HMUMC Top Ten – October 23

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Fall Festival LogoNew

Sunday October 27  – 4:30 FXLive – 5:15 Trunk or Treat – 6:00 FXLive

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.

We Need Your Help!
It’s Not too Late! Sign up to Host a Trunk!

We are looking for some more people to host trunks. We are low this year, and need your help!  Partner with a friend to host a trunk. Join someone in your small group or life group.  Get your teenagers to help you.  Just host a trunk!  It will be lots of fun, and you will get to see the cutest kids in the county!

learn more & sign up to be a Trunk Host



2. 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.




3. Women of Grace

Women of GraceMonday, October 28

HMUMC regularly serves the Women of Grace Ministry in Atlanta by lovingly preparing food once a month at the church, delivering it to Atlanta, and serving the women.  We need you and have new groups for food preparation and/or delivery. Please contact Tracey Starkmann at or 770-312-4344.




4. Big Day of Service

Day of service

Saturday, November 9 at 9:30am

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

learn more & sign up





5. Turkey Bowl

Turkey Bowl 2103

 Sunday, November 10th starting at 2:00pm 

Join us for the Turkey Bowl! The 3rd Annual Flag Football Tournament will be held on the fields next to The Shed.  Start forming your team now!  All are welcome to play. All forms are due at the captain’s meeting on Nov 3 at 12:15pm in the Shed.

sign up today!




6. Guatemala Missions Trip Parent & Student Meeting

guatemala-atitlanAttention High School Students and Parents 

On November 3 at 11:00am in the Shed, we will have an informational meeting about the Spring Break Mission Trip to Guatemala. If you are interested in participating in this trip, please join us to receive an informational packet and registration form.

learn more about this trip





7. Ministry Meetings

Farmer Market

Farmer’s Market at HMUMC Informational Meeting

Tuesday, October 29 at 7:00pm in Room 351

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.  more information


Shepherd's NeedlesThe Shepherd’s Needles
Thursday, November 7 at 12:00pm
Join us the 1st Thursday of each month from 12:00pm-2:00pm in Modular Room A-2 to knit and crochet for charity. Projects include chemo hats, prayer shawls, scarves for the homeless, and more. Free lessons available! Contact Toni Pitt at




The Piecemakers“The Piecemakers” Prayer Quilt Ministry

Saturday, November 9 at 10:30am

Join us every Wednesday from 6:00pm-8:30pm & Saturday, November 9  10:30am-12:00pm  in Modular A-8. Learn how easy it is to make a beautiful quilt for someone in need at our church or in our community! No experience necessary! Contact Diane Johnson.



8. Woman’s Christmas Dinners

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


9. Giving

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.


operation_christmas_childSamaritan’s Purse Christmas Child Shoe Boxes

It’s that time again!  Create special memories with your family and bless a child somewhere in the world by making a Christmas Child shoe box.  Brochures are available at church.  Place shoe boxes in the bin by the elevator by Sunday, November 17.




giftSecret Servant Christmas Ministry

If you or someone you know 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

Preschool LogoCongratulations to the HMUMC Preschool

The HMUMC  Preschool was named the 2013 Best Preschool in Gwinnett County! Congratulations to Preschool Director, Jennifer Markham and all of the teachers who make our preschool not only the best in the county, but also a loving place to learn, play and plant seeds of faith.




learn more!Thank You for Showing Your Support at the Ladybug Bazaar!

A special thank you to everyone who stopped by the HMUMC Preschool Ladybug Bazaar.  We appreciate your support and donations made to the preschool.



trainingAtlanta Emory District 2013 – District Training
Saturday, November 9

Featuring 32 Workshops Strengthen informed leadership in your local church Enrich your ministries with new ideas Explore ways to reach and serve your community Build relationships by networking with others in the district.

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Out of DarknessThank You for Supporting the Solomon House!

HMUMC and OOD want to thank everyone so much for your generous involvement in getting the Solomon House successfully up and running.  Your donations, service, and prayer towards this mission has created a beautiful safe house that has far exceeded our expectations and is overflowing with the presence of God.  Take a look…

learn more and get involved in this great ministry!


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

Wednesday Night Programs


Upcoming Events

10/16   Wednesday Night Supper

Wednesday Night Programs

10/26    Honduras Agalta Valley Mission Trip Meeting

10/27   Fall Festival

10/28   Women of Grace

10/29    HMUMC Farmer’s Market Meeting

11/7      Shepherd’s Needles

11/8 – 11/10    Men’s Fall Retreat

11/9      Big Day of Service

11/9      “The Piecemakers” Prayer Quilt Ministry

11/9    District Training

11/10   Turkey Bowl

11/13    Thanksgiving Dinners for The Pantry deadline

11/17   Operation Christmas Child Shoebox deadline

11/18   OSS Monthly Meeting

11/18    Safe Sanctuary Class

11/18   UMC Men’s Ministry Meeting

11/21  Hamilton Mill Women’s Meeting



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.”