HMUMC Top Ten – Jan 15

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1. Blue Grass Concert

with Special Guest Dr. Warren Lathem

8.5x11posTHIS SUNDAY, January 19 at 6:00pm

Please join us in welcoming special guest Dr. Warren Lathem and his talented blue grass band, Disciples in Song for a special evening concert TONIGHT. We will enjoy a wonderful evening of southern music and learn more about how we can continue to support Venezuela Now, Inc., a non-profit Georgia Corporation whose purpose is to support the work of the United Methodist Church of Venezuela in reaching the lost of that country for Christ.


2.Thinking about joining a LifeGroup?

Learn more at GroupLink

GroupLink TeaserJanuary 26 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm

GroupLink is an event where you can connect with other people interested in joining a LifeGroup, talk to those already in one, and find a LifeGroup that fits you. Childcare is available.

Sign up




3. Wednesday Nights at HMUMC

Wednesday Night Supper

Wednesday Night Supper TONIGHT at 5:30pm

Join your church family for supper tonight! The menu includes Chinese New Year Dinner with Oriental Marinated Pork, Fried Rice,  Chinese Vegetables and Egg Rolls.  Children’s meal is the same.

Wednesday Night Reservation Form



Wednesday Night Connect Teaser

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!

Sign up for a class






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



cancer-support250boxCancer Support Wednesday Nights at 6:30pm in Pastor Jason’s office

We offer support, prayer and encouragement for cancer patients, family members and loved ones whose lives have been impacted in any way by a cancer diagnosis. Share your experiences with others, or simply listen and take comfort from those who understand.






4. HMUMC Job Opportunity – Director of Women’s Ministry

Job OpportunitiesHamilton 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.

Learn more



5. Upcoming Family Events


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.






6. Preschool Registration for 2014-2015 School Year

HMUMC PreschoolRegistration 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.





7. Safe Sanctuary Class

Monday, January 20 at 7pm in Room 351

All volunteers and church employees are required to submit to a national background check and to take the Safe Sanctuary class every two years.

The purpose of our Safe Sanctuary Policy is to address the safety and well-being of children, youth, and adults by providing a protective and safe environment.  All church employees and volunteers of children and youth must commit to follow the Safe Sanctuary Policy and conduct ourselves in a manner consistent with the teachings of Christ.  A sanctuary is a sacred place where children, youth, and adults can grow in God’s grace.

*The class is free! Childcare is available, with reservations, for the evening classes.

class registration




8. United Methodist Men’s Monthly Meeting

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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!






9. Women’s Ministry

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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.

Class Registration


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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





10. 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.

Event registration


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.

Retreat Registration


Upcoming Events

1/15 – Women’s Wednesday AM Bible Study

1/15 – Wednesday Night Supper

1/15 – CONNECT Wednesday Night Classes Begin

1/15 – Wednesday Night Programs

1/16 – Upward Open House at HMUMC

1/19 – Disciples in Song w/Special Guest Warren Lathem

1/20 – Safe Sanctuary Class

1/20 – United Methodist Men’s Meeting

1/20 – Student Ministry Ice Skating Trip

1/26 – GroupLink LifeGroups Sign Up Event

2/5 – HMUMC Help Desk

2/8 – A Day Apart Women’s Event

2/9 – Family Dance Night

2/15 – Family Big Day of Service

3/14 – 6th Grade Confirmation 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.”