Announcements for the week beginning in Sunday, October 14th, 2018.

Revival Schedule for October 28th-31st

On Sunday, October 28th, we will have a special guest delivering a sermon for our 9, 10, and 11 o’clock services.

Please join us as we welcome Reverend Ann Mann who has spent time serving in the Savannah Valley Circuit and is now serving at Due West UMC in Marietta, GA.

At 11:00am, we will have our annual Family Day Fall Festival with Games and Bouncy Houses in the Gym with a Trunk or Treat to follow in the parking lot near the Gym.

Afterward, we will have a Chili Cook-off in the Fellowship Hall.

 

On Monday, October 29th, we will have Supper with the Rolling Chefs of Hartwell in the Fellowship Hall at 5:15pm with a visit from Reverend Andrew Chappell and the Youth Band at 6:30pm. 

Reverend Andrew is an Associate Pastor at Northbrook UMC in Roswell, GA and has worked as an intern at Hartwell First several years back.

Tickets for the Rolling Chefs of Hartwell Supper are $12 each and are on sale now through to the 22nd in the Gathering Area on Sundays and Wednesdays and in the church office all other days of the week.

Please see your weekly bulletin for more information on entrees, sides, drinks, and desserts included with your tickets.

 

On Tuesday, October 30th, we will have a covered dish supper at 5:30pm in the Fellowship Hall followed by a visit from Dr. Wyrtzen, a Poet of the Piano, at 6:30pm.

He is from Mansfield, Texas and is a leading musician and statesman in Christian Music.

 

Mission Opportunity – Habitat for Humanity Build

HFUMC will be supporting a local Habitat Build for a family in need on

130 Shoal Creek Rd in Lavonia on Wednesday, October 17th.

Help is needed in a variety of areas and no experience is needed! Just show up with a can-do attitude and a willingness to offer help wherever it is needed. You will be taught all that you need to know.

To sign-up, or for more information, please contact Kristi Zemaitis at zkristiusa@gmail.com or Marcie Garringer at mjgarringer@comcast.net.

 

Mission Trip – Summer 2019

From June 15-21 in the Summer of 2019, a mission trip to Spirit Lake Ministry in North Dakota will be held.

An informational meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 17th at 7:00pm in the Choir Room.

Anyone interested in going should attend this meeting where we will go over the details of the trip and have applications available.

 

2019 Holy Land Tour

Join Dr. R. Allen Stewart from March 5-12, 2019 for a trip through the Holy Land.

Brochures are available at the church office and the gathering area outside the Fellowship Hall.

 

Paul’s 4th Missionary Journey Cruise

Join Dr. R. Allen and Tracey Stewart for 11 days aboard the Norwegian Jade with 2 days in Rome from June 19th – July 2nd, 2019.

Brochures are available at the church office and the gathering area outside the Fellowship Hall.

 

Directory Pictures Reminder

If your family had directory pictures made but you did not buy any additional pictures, your free 8×10 is in the church office. Please stop by and pick it up. Thanks.

Announcements for the week beginning in Sunday, October 7th, 2018

Revival Schedule for October 28th-31st

On Sunday, October 28th, Reverend Ann Mann will be leading our worship services for all three worship services. She used to serve in the Savannah Valley Circuit and is now serving at Due West UMC in Marietta, GA.

Join us for a fun-filled Family Day Fall Festival in the Gym at 11:00am on the same day in the Gym followed by a Trunk or Treat in the Parking lot near the Gym. A Chili Cook-off will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

 

Join us for supper with Rolling Chefs in the Fellowship Hall at 5:15pm on Monday, October 29th. Tickets are $12 each and are available for purchase today through October 22nd in the Gathering Area on Sundays and Wednesdays. Tickets will also be available to purchase in the Church Office the rest of the week. No carryout will be available. The main entree choices are listed below:

  • Parmesan Crusted Chicken – Fresh Chicken Breast with Panko and Parmesan Cheese Blend, Grilled to Golden Brown and topped with our signature Asiago Cream Sauce.
  • Country BBQ Chicken Breast – Grilled Chicken Breast smothered with Provolone, Cheddar, Bacon and peach BBQ sauce.
  • Roasted Pork Loin – Slow roasted Pork Loin; thin sliced served with pecan and Peach Chutney Sauce.

You can choose from Roasted Red Potatoes with caramelized onions, vegetable medley, or Green Bean Casserole. Tea or water with Dessert will also be available.

Join us at 6:30pm after supper for a visit from Reverend Andrew Chappell and the Youth Band. Reverend Andrew was an intern at Hartwell First many years back and is now an Associate Pastor at Northbrook UMC in Roswell, GA.

 

On Tuesday, October 30th at 5:30pm, we will be having a covered dish supper in the Fellowship Hall followed by a visit from Dr. Don Wyrtzen at 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall. He is a Poet of the Piano, a leading musician, and statesman in Christian Music from Mansfield, Texas.

 

Wednesday Night Supper and Performance Canceled

Due to water damage to the Fellowship Hall, Wednesday Night Supper and the performance from the Hart County High School band have both been canceled.

Habitat Build Date Change

The date has been changed for the Habitat Build due to a delay in delivery of supplies from North Carolina due to the recent hurricane to Wednesday, October 17th. Help is needed in a variety of areas from construction to making donations for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can also participate in a Bible Study with the family.

To sign-up, or for more information, please contact Kristi Zemaitis at zkristiusa@gmail.com or Marcie Garringer at mjgarringer@comcast.net.

Mission Trip Summer 2019

A mission trip will be held at Spirit Lake Ministry in North Dakota from June 15-21.

Informational Meetings will be held on Sunday, October 14th at 11:00am and 12:00pm in the Joyful room (1st floor of Education Building) and on Wednesday, October 17th at 7:00pm in the Choir Room.

All who are interested in attending should attend a meeting where applications will be available.

Brochures are Available for 2019 Trips

Join Dr. R. Allen Stewart from March 5th-12th, 2019 on a Holy Land Tour.

Join Dr. R. Allen and Tracey Stewart from June 19th-July 2nd, 2019 on 11 days aboard the Norwegian Jade with two days in Rome. They will take a tour of Paul’s 4th Missionary Journey.

Please visit the church office to pick up a brochure.

 

Boo Bash

On October 31st, we will be having our annual Boo Bash from 6-8pm with Rides, Games and Prizes and More.

Hotdogs, Chips, Water, and Sodas will be served!

Volunteers are needed! If you would like to volunteer, please fill out the form included with your weekly bulletin and drop into the offering plate or email Marcie Garringer at mjgarringer@comcast.net. Marcie will contact you to find out which area and time will work best for you.

 

Here are some photos from Boo Bash from the past two years. We look forward to having another fun-filled day with food, games, and more!

October 2018 Announcements

Revival Schedule

October 28th-31st

On Sunday, October 28th, we will have our 9, 10, and 11 o’clock services led by Reverend Ann Mann from Due West UMC in Marietta, GA.

We know Reverend Ann from her time serving in the Savannah Valley Circuit. She is now at Due West UMC in Marietta, GA.

At 11am, we will have our Family Day Fall Festival in the Gym followed by a

Trunk or Treat at 12:15pm in the parking lot near the gym.

A Chili Cook-Off will follow at the Fellowship Hall.

On Monday, October 29th at 5:15pm, we will have Supper with Rolling Chefs in the Fellowship Hall followed by Reverend Andrew Chappell and the Youth Band at 6:30pm. Menus and tickets will be available soon.

Reverend Andrew is a former intern of Hartwell First from many years ago and is now an Associate Pastor at Northbrook UMC in Roswell, GA.

On Tuesday, October 30th at 5:30pm, we will have a covered dish supper in the Fellowship Hall followed by Dr. Don Wyrtzen at 6:30pm.

Dr. Wyrtzen is a leading musician and statesman in Christian Music from Mansfield, Texas. He is a poet of the Piano.

 

Boo Bash

On Wednesday, October 31st from 6-8pm, we will have fun Games, Prizes, and more at our Annual Boo Bash. Hotdogs, chips, and drinks will be served by HFUMC.

Everyone is invited for a fun-filled time with Swings, A ride for the little ones, Basketball Toss, Bouncy Houses, and Face Painting.

Please fill out the form included in your weekly bulletin if you would like to volunteer at Boo Bash. Marcie will contact you to find out which area and time works best for you. You may also e-mail Marcie at mjgarringer@comcast.net to sign-up and to get more information.

Mission Trip Summer 2019

There will be a mission trip to Spirit Lake Ministry in North Dakota on June 15-21st, 2019.

Informational Meeting will be held for anyone interested in going on

Sunday, October 14th at 11:00am and 12:00pm

in the Joyful room (1st floor of Education Building)

and Wednesday, October 17th at 7:00pm in the Choir Room.

Anyone interested in attending should attend the meeting and pick up an application.

 

Hart County Clothes Closet Food Pantry

Please bring any of the following food items for the Food Pantry. Please leave them in the baskets at the back of the Sanctuary or the Contemporary Lobby on Sunday, October 7th:

  • Canned Meats
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Canned Fruit
  • Peanut Butter
  • Pinto Beans
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Soup
  • Beef Stew
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Mixed Beans
  • Powdered Milk
  • Cereals

Hart Interdenominational Ministry (H.I.M.)

“Hartwell Helps Expo”

This event assists those in need in the community with needed resources and info available through local county agencies and support groups.

If you need a hand or can lend a hand, please come to this fun and free event on Saturday, October 6th from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Bell Family YMCA.

 

Brochures Available For Spring and Summer 2019 Cruises

Join Dr. R. Allen Stewart for a trip to the Holy Land from March 5-12, 2019.

Join Dr. R. Allen and Tracey Stewart for a trip aboard the Norwegian Jade for 11 days with 2 days in Rome from July 19th-July 2nd, 2019.

 

Basketball for Children and Youth Sign-Ups

Basketball sign-ups for Children and Youth is starting soon. Be on the look-out for sign-up sheets in the Carter Gathering Area just outside the Fellowship Hall on Wednesdays and Sundays.

 

Wednesday Night Supper

October 3rd: No WNS due to Fall Break.

October 10th: Spaghetti     Program: Small Groups

October 17th: Roast Beef     Program: Small Groups

October 24th: Chicken Alfredo

Program: Putting together goody bags with school supplies for the elementary school students. Lots of help needed!

 

Announcements as of Sunday, September 23rd

Flu Shot Appointment Registration

It’s that time of the year again to protect yourself and your loved ones from the nasty flu virus.

The Hart County Health Department will be providing flu shots to protect you this flu season.

Please pick up a form at the church office and return the form on

Wednesday, October 3rd with a copy of your insurance card.

Important Directory Pictures Information

Unfortunately, a make-up day could not be scheduled for pictures to be taken for our 2018 Directory.

If you would like to submit a picture, but don’t know how to do so, please contact the church office. You may chose to use the 2015 directory picture, if you wish.

All submissions must have a signed waiver.

 

Mission Opportunities – Habitat for Humanity

Help is needed with the construction of a Habitat Home for a family in need. No experience is needed and you will be taught everything you need to know. We also need help with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can also help by participating in a Bible study with the family. There is something for everyone to do!

The build will take place on Wednesday, October 17th instead of Wednesday, October 3rd. Many of the supplies that are coming from North Carolina have been delayed by the recent hurricane. Please let Kristie Zemaitis at zkristiusa@gmail.com know if you can work on this day.

Announcements as of Sunday, September 16th, 2018

This Week for WNS

We will be having Spaghetti with Small Group meetings following.

 

Important Directory Pictures Information

If you did not have your picture made but wish to participate in the pictorial directory, please contact Dell in the office by phone or email. A picture may be submitted by e-mail or brought to the church office. You can also sign up for the make-up day and Dell will call you when we have more information on this day Your support is very important!

Red Cross Blood Drive

We will have our monthly Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, September 25th from 2pm-7pm in the Fellowship Hall.

All blood types are needed to provide transfusions for those dealing with injuries and various diseases. Your blood donation can make a big difference!

 

Mission Opportunity For Habitat Build

On Wednesday, October 3rd, we will be helping with the construction of a new home for a family in need through Habitat for Humanity. All volunteers will be taught all they need to know to help with the construction so no experience is required to help! All you need to do is be present and have a can-do attitude!

For those who are able, we will be needing donations for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and participation in a Bible study with the family. There is something for everyone to do!

To sign-up, or for more information, please contact Kristi Zemaitis at zkristiusa@gmail.com or Marcie Garringer at mjgarringer@comcast.net.

 

UMW General Meeting and Covered Dish Lunch

On Monday, September 24th at 12 noon in the Fellowship Hall, we will have a special guest from Remember Nhu, a nonprofit working to end child slavery through prevention. Cindy Hensley works with this organization and she will talk about how this organization is making a difference in the world. Join us for a covered dish lunch and to learn more about this incredible organization.

 

Sojourners September Activity

Everyone over 50 is invited on a trip to Belle’s Bistro at the Chattooga Belle Farm on Thursday, September 27th with a trip to pick apples at the Bryson Farm Orchard afterward. The cost will include your own lunch plus $3 to help pay for the bus. RSVP with Beau Swafford by Sunday, September 23rd. The bus will leave at 10:30am.