Announcements for November 2019

In case you missed them, you can watch the services through the videos below.

9am Service, Sunday, October 27th

10am Service, Sunday, October 27th

11am Service, Sunday, October 27th

Monday Night, October 28th

Tuesday Night, October 29th

Wednesday Night 10/30 – Briarwood Brothers Concert


Thanksgiving Office Hours

The church office will be closed Wednesday-Friday, November 27th-29th for Thanksgiving.


Children’s Bake Sale

The children are hosting their annual bake sale on Sunday, November 17th and 24th after the 9am service, before and after the 10am and 11am services.

Proceeds go towards their Christmas Mission Project.

Baked Goods Donations

are needed for these Sundays. Please contact JoAnn Stone at or at the church office.

Everything is appreciated from whole cakes for holiday prep or individual treats to satisfy a sweet tooth craving!


Family Ministries Tailgate

Calling all families of children ages birth to graduation!

Join us for HFUMC’s first Family Ministries Event on Friday, November 8th, 5:30-7:30pm.

Hotdogs and drinks provided.

Bring a side and a chair and meet in the gym parking lot.

Childcare provided in the gym.

Don’t miss this great opportunity of fun and fellowship!


UMW Christmas Dinner

Monday, December 9th, 6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Tickets will be $15 each.

Ticket sales begin November 10th and can be purchased at a UMW Circle Meeting, after the Worship Services or in the church office.

Men’s Breakfast

UMM will have their monthly breakfast meeting on Sunday, November 10th at 7:30am in the Fellowship Hall.

The breakfast is open to all men!!


Sojourners Monthly Meeting

The Sojourners will have their next monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 6th at 11:30am in the Fellowship Hall.

Please bring a sack lunch. Beverages and dessert will be furnished.

The program will be lead by a local florist showing seasonal arrangements.


Sojourners Monthly Activity

This month’s activity will be a trip to the South Carolina Botanical Gardens in Clemson with lunch at Village Bakery and Cafe on November 15th, 2019.

The bus will leave at 9:30am.

Please bring $3 for transportation. You will need to pay for your lunch.

Please call Beau Swafford at the church office to RSVP by November 12th.

Sojourners is open to anyone 50 years old and up. It is a great way to meet people and have fun and great fellowship.


The Piatigorsky Concert

The Piatigorsky Concert will be on Sunday, November 17th at 3:00pm in the Sanctuary. It will feature Katherine Calcamuggio and Mezzo Soprano.


Commitment Cards for 2019

Commitment Sunday was October 27th. If you couldn’t attend, you may still turn in your Commitment Card for 2020 by mailing it to the church, bringing it by the church office, or placing it in the offering plate next Sunday.

Cards are available in the Devotional Guide, the Church Office, and on the information tables around the church.

If you cannot make a financial commitment, please turn in your card to commit to pray and support the church through your presence, service and witness.


The Safety Team needs at least 12 more volunteers

In order for our Safety Team to be more efficient and not overwork anyone, they need at least 12 more volunteers.

This is an important job and not too time consuming if we can get enough people.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Alan Brown, Chairman of the Safety Committee.


The Red Cross Blood Drive

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

Call Morene Sokol at the church office to make an appointment.

Our blood drive has donated 169 units of blood so far this year.

Thank you for your support! You can make a difference!!


Hart County Clothes Closet / Food Pantry

Sunday, November 6th, is our regular Sunday to bring food for the Food Pantry.

There is a box in the Gathering Area, back of the Sanctuary, or bring it by the church office.


Caring for the Aging Support Series

November is National Family Caregivers Month.

We will have an informational series consisting of insight and valuable information from professionals in the area. Each session will offer the opportunity to ask questions as well.

Tuesdays, November 5th, 12th, and 19th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm at HFUMC.

Elder Law / Planning

Presented by Bob and Ed Ridgway from Ridgway Law Firm.

Transitional Care Options

Presented by Terri Partain, President of Lake Hartwell Active Aging Resources.

Caring for the Caregiver

Presented by Mary Jones, Social Worker at Hart Care Center.

Please RSVP by Friday, November 1st to Marcie at the church office or email


Christmas Supplies for the Women of Whitworth

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

Because of Security Requirements, certain items are not allowed. You must follow the list directions.

Every container must be plastic without pumps.

If you would like to participate in this Christmas Ministry, please bring your items to the back of the Sanctuary, to a box in the Gathering Area, or the Church Office.

Deadline is November 30th.

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 toothbrushes – 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 – (pony tail 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

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