Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Mission Training Event January 27-31

Hi friends. I've been gone some time now busy with other endeavors. Here's your official invitation for us to catch up, swap some mission stories, learn some new skills, and be about good work!

Outreach Celebration
Trinity on the Hill UMC, 1330 Monte Sano Ave., Augusta, Georgia, January 27-31, 2010

Wednesday, January 27
Mission Celebration Worship 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Sanctuary—with children’s choirs and Dr. Esaho Kipuke, missionary to Togo west Africa, preaching.

Thursday, January 28- reservations required by Monday, January 25
Supper– 5:00-6:00 p.m. – Wesley Hall
Christian Community Development Training—6:00-8:00 p.m. Nate Ledbetter, associate director of Family Consultation Service (FCS) Urban Ministries in South Atlanta, will lead training which shows how to increase the effectiveness of a church in the local community through Christian Community Development. See www.fcsministries.org to learn more of the transformational community ministry established in 1976 and focused in the urban Atlanta neighborhoods of Summerhill, Grant Park, East Lake and South Atlanta.

Friday, January 29- reservations required by Monday, January 25
Supper– 5:00-6:00 p.m.– Wesley Hall
Agricultural Missions Training- 6:00-8:00 p.m. Doug Neel, Associate Director of AgriMissions, will lead us in “AgriMissions 101.” Doug has extensive experience in agricultural missions, community development, evangelism and church planting. This session will involve laity and clergy and show how a church can be effective in agricultural missions.

Saturday, January 30- reservations required by Monday, January 25
Day of Service features 17 local mission projects for elementary children, youth, and adults. Projects include yard & neighborhood cleanup, painting, building wheelchair ramps, roofing a house, sewing pillowcases for children with cancer, a Hispanic medical clinic in Grovetown, working at Golden Harvest Food Bank, serving breakfast at BonAir, work teams in Harrisburg, at New Bethlehem, at Augusta Urban Ministries, and more!

Breakfast- 8:00-8:30 a.m.- pastries, coffee and drinks
Departure- 8:30-8:45a.m. – Break into groups for project sites
Serve- 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Servants work throughout the community!

Sunday, January 31
Sunday School- 9:45-10:45 a.m.- Mission Speakers include:
*Mike Cooper– Missionary preparing to serve in a 10/40 window Muslim country- Open Door Class/ A004
*Jim Dickens –President/CEO, Action Ministries- Adult Couples and Singles/ A267
*Michael Schaffer -Harrisburg Family Medical Clinic- Chapel/ A151
*Nick Elliott– Retired director of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission, Southeastern Jurisdiction- Choir Room/ B242

Mission Challenge Worship- 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Sanctuary- Featuring New Creation and Love Unlimited Youth Choirs and Rev. Nick Elliott preaching.

Reservations may be made by Monday January 25 online at www.trinityonthehill.net or by calling the church office at 706-738-8822.

Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church is located next to Augusta State University and has served the Augusta/CSRA since 1926 in worship, education, and service. In the past year the church has supported 21 local, 9 state and national, and 6 international mission partners through prayer, funding, and participation. Twice a year the church offers a Children’s Consignment Sale with 40% of the proceeds supporting these mission partnerships. For more information contact Rev. Scott Parrish, Pastor of Outreach & Missions and Director of the Augusta State University Wesley Foundation.

For more information:

Rev. Scott Parrish
Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church
1330 Monte Sano Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904
Phone Number: 706-738-8822, ext. 18
Email Address: sparrish@trinityonthehill.net
Website: www.trinityonthehill.net

Rev. Scott Parrish
Minister of Outreach and Missions
Trinity on the Hill UMC
Augusta, Georgia
Director, Wesley Foundation
Augusta State University