Announcements for January 2020

Happy New Year!

UMW Circle Meetings

Matheson-McCurry Circle / Tuesday, January 7th / 10:00am / Gym

O’Neal Perry Circle / Thursday, January 9th / 5:30pm / Fellowship Hall

Kinghorn Circle / Monday, January 13th / 12:30pm / Fellowship Hall

Circle of Love / Monday, January 13th / 7:00pm / Fellowship Hall


UMM Monthly Breakfast Meeting

The United Methodist Men will have their monthly breakfast meeting on Sunday, January 12th at 7:30am in the Fellowship Hall.

The breakfast is open to all men!!


Sojourners Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, January 8th / 11:30am / Fellowship Hall

Please bring a sack lunch, desserts and beverages will be furnished.

Our January program will be our annual BINGO. Please bring a prize for Bingo.

Sojourners Monthly Activity

Monday, January 20th / 3:00pm / Fellowship Hall

Join us in the Fellowship Hall to watch the movie, Overcomer.

Popcorn and drinks available. Pizza served at 5pm. Cost is $3.00.


Wednesday Night Supper

Suppers begin around 5:15pm and are a good way to fellowship with others.

There are yellow reservation cards in the pews and on the tables to fill out and sign-up for supper.

You may place them in the offering plate. Also, you may call the church office by 4pm on Mondays.

Menus for January

January 8th: Chicken Alfredo

January 15th: Roast Beef

January 22nd: Spaghetti

January 29th: Pork Loin


Church-Wide Soup, Supper and Dessert

Friday, January 10th at 6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall

Everyone is Invited!

Kick-off the New Year with a relaxed night of fellowship with your church family.

We added a lot of new members this past year…

Come meet some new folks and catch up with old friends.

Please bring a crockpot of soup and/or a dessert to share.


The Red Cross Blood Drive

Tuesday, January 14th / 2pm-7pm / Church Gym

Call Morene Sokol to make an appointment. 706-376-8921

Thank you for your support!


Hart County Clothes Closet Food Pantry – Donations Needed

Sunday, January 5th is our regular Sunday to bring food for the Hart County Food Pantry.

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

Thank you for your continued support of the local Hart County Food Pantry in 2019.

We look forward to your continued support this year.


Start the New Year with a new Ministry

The Safety Team needs at least 12 more volunteers

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.

Please consider volunteering.

Contact Alan Brown, Chairman of the Safety Committee.


Level Up Community Outreach Basketball Program

Level Up is open to 5th-8th grade boys in the community.

We have a short devotion, lots of basketball, and close with dinner.

Help Needed:

We will resume Level Up on January 27th.

If you would like to donate Gatorades and/or a meal for the boys (15-20), that would be great!

Gatorades can be brought to the church office.

If you would like to provide a meal, contact Marcie at 376-3164 or


New Whitworth Backpack Ministry Beginning January 1st

When women are released from prison after serving their sentence, they are picked up by family or they are put on a bus to go to wherever they live.

Sometimes these women have a 24-hour journey, and some of them end up in a homeless shelter.

The women that are put on the bus will be our focus.

When they leave, they only get a set of clothing.

With this in mind, our new ministry will be to provide the women being put on a bus with a backpack filled with items that are specific to their needs.

We have a list of items below that we will need:

  • Toothbrush / Toothpaste
  • Hand wipes / Sanitizer (small size)
  • Travel size shampoo / conditioner
  • Wrapped roll of toilet paper
  • Paper / Notebook / Pen
  • Puzzle / Game book
  • Deodorant
  • Comb / brush
  • Tampons and/or pads
  • Small packs of tissues
  • Non-perishable snacks
  • $15 fast food gift cards

Currently, we have 30 backpacks. So, we will need back-packs too.

We have no way of knowing how many bags will be needed or when.

It depends on the number of girls released and put on a bus.

Please bring these items to Molly in the church office.

She will fix the bags and get them to Whitworth.

They will let her know when they are running low so she can restock.

This will be an ongoing ministry …

as long as ladies are being released, we will provide backpacks.

Thank you for all of your continued support of our Prison Ministry!!



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