HMUMC Top Ten – April 23

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1. Growing Together Congregational Meeting

GT Congregational Mtg TeaserTHIS SUNDAY, April 27 at 6:00pm

Please join us for a special congregational meeting on Sunday to discuss a few exciting next steps in the Growing Together – Generation to Generation campaign. We will be giving a complete campaign status update and then have a brief Q&A session before voting on two important resolutions: (1) using funds to secure construction documents; and (2) beginning site preparation to move the modular buildings. Your vote is important to this campaign, because now is the time to move forward in our mission to Grow TOGETHER – Generation to Generation.



2. Wednesday Night Supper is Back!

Wednesday Night SupperTONIGHT, April 23 – 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Join your church family for suppert. The menu tonight includes Chicken Enchiladas,  Mexican Rice, Black Beans, Chips and Dip.

Make a Reservation




3. WinShape Camp

WinShapeRegistrationOpenTeaserSpirit 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!



4. United Methodist Men’s Annual BBQ

Men's BBQ TeaserSaturday, April 26 – 11:00am to 6:00pm

Stop by the church THIS SATURDAY for the United Methodist Men’s famous slow roasted BBQ. $8 for a pulled pork plate which includes slaw, baked beans and bread. $5 for a pint of Brunswick Stew.







5. The Growing Together Church Garden Planting Day: April 26

Join us on planting day for our NEW “Growing Together Community Garden.” We need lots of volunteers to help plant seeds to make sure we are ready to produce a plentiful harvest for donations to The Pantry, the HMUMC Farmer’s Market and for anyone in our community looking for fresh produce. For details, contact Tim Burke at



6. The Next Starting Point Class

Starting Point Teaser

THIS SUNDAY, 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.

Starting Point Class Sign up




7. Relay for Life

Relay for LifeMay 9th and 10th

Join the HMUMC Relay For Life team and communities across the globe to fight back against cancer at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds on May 9th and 10th. To sign up or donate go to :

To order a HMUMC Relay for Life T-shirt, please download and print the order form below or email Amy Tsangarides at by Friday, April 25.

T-shirt Order Form





8. HMUMC Farmers’ Market

Farmers' Market Logo

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.

Learn More






9. Crosstown Kids

Pastor Dave in PJsPastor Dave is preaching

on the Rooftop 

this Sunday in his pajamas!  

Not to miss!

Pastor Dave challenged our Crosstown Kids to raise $1,000 for the Growing Together new building campaign. Well they did, and this Sunday is PJ day for Pastor Dave!









Summer is almost here! Register for VBS 2014-today!

June 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.

VBS: Register & Learn More!

VBS T-shirts and CD’s will be available for purchase at the Welcome center near the rooftop this Sunday!



Children's Choir LogoChildren’s Choir Dates

Kidz Praize

Last Rehearsal and End of Year Concert: Wednesday, April 30 on The Rooftop from 5:30pm-6:00pm

  • Children arrive at their usual time of 5:00pm, but will gather upstairs in Room 351
  • Parents are asked to stay and go to The Rooftop to wait for the concert to begin.
  • Concert from 5:30pm-6:00pm. Children dismissed to parents at 6:00pm.
  • Kidz Praize is finished for the season on Wednesday, April 30 and will not meet Wednesday, May 7

Mother’s Day: Kidz Praize & Wee Praize will sing on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11 at 9:30am & 11:00am

Wee Praize

Last Rehearsal and End of Year Concert: Wednesday, May 7 on The Rooftop from 5:30pm-6:00pm. Wee Praize is finished for the season on Wednesday, May 7.

  • Children arrive and check-in at their usual time and place downstairs at 5:00pm.
  • Parents are asked to stay and go to The Rooftop to wait for the concert to begin.
  • Concert from 5:30pm-6:00pm. Children dismissed to parents at 6:00pm.

Mother’s Day: Wee Praize & Kidz Praize will sing on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11 at 9:30am & 11:00am



10. Out of Darkness Training

Out of Darkness

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.

Sign up




Upcoming Events

4/23 – Wednesday Night Supper

4/24 – WinShape Hamilton Mill Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

4/26 – United Methodist Men’s BBQ

4/27 – Next Starting Point Class

4/27 – Growing Together Congregational Meeting

4/29 – WinShape Dacula Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

5/6 – WinShape Dacula Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

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

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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