes!

GodTime Cards are given to the Crosstown Kids on Sundays and are featured in Crosstown Kid’s blog each week. Kids win prizes and parents get to see their kids Honoring Others! Win Win!

GodTime cards



See you TONIGHT! Take a look at what is going on…

Wednesday Night Programs


Upcoming Events

10/2         Wednesday Night Programs

Wednesday Night Supper @ 5:30pm

10/3    The Shepherd’s Needles @ 12:00pm

10/6    All Call Choir

10/7   HMUMC Blood Drive

10/11 – 10/13  Student Ministry Fall Retreat

10/12   Hiking Trip to Blood Mountain

10/12    “The Piecemakers” Prayer Quilt Ministry

10/13   Starting Point Class begins

10/14    Safe Sanctuary Class

10/17    HMUMC Preschool Ladybug Bazaar

10/17    Hamilton Mill Women’s Event

10/19    Zaxby’s Canned Food Drive

10/21    United Methodist Men’s Meeting

10/21    OSS Meeting

10/22    HMUMC Farmer’s Market Meeting

10/28   Women of Grace

11/8 – 11/10    Men’s Fall Retreat


Author: Jenn Harris

“I am dedicated to helping our church communicate the love of Jesus Christ, and passionate about helping people connect with others and our amazing God.”