Bulletin — August 18, 2019

HMC EVENTS

It’s not too late to get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a.m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. If you need to register at the door, please come at 8:45 tomorrow.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm We have one more worship evening planned for August 25 at 6:45 at the DeVisser’s – 681 Concession 14F, Chesley (Brockton). Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks.

Our School Supply Drive ends next week. Check the list on the back of the bulletin and consider what you can donate.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor. We need to build a food team for this event. If you’re available and willing to help in the kitchen with set up, or to BBQ, please let the office know.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please be praying for our Summer Slam ministry throughout the week. Pray that children and leaders alike will find their time together meaningful.

CONGRATULATIONS

Happy Anniversary to Carl & Nancy Wideman who celebrated 60 years on August 14!

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The Torchmen in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Bulletin — August 11, 2019

HMC EVENTS

There is still time to get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a.m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online. Registration can also be completed directly through the website.

Calling all Summer Slam Volunteers! There will be a pizza meeting TODAY at noon in the upper room. Please make this a priority.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm We have one more worship evening planned for August 25 at 6:45 at the DeVisser’s. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks. Check our events page for directions.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The STIFF FAMILY in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

SUMMERWITHJEMMA

Our summer interns, Emma & Jenna, are busy with their summer projects. All U18s (K-12) are invited to join with them on Sunday mornings as they take a journey through the book of Malachi. Adult volunteers are needed! Talk to Emma or Jenna if you can help. Without volunteers, the program can’t run.

Bulletin — August 4, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a.m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online. Registration can also be completed directly through the website.

Calling all Summer Slam Volunteers! There will be a pizza meeting on Sunday, August 11 at noon in the upper room.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm – Thanks to the group who came out last Sunday for worship in the barn at the Rusnak’s. We have one more worship evening planned for August 25 at 6:45 at the DeVisser’s. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks. Check our events page for directions.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor.

PLEASE NOTE: The office will be closed August 5-9. If you need to reach a pastor during that time, please use the Pastoral Care Line — 519-379-1752.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The Chapelaires in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

SUMMERWITHJEMMA

Our summer interns, Emma & Jenna, are busy getting things organized. All U18s (K-12) are invited to join with them on Sunday mornings as they take a journey through the book of Malachi. Adult volunteers are needed! Talk to Emma or Jenna if you can help. Without volunteers, children will remain in the sanctuary.

STAYNER CAMP

No Tickets Needed! All Family Camp Concerts are by free will offering taken at the concert.
-Friday, August 9 @ 9:00 p.m. Cafe Under the Stars with the Martin Brothers Collective.
-Saturday, August 10 @ 7:00 p.m. with the Teen Challenge Ministry Team.

The Rusnak’s are part of the Stayner Camp worship ministry and will be playing in morning and evening services Monday, August 5 – Sunday August 11. The Bezeau’s are helping in the office, and Pastor Dave will be there with the boys. Please pray for our staff members as they contribute to this EMCC ministry, that they’d also find time to rest and be rejuvenated in the camp environment.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Eleanore Wiseman on the passing of her brother. Please remember her in your prayers as she grieves.

Bulletin — July 28, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a.m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online. Registration can also be completed directly through the website.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm – We’re planning two casual summer gatherings and hope you’ll be able to join in. Come to the Rusnak’s tonight at 6:45 p.m. for some worship in the barn followed by a campfire. And join us at the DeVisser’s on August 25 at 6:45 for another time of worship and campfire. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks. You’ll find the Rusnak’s just south of Durham at 282906 Normanby/Bentinck Townline, West Grey. Weather permitting.

Dessert with the Humphreys. Come out tomorrow night, Monday, July 29 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the upper room to learn more about Shaun and Melanie’s ministry. Please bring treats to share.

Calling all Summer Slam Volunteers! There will be a pizza meeting on Sunday, August 11 at noon in the upper room.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The Master’s Four in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Come & Go 100th Birthday Tea Party for Kaye Hallman at Rockwood Terrace in Durham today, July 28, from 2-4 p.m. Best wishes only.

SUMMERWITHJEMMA

Our summer interns, Emma & Jenna, are busy getting things organized. All U18s (K-12) are invited to join with them on Sunday mornings as they take a journey through the book of Malachi. Adult volunteers are needed! Talk to Emma or Jenna if you can help. Without volunteers, children will remain in the sanctuary.

CONCERTS AT STAYNER CAMP

No Tickets Needed! All Family Camp Concerts are by free will offering taken at the concert.

Saturday, August 3 @ 7:00 p.m. with Caleb & Kelsey.

Friday, August 9 @ 9:00 p.m. Cafe Under the Stars with the Martin Brothers Collective.

Saturday, August 10 @ 7:00 p.m. with the Teen Challenge Ministry Team.

Bulletin — July 21, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a,m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online. Registration can also be completed directly through the website.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm – We’re planning two casual summer gatherings and hope you’ll be able to join in. Come to the Rusnak’s on Sunday, July 28 at 6:45 p.m. for some worship in the barn followed by a campfire. And join us at the DeVisser’s on August 25 at 6:45 for another time of worship and campfire. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks. See our Events page online for addresses.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor.

Please note: the office will be closed on Monday afternoon, July 22.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see Potter’s Clay in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Come & Go 100th Birthday Tea Party for Kaye Hallman at Rockwood Terrace in Durham on Sunday, July 28 from 2-4 p.m. Best wishes only.

WATER COOLER SEARCH

We are in search of a new water cooler for the office. The current one has started leaking and we would like a replacement. If you have an old working cooler sitting in your basement or garage you would like to gift the staff with, please connect with the church office.

Bulletin — July 14, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a,m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online. Registration can also be completed directly through the website.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm – We’re planning two casual summer gatherings and hope you’ll be able to join in. Come to the Rusnak’s on Sunday, July 28 at 6:45 p.m. for some worship in the barn followed by a campfire. And join us at the DeVisser’s on August 25 at 6:45 for another time of worship and campfire. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks. See our Events page online for addresses.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor.

PASTOR SEARCH UPDATE

Over the last few months, we have had the opportunity to go through the hiring process for the Part Time Associate Pastor of Adult Discipleship. Upon the unanimous recommendation of the search team, pastoral staff, and Ministry Council, we are please to present Kristina Dyck as the candidate for this role. Over the next two weeks, we are asking for the congregation to affirm the decision of Ministry Council to call Kristina to this role at HMC. On July 21st in the morning service, you will have an opportunity to hear Kristina share about her heart for this role and get to know her a bit more. We are also asking if the congregation has any feedback, that over the next two weeks, you directly contact Ministry Council, the Search team, or Pastor Dave. On July 28th, we would like to publicly affirm as a congregation a calling to Kristina to be a pastor here.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see Heading Home in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Come & Go 100th Birthday Tea Party for Kaye Hallman at Rockwood Terrace in Durham on Sunday, July 28 from 2-4 p.m. Best wishes only.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Ken & Karen Toman on the passing of Karen’s brother, Leroy Pries, on Monday, July 8. Please remember the family in your prayers as they grieve.

WORDS OF THANKS

Thank you to the congregation for your caring gestures of condolence. Your thoughts and prayers were greatly appreciated and warmly felt as we said goodbye to Dad. —Sincerely, Tor & Shelley Hallberg.

#SUMMERWITHJEMMA

Our summer interns, Emma & Jenna, are busy getting things organized. All U18s (K-12) are invited to join with them on Sunday mornings as they take a journey through the book of Malachi. Watch for online updates under the fun hashtag #summerwithjemma. Adult volunteers are needed! Talk to Emma or Jenna if you can help.

Bulletin — June 30, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a,m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm – We’re planning two casual summer gatherings and hope you’ll be able to join in. Come to the Rusnak’s on Sunday, July 28 at 6:45 p.m. for some worship in the barn followed by a campfire. And join us at the DeVisser’s on August 25 at 6:45 for another time of worship and campfire. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks.

Party in the Park. We’ll be at the Hanover Park on Sunday, September 22 at 10:00 a.m. for our annual park service and BBQ lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share. If you would like to be baptized in the river on this day, please connect with a pastor.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The Proverbs in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Jungle Camp Open House at Ethnos Canada in Durham. Come explore the world of cross-cultural missions on Saturday, July 6, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. A fundraising lunch is also available. Please RSVP to ethos.ca/campus-open-house.

#SUMMERWITHJEMMA

Our summer interns, Emma & Jenna, are busy getting things organized. All U18s (K-12) are invited to join with them on Sunday mornings as they take a journey through the book of Malachi. Watch for online updates under the fun hashtag #summerwithjemma.

WORDS OF THANKS

Carolyn & Bill Pearson wish to thank their HMC family for the love and support that was shown the them when Carolyn’s father passed away. It means so much to them to have felt all the support from their church family.

Bulletin — June 23, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a,m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm – We’re planning two casual summer gatherings and hope you’ll be able to join in. Come to the Rusnak’s on Sunday, July 28 at 6:45 p.m. for some worship in the barn followed by a campfire. And join us at the DeVisser’s on August 25 at 6:45 for another time of worship and campfire. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks.

Party in the Park. We’ll be at the Hanover Park on Sunday, September 22 at 10:00 a.m. for our annual park service and BBQ lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share. If you would like to be baptized in the river on this day, please connect with a pastor.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The Crutchfield Family in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Jungle Camp Open House at Ethnos Canada in Durham. Come explore the world of cross-cultural missions on Saturday, July 6, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. A fundraising lunch is also available. Please RSVP to ethos.ca/campus-open-house.

UPDATE FROM THE PASTORAL SEARCH TEAM:

After meeting in person with two applicants for the Associate Pastor role, the Search Team decided to pursue one of them. The candidate is meeting with a regional minister as the next step in the process before final approval by Ministry Council. Please be praying for wisdom and discernment as we hire a part-time pastor of adult discipleship.

KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP

Please join with us every Monday to pray. Set your alarms to 5:14 a.m. or p.m. each Monday and let’s come together to pray for our church, our vision, and our leadership.

Join the HMC Bible Book Club! Find motivation to do daily devotions, as well as opportunity to contribute to discussions about what you’re currently reading, and what has challenged you. Please consider joining! Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/HMCBBC/ to join.

Bulletin — June 16, 2019

HMC EVENTS

We’ve got summer on the brain! If you’re interested in volunteering for Summer Slam, our amazing week-long day camp ministry, please stay after the service for a brief information meeting in the upper room.

WORDS OF THANKS

Thank you to everyone who helped with the set up and clean up last Sunday for our potluck and budget meeting. Your willingness to volunteer was greatly appreciated!

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Tor & Shelley Hallberg on the passing of Tor’s father. Please remember the family in your prayers as they grieve.

Please pray for Don Herman who has been in the Walkerton Hospital.

Please pray for Larry Kreuger as he faces some health concerns.

Please pray for Adrianna Martin’s mother, Corrie, as she settles into a new home. Pray for her health and well-being.

Please pray for Vern & Holly Dyck as they prepare for a short-term mission trip to Africa at the end of the month.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Jasmine & Brett Waechter on the birth of their daughter, Genevieve Melody, on June 1. A new granddaughter for Verlie & Doug Koch!

Congratulations to Jerry & Linda Dunham who welcomed a new granddaughter, Hope Elizabeth, born to their daughter Nicole and her husband Randall Benbow.

KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP

UPDATE FROM THE PASTORAL SEARCH TEAM:
After meeting in person with two applicants for the Associate Pastor role, the Search Team decided to pursue one of them. The candidate is meeting with John Cressman as the next step in the process before final approval by Ministry Council. Please be praying for wisdom and discernment as we hire a part-time pastor of adult discipleship.

Some changes are being made to increase our security. We are no longer comfortable leaving the main doors unlocked if less than two staff members are in the building. If you require immediate assistance, the care line is always open (519-379-1752) or you can call the office at 519-364-1823. Either Marie (ex21) or Alanna (ex32) are usually in the building until 4:00.

Please join with us every Monday to pray. Set your alarms to 5:14 a.m. or p.m. each Monday and let’s come together to pray for our church, our vision, and our leadership.

Join the HMC Bible Book Club! Find motivation to do daily devotions, as well as opportunity to contribute to discussions about what you’re currently reading, and what has challenged you. Please consider joining! Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/HMCBBC/ to join.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. for the Vocal Legacy Concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Bulletin — June 9, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Our Budget & Town Hall Potluck meeting is today Plan to stick around after the service for a potluck lunch followed by our budget meeting. Can you help with set up (putting out the food before the end of the service) or clean up (doing dishes after the meeting)? Pastor Dave will be asking for volunteers this morning.

Mom’s and Tot’s are closing out the season with their annual trip to Storybook Park on Wednesday, June 12. Everyone is welcome to meet up at the park. Let the gate attendant know you’re with the HMC Mom’s & Tot’s group to get the discounted rate of $10 a person.

Plan to Protect Refresher Course. Please come out on Wednesday, June 12 from 7-9 to be updated on our protection system. This is a mandatory training for anyone involved in ministry.

Senior Youth are ending their season with a bowling party! Rides will leave the church at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. Please let Pastor Amos know if you need a ride and grab a permission form outside the main office – otherwise, meet at the Owen Sound Bowling Alley at 7:00 p.m.

We’ve got summer on the brain! If you’re interested in volunteering for Summer Slam, our amazing week-long day camp ministry, please come out for a brief information meeting on Sunday, June 16 at noon in the upper room.

UPDATE FROM THE PASTORAL SEARCH TEAM

After meeting in person with two applicants for the Associate Pastor role, the Search Team decided to pursue one of them. The candidate is meeting with John Cressman as the next step in the process before final approval by Ministry Council. Please be praying for wisdom and discernment as we hire a part-time pastor of adult discipleship.

KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP

Some changes are being made to increase our security. We are no longer comfortable leaving the main doors unlocked if less than two staff members are in the building. If you require immediate assistance, the care line is always open (519-379-1752) or you can call the office at 519-364-1823. Either Marie (ex21) or Alanna (ex32) are usually in the building until 4:00.

Please join with us every Monday to pray. Set your alarms to 5:14 a.m. or p.m. each Monday and let’s come together to pray for our church, our vision, and our leadership.

Join the HMC Bible Book Club! Find motivation to do daily devotions, as well as opportunity to contribute to discussions about what you’re currently reading, and what has challenged you. Please consider joining! Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/HMCBBC/ to join.