• Host a Marine for Thanksgiving: Take part in this fun and rewarding holiday program to host a Marine who is stationed away from their family for Thanksgiving dinner at your home. There is a sign-up sheet in the Welcome Center.  For questions, call Alan Foster (204-7235).   

  • Cleaning Kits - UMCOR: Buckets and instructions for cleaning kits are in the Welcome Center.  Kits will be sent to staging warehousews for distribution to flood victims.  PLEASE READ the instructions, check off each item and return the list with the bucket.  A donation of $2 per bucket will defray the cost shipping.  Questions: Clyde Harrell, Disaster Coordinator, HUMC, (757)421-2631 or

  • Salvation Army Angel Tree Outreach: Once again, HUMC will be participating in the Angel Tree gift program sponsored by the Salvation Army of Hampton Roads.  Gifts of clothing, shoes and coats may be purchased for a child in need and returned to church for delivery on or before Wednesday, December 5, 2018, to guarantee your angel will receive your package.  The tags and instruction sheets are available today in the Welcome Center next to the youth bulletin board.  Please sign the sheet with name, phone number and your tag number.  There is also a check box next to your name for when you return your gift.  Thank you for your generosity and helping The Salvation Army ensure that every child is able to experience the joy of Christmas!  If you have any questions, please contact Korin Lester at 635-4086 or at

  • Our District Superintendent, Wayne Snead, and the Hickory Staff Parish Relations Committee need your input as Hickory Church looks toward a pastoral change in 2019.  There will be two Town Hall Meetings with the DS to explain the process, answer questions and receive your input.  The first Town Hall will be Tuesday, Nov. 13th, at 6:30 pm.  It will include a soup and sandwich dinner.  The second Town Hall will be Sunday, Dec. 2nd, at 2:30 pm.  You are encouraged to attend one or both of these meetings. 

  • The position of Nursery Worker is now available.  For more information, contact Cheryl Cooper (482-2920) or Pastor Tom (287-8420). 

  • 2019 Calendar are for sale between services $8.00, make checks payable to HUMC Youth, all proceeds go to the Youth Mission Trip. For more information, contact Ginny Owens (621-8135). 

  • Offering Counters: Help is needed on our Counter Team. If you are interested in helping to count the offering on Sundays after the 11 am service, please contact Gale Bryant (719-2246 or 547-0501). Thank you.

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