The summer is going quickly and it’s time to resume our Disciple classes. Disciple 1 and “Jesus in the Gospels” will meet on Aug. 16 at 5:00 PM. Disciple 3 will resume on Thursday, August 20 at 9:00 AM in the church library. Check your assignment sheet that you were given for the lesson(s) to be read.
The United Methodist Men are having a Chicken Bar-be-que on August 16th in the church gym. The cost is $8.00 per plate. You can pick up your dinner from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm. Tickets are being sold by the Methodist Men. You can also purchase tickets at the church office.
During July 10-12 Rev. Stewart and Rev. Ayers attended the Nashville, Tennessee event as presenters as well as participants. Rev. Stewart conducted a workshop entitled “How to Give Your Testimony and Not Look Like a Dummy.” Rev. Ayers led a workshop entitled “The Art of Young Adult Ministry-A Creative Look at a Difficult Problem.” They gathered much knowledge from outstanding speakers and musicians.Troy stated , “I realized how fortunate we are to have a young adult ministry at Hartwell First because other churches are seeking what we have.”
July 26th at 5:00 PM join us at the lake lot for some preaching, communion, singing, and baptism in the lake. The Methodist men will provide the fish,chicken and the drinks. We ask that you bring a summer salad or a dessert to share. We’ll have fun and fellowship. So ya’ll come, ya hear?
Those who are interested in acolyte training are asked to come Wednesday, August 19 at 4:30 in the church sanctuary. You must be a 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grader. Contact Mrs. Caren Rice at 376-2221 or the church office at 376-3164 if you have any questions.