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Taste of Georgetown


Save the Date for the 2015 Taste of Georgetown:

Saturday, November 7 from 12:30-3:00pm on Front Street in Georgetown. Food and Music along the waterfront. How great is that!  The Taste of Georgetown is a fundraiser for the Family Justic Center, a non-profit organization providing collaborative services for victims of domestic violence.

Jammin’ Under The Oaks


Jammin Logo

Jammin’ Under the Oaks summer music festival brings live blue grass, Indie, and Americana bands to the campus of HCFM!  The next event will take place on Sunday, September 13th  from 2 P.M. – 5 P.M. (weather permitting) and will feature live music by Liz Blackstone (!music/c10tw), food, vendors, and activities for the whole family. A minimum donation of $5 per car will help to cover the cost of the event.  Find us on Facebook Jammin’ Under the Oaks or contact:

gro.m1440996019fssor1440996019cyloh1440996019@ofnI1440996019 for more information.

Women’s Bible Study Resumes September 14


The Women’s Bible Study will resume on Monday, September 14th at 12 o’clock noon in the Parish House. All women in the parish are invited as well as any one from the community that you would like to invite.  For more information please contact Kay Pulliam at moc.l1440996019iamg@144099601944mai1440996019llupy1440996019ak1440996019 or 843-979-1285.

Walking in Wonder Fall Schedule


For fall we are moving our walks back to 9:30 am (except for sunrise and night walks). We meet at HCFM and carpool to our walking locations. Fall schedule: Sat. Sept. 12 – 9:30 am; Friday Sept. 25 – 9:30 am;  Sat. Oct. 10 – 9:30 am; Fri. Oct. 23, Sunrise beach walk — 6:45 am meet-up (sunrise at 7:27 am); Sat. Nov. 7 – 9:30 am; and Fri. Nov. 20- 9:30 am. For questions or to be added to the Walking in Wonder email distribution list contact Nancy Laprade at moc.l1440996019iamg@14409960191edar1440996019paln1440996019  or 843.685.1837.

Children’s Church begins September 6th


All youth from 1st grade to 5th grade are invited to participate in Children’s Church which will be held in the parlor room of the sanctuary. During the 10:30 service participants will sit with their parents through the first parts of the service and will then be invited to process out to hear and discuss readings from the lessons presented that day.  They will then rejoin the congregation and their parents at The Peace.  This will be a space for children to ask questions, be with other children, and learn about Jesus.  If you have questions, please call Amanda Keith at 931-308-4051.

Learn to Line Dance!


Friday evening Sept.4th from 5:30 til 8:00 pm will be your chance to learn two line dance varieties – “Cupid Shuffle” and “Electric Slide”.  Wear comfortable shoes, bring a non-alcoholic beverage of your choice as well as finger food to share, and come to the church for an active evening.  Please email Dottie D’Ambrosio moc.l1440996019oa@741440996019wogra1440996019m1440996019 by Sunday August 30th if you plan to attend.

Upcoming Garden Parties for Youth and for Adults


Youth are invited to help out in the Food Pantry garden  at 9am Saturday, September 12th.  Wear clothes made for getting dirty – and don’t forget sunscreen and bug spray! Questions? Contact Amanda Keith 931-308-4051.


On September 19 at 9 am there will be an adults “Garden Party” to prepare and plant the remaining beds for the early fall garden.  For information contact Jim Dodd at 843-235-3224.

Save The Date for Stewardship Dinner!


On September 25th the HCFM Stewardship Committee and Vestry will host a Stewardship Kick Off Dinner.  An evening of fellowship and entertainment over a gourmet meal prepared just for you!   Mark your calendar now – invitations will be made the first week of September.  Nursery and programs for children and youth will be provided.

Water Day Was A Blast!


Water Day

Many thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make Water Day 2015 a HUGE SUCCESS!

For more pics of the fun visit the HCFM Gallery HERE!

Watch Party


The Church of the Messiah is hosting a Watch Party to view the installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop, The Right Reverend Michael Curry, at the Washington Cathedral on Sunday, November 1st at Noon.  The party will take place at Pine Lakes Country Club off Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach.  Lunch Buffet at a 20% discount.  Don’t miss the festivities!  Sign up in the narthex.