HMUMC Top Ten – Jan 8
1. Loving Generously
In worship on Sunday, we started the five weeks series, LOVING GENEROUSLY! In case you missed it, or would like to see it again, here is the video.
2. Wednesday Nights at HMUMC
Wednesday Night Supper Resumes TONIGHT at 5:30pm
Join your church family for supper tonight! The menu includes Chicken Pot Pie, Pineapple Casserole, Broccoli and salad bar. The kid’s menu is Chicken Fingers.
CONNECT Wednesday Nights Beginning TONIGHT – 6:30pm to 7:45pm
HMUMC has four great opportunities for you to CONNECT with God and others who are seeking to grow in their faith. It is not too late to sign up! Hope to see you soon!
GriefShare on Wednesday Nights Begins January 15th
A 13-week small group series that has helped many people come to terms with personal loss while building relationships with others who are facing similar hurdles. The class will meet at 6:30pm on Wednesdays in modular room A-3, led by Debbie Durand, a licensed professional counselor in the Dacula area. Debbie is a called and compassionate caregiver with years of experience, a servant’s heart, and a special love for God’s grieving people. For more info about GriefShare, contact Pastor Jason at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. HMUMC Job Opportunity – Director of Women’s Ministry
Hamilton Mill UMC is seeking an experienced candidate for a part time Director of Women’s Ministry. This role facilitates church programs that offer opportunities for women to connect with God, with one another, and to put their faith into action.
4. Upcoming Family Events
Family Movie Night
Sunday, January 12 at 4:30 pm
Get ready to watch a movie on The Rooftop, our awesome new kid’s zone. We will watch Meet the Robinsons, munch on some popcorn and snacks, and we even have some fun prizes for the kids. Lots of fun for the whole family. Bring a blanket and a friend! It’s a great time just to relax with your family and friends.
Family Dance – 70’s Style
Sunday, February 9 at 5:00 pm
Put your dancing shoes on as we gather for this ‘Far Out’ night of dancing and playing games. Can you dig it?
Family Great Day of Service
Saturday, February 15
Mark your calendars for a great day of serving with your family. We will gather at the church and then head out to do service projects in the community.
5. Preschool Registration for 2014-2015 School Year
Registration for our award winning Preschool starts this month.
In-house: January 21-28
Church Members: January 29 at 9:00am
Legacy: January 29 at 11:00am
Community: January 31 at 9:00am
We will also give tours everyday in January at 10:00am.
6. Winter Upward Basketball and Cheerleading
The 2014 Upward Basketball and Cheerleading season is quickly approaching! We will be hosting an Upward Open House at HMUMC on Thursday, January 16th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the Shed! Just follow the signs! For those of you who have already registered or would like to register, you will have an opportunity to size your child’s uniform, gather information regarding the upcoming season and meet some of the Upward team members! We invite you to come and join us as we celebrate our sixth year of Upward at Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church!
7. United Methodist Men’s Monthly Meeting
Monday, January 20 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!
8. Women’s Ministry
Women’s Wednesday Morning Bible Study
9:30am in Room A-2/4 in the Modular Building
For anyone who’s serious about improving the quality of their family life, Seven Words to Change Your Family gives hard-hitting practical guidance on how to make it happen. This study led by Beverly Neville and based on the book by James MacDonald will challenge readers to avoid complacency and become proactive in loving their families. Your family will be transformed by the step-by-step realistic plan laid out in this excellent resource.
A Day Apart Women’s Event
Saturday, February 8 – 9:30am to 2:00pm
Join us for “A Day Apart,” a relaxing day of worship and praise for the wonderful women in our church and community. The cost is $10 for a catered lunch. Invite your friends and register today. You deserve a “day apart” to get inspired, have fun, and grow closer to God and each other! Event Registration
9. Student Ministry
Student Ministry Ice Skating Trip
Monday, January 20, 2014 from 9:30am to 3:15pm
It is time to have some winter fun! The Student Ministry is going ice skating. Any 6th through 12th grader is welcome! Register by January 17th for a fun day of breakfast, games, ice skating, lunch (provided), and fun! Meet at the church at 9:30am. After games and fun, we’ll leave at 11:45pm for the Ice Forum and we’ll return for pickup by parents at 3:15pm. Make sure you dress warmly and bring a jacket – the Ice Forum is cold! Bring a breakfast item to share (bagels, pop tarts, granola bars, donuts, bowl of fruit, etc)! Cost is $25.
6th Grade Confirmation Retreat
Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center in North Carolina!
Friday, March 14th at 4:30pm to Sunday, March 16 at 1:00pm
Any 6th grader participating in confirmation class is welcome to attend! Our weekend theme will be “I Promise” and we’ll focus on Prayers, Presence, Gifts, Service, and Witness. Check-in at the church Friday, March 14th at 4:30pm and arrive back at the church at 1pm on Sunday. Cost is $175 before February 9th or $199 February 9-March 5th. Registration closes on March 5th.
10. New LifeGroups Starting In January
One great way to get to know others in the church and grow in your faith is through a LifeGroup. LifeGroups are groups of 8-12 people that get together regularly for intentional times of fellowship, study, and support. New LifeGroups will be starting this month!
1/8 – Wednesday Night Supper
1/8 – Wednesday Night Programs
1/12 – Acolyte Training
1/12 – Family Movie Night
1/16 – Upward Open House at HMUMC
1/20 – Safe Sanctuary Class
2/5 – HMUMC Help Desk
2/9 – Family Dance Night
2/15 – Family Big Day of Service