SAFE SANCTUARY TRAINING
Safe Sanctuary Training is provided in order to continue making our church a safe place where children, youth and elders may experience the abiding love of God and fellowship within the community of faith. All volunteers and staff participating in HUMC’s children and youth ministries are required to attend Safe Sanctuary training, produce a child abuse clearance report and sign a Safe Sanctuaries volunteer covenant.
WHEN: Aug.14, 7-8 p.m.
WHERE: Room 124
FAMILY WORSHIP MONTH
This is an opportunity for our elementary students to worship alongside their families and with the larger HUMC family.
WHEN: Sundays, Aug. 4 – Sept. 1
CORN ROAST & BBQ
This is the annual Summer Pot Luck and Corn Roast lunch sponsored by our senior adults. The event is open to all but space is limited. Registration required. Hamburgers, hot dogs, corn and drinks are provided.
WHEN: Aug. 14 @ noon
WHERE: Pavilion; inclement weather / Spirit Café
SENIOR ADULT RENEWAL
This is our annual three-day spiritual renewal by the sea. This year’s event will be held Oct. 7-9, however the deadline to register is in August (see below). Our presenters are Pastor Ed, Pastor John, Pastor Heather and Brenda Coffin.
WHEN: Registration deadline: Aug. 15. Event date: Oct. 7-9
WHERE: Port O’ Call Hotel, Ocean City, NJ
GriefShare is a Christian support group offering help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. GriefShare groups meet weekly to help those who are grieving face these challenges and move toward rebuilding their life. Each GriefShare session has three distinct elements: a video, discussion and personal study and reflection.
WHEN: Tuesdays, Aug. 20 – Nov. 12, 6:30-8 p.m.
WHERE: Room 170
LAKE CHAMPION MEN’S WEEKEND
This is a Priority One men’s retreat, time of fellowship, reflection, worship and teaching of God’s word. Priority One is a relational outreach ministry to men (priorityone.org/mens-weekend/lake-champion).
WHEN: Sept. 19-22; Early registration discount BEFORE July 15
WHERE: Lake Champion, NY
COMMUNITY FALL FEST – SAVE THE DATE
This will be our third annual FallFest and second time partnering with Hempfield Cops & Rodders. The event will include food trucks, worship music, games, entertainment and trunk-or-treating with over 250 classic cars.
WHEN: Oct. 19, 5-9 p.m.
WHERE: Parking lot, Spirit Café, MPR, lobby, sanctuary, pavilion
PRESCHOOL KIDS KONNECTION
Preschool-aged children visit the Bible Land room each week, which is transformed into a different teaching environment for every unit. We use creative sets, props, puppets, sound effects, lighting techniques, and music to help us teach Bible stories each week. After visiting Bible Land, children return to the classroom for an interactive lesson that helps them apply what they learned in Bible Land. They also enjoy a snack and play time in the classroom.
WHEN: Sunday mornings, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Preschool Wing: room 254 – age 2; room 262 – age 3;
room 260 – age 4; room 258 – age 5; room 250 – Bible Land
SHOUT – HUMC youth ministry for grades 7 – 12
SUNDAY MORNING SHOUT (SMS)
WHEN: Sunday mornings in June & July, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Meet in the Sanctuary for corporate worship, then move to
rooms 170 & 172 for small group experience.
SUNDAY NIGHT SHOUT (SNS)
WHEN: June 2 & 9, July 7 & 14, Aug. 11, 6 – 8 p.m.
WHERE: Main kitchen, MPR, rooms 170 & 172, sanctuary, lobby,