Weekly Announcements For The Week Beginning In Sunday, August 26th, 2018

HFUMC UMM Pig-Que Fundraiser

BBQ plates are being sold that include pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, and dessert for $10 per plate. 

Cooked whole Boston Butts are available for $25 per order.

Proceeds will go towards supporting mission projects and can be purchased from any UMM member or the Church Office.

BBQ Plates and Boston Butts will be available for Dine In or Carry Out on September 23rd from 11:30am-1:30pm.

Ticket sales will end on Monday, September 17th.


2018 Men’s Retreat October 5-7 in Toccoa, GA.

All Men are invited for a time of worship, fellowship, and fun on the 2018 Men’s Retreat!

Join us as we discuss how we, as men of God, can lead, pray, and serve BOLDLY!

Cost per person is $134 before September 4th and $159 after September 4th.

Deadline for sign-up is September 12th.

Registration cards can be found around the church or the church office.

Please contact Beau Swafford or Mike Everett if you have any questions.


UMM Breakfast

UMM will have their breakfast meeting this month on

Sunday, September 9th at 7:30am in the Fellowship Hall.

This is open to all men!


UMW General Meeting and Cover Dish Lunch

UMW will have Cindy Hensley from Remember Nhu as their guest for their General Meeting on

Monday, September 24th at 12 noon in the Fellowship Hall.

Remember Nhu was started by Carl Ralston and seeks to end child slavery through prevention.

All women are invited to a covered dish lunch and hear how this organization is making a difference in the world.


Volunteers Needed For Pictorial Directory Photo Sessions

Volunteers are needed to meet and greet people as they come in for their appointments. You will also make sure that they check their information is correct and up-to-date.

Please sign-up through our sign-up sheet located on the sign-up table outside the Fellowship Hall.


New Pictorial Directory Photo Sessions 

September 4th-8th in the FH and September 10-12th in the Gym

Appointment times are available from September 4th-7th (8th is full) in the FH

and September 10th-12th in the Gym.

Sign-ups for appointments will close on Sunday, September 2nd and are in the Gathering Area outside the Fellowship Hall.

Each family that participates will get a free directory and 8×10 photo. Additional photos may be purchased at your appointment time.

We need the following at your appointment time to ensure that our directory is as up-to-date as possible:

  • Your current address.
  • If you have dropped your land line and use a cell phone now, please be sure we have the correct number.
  • If you have grown children who have moved away, please be sure we have their correct addresses. If they are married, please be sure we have their correct names.

If there is only one day you can have your picture made but there is no time slot available for that particular day, please call Dell Skelton in the church office to assist you.


Sojourners Meeting

The Sojourners will have their first meeting of the fall on Wednesday, September 5th at 11:30am in the Gym. 

Everyone needs to bring a sack lunch. Tea and Desserts will be provided.

This group is for anyone over 50 who wants to have fun and fellowship through a special activity planned for each month.


Sojourners Activity For September

The Sojourners will have lunch at Belle’s Bistro at the Chattooga Belle Farm followed by picking apples at the Bryson Farm Orchard.

The bus will leave at 10:30am and we ask that each person attending gives $3 to help pay for the bus trip and be responsible for their own lunch.

Please RSVP with Beau Swafford by contacting the Church Office.


Sojourners Cruise

Everyone that is signed up for the Sojourners Cruise needs to bring in another

$150.00 per person by September 10th.


Get Involved In The Church

We have many ways of getting involved in the church family. You can volunteer to help keep the nursery, teach a Sunday School Class, be an Usher or a Greeter. There are other opportunities to serve and grow the Kingdom of God that include joining a Sunday School Class, one of the UMW circles, UMM, Choir, Hand bells, Sojourners or the Safety Committee. Our Small Groups will start back this fall along with our Wednesday Night Suppers. There will be a lot of mission activities this fall. Please call the church office for more information.


The Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on

Tuesday, September 25th from 2pm-7pm in the FH.

To make an appointment, please call Morene Sokol at the Church Office.

You Can Make A Difference!!


Hart County Clothes Closet Food Pantry

Please bring any amount of the following food items on Sunday, September 2nd. The Food Pantry still has a need for these items:

  • canned meats
  • mac and cheese
  • canned fruit
  • peanut butter
  • pinto beans
  • mixed vegetables
  • soup
  • beef stew
  • canned vegetables
  • mixed beans
  • powdered milk
  • cereals

Please bring your food items to the basket at the back of the Sanctuary, in the box near the door of the Gathering Area, or the Church office.

Thanks again for your support!!


School Supply Drive

We are still collecting 24 pack of Crayola Crayons (Crayola Brand Only, Please) and Glue Sticks for a community project later in the year.

We are collecting them now while they are on sale.

Please continue to bring them to the special box in the Overflow and outside the Fellowship Hall, or to the office.


Mission Opportunities Available

Help is needed for light construction (no experience required) for a Habitat Build on October 3rd. 

Donations for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for this day are needed as well.

We will also have a Bible study with the family that volunteers can participate in.

To sign-up, or for more information, please contact Marcie Garringer at the Church Office.


Mentors are needed at Hart County High School. If you are interested in mentoring students, please contact Marcie Garringer at the Church Office for forms.


Volunteers are needed for the Preschool to help with the kids and behind the scenes. Please contact Renee Curry at the Church Office to find out how you can help.


Fall Small Groups

Fall Small Groups will begin the Week of September 9th. Your group leader will remind you of time and meeting place.


New Church Doors

We are very proud of our new doors that God has provided!

We would like to thank the Trustees and all who had part in getting them completed and paid for.

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