HMUMC Top Ten – May 14
1. Hiking Club
Join us on May 17 for the next hike.
We will meet at the Flowery Branch Target at 7:15am. The next section is Unicoi Gap – Tray Gap about 4.3 miles. For more information, please email email@example.com.
2. United Methodist Men’s Meeting
Monday, May 19 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!
3. Safe Sanctuary Class
May 19 at 7:00pm
We care about children, youth and adults at HMUMC! 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 volunteers and church employees are required to submit to a national background check and to take the Safe Sanctuary class every two years.
4. Student Ministry – END OF SCHOOL BASH!
Thursday, May 22nd from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Student Ministry will be hosting our End of School Bash! All students completed 6th through 12th grades are invited to join us a for an evening of games, obstacle course, food and fun.
5. Crosstown Kids
Due to the weather forecast we are going to have to move our picnic to the preschool tomorrow.
Celebrate the FIRST DAY OF SUMMER at Chick-fil-A Spirit Night!
Hamilton Mill location on June 23 from 12pm to 2pm!
We will have FREE ICE CREAM for all campers who wear their village colors or WinShape shirt!!!
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.
Learn more, register for camp, donate or sign up to volunteer here: WINSHAPE!
We Need Your Help with Supplies for VBS 2014 on June 2 – 6
In just a few weeks our church will be filled with children excited to learn more about the God who loves them. We need your help getting ready for their arrival. Please visit the website at www.hmumc.org/vbs and consider making a supply donation. Thank you for being a part of a fun-filled week of Bible stories, singing, crafts, games, snacks, exciting skits and more. This year’s theme is “Weird Animals” Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind. Registration will be open until May 26. We will not have walk-up registration this year, so please register early and tell your friends!
VBS T-shirts and CD’s will be available for purchase at the Welcome center near the rooftop this Sunday!
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 http://northgeorgia.
6. 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.
7. Celebration of Ministry
At the end of June, our Director of Student Ministries Paul Knight will be re-locating to Florida to pursue future educational & vocational opportunities. We are extremely
thankful for Paul’s four years of ministry at HMUMC and want to celebrate with him and his wife Gail after the 11:00am service on June 22nd. Please join us!
8. The Wesley Bell Ringers Concert
June 23 at 7:30pm.
This concert will be part of the choir’s 49th annual concert tour, and will feature 30 teenage ringers playing more than 225 hand-bells and hand-chimes. They have
performed at the US Capitol, Cathedral of the Pines National Monument, Mt. Rushmore, Disneyland and Disney World. The 2014 concert includes the music of Rossini, Handel and Copland. Admission to the concert is free and an offering will be collected. We are looking for several host homes for the bell ringers. If you are interested in hosting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. Please Help us Keep The Pantry stocked for the summer!
The Pantry at HMUMC is open every Saturday from 9:30am to 11:30am and gives out over 1,500 pounds of food, feeding an average of 70 families each week. The Pantry relies 100% on the generosity of volunteers and donors to support ongoing operations. Volunteers are welcome any Saturday and donations can be dropped off any time during church office hours at the bins located at the portico entrance.
The most needed items include:
- Canned Entrees, Canned Meats, Canned Fruit, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Canned Vegetables, Pasta, Rice, Beans and Breakfast Cereals. These are our most needed items, however, any nonperishable items are greatly appreciated.
Thank you for your continued support!
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DID YOU SEE MONDAY’S SERVICE & VOLUNTEERING BLOG?
Olympic Medalist, Gail Devers Visits the HMUMC Prayer Quilt Ministry
5/17 – Hiking Ministry Trip
5/19 – Safe Sanctuary Class
5/21 – HMUMC Farmers Market
5/22 – Student Ministry – End of Year Bash
6/1 – Stephen Ministers Informational Gathering
6/2 – 6/6 – Vacation Bible School
6/8 – Communications Ministry Meeting
6/13 & 6/14 – Out of Darkness Training
6/14 – “The Piecemakers” Prayer Quilt Ministry
6/22 – Celebration of Ministry for Paul Knight
7/14 – 7/19 – WinShape Camp