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Give a Kid a Chance
Give a Kid a Chance is an annual community event that helps low income families prepare for back to school. Hickory Flat Church will support this effort by filling backpacks with elementary school supplies. All donations will be due by Sunday, May 7. For a supply list or more details, contact Janet Wilkins or visit Seasonal Care Programs.
Special Sunday - April 30Music, testimony, and fellowship! We will worship together at 9 & 11am, singing our favorite hymns and songs, and hearing testimonies of the Lord's work in our lives. During the Sunday school hour (10-11am) we will fellowship together in the Fellowship Hall.
Upward AppreciationSaturday, May 13 is the last day of Spring soccer and has been designated as Upward Appreciation Day. We have about 500 people on campus each Saturday for Upward Soccer and we want to show our appreciation to those families. You can participate by signing up to bring food or to be a host/server.
Nicaragua Summer Mission
Hickory Flat Church is blessed with the opportunity to serve alongside out partner ministry, Rio Ministries, in Nicaragua this summer. Date options are July 1-8 or July 8-16. Estimated cost: $1500. We would be helping to construct a church, leading VBS, and generally supporting the local pastor in Jinotepe, Nicaragua. This team is open to adults and Sr. high youth. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Brenda Sherer.
- Information meeting: Sunday, May 7, 2pm.
Honoring Our Graduates
We will be honoring our high school graduates on Sunday, May 21. If you would like to be recognized, please provide us with the following information: full name of graduate, names of parents, which worship service you will attend, high school you are graduating from, and future plans (college, armed forces, job, etc.). We would also like to recognize college graduates - provide your full name, school you are graduating from, and degree.
- Information must be submitted by May 14.
- Email Craig Sherer or call 770.355.4230.
2017 UMM Golf OutingFriday, June 9, Lake Spivey Golf Course. The cost to play will be $100 for individual golfers or $380 per foursome. This will include a Chick-fil-a sandwich for lunch and a Chicken Marcello Dinner. For additional details and to register, go to Men's Ministry.
GRASP (Gilmer Relief and Service Project) is open to all Jr. & Sr. high students.June 8-11. Cost: $70. Deadline to register is Sunday, May 21. All required forms and additional details will be posted on the Youth web page. Contact: Craig Sherer.
VBS will be June 12-16. Join us for Maker Fun Factory: Created By God, Built For a Purpose. Cost is $15 per child. Get all the details and register (children & volunteers). Contact: Patricia Collier.
Atlanta Homeless Ministry
Our Homeless Ministry visits Atlanta once a month to share the love of Christ with our homeless neighbors. We pray with many that we meet and offer kindness and care (food, hygiene kits) to people who are often ignored or unseen. How can you participate? Donate food or other items. Help with meal preparations or travel to Atlanta with the team on the 2nd Saturday of the month.
Young Adult Ministry
Our young adults have a place to meet together and grow in their faith. They meet every Monday evening, 7pm, at the Sherrill's home. The group is open to everyone 18-29 years old. For more information, contact contact Rachel Black.
Alcoholics AnonymousAlcoholics Anonymous groups meet on Fridays (men & women), 8pm and Tuesdays (men only), 7pm in Trailer D3. These are open meetings. Our primary purpose is to help the Alcoholic who is still suffering.
Contact Mike, 770.653.3999, for further information.