HMUMC Top Ten – April 16
1. Holy Week & Easter
HOPE – light that fills the darkness, good that triumphs over evil, and life that conquers even death. This is the story of Easter. Join us THIS WEEK for a celebration of hope.
Maundy Thursday Communion Service – Thursday, April 17 at 7:00pm
A special communion service focusing on Jesus’ time in the Garden of Gethsemane, the Last Supper and featuring the Mill Creek High School Mastery Ensemble, directed by Stephanie D. Archer, Choral Director. Childcare is available for children 3 years and younger.
Good Friday Service “The Labyrinth” – Friday, April 18 at 7:00pm
This celebration and contemplation service guides you even further on Jesus’s journey to the cross with special music, video, readings and a time of reflection, meditation and prayer. Childcare is available for children 3 years and younger.
EASTER SUNDAY – Sunday, April 20
Celebrate the empty tomb with us – He has risen!
7:00am in the Outdoor Celebration Tent
Early risers will love this service celebrating the risen Christ.
Traditional Easter Service
8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00am in the Sanctuary
Enjoy the wonderful traditions of Easter at this service with orchestra, choir and a special message.
Share the Love of Easter Outdoor Mission Service for The Pantry
9:30am & 11:00am in the Outdoor Celebration Tent
If you enjoy helping others, your hearts will be overflowing with the love of Christ at this outdoor mission service. Please bring donations for The Pantry and share the love of Easter with those in need.
Special Crosstown Kids Easter Services
8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00am on “The Rooftop”
Crosstown Kids, Pre-K – 5th grade are invited to choose from three special Easter services; Bible Brunch at 8:00am and our high-energy multi-media Easter on The Rooftop at 9:30am and 11:00am. Please RSVP for Bible Brunch!
2. Easter Dinners for The Pantry – Please Help!
Give the gift of Easter dinner for our families who depend on the Food Pantry. Your donation of $35.00 will purchase a complete meal with a ham and all of the trimmings. Register online below or place a check in the offering plate with “Easter Dinner” in the memo line.
give now*Choose Giving – Give Now and select the “Food Pantry” fund option. Please enter “Easter Dinner” in the description.
3. Wednesday Night Supper & Programming Break
Wednesday, April 16
We will be taking a break from all Wednesday night programming this week in honor of Holy Week. We hope you enjoy the extra time with your family and we look forward to seeing you all on April 23 for Wednesday Night Supper and all of the wonderful mid-week programs we enjoy as a church family.
4. United Methodist Men’s Ministry
Monday, April 21 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!
5. WinShape Camp
Spirit Night At HM Chick-fil-a – April 24 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Enjoy a night out at the Hamilton Mill Chick-fil-a and help support this amazing camp! A percentage of the total sales for the evening will go to our camper scholarship fund that helps local families in need send their kids to camp.
It is going to be A SUMMER OF A LIFETIME – Register for Camp TODAY!
WinShape Camp at HMUMC is the ultimate day camp experience for rising 2nd – 7th graders. Campers choose from 19 different activities. We combine sports, arts, recreation, Bible Study and worship, keeping them busy from 8:00am to 5:00pm each day for the BEST WEEK EVER! Camp is July 14 – 18.
Scholarship Fund Donations Needed!
We need your help with the camper scholarship fund. This fund helps local families in need send their kids to camp. You can make a donation online or use the envelopes in the seat backs on Sunday morning. We have several business sponsorship incentives as well. Did you see the Chelsea’s Summer of a Lifetime blog? Every child deserved to have a summer of a lifetime!
Learn more, register for camp, donate or sign up to volunteer here: WINSHAPE!
6. United Methodist Men’s Annual BBQ
Saturday, April 26
Tickets for the annual Men’s BBQ on April 26 will be on sale after services on Sunday. Everyone loves the United Methodist Men’s famous slow roasted BBQ and Brunswick Stew, so make sure to buy your ticket soon! $8 for a pulled pork plate which includes slaw, baked beans and bread. $5 for a pint of Brunswick Stew.
7. The Next Starting Point Class
April 27 at 9:30am in Modular Room A-6
Starting Point is a 4-session class for people who are considering membership – but it’s more than that! Whether you’re brand new to HMUMC or you’ve been here for a while, Starting Point offers a chance for you to make new friends, learn more about the church and grow in your faith.
8. HMUMC Farmers’ Market
Wednesdays May 21- Aug 6
The HMUMC Farmers’ Market will serve as a venue for our community to buy and sell locally grown produce and other homemade goods. Space rental is inexpensive and 100% of the profits will be donated to our HMUMC Food Pantry.
9. VBS 2014
Jun 2 – June 6
Soon our church will be rocking with children enjoying VBS – Weird Animals, Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind! Use the link button below to register students, volunteer, sign up to donate supplies or learn more about this special week to reach the hearts of our children and grow His Kingdom.
10. Out of Darkness Training
June 13 – June 14
Help shine a light on human trafficking at this special training class. HMUMC is proud to partner with the Out of Darkness ministry and their mission to help women break the bonds of exploitation in Atlanta. Learn more about how you can help to reach, rescue and restore the women who are still living in bondage. You too can be a part of what God has done and is doing to rebuild and restore the hearts of women in Atlanta and beyond.
4/16 – Wednesday Night Programming Break due to Spring Break
4/17 – Maundy Thursday Service
4/18 – Good Friday Service
4/20 – Easter Sunday Services
4/21 – Men’s Ministry Meeting
4/21 – Safe Sanctuary Class
4/27 – United Methodist Men’s BBQ
4/27 – Next Starting Point Class
5/9 & 5/10 – Relay for Life
5/21 – HMUMC Farmers Market
6/2 – 6/6 – Vacation Bible School
6/13 & 6/14 – Out of Darkness Training
7/14 – 7/19 – WinShape Camp