Archive for ◊ November, 2011 ◊
This Christmas Eve, Summit Hospital will be almost empty. The only people there will be patients in ICU, their families, a few families in maternity, and the faithful staff who work so hard to make sure they are given care. For several years, Hickory Bend has taken a holiday meal to Summit Hospital ICU on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Easter. If you would like to be part of this ministry, speak to Jeannie, Gabby, or any of the Youth. For more information, call 615-403-8455.
Please join us for congregational singing, special music as the children act out the Christmas Story from Luke.
Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by doing so some people have entertained angels unawares. Hebrews 13:2
We had a visitor Sunday who was hitch hiking to Knoxville from Michigan. Michael is a disabled vet, recovering from PTSD. He had a job he loved working twenty hours a week in a furniture store. It was his favorite job, but he had just lost his job at a furniture store, because he hurt his back. So now he is physically and mentally disabled. more…
Dear Santa,Mom said it would be a good idea to write you a letter to ask if you can come to our HBUMC Christmas Party on Dec. 14, 2011 please? Mr. and Mrs. Adair have offered to cook some of the dinner that evening, 2 appetizers, a main dish and a dessert, (YUM!!!) It would be a real treat for the kids, old AND young, if you could plan to stop by to have a few pictures made with us!Please check your calendar and let me know if a visit would be possible. Ms. Debbie at church want’s to put a hint about the special guest (that’s you!) in the next newsletter.Thanks so much, and I am so excited for Christmas to come!!! HBUMC loves to celebrate the birth of Baby Jesus and remember his gift to us as we have fun with giving gifts to each other.Love,C CHI CATHY,I WOULD BE HONERD TO ATTEND YOUR CHRISTMAS PARTY AT HICKORY BEND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.I HAVE BEEN KEEPING AN EYE ON THE ’LIL’ ONES THERE AND THEY ALL SEEM TO HAVE BEEN VERY GOOD (AND MOST OF THE ADULTS TOO); SO I’LL SEE YOU THEN!LOVE,SANTAEveryone is invited to join us Wednesday Dec. 14 at 5:30pm for the annual HBUMC Christmas party. Please bring a covered dish to share for the dinner and we will have a wonderful time of celebration!
Don’t forget your gently used or new undies for our homeless guests! Please bring these important items for our sweet friends at Room in the Inn. There will be a suitcase in the Fellowship Hall to collect these items.