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WinShape 2016 – Day 4

Day 4   Today’s Truth – Follow Jesus and become wise. Scripture Verse – “Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said. ‘if you are the Son of God, tell these stones to…

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WinShape 2016 – Day 3

Day 3   Today’s Truth – Follow Jesus and become forgiving. Scripture Verse – “Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing…” Luke 23:34 Click the image below to view our WinShape Day 3 Highlight Video… WinShape 2016 – Day 3

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WinShape 2016 – Day 2

Day 2 Today’s Truth – Follow Jesus and become loving. Scripture Verse – “It was just before the Passover Feast. Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now showed them the full extent of his love. The…

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WinShape 2016 – Day 1

    We had an AWESOME first day of WinShape Camp! The first day of WinShape 2016 at Hamilton Mill UMC was amazing! The church was filled with 426 campers excited to learn more about the God who loves them. A special thank you to all of the WinShape staff and the 57 volunteers that…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – Life Comes Together

  I like to think of church as the place where life comes together.  It’s the place where God’s truth and our lives meet, the place where Christ’s gracious Spirit meets us where we are.  We make our starts in the church-babies are baptized into the life of the church family and couples are married…

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Weekly Top Ten – July 13

HMUMC TOP TEN 1. July Canned Fruit Drive The Pantry Canned Fruit Drive In the summer months we are frequently unable to keep our pantry shelves adequately full – we need your help! During the month of July, we are focusing our efforts on canned fruit. Canned fruit and fruit cups are good snacks for…

A Pastoral Note, July 8, 2016

A Pastoral Note, July 8, 2016

  Sometimes it is when words are hardest to come by that we need them most. Today I find myself looking for words. I know I might not find the right ones, but I search nonetheless. The wounds of our divided culture are obvious. Baton Rouge and Minnesota were the latest deadly examples, and the…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – Advanced Evangelism

  It’s an intimidating notion, isn’t it, this whole idea that we should be “witnesses,” that we should share our faith with neighbors, friends, co-workers?  But, really, when you stop and think about it, the entire evangelistic ministry of the church pretty much comes down to two words: Invite, Welcome.  Not exactly rocket science, is…

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Weekly Top Ten – July 6

HMUMC TOP TEN 1. July Canned Fruit Drive The Pantry Canned Fruit Drive In the summer months we are frequently unable to keep our pantry shelves adequately full – we need your help! During the month of July, we are focusing our efforts on canned fruit. Canned fruit and fruit cups are good snacks for…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – Song of My Selfie

  Song of My Selfie “I celebrate myself, and sing myself, and what I assume you shall assume, for every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.” #SelfSong Maybe it’s a good thing Walt Whitman didn’t have Twitter, or maybe the world would be the richer if he had. I don’t know. Maybe…