HMUMC Top Ten – August 12

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1. This Sunday!

Aug 16 Promo TeaserGet ready for some family FUN THIS SUNDAY, August 16!

Kickoff Cookout 4:30pm-6:30pm

The Kickoff Cookout is the perfect time to find out how you can get involved in a growth group, ministry and/or mission opportunity. Kids and adults will enjoy a wonderful evening filled with music, games and a yummy dinner at the best price ever – FREE! *Please bring a donation for The Pantry PB&J August Food Drive.

Pastor Mark’s Dessert Party 5:30pm-6:30pm in The Rooftop

Then at 5:30pm, join us in the Rooftop for a special Dessert Party to welcome the Westmorelands!

Student Ministry Xtreme Bingo 6:30pm to 8:30pm

All students 6th through 12th grades and their parents are invited to Xtreme Bingo in the Sanctuary! We’ve got some incredible prizes, a wheel of misfortunes and an evening full of fun with friends!  Come hear all about the year ahead while you play for a chance to win one of many prizes!

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2. Wednesday Night Programing Starts Next Week – Aug 19

Children’s Choir – 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Give your children the opportunity to explore their God-given gifts and talents among friends, and through fun and spiritually uplifting music. Learn more at www.hmumc.org/childrenschoir.

Wednesday Night Supper – 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Join your church family for a great night of fellowship and a home cooked meal prepared by our talented Kitchen Angels. The menu on August 19 will be Chicken Enchiladas, white rice, black beans with nachos and cheese. The kids’ menu is the same.

Wednesday Night Growth Groups – 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Start the fall season off right – join a Growth Group! Life can be crazy and schedules fill up quickly during the fall, taking the time to join a Growth Group is the perfect way to keep life balanced. You will enjoy growing in your relationship with God and others through fellowship and study. Visit www.hmumc.org/GrowthGroups for a complete list of classes and sign up information.

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3. Student Ministry

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Confirmation Parent Class TeaserConfirmation Kickoff Parent/Student Meeting

Sunday, August 16 from 11:00am to 12:00pm

All 6th graders and their parents are invited to join us to learn more about our 2015-16 Confirmation Class! We want to let you know what you can expect for the year ahead! We’ll complete registration forms, introduce you to leaders and staff, and tell you all about our program! Younger siblings are welcome to attend a Crosstown Kids class of their own! Please register at www.hmumc.org/students by August 7.

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Student Ministry Xtreme Bingo

Sunday, August 16 following the Kickoff Cook-out, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

All students 6th through 12th grades and their parents are invited to Xtreme Bingo in the Sanctuary! We’ve got some incredible prizes, a wheel of misfortunes and an evening full of fun with friends!  Come hear all about the year ahead while you play for a chance to win one of many prizes!

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4. Crosstown Kids

2015 Acolyte Training TeaserFall Acolyte Training Class

Sunday, August 23 at 12:15pm 

Calling all 3rd – 5th graders, be an important part of worship by bringing the light of Christ in to our service each week at the 11:00am traditional service. Join us for this special training class taught by Pastor Jonathan. A light lunch will be served during the training. Please CLICK HERE TO RSVP, so we can plan lunch accordingly (include parent and child).

Our new Acolyte schedule will begin on Sunday, August 30. Our Acolyte leader, Amber Riley, will work with parents to make sure the 2015 fall schedule is convenient for all families. Depending on the number of Acolytes we have in training, each child will have the opportunity to serve once  a month. If you have any questions, please contact traci.lowry@hmumc.org.

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5th Grade Praise Team TeaserThe 5th Grade Praise Team

Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 7:45pm starting August 19

The Praise Team is an amazing and fun leadership opportunity for all rising 5th graders. This high-energy team leads worship and serves as important role models for the younger grades. Practice on Wednesdays will include 30 minutes of devotional/leadership training and 45 minutes of intense worship fun! Team roles include on stage, backstage and audio visual assistants. 5th graders will be scheduled on a rotational basis to lead worship on the Rooftop during the 9:30am and 11:00am worship hours on Sunday mornings. Please visit www.hmumc.org/PraiseTeam to sign up today!

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5. Preschool & MMO

Workday – Saturday, August 29 from 9:00am to 11:00am

We would love your help getting ready for all of the children that will be joining us this fall. We will be pulling weeds, cleaning toys and spreading mulch.  Please bring your work gloves, rakes and wheelbarrows, if you have them.

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HMUMC Preschool & MMO Classes Begin September 8 

Preschool Open House – September 2 & 3

The Preschool Open House for the Monday/Wednesday twos, all the threes, and the fives class is on September 2 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Open House for the Tuesday/Thursday twos, and all the fours is September 3 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Preschool classes start September 8. We have openings in our five day five year old class. Please email jennifer.markham@hmumc.org for more information.

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6. Kids Hope Mentors Needed

Join the Kids Hope Team by volunteering to be a mentor for the 2015-2016 school year. An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 18 at 6:30. We will be training new directors on Saturday, August 29 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Meetings with children will start the week of September 14 at Patrick Elementary School. To sign up or for questions, please contact Cheri Loy at cheri_loy@gwinnett.k12.ga.us or 770-653-2569.

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7. Operation Soldier Support Committee Meeting

Monday, August 24 at 7PM in Room 149   

All those interested in this mission work area please attend. For further information contact Michelle Larson at larson02@bellsouth.net or 770-967-3118.

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8. The Pantry PB&J August Food Drive

PB & J Drive TeaserA yummy PB&J is an all time favorite food for kids of all ages. Drop a few extra jars of peanut butter and jelly in your shopping cart this week and help us reach our August food drive goal of 2,000 jars. The Pantry and the over 100 families we serve each week thank you for your donations! Learn more at www.hmumc.org/thepantry.

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9. Starting Point

Starting Point Logo TeaserSunday, August 30 at 9:30am in room 145

Starting Point is a four-session orientation class for people who are considering membership – but it’s more than that! Whether you’re brand new to Hamilton Mill UMC or you’ve been here for a while, Starting Point offers a chance for you to make some new friends and get connected.

 

 

 

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10. Blessing of the Backpacks

We hope you all enjoyed the Blessing of the Backpacks last Sunday. Please share your photos using #hmumcblessed. We would love to see all of those blessed students, teachers and parents on their first week back to school!  Here are some event photos and a copy of the prayerhttp://hmumc.org/2015/08/10/have-a-blessed-first-day-of-school/

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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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