HMUMC Top Ten – Jan 29

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1. Church Closings

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Church closings due to extreme weather conditions for Wednesday, January 29 and Thursday, January 30.

HMUMC Preschool & MMO – Closed Jan 29 & Jan 30. The preschool and MMO follow GCS system, so we will be closed as well. Preschool will move Church and Legacy Registration to Friday, January 31 at 9:00am. Community registration will still be Friday, January 31 at 9:15am.

HMUMC Office – Closed Jan 29 & Late Open on Jan 30

Women’s Wednesday Morning Bible Study – Closed  Jan29

Wednesday Night Supper – Canceled Jan 29

Children’s Choir – Canceled Jan 29

Time Out for Moms – Canceled Jan 29

The Middle – Canceled Jan 29

Wednesday Night Connect Classes and Programs – Canceled Jan 29

Choir Practice – Canceled Jan 29

Pastor Dave’s Thursday Morning Bible Study – OPEN Jan 30

As always, we will keep you updated with the latest information for the church right here on the website. Please stay warm and safe! Enjoy the day with your family and please pray for all those negatively affected by the snow.


2. A Day Apart Women’s Event

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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




3. Looking for a place to use your talents? Join the Communications Ministry

Next Meeting – Sunday, February 9 at 12:30pm in Room 351

If you have an interest in communications, graphic arts, marketing, web design, social media, editing, video production or you just love to be creative, please join our team. ALL ages are welcome. This is a great place to use your current talents or learn more from other professionals. If you are interested, email


4. Family Ministry News & Events



Upward registration has been re-opened through this Sunday for age groups 2nd through 5th grade?

learn more & register





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? Pizza will be served.  Each family bring a dish to share!




Family Great Day of Service

Saturday, February 15

Would you like to help your children experience the joy of serving others? Join us on Saturday, Feb 15! Parents, children (4 & up), and students will all head out from the church at 9:30am to go and serve those in need.

Sign up!



5. The Problem of Pornography

Sunday, Feb 16th – 4:00-5:00pm in The Shed – Parents gathering
Sunday Feb 16th – 5:30-7:00pm in The Shed – High School student gathering
Monday, Feb 17th – 7:00pm on The Rooftop – Monthly men’s meeting gathering

Some things are harder to talk about with spouses, children, & friends than others… One of those issues is the prevalence of pornography in our world today. Join Jake Larson, a co-founder of Fireproof ministries who has been engaging audiences for 14 years on the topics of grace and sexuality, at one of our upcoming events to get the conversation started:All conversations will center on pornography, purity, & accountability.


6. Save the Dates!

VBS VBS 2014 – June 2 – 6

4 months from today our church will be rocking with children enjoying VBS – Weird Animals, Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind! If you want a leadership role in our VBS, contact Renée Dickhute.  Pray for us as we plan this special week to reach the hearts of our children and grow His Kingdom.


winshape-campWinShape Camp

Kick-off Week: March 2 – March 8 / Camp: July 14 – July 18

This will be the third year our church will host WinShape Camp for our Dacula community! On kick-off Sunday (March 2), we will learn about our scholarship goal to help send deserving children to camp, how to register rising 2nd – 7th graders for camp, and how you can volunteer at the best camp ever to help children in our community learn more about the God who loves them right here at HMUMC! WinShape Camp for Communities is the ultimate day camp experience. Campers choose from 19 different activities combining sports, arts, recreation, Bible Study and worship into one incredible week, keeping them busy from 8:00am to 5:00pm each day.



7. Say Yes!

Day of serviceVolunteer to help our Hospitality and Caring ministries.

There are opportunities for everyone. Some of the volunteer opportunities on Sunday mornings include: Bus Drivers, assisting at the Welcome Desk, Traffic Ministry, and working on the Coffee Brigade. There are also plenty of opportunities to volunteer throughout the week answering phones, delivering flowers, writing cards, serving as a Sanctuary angel, preparing meals to those in need or helping out with our Wednesday Night Suppers.

Get the kids involved and volunteer as a family! Sunday Morning Greeters, Wednesday Night Supper Serving Crew (families with children over the age of 13 please), or the Flower Power Ministry are all perfectly suited for families. Please contact Robin Boozer at for more information on volunteer opportunities!



8. Does your 4th or 5th grader love to sing, dance and worship?

We are looking for more Rooftop Praise Team members to help lead worship at 9:30am. The team will report to The Rooftop at 9:15am sharp to sing and dance on stage during Extreme Worship, our Crosstown Kids’ large group worship experience. After worship, they will join their small groups downstairs. All 4th and 5th graders are invited, however they MUST attend rehearsals on Wednesday nights at 5:00pm in order to participate on Sunday. Duties will include leading dance moves and singing. Vocalists with microphones will be auditioned. To sign up or for more information, email



9. Solomon House Donations

Out of DarknessThank you for the generous donations to the Solomon House during the holiday season. Each of you helped to provide a beautiful Christmas for all of these women. With your help, this amazing ministry is transforming the lives of so many. Please check out the latest list of items needed for the house by using the link below.

Solomon Donation List



10. Growing Together

Growing Together Horizontal_CMYKPastor Dave gave a sneak peak of the Growing Together Campaign in services on Sunday, January 25. We learned about the three main campaign goals , and most importantly, we started to pray the campaign prayer together as a church. Praying for the Growing Together campaign is one of the main ways in which we can all “grow together – generation to generation” to help build a future for our church with God as our solid foundation. If you missed the service or have not had a chance to fill out the survey, please visit the Growing Together web page using the link below. Mark your calendars for the Growing Together campaign kick-off on February 23 in all three services.


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Upcoming Events

1/29 – Wednesday Supper and Programs Canceled. Preschool and HMUMC Office Closed

2/5 – Women’s Wednesday AM Bible Study

2/5 – Wednesday Night Supper

2/5 – CONNECT Wednesday Night Classes Begin

2/5 – Wednesday Night Programs

2/8 – “Piecemakers” Prayer Quilt Ministry

2/8 – A Day Apart Women’s Event

2/9 – Communications Ministry Meeting

2/9 – Family Dance Night

2/15 – Family Big Day of Service

2/17 – United Methodist Men’s Meeting

2/16 – The Problem with Pornography – Guest Speaker Event

2/23 – Growing Together Kick-off Sunday

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.”

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