HMUMC Top Ten – November 6

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1. Living Generously Series Highlight

Living Generously Logo2

We hope you are enjoy the Living Generously series. Take a look at the recent blog posts from Pastor Dave and Pastor Jonathan.

How Can I Give

Have you used a ladle lately?



2. Women’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. The cost is $20 per person.

sign up to attend or decorate a table



3. Help Desk – TODAY!

Help Desk

Wednesday, November 6

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Do you have questions about online giving, the website, our HMUMC member’s site or just want to find out how you can get connected here at HMUMC? Stop by the New HMUMC Help Desk in the narthex from 5:00 to 6:00pm on Wednesday, November 6 and every 1st Wednesday of each month.



4. This Weekend

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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Atlanta Emory District 2013 – District Training

Saturday, November 9

Featuring 32 Workshops to strengthen and inform leadership in the church, enrich ministries with new ideas, explore ways to reach and serve your community and build relationships by networking with others in the district. learn more


Best Ever Parenting Seminar

Sunday, November 10 at Roswell UMC

This seminar, by internationally renowned youth ministry experts Mark Oestreicher and Adam McLain will give parents tools to equip them when dealing with the challenges of raising their teen. Held at the same time, the “Reach Rally” is a perfect opportunity for our youth to connect with others their age in the district. The HMUMC car pool will be leaving the church parking lot following the 11:00am service and will stop for lunch along the way. Please prayerfully consider joining us by contacting Rachael Davis at 770-596-1696.

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Turkey Bowl 2103

Turkey Bowl

Sunday, November 10th starting at 2:00pm 

The 3rd Annual Flag Football Tournament will be held on the fields next to The Shed this weekend!




5. Sunday School Advent Study

The Journey

Starting Sunday, November 17 at 9:30am

Join “The Way” Sunday School class beginning Nov 17th as they begin an Advent study focusing on Adam Hamilton’s “The Journey to Bethlehem.” The class meets from 9:30-10:30am in Room A-3 in the Modular building.





6. Did you know?

Living Generously Logo2Did you know that you can fill out your Pledge Card online? Take a look…

Make the Living Generously STEWARDSHIP PLEDGE!





7. Ministry Meetings

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.


Quilting Ministry Clean Up Day

Saturday, November 16 – 9:00am to 12:00noon

The quilting ladies need your help. Our ministry is blessed that we have fabric, but not enough space. We need to clean out our cabinets, and we need many hands to help. If you are willing to help, please contact Cheri Loy or 770-932-2756.


The HMUMC Hiking Club

Saturday, November 16

Join us for a hike from Tray Gap to Unicoi Gap. Sound like fun?  Contact Don Crone at for details.

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Operation Soldier Support MeetingOperation Soldier Support Monthly Meeting  

Monday, October 18 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.



UMM-logo_plainUnited Methodist Men’s Meeting

Monday, November 18 at 7:00pm

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



Women of Faith LogoWomen of Grace

November 19 

The Women of Grace ministry prepares meals once a month and delivers them to Grace UMC for the Women’s Community Kitchen of Action Ministries Atlanta. To volunteer or support this ministry, contact Tracy Starkmann at



8. Acolytes Training

Sunday, January 12 at 12:00pm in the Sanctuary 

“The Lord is my light”  Psalm 27:1. Acolytes are an important of our weekly worship service, in fact they bring the light of Christ and the processional cross into the Sanctuary during our 11:00 AM service.  All children currently in third, fourth and fifth grade are eligible to serve as Acolytes.  If your child is interested in serving, please contact Renee Dickhute at  It’s not too late to get on the 2014 schedule!



9. Safe Sanctuary Class – Nov. 18

If you volunteer with Children or Youth, and have not taken this class, please sign up at or contact Renee Dickhute for details.



10. Giving

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.


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



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

Wednesday Night Programs


Upcoming Events

11/6   Wednesday Night Supper

Wednesday Night Programs

11/6    HMUMC Help Desk

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

11/10   Best Ever Parenting Seminar

11/13    Thanksgiving Dinners for The Pantry deadline

11/16    Quilting Ministry Clean Up Day

11/17   Operation Christmas Child Shoebox deadline

11/17   The Way Sunday School – Advent Study Begins

11/18   OSS Monthly Meeting

11/18    Safe Sanctuary Class

11/18   UMC Men’s Ministry Meeting

11/19   Women of Grace

12/5 & 12/6   Women’s Christmas Dinners


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.”