HMUMC Top Ten – October 10

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1. This Weekend


Hiking Trip to Blood Mountain

Saturday, October 12 at 6:00am

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The Piecemakers“The Piecemakers” Prayer Quilt Ministry

Saturday, October 12  10:30am-12:00pm  in Modular A-8

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Starting Point LogoStarting Point New Members 4-Week Class Begins

Sunday, October 13 at 9:30am in Modular A-6.

sign up for the class



2. OSS Monthly Meeting – NEW DATE

Operation Soldier Support Meeting

October 14 at 6:00pm

Learn more and to get involved in the OSS Ministry. You do not need to be a veteran to attend. Email Ron Tootle at for details.




3. 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



4. 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!




5. 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


Women's Christmas Dinner

Women’s Christmas Dinner 

December 5 or December 6 at 6:30pm

Celebrate Christmas with your girlfriends! Don’t miss guest speaker, Merry Grayson with entertainment by Melanie Pearson and friends. The cost is $20 per person.

sign up to attend or decorate a table


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!



6. 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.

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7. 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.



8. Fall Events – Mark your calendars!

Fall Festival LogoNewFall Festival

Sunday October 27 at 4:30pm

Dress up in your costumes and join us for some fall fun. The kids will enjoy trunk-or-treating, a fun photo booth and two FX Live performances on The Rooftop.

learn more & sign up to be a Trunk Host


Day of serviceBig Day of Service 

Saturday, November 9 at 9:30am

We hope you and your family will join us to help others in our community.

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Turkey Bowl 21033rd Annual Turkey Bowl!

 Sunday, November 10th starting at 2:00pm 

The Turkey Bowl will be held on the fields next to The Shed.  Start forming your team now!  All are welcome to play. Be on the lookout for more information coming soon!




9. Donations

North Coast Mission to Honduras

Honduras North Coast Mission Trip Donations

Help support this mission trip by donating summer clothes, soccer, basket and footballs, match box cars, puppets, school supplies, and arts and craft supplies. Donation bins are located by the Rooftop. Or use the link button below to make a Donation to the School Library and for Uniforms. For more information on this trip contact John Boozer at

give now*Sign-in – Choose Giving – Give Now and select the “Other” fund option. Please enter “Honduras Children” in the description.


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



thanksgiving dinner for pantryThanksgiving Dinners for The Pantry

Purchase Thanksgiving dinners for our families who depend on the Food Pantry. Your donation of $35.00 will purchase a complete meal with a turkey and all of the trimmings. Please order online below by Wednesday, November 13 or place a check in the offering plate with “Thanksgiving Dinner” in the memo line.

give now*Sign-in – Choose Giving – Give Now and select the “Food Pantry” fund option. Please enter “Thanksgiving Dinner” in the description.



10. Special Announcements

FYI Ministry LogoFYI 55+ Smokey Mountain Railroad Trip

Tuesday, October 15 – Is now DEPARTING HMUMC at 8am 

“All Aboard!” We will be leaving the church at 8:00am sharp for Bryson City, NC.



Job OpportunitiesHMUMC Job Opportunity – ACS Finance Administrator

HMUMC is seeking an experienced candidate for a full time ACS Finance Administrator. This role provides administrative support for all financial and business operations of the church. This staff member performs bookkeeping and payroll processing functions that support all ministries in the church.  Proficiency with computer supported financial accounting programs such as QuickBooks and ACS technology experience preferred.

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Close-up of Golf Club and Golf BallGeoff Sarazen & Family Golf Tournament – November 12

A day of golf in celebration of Geoff and in support of his family at the Legends Golf Club at Chateau Elan. Range opens at 9:00am. Shotgun start at 11:30pm. Registration sheets are available at the church welcome centers.



HMUMC_Crosstown-logo_CMYKCrosstown Kids Fun: Spirit Weekend – Kids of Honduras Donations – Honor Others & Win Prizes!

It’s Spirit Weekend! Crosstown Kids can have  a little fun and wear their favorite team colors to church on Sunday. Kids are also encouraged to bringing supplies for the kids of Honduras. And don’t forget to bring in your GodTime Cards.  Kids will win prizes and parents get to see their kids Honoring Others! Win Win!

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instrumentalistPraise Team Instrumentalist

The praise team is always looking for musicians to join the team. If interested, please contact Jason Arcega.






Upcoming Events

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   Operation Soldier Support Monthly Meeting

10/14    Safe Sanctuary Class

10/15   FYI 55+ Smokey Mountain Railroad Trip

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

10/22    HMUMC Farmer’s Market Meeting

10/26    Honduras Agalta Valley Mission Trip Meeting

10/27   Fall Festival

10/28   Women of Grace

11/8 – 11/10    Men’s Fall Retreat

11/9      Big Day of Service

11/10   Turkey Bowl




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.”