Announcements for July 2018

Sojourners Special Summer Outing

The Sojourners will be having dinner at Golden Corral followed by

a concert by The Collingsworth Family at The Concord Baptist Church in Anderson, SC.

The bus will leave the church parking lot at 3:00pm to catch the Early Bird Special at

Golden Corral (cost is $8.00 for an all you can eat buffet). 

You will need to take care of your gratuity.

The Sojourners will leave for Concord Baptist Church by 5:15.

The doors open at 6pm and the concert starts at 7pm. 

Please remember to bring $10 as a donation at the door.


New Church Directory and Pictures

Pictures will be taken September 5th-8th.

Please be sure that we have up-to-date addresses and phone numbers.

If you have grown children who have moved away or married recently, please let us know.

You may have your number unlisted if we have this information.


Back to School Bash and Community Projects

Crayons and Glue Sticks are on sale in many stores.

Now is a good time to buy them to donate for use by our Community and Schools!

We are collecting 24 pack of Crayola Crayons

(Please only purchase 24 pack Crayolas) and Glue Sticks

There is a special box in the Overflow and outside the Fellowship Hall to drop off your donation.

Start getting them now before the stores sell out.

We need all donations by Sunday, July 22nd!


The Red Cross Blood Drive

There will be a blood drive held on Tues., July 24th from 2pm-7pm in the FH.

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


Hart County Clothes Closet Food Pantry

The Food Pantry still has need of the following items.

Please leave them in the basket at the back of the Sanctuary,

in the box near the door of the Gathering Area,

or bring by the Church office:

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

Pre School Certification

The Pre School is in the process of being Certified by the North GA Conference.

Part of this process involves building a new playground.

The Pre School Board will begin fund raising and give more information in the coming days.

Watch for details on how you can help!


HFUMC Pre School Open House

Open House for parents and students for the Pre School will be held on Wednesday, August 1st at 6pm.

Pre School will start on Monday, August 6th.


The Cheryl Haler Memorial Pre School Scholarship Fund

This Scholarship fund is to help those who need financial assistance with Pre School tuition.

Anyone can contribute to this fund by making sure to mark your check in the “For” line to indicate your desire for your donation to go to this fund.

Children’s Ministry Pool Party

The Children’s Ministry will have a Pool Party at Ms Emily’s House (see your monthly bulletin for address information)

The party will be held on Tuesday, July 17th from 5:30-7:30pm


United Young Adults

United Young Adults will not meet this Thursday, July 5th. 

Please join us for Supper, Bible Study, worship and fellowship if you are a young adult

on July 12th and 19th at Beau & Britt’s home from 6-7:30pm 

Contact Beau for more information.

Weekly Announcements for the week of June 24th, 2018

One Worship Service on Sunday, July 1, 2018

The HFUMC Chancel Choir will present:

INDIVISIBLE One Nation Under God

Join us as we celebrate our freedom to gather as one church body and worship the Lord our God.

We will celebrate that throughout history, only those nations are truly blessed whose God is the Lord.

We pray for a united people who will join together and proclaim America to be, one nation under God, INDIVISIBLE.


United Young Adults

We will be meeting this Thursday, June 28th, 2018 from 6-7:30pm

for food, Bible study, worship, and fellowship.


Sojourners Special Summer Outing

On Friday, July 13th, the Sojourners will be having Dinner at Golden Corral

followed by The Collingsworth Family in Concert at The Concord Baptist Church in Anderson, SC.

Bus leaves at 3:00pm (bus fee is $3) and the cost of the Early Bird Special at Golden Corral (starting at 4:00pm) will be $8 + your gratuity. 

The Concert at Concord Baptist Church will start at 7pm. Please bring $10 to donate at the door.

To reserve your place, call Beau Swafford at the Church Office by Tuesday, July 10th.


Called Charge Conference

This Wednesday, June 27th at 6pm in the Sanctuary, we will have a Charge Conference where all church members can attend.

However, only Administrative Council and retired ministers can vote.

HFUMC Pre-4th Extravaganza Booth Reminder

On Saturday, June 23rd, we will be hosting a booth located outside

Stephen Carter’s Law Office.

We are still welcoming anyone who wants to help out at our booth.

We need people to greet visitors attending the Pre-4th Event, hand out water and brochures (9:00am-1:00pm approx.), and people to clean up afterwards around 1:00pm.

This is a great opportunity to see and talk to people you have not seen in a while as meet new people.

Sign-up by calling the church office


In Other News…

There will be one worship service on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at

10:30am in the Sanctuary

The HFUMC Chancel Choir will present:

INDIVISIBLE One Nation Under God

(Written by Randy Vader, Jay Rouse, and Rose Aspinall)

Join us as we recognize that only those nations are truly blessed whose

God is the Lord

Join us as we call for one united people to join with one voice to proclaims America to

be, one nation under God, INDIVISIBLE.


We will be having a water day for the kids on Tuesday, June 26th from 11am-1pm

in the church circle.

We will have a water slide, water games and lunch!

Cost is $5 per person.


United Young Adults will be hosted by Beau and Brittaney Swafford

on Thursdays in June and July from 6:00pm-7:30pm.

Join us for supper, Bible Study, worship, and fellowship!

Please contact Beau at the Church Office for more information and meeting locations

This group is open to all young adults!

Monthly Announcements for June 2018

Please keep in mind that some of the announcements below have already been covered in the weekly announcements for this week.


 UMM Breakfast will resume in August

2018 North Georgia Annual Conference

Joe and Pat Whitmore (Lay Delegates) will be attending the North Georgia Annual Conference this year in Athens from June 12-14.

The conference will be led by Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson

Many important items will be brought forth for discussion,

please be in prayer for guidance and discernment for all Pastors and leaders attending!


HFUMC Pre School Registration

Registration is taking place for the 2018-19 school year with classes for 2,3, and 4 year olds.

Applications are available at the Pre School or in the church office.

Apply Quickly! There are only 1-2 places in each age group left.

Pre School follows the same schedule as Hart Co. Schools.

Please contact Allyson Morris, Director at the Church Office for more information.


One Worship Service and Patriotic Musical July 1

Sunday, July 1, 2018 10:30am Sanctuary

Join us as we celebrate our freedom to worship in a nation blessed by the Lord our God

We pray for all people in our nation will unite to proclaim America to be, one nation under God, INDIVISIBLE.

HFUMC Chancel Choir will present:

INDIVISIBLE One Nation Under God

Written by Randy Vader, Jay Rouse and Rose Aspinall


The Hart County Clothes Closet Food Pantry

The Food Pantry still has need for the following items.

Please bring them on Sunday, June 3rd.

Please place them in the basket at the back of the Sanctuary; in the box near the door of the Gathering Area; or bring them by the Church office.

  • Canned Meats
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Canned Fruit
  • Peanut Butter
  • Pinto Beans
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Soup
  • Beef Stew
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Mixed Beans
  • Powdered Milk
  • Cereals

Thanks again for your support!!


Vacation Bible School

Applications for VBS 2018 are available at the Church Office.

You can also register your child online by clicking the VBS 2018 link at the top navigation bar.

The schedule is as follows:

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

Saturday, June 9th from 10am-1pm

Sunday, June 10th from 9am-11am

Those who wish to help with decorating for VBS can join us on

Tuesday, June 5th from 10am to 12pm & 6pm

Wednesday, June 6th from 10am to 12pm & 6pm


Children’s goes to the Movies!

On June 20th, Children’s Ministry will be going to Anderson to see

the Incredibles 2 movie. The movie begins at 11am.

Cost is movie and lunch.


Water Day for Children’s Ministry

Join us on Tuesday, June 26th from 11am-1pm in the Church Circle

for water slide rides, water games, and lunch

Cost is $5 per person


United Young Adults

Open to all young adults who have graduated HS and/or consider themselves a young adult, married or single.

Beau & Brittaney Swafford are leading the Young Adults again this summer.

They will meet on Thursday evenings in June (7, 14, 21, 28) from 6pm-7:30pm.

Join us for Supper, Bible Study, worship, and fellowship.

Contact Beau for more information and meeting places.