HMUMC Top Ten – April 30

Categories: Headlines

1. National Day of Prayer – May 1

prayer and worship night GraphicTOMORROW, Thursday, May 1st.

Please consider a time to pray for our nation and all in authority. The sanctuary at the church will be open from 12:00pm until 6:00pm. We will also have prayer books available for you to use during your time of prayer. If you have a special prayer you would for like us to pray over, please let us know by sending an email to

For further information on the National Day of Prayer, you can visit the website:




2. Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

SpiritualGiftsClassTeaserWednesday, May 7th 6:30pm-7:45pm in Room 339

Discovering, learning about, and finding ways to live out your God given spiritual gifts is a great next step in your Christian journey. Join Pastor Jason for a discussion on spiritual gifts and a paper spiritual gifts assessment. You might be surprised by the results!









3. Wednesday Night Supper

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

Join your church family for suppert. The menu tonight includes Swedish Meatballs, Egg Noodles and Broccoli.

Make a Reservation for Tonight

*Don’t forget to make your reservations early for next week! May 7 is our last Wednesday Night Supper until school starts back in August. Our amazing Kitchen Angels are celebrating a great year by making one of your favorites – Simon & Garfunkel Chicken with rice and green beans!

May 7 Reservation




4. Faith Community Network

Faith Community Network SlideHMUMC has recently joined Gwinnett Medical Center’s Faith Community Network. Through this partnership we hope to build healthier communities by combining the strengths of both the hospital and our church. If you require treatment at any GMC facility, when you sign up as a member of the Faith Community Network, you will be linked with the hospital’s Faith Community Network Navigator. The navigator will be a part of your care team for the duration of your hospital stay and will communicate with the church any information you would like us to know about your progress. To learn more and become a member visit the welcome center TONIGHT or between services in Sunday. 

Learn More




5. 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 :







6. 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





7. Crosstown Kids

Children's Choir Logo

Kidz Praize

Last Rehearsal and End of Year Concert ~ TONIGHT Wednesday, April 30

Children arrive at their usual time of 5:00pm, but instead of checking in outside The Rooftop, please bring them upstairs to Room 351.

Parents are asked to stay and go to The Rooftop to wait for the concert to begin at 5:30pm. Children will be dismissed to parents at 6:00pm.

Kidz Praize is finished for the 2013/2014 season on Wednesday, April 30 and will not meet Wednesday, May 7.

Mother’s Day ~ Sunday, May 11 at 9:30am & 11:00am

Kidz Praize & Wee Praize will sing. Please check-in at 9:00am on The Rooftop.



Last Rehearsal and End of Year Concert ~ 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 at 5:30pm. Children dismissed to parents at 6:00pm.

Wee Praize is finished for the 2013/2014 season on Wednesday, May 7

Mother’s Day ~ Sunday, May 11 at 9:30am & 11:00am

Wee Praize & Kidz Praize will sing. Please check-in at 9:00am downstairs in the Choir Room (148/149)




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!




WinShape 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.

Thank you to all of you who came out to Chick-fil-A last night for WinShape Spirit Night! Mark your calendars for the next Chick-fil-A Spirit Night in Dacula on May 6!

Learn more, register for camp, donate or sign up to volunteer here:  WINSHAPE!



club-scientific-logo_opt Club Scientific – June 16-20

Club Scientific is being held here at Hamilton Mill UMC June 16-20. (ages 4-14)  For more information or to register visit






8.  Are you a parent of a 6th-12th grade student? Do you text?

If you answered yes to the previous two questions, then you should text “HMSMParent” to 40650. This will connect you to periodic text reminders from Student Ministry about upcoming events and activities!



9. 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



10. Blog Highlights

Getting connected and staying connected at Hamilton Mill UMC is easy! Sign up for our newsletter blogs by filling out the form on top right-hand side of this page. You will get the latest ministry news delivered straight to your in-box. Sign up today!

Crosstown Kids Blog: May on the Rooftop!

Your kids have been in school for eight or nine months by now. They are tired of the classes, the schoolwork, and the tests. They’re ready for summer, yet they know they still have a few weeks left. Like you, we want them to finish strong. That’s one of the reasons why we’re taking the month of May to look more closely at endurance…

Read more…



Upcoming Events

4/30 – Wednesday Night Supper

5/1 – National Day of Prayer

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

5/7 – Spiritual Gifts Wednesday Night Connect Class

5/9 & 5/10 – Relay for Life

5/10 – The “Piecemakers” Prayer Quilt Ministry Gathering

5/17 – Hiking Ministry Trip

5/19 – United Methodist Men’s Meeting

5/19 – Safe Sanctuary Class

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.”