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Minister to Children & Families Position

Do you know a passionate and highly effective person who is ready and equipped to work with a team of staff, parents, and volunteers to grow a children’s ministry?
The principle function of the Minister to Children & Families is to develop and oversee ministries that establish and nourish Christian discipleship with and in children through a personal and vital relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

A Christmas Story - December Sermon Series

December 3 - Mark 13:24-37, Hope: Miracle on 34th Street, Listen online
December 10 - Mark 1:1-8, Peace: How Christmas Changed the Grinch (service cancelled due to weather)
December 17 - John 1:6-8, 19-28, Love: It’s a Wonderful Life
December 24 (10am service) - Luke 1:26-38, Joy: More Elf, Less Grinch
 
 

Christmas Musical

"How to Have the (most spectacular, incredible, wonderful, astonishing, dazzling, magnificent)Best Christmas Ever!" Come and bring your family and friends to this family-centered event.
  • Rescheduled due to winter weather - Sunday, December 17, 7pm.
 

Ladies Christmas Tea

  • All ladies are invited!
  • December 16, 9:30-11:30am, HFUMC Fellowship Hall

Guest Speaker: Sarah Crossman Sullivan from Peachtree Road UMC.

Admission fee: This year we are assisting The Children's Haven Ministry in their efforts to provide for abused children in Cherokee. Please bring an item or 2 from The Children's Haven Ministry wish list: New coats, socks, pajamas, underwear, a Target or Walmart gift card.
 

Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve

Christmas Eve - Sunday, December 24

  • 10am - Blended worship (nursery for 3 years and younger)
  • 5pm - Non-traditional worship w/Candlelight & Communion (nursery for 3 years and younger)
  • 7pm - Traditional worship w/Candlelight & Communion

New Year's Eve - Sunday, December 31, 10am Blended worship

 

Financial Peace University

What if you knew where all of your money was going each month? What if you were debt-free, investing, and making wise spending decisions? With Dave Ramsey’s class Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money and start planning for your future.

 

Women's Bible Study

A new Bible study, "Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?", will start next month. Laura Dickerson will be leading the meetings. If you cannot attend all sessions, just come when you can.  The study will be held every Friday from 10-11:30am starting January 12 and ending March 9 in the D3 Trailer. For more information, contact Miriam Hale, 770.289.0215.

 

F3 FITNESS

A new outdoor exercise workout program for men is starting up next month in our area. It is a national, volunteer-led workout. It will meet on Tuesday, January 2, at Sequoyah High School parking lot at 5:30am, rain or shine . . . hot or cold. There are no membership fees, contracts or equipment to buy. To learn more check out F3Nation or email Tony Cipriani.

 

Upward Soccer

Registration for Spring Upward Soccer begins January 27. For all information about Upward Soccer and to register, please visit our Upward page.

 

Hickory Flat Preschool & Kindergarten Registration

Registration is coming up soon, with the following schedule:

  • Church members – January 29
  • Currently enrolled children and siblings (non-Church members) – January 30
  • Open registration – February 5

Except for Open Registration, most of the registration procedure is by mail. For any questions, please visit the Preschool office , call at 770.345.9354, or send an email. Visit our Preschool page for program details, fees, and additional information.

 

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.

 

Young Adult Ministry

Our young adults have a place to meet together and grow in their faith. They meet every Monday evening, 7pm, at a group member's home. The group is open to everyone 18-29 years old. For more information, contact

Rachel Black.

 

Sunlight of the Spirit Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous group meets on Fridays (men & women), 6pm, 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.
 

AL-ANON

Al-Anon is a worldwide fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics, whether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help. Alcoholism is a family disease. The program is anonymous and protects the identity of the participants. The group will meet on Friday nights at 7pm in Trailer D4. For questions, call 678.468.6150.