Announcements as of Sunday, November 18th, 2018

No Wednesday Night Supper

There will be no WNS or Wednesday Night Activities this week due to Thanksgiving being on Thursday, November 22nd. Please enjoy this time with your family and let this be a time to give thanks to the Lord who gives us blessings abundant including the freedom to gather together and share a meal.


December Event For The Little Ones – Breakfast with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to Hartwell First to have breakfast with all the good little boys and girls in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday, December 2nd at 8:30am.


A Night Of Great Music To Remember The Miracles Of Christmas

Our very own Hartwell First Chancel Choir and Orchestra will be presenting:

Christmas is Calling

Sunday, December 2nd at 7:00pm

Join us as we get into the true spirit of Christmas by remembering that Christ came to Earth to save us from sin and to show us how to love our neighbor as we love ourselves.


Christmas Supplies for the Women of Whitworth

Molly Boyd is collecting supplies for the Whitworth Women’s Facility for Christmas.

Due to security requirements, only the following items can be accepted and the directions of these items must be followed. Let’s make this Christmas one that not only helps out these women with the necessities but also reminds them that they are loved.

Every container must be plastic without pumps.

  • Shampoo – 10 oz. thru 16 oz. (plastic bottles – no pumps)
  • Conditioner – 10 oz. thru 16 oz. (plastic – no pump)
  • Soap – bath size bar – deodorant or moisturizing (no liquids)
  • Lotion – 10 oz. thru 16 oz. (plastic containers)
  • Toothpaste – 6 oz. thru 8 oz. – plastic tube (no pumps)
  • Toothbrush – NO Battery operated – individually wrapped
  • Deodorant – 2.6 oz. thru 3 oz. Suave / Secret – plastic container only (no roll-on, glass, or liquid)
  • Socks – Plain-White only
  • Hairbands – (ponytail bands) Black only
  • Honey Buns – must be individually wrapped
  • Individual Bags of Chips
  • Peppermint – hard candy (individually wrapped)
  • Black BIC Ink Pens (no click pens)
  • Notebooks – No wire bound

The deadline for all items to be submitted for this mission is November 30th.

Thank You to all who have supported this mission so far!


Red Cross Blood Drive

Could you be the blood type that saves a life? With just about every type of blood from A to O and beyond is needed to save the lives of patients in need of blood transfusions.

The Blood Drive for this month will be held on Tues., November 20th from 2pm-7pm in the Gym.

You Can Make A Difference!!


Sojourner’s Annual “catered” Christmas Luncheon

Although the December activity is still in the planning stages, we will have a catered Christmas Luncheon on Dec. 5th at 11:30am in the Fellowship Hall.

Reservations can be made by calling Beau Swafford and leaving your name and phone number.


UMW Christmas Dinner

UMW invites you to partake in a celebration of the miracles of Christmas with the family of this church over a night of entertainment and a wonderful catered meal on

Monday, December 10th at 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Tickets are on sale now from November 1st to December 1st for $15.00 per person and can be purchased from various UMW members and the church office.

There will be a great program and door prizes so be sure to hold on to your ticket. It will be used in the drawing for prizes.


Star Search – A Musical

Children from our Children’s Ministry will be presenting a musical on

Sunday, December 9th at the 10:00am service.


Senior Dinner and a Night of Irish Entertainment

Singles over 55 are invited for a dinner in your honor at 4:45pm in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday, December 9th.

Afterwards, we will go to the Celtic Christmas Concert presented by Carroll Brown and Harry O’Donoghue. They will entertain us with songs and stories both original and traditional from Irish culture. This is always a fun and entertaining night.

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