Announcements for the week of Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Watch our past Sunday Services below!

In case you missed our Sunday services, the recordings are included below.

Be sure to join us on Sundays at 10 and 11am on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/hartwellfirstumc to watch our services live!

10am Service

11am Service

 

Sojourners Lunch in the Fellowship Hall

The Sojourner’s will be meeting in the Fellowship Hall on Wednesday, March 6th at 11:30am. Lunch will be provided consisting of pancakes, sausage, baked apples, coffee, and iced tea.

Information concerning the activity for March 22nd will be provided at this meeting.

 

Remember to Spring Forward One Hour

Be sure to set your clocks forward one hour on Saturday, March 9th before going to bed as Daylight Savings Time begins on Sunday, March 10th!

 

Men’s Breakfast

On Sunday, March 10th at 7:30am, United Methodist Men will have their monthly breakfast meeting in the Fellowship Hall.

The breakfast is open to all men so join us for a hearty breakfast and learn how we can better grow the Kingdom of God as Men of God.

 

Wednesday Night Supper

The schedule to date for Wednesday Night Supper has been included below. Please join us for a delicious meal and an interesting program this month!

Wednesday, March 6th

Menu: Poppy Seed Chicken     Program: 6:00pm Ash Wednesday Service in the Sanctuary

 

Wednesday, March 13th

Menu: Beef Stew     Program: The Lenten Study on “Divine Friendship”

 

Wednesday, March 20th

Menu: Spaghetti     Program: Continuing Lenten Study

 

Wednesday, March 27th

Menu: Parmesan Chicken Breast     Program: Continuing Lenten Study

 

Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, March 19th from 2pm-7pm in the Fellowship Hall.

All blood types are needed so all blood donations can make a difference!

 

First of the Lenten Lunches

Join us for our first Lenten Lunch at the Hartwell First UMC Fellowship Hall on Wednesday, March 13th at 12 Noon.

 

Sunrise and Easter Services in April

Join us at the HFUMC Lake Lot on Sunday, April 21st at 7:00am for our Sunrise Service.

We will have Easter Services at the 9, 10, and 11am services as well so please join us on April 21st as we give thanks for The Savior that paid it all for us.

 

Missions instead of Lilies

To help our local missions, you can honor or remember someone by making a donation instead of buying a lily.

Please see the form included in your monthly newsletter for this month to make a tax-deductible donation of $5.00 or more.

The names you list in your donation will be inserted on Easter Sunday, April 21st in a special bulletin. Please submit your donations by Monday, April 1st.

Announcement as of Sunday, February 25th, 2019

Wednesday Night Supper

Join us on Wednesdays from 5:15-6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall for wonderful food and fellowship!

March 6th – Poppy Seed Chicken

Program – The Lenten Study “Divine Friendship”

 

March 13th – Beef Stew

Program – Continue Lenten Study

 

March 20th – Spaghetti

Program – Continue Lenten Study

 

March 27th – Parmesan Chicken Breast

Program – Continue Lenten Study

 

Sojourner’s Monthly Luncheon Activity

The Sojourner’s monthly meeting will be in the Fellowship Hall at 11:30am on Wednesday, March 6th. A lunch consisting of pancakes, sausages and baked apples with coffee and iced tea will be provided.

We will be taking reservations for The Passion Play on Saturday, April 13th at this meeting.

 

Free Bruster’s Ice Cream If You Wear Your PJs!

Each year on the 1st Saturday in March, Bruster’s gives out free ice cream cones if you wear your Pajamas!

As our monthly activity, the Sojourners will be going to Anderson, SC to get free ice cream cones. We will be leaving on Saturday, March 2nd at 1:30pm from the church parking lot. 

Afterwards, we will make two more fun stops before returning home around 5pm. There is no cost for the trip!

To reserve your place, please call Beau at the church office by Feb. 28th.

Come join us on our Saturday Adventure and Bring A Friend!!

The Red Cross Blood Drive

A blood drive will be held on Tuesday, March 19th from 2pm-7pm in the Fellowship Hall.

If you wish to make an appointment, please call Morene Sokol at the church office.

All blood types are needed so everyone who donates will make a difference!!

 

World Day of Prayer is Friday, March 1st!

Join us this upcoming Friday, March 1st at 11am in the Sanctuary for a special service hosted by the Women of HFUMC!

 

Food Pantry Donations Needed!!

We would like to thank everyone that has provided outstanding support for the Food Pantry in February.

Please bring your food donations for this month this upcoming Sunday, March 3rd as this is our regular Sunday to bring food for the Food Pantry.

 

Season of Lent – Imposition of Ashes

Join us on Wednesday, March 6th at 6:00pm in the Sanctuary for the imposition of the ashes as we enter the Season of Lent.

 

Lenten Lunches

Our first Lenten Lunch will be Wednesday, March 13th at 12Noon in the Fellowship Hall of Hartwell First UMC.

Our second Lenten Lunch will be Wednesday, March 20th at 12Noon in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church.

 

UMM Monthly Breakfast Meeting

All men are invited to a hearty breakfast on Sunday, March 10th at 7:30am in the Fellowship Hall. All men are invited!

 

Lenten Study

This Lent Season, join us for a study centered around developing a deeper relationship with God through our Savior.

The study, based on “Divine Friendship” by A. Egan, T. Hudson, and R. Pollitt, will be a study of reflection to serve as a pathway to a closer friendship with God and provide a way to personal conversations with God.

Please join us on Sundays and Wednesdays during this Lenten and Easter Season as Dr. Stewart focuses on a closer relationship with our Savior.

Copies of this book are available through Amazon and Cokesbury if you wish to follow along.

 

 

 

Announcements for the week beginning with Sunday, February 17th

Watch our latest 10am and 11am services below

For those who missed our services this past Sunday, they have been recorded and are included below.

Please make sure to go over to our Facebook page and follow us for important updates about Hartwell First and to watch us live on Sundays at the 10am and 11am services.

10am Service

11am Service

 

Fellowship Hall Closed This Week

Due to the installation of new carpet, the Fellowship Hall will be closed this week.

Therefore, we will not have our weekly WNS or Program this week. Please join us next week for a wonderful meal and program!

 

Wednesday Night Supper and Program

February 20th: No WNS or Program due to carpet install.

February 27th: Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin     Program: Israel Bible Study

 

The Annual Piatigorsky Concert

Join us in the Sanctuary at 2:30pm on Saturday, February 23rd as we enjoy a concert by Jack Sanders, Guitarist, and Linda Rosenthal, Violinist.

This will be a great opportunity to experience a great musical performance by two truly talented performers who have traveled and performed extensively.

This concert is open to the community and is free.

 

Sojourners Monthly Activity in March

Join us on Saturday, March 2nd at 1:30pm for an afternoon trip to Anderson, SC for free ice cream at Bruster’s.

Each year on the first Saturday in March, Bruster’s gives out free ice cream cones if you wear your Pajamas!

We will make two more fun stops before returning home around 5pm.

There is no cost for the trip. Please, however, reserve your place with Beau by contacting the church office by February 28th.

 

World Day of Prayer

The HFUMC Women are hosting a special service at 11am in the Sanctuary on Friday, March 1st with Lunch to follow in the Fellowship Hall. Join us as we prepare for the season of Lent!

Announcements for the week of Sunday, February 10th, 2019

Wednesday Night Supper

 

February 13th – Chicken Pot Pie

Program: Continuing Bible Study on Israel

 

February 20th – No WNS due to carpet replacement in the Fellowship Hall from February 19th-22nd.

 

February 27th – Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin

Program: Continuing Bible Study on Israel

 

The Annual Piatigorsky Concert February 23rd at 2:30pm in the Sanctuary

The annual Piatigorsky Convert this year will feature Jack Sanders, Guitarist, and Linda Rosenthal, Violinist.

Both have traveled and performed extensively and are very talented.

The concert is open to anyone in the community and is free.

This is a great opportunity to experience extremely talented performers.

 

Sojourner’s March Activity

On Saturday, March 2nd, the Sojourner’s will be planning an afternoon trip to Anderson, SC for free ice cream at Bruster’s with a mystery adventure to follow.

Watch for details coming soon!

 

Donations Needed for Food Pantry!

Thank you for the huge response to bring food for the Food Pantry!

Because of demand on the Food Pantry this month, we would like to invite you to bring any of the following items on Sundays this month or anytime during the week to the church office:

  • Canned meat
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Mac and cheese
  • Any kind of dry beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Soup
  • Beef stew
  • Tuna
  • 1 lb. bags of rice
  • Cereal
  • Powdered milk

 

World Day of Prayer

The HFUMC Women will host a service at 11am on Friday, March 1st in the Sanctuary with lunch to follow in the Fellowship Hall.

 

Preparing for Lent – Save the Dates!

Ash Wednesday Service of Communion and Imposition of Ashes will be held on Wednesday, March 6th at 6:00pm in the Sanctuary.

 

Lenten Lunches

Wednesday, March 13th at 12 Noon in the Fellowship Hall at Hartwell First UMC

Wednesday, March 20th at 12 Noon in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church

Wednesday, March 27th at 12 Noon in the Fellowship Hall at Cornerstone Baptist

Wednesday, April 3rd at 12 Noon in the Fellowship Hall at Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Wednesday, April 10th at 12 Noon in the Fellowship Hall at Sardis Baptist Church

 

Holy Week

Holy Wednesday Service will be held at 6:00pm in the Sanctuary on Wednesday, April 17th

Service of Nails will be held at 12 Noon in the HFUMC Sanctuary on Friday, April 19th

 

Easter Services

On Sunday, April 21st, we will have our Sunrise Service at 7:00am in the HFUMC Lake Lot and Easter Services at 9:00am, 10:00am, and 11:00am.

Announcements for the Week of February 3rd, 2019

10am Service

In case you missed the 10 o’clock service on Sunday, you can watch it here!

Due to technical difficulties, we could not record the 11am service. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Pre School Pancake Breakfast

Tickets can still be purchased from the church office for our Pre School Pancake Breakfast with proceeds going to the Playground Fund and Pre school Supplies.

Breakfast will include pancakes, fruit, bacon, juice, and coffee. It will be held from 8-10am on Saturday, February 9th in the Fellowship Hall.

Cost is $6.00 per adult and $3.00 per kid 10 and under.

Level Up Thanks You!

Thanks to everyone who donated Gatorades, money, and offered to prepare meals for the Level Up Community Basketball Outreach Program.

Your generosity to give to this community outreach program is truly a blessing!

 

Sojourner’s Monthly Activity – Festival of Keys Concert

On Saturday, February 16th, the Sojourners will go to the “Festival of Keys” concert being held at Anderson University.

If you are a fan of piano/organ music, you won’t want to miss this beautiful concert.

You will be responsible for your meal at The Hook prior to going to the concert.

The concert will cost $10 per person with $3 for transportation.

Call Beau for reservations at the church office before Wednesday, February 13th.

 

Sojourner’s March Activity – Save the Date – March 2nd

The Sojourner’s are planning an afternoon trip to Anderson, SC for free ice cream at Bruster’s with a mystery adventure to follow.

Watch for details in the coming weeks. Join us for our March fun!

 

Wednesday Night Supper and Program

Join us this month on Wednesdays at 6pm in the Fellowship Hall for a Bible Study series on Israel.

We won’t have Wednesday Night Supper or a Program on Wednesday, February 20th due to installation of new carpet in the Fellowship Hall.

February 6th – Spaghetti

February 13th – Chicken Pot Pie

February 27th – Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin

 

Hart County Clothes Closet / Food Pantry Donations Needed

Because of demand during this month, we invite you to bring any of the following items each Sunday during February or anytime during the week to the church office:

  • Canned Meat
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Any kind of dry beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Soup
  • Beef stew
  • Tuna
  • 1 lb. bags of rice
  • cereal
  • powdered milk

Thank you for your continued support of our local food pantry!!

 

Yard Sale Items Needed For Spirit Lake Mission Trip

We will be having a Yard Sale on Sunday, March 30th to benefit the Summer 2019 Mission Trip to Spirit Lake Ministry.

As you start spring cleaning, remember to save your stuff! We will start accepting donations on March 25th with no clothes, shoes, or books being accepted.

 

Save The Date – Marvelous Moms – April 25 & 27

Sponsored by: Forgiven Ministry

In Cooperation with Whitworth Women’s Facility