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Announcements as of Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Facebook Live – 10am and 11am Services

10am Service

11am Service

Congratulations to all High School Graduates! Our thoughts and prayers go with you wherever you go next in life!

Hartwell Interdenominational Ministry (HIM) – “Kaleidoscope” Quilt Drawing

We will be having a drawing for a beautiful handmade “Kaleidoscope” quilt donated by the Quilters from Hart County. As you can see from the picture below, it is destined to become a cherished heirloom. It measures 90″ x 102″.

Tickets are $5 each; 3 for $10; 8 for $20.

The drawing will be at 2pm during the Annual Pre 4th event on June 29th. Tickets are available in the church office from Molly.

 

Play and Silent Auction Thank You

We would like to give a special thanks to the people who helped to make the play and silent auction from this past Sunday a roaring success!

We would also like to thank everyone who attended the play and participated in the silent auction!

With help from all of you, we managed to raise $6,500 that will go to local missions and the upcoming mission trip to Spirit Lake in North Dakota.

 

Walmart Gift Cards Needed

We are collecting Walmart gift cards to present on behalf of our church to the Spirit Lake Ministries to purchase food for their food bank and school supplies for the children.

If you would like to donate a gift card, please bring it to the church office with the amount written on the card.

Please let Marcie know if you have any questions.

 

WOW Service – May 26th at 6pm

We will have a Special Memorial Day Celebration by American Legion Post #109 at 6pm with hotdogs and chips on land at the shelter after at 6:45pm.

Come by boat or by car to the HFUMC Lake Lot at 400 Methodist Park Lane Near Elrod Ferry and POC #3.

We will have WOW services all through June on June 2nd, 9th, 16th, and the 23rd at 6pm at the Lake Lot. More info coming soon!

Vacation Bible School

To register your children and/or to volunteer online, go to www.hartfumc.com/vbs-2019. There are also registration forms in the Gathering Area, Overflow and Office.

We will have VBS on Friday, June 7th from 5:30pm-8:30pm with supper provided, Saturday, June 8th from 10:30am-1:30pm with lunch provided, and Sunday, June 9th from 9am-11am with a Family Hoedown following the 10am service!

Annual Methodist Men’s BBQ

On Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 from 11:30am to 1:30pm, we will have BBQ Plates with pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, and dessert available for Dine In or Carry Out.

The deadline for purchasing tickets is May 28th so be sure to buy your tickets from the church office or from the men.

Announcements for the week of Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Death Near Dead Man’s Holler – Silent Auction and Play

As you can tell from our Facebook Page, we have quite a few items for our silent auction including hand-carved wooden manger scenes made from olive trees that are centuries old.

These hand-carved manger scenes come all the way from Israel and make an attractive addition to your Christmas decorations and to remember the true meaning of the holiday as a celebration of the birth of the Savior of the world.

We also have other items to bid on including a gift box that includes soap made by Blue Haven Bee Company…

…and a Canon Digital Camera.

The doors will open for the Silent Auction on Sunday, May 19th at 2:00pm.

 

Tickets for

Tickets are still on sale for the play! They are $10.00 each and can be purchased both at the door before the play at 3:00pm on Sunday, May 19th and at the church office this week.

Walmart Gift Cards Needed

We are collecting Walmart gift cards to take to Spirit Lake.

These cards will be used to purchase food for their food bank and school supplies for the children.

If you would like to donate a gift card, please bring it to the church office with the amount marked on the card.

Please let Marcie know if you have any questions.

 

Memorial Day – Worship on the Water

The American Legion Post #109 will present a Special Memorial Day Service on Sunday, May 26th at 6pm.

Come by boat or by car to the HFUMC Lake Lot at 400 Methodist Park Lane near Elrod Ferry and POC #3 with Hotdogs and chips on land at the shelter after at 6:45pm.

 

UMW General Meeting

Monday, May 20th

12Noon in the Fellowship Hall

This will be a pot luck picnic, so bring a covered dish.

The program will be presented by Hart County Sheriff Investigator, Chris Carroll on Women’s Safety.

All women are invited!

 

Vacation Bible School – Yee Haw

Be sure to register online, your children, friends or to volunteer at

www.hartwellfumc.com/vbs-2019

or look for forms in the Gathering Area, Overflow and Office.

 

The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, May 21st from 2pm-7pm in the Fellowship Hall.

You Can Make A Difference!!

 

Annual Methodist Men’s BBQ

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

11:30am-1:30pm

Dine In or Carry Out

$10.00 Donation

BBQ plate, baked beans, cole slaw, and dessert

Get tickets from the men or in the church office.

Announcements as of Thursday, May 5th, 2019

10am and 11am Services on Facebook Live

for Sunday, May 5th, 2019

10am Service

11am Service

Vacation Bible School – Registration Available!

This summer, we will have our annual Vacation Bible School (VBS) on

Friday, June 7th from 5:30-8:30pm,

Saturday, June 8th from 10:30am-1:30pm, and

Sunday, June 9th from 9-11am.

This year’s theme will be “Yee Haw – Celebrating God’s Greatest Gift” so mosey on over to the best VBS around!

To register your children, friends, or to volunteer, go online to www.hartwellfumc.com/vbs-2019

Or look for forms in the gathering areas.

 

Holy Land Trip – February 18-25, 2020

Join Dr. Allen Stewart by the Sea of Galilee on this incredible journey through the history of the Bible and walk at the places that Jesus walked in this week-long trip to Israel.

Tour stops include a stop at the Dead Sea to immerse yourself in the mineral rich waters that have incredible rejuvenation abilities as well as a trip to a shop that sells many beauty products made from these unique minerals found in the Dead Sea.

More info and brochures will be coming soon.

If you have any questions, please contact Allen at rallenstewart@hotmail.com.

 

Mother’s Day Offering to benefit Wesley Woods Community

Wesley Woods is a United Methodist supported organization in Atlanta that provides critical funding for Benevolence assistance, Wellness programming, and Pastoral care to older adults living in a Wesley Woods community.

We will be taking an offering this upcoming Sunday, May 12th to help this organization continue to show the love of Christ to others through serving those in need.

If you would like to contribute to this fund, please make your check out to HFUMC and put “Wesley Woods” in the “For” line.

 

Mother’s Day Backdrop This Sunday

We will still have the backdrop up this Sunday, April 12th, for anyone who would like to take special pictures for Mom.

 

Annual Methodist Men’s BBQ

Tickets are available for BBQ plates with pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, and dessert for $10.00 each. 

Tickets can be purchased from the Methodist Men or in the church office.

 

Play and Silent Auction

There will be a Comedy Play on Sunday, May 19th at 3:00pm called

Death Near Dead Man’s Holler

with tickets being $10.00 each. They are available to purchase in the Gathering Area after the service and in the church office.

We will also have a Silent Auction with the doors open for people to bid on the auction items at 2:00pm. 

We have been posting pictures of some of the items that will be in our silent auction to our Facebook Page that include hand-carved nativity scenes made from the wood of olive trees by artists in Bethlehem.

All proceeds will benefit Local Missions and the Summer Mission Trip to Spirit Lake.

 

Walmart Gift Cards Needed

We are collecting Walmart gift cards to take to Spirit Lake.

The Mission Team will present these gift cards on behalf of our church to be used to purchase food for their food bank and school supplies for the children.

If you would like to donate a gift card, please bring it to the church office with the amount marked on the card.

If you have any questions, please let Marcie know.

 

Announcements as of May 1, 2019

10am and 11am Service Recordings

Follow us at https://www.facebook.com/hartwellfirstumc

10am Service

11am Service

 

Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 5th and 12th Photo Opportunity

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12th.

We will have a backdrop in the Gathering Area for you to take pictures with your family.

Please bring your family to worship and take pictures.

Let’s celebrate all Moms and those that Mother us in many ways.

 

Worship On The Water (WOW)

Join us at 6pm at the HFUMC Lake Lot for our Worship On The Water service.

The Wreath Ceremony will be at 6:30pm.

Join us on land after for hotdogs and chips at the shelter.

Come by boat or car to the HFUMC Lake Lot located at 400 Methodist Park Lane near Elrod Ferry and POC #3.

Join us each Sunday in June starting at 6pm for more WOW services. More info coming soon.

 

UMW General Meeting

The United Methodist Women will hold their General Meeting in the Fellowship Hall at 12pm on Monday, May 20th.

This will be a pot luck picnic, so please bring a covered dish.

The program will be on Women’s Safety with Investigator Chris Carroll from the Sheriff’s Department.

All women are invited and encouraged to bring a friend!

 

Picnic With A Purpose!

All FUMC Women and Men are invited to a picnic with some of your favorite picnic foods to eat on Thursday, May 9th, at 5:30pm at the Methodist Lake Lot (HFUMC Gym if inclement weather occurs).

We will also have games, prizes, and a silent auction (Please bring a silent auction item that can include handmade crafts, baked goods, or re-gifted items).

Proceeds will go to UMW Missions.

 

Men’s Breakfast

All men are invited to attend the Methodist Men’s monthly breakfast meeting this Sunday, May 5th at 7:30am in the Fellowship Hall.

 

Annual Methodist Men’s BBQ

Sunday, June 2nd, from 11:30am to 1:30pm Dine In or Carry Out

BBQ plates will have pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, and dessert.

Tickets will be $10 each and can be obtained from the men or in the church office.

 

Wednesday Night Supper

May 8th

Menu: Smorgasbord

Program: TBA

No WNS for the summer. Please join us back in the Fall for more food, fun, and fellowship!

The Red Cross Blood Drive

Will be held on Tuesday, May 21st from 2pm-7pm in the Fellowship Hall.

To make an appointment, please call Morene Sokol at the church office.

 

Hart County Clothes Closet / Food Pantry

Sunday, May 5th, is our regular Sunday to bring food for the Food Pantry.

Please bring your donations to the boxes located in the Gathering Area, back of the Sanctuary, or bring them by the church office.

 

Murder Mystery – Death Near Dead Man’s Holler

Comedy Play and Silent Auction

Sunday, May 19th

Doors open at 2:00pm for Silent Auction

Show begins at 3:00pm. Tickets are $10.00 each.

Silent Auction items will be open for bidding on Sunday, May 19th during services then again during the show. 

There will be a variety of items, including many that were brought back from the Israel trip.

All proceeds will benefit Local Missions and the Summer Mission Trip to Spirit Lake.

 

Walmart Gift Cards Needed

We are collecting Walmart gift cards to take to Spirit Lake for the Mission Trip.

The Mission Team will present these gift cards as a gift on behalf of our church.

The gift cards will be used to purchase food for their food bank and school supplies for the children.

If you would like to send a gift card with the mission team, please bring it to the church office.

Please mark the amount on the gift card.

If you have any questions, please let Marcie Garringer know.

 

Sojourners Monthly Activity

Lunch at The Lighthouse in Seneca, SC (on Lake Keowee) – Thursday, May 16th.

Bus leaves at 10:45am from the church gym and transportation will be $5 each when you get on the bus.

You must make a reservation by calling Beau at the church office giving your name and phone number.

 

Preschool Registration for the 2019-2020 year taking place

The Two-year-old class is full.

There are a few places still open in the Three and Four-year-old classes. Registration forms are in the Preschool and in the church office.

 

PreSchool Summer Camp 2019 – June 17-21 / 8:05am-12noon / Ages 2-5

“All Creatures of Our God and King”

Special activities each day on all the animals and things God created.

Children will rotate through a variety of activities such as art, music, motor skills, and cooking.

Registration forms are in the Children’s area and the church office.

Forms need to be returned by June 1st.

 

Graduation Recognition

We will be honoring High School and College Graduates in a special Graduation Bulletin on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

If you have a child or grandchild (or spouse) that you would like to have in the bulletin, please get the information to the church office by May 6th.

We will include anyone who has graduated since the Summer of 2018.

Please fill out the form included in your monthly newsletter and turn it into the offering plate during the services, bring to the church office, or email Dell Skelton at dellskelton1@yahoo.com to get the information to the church office.