Thank you for your prayers!!

The Piecemakers Quilt Ministry finally finished counting the quilts made last year – Wow!  We made 222 quilts in 2014 and we’re not slowing down. In 2015, we are continuing to focus on the needs of our community.  Any time we, as a church, can reach out in prayer and hope, it is a chance…

Thank you for your Easter Basket Donations!

Thanks to your donations we filled 185 Easter Baskets!  The Girls of Grace E3 freshmen and sophomores would like to thank the congregation for their generous donations to the Easter Basket Campaign. We would also like to say a special thanks to the HMUMC Preschool for their donations of empty baskets and stuffed animals, and to…

An Update from the HOI Missions Team

Buenos Dias, We have one day in the village behind us. All went well. It is a chilly morning and the cows are mooing. Kathryn and I ran a little clinic in the afternoon and we will do it again today. Just checking blood pressure and eyes for readers. Today, we will do a cooking demo and will…

Wrapping Up in Honduras

After a week of working in Honduras, we’ve wrapped up our work in Caceres and are now resting before coming home tomorrow. We were able to finish the concrete play pad, get a number of the rooms in the school painted, start some bleachers, build some picnic tables, and much more. However, on our final…

The journey continues – Day 3 in Honduras

Today’s guest blog is by Sarah Boozer–a 10th grade student on the trip. This morning I went out with some of the other kids on the trip and we went to the market and found some lychee fruit. It’s so good! It looks like a sea urchin but tastes like a big juicy grape. When…

Working hard in Honduras

Our mission team to Honduras arrived safely yesterday in La Ceiba. And we didn’t waste anytime before heading to Caceres to get some work done today! Fresh off the plane The task ahead — filling this in with rocks, dirt, and concrete so the kids can have a concrete pad to play on Hard at…

What’s new in the kitchen?

 What’s new in the kitchen? There are only four more opportunities to dine with your church family for the 2014 Wednesday Night Suppers. Before we take a break for the holidays, we have had many of you request recipes and we are thrilled to share! We will try to incorporate these menus again in our…

Olympic Medalist, Gail Devers Visits the HMUMC Prayer Quilt Ministry

We recently had a special visitor to the Prayer Quilt Ministry. Gail Devers (a three-time Olympic medalist!) stopped by with her two sweet girls, Karsen and Legacy. The reason for their visit? To thank us for quilt we had made for daughter, Legacy. Legacy, a kindergartner at Patrick Elementary, was recently diagnosed with Kawasaki disease. It began with a high…