but those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. -Isaiah 40:31 You know, I continue to be amazed at how much children can teach us about our relationship with God if we pay attention!! During the 301 Yard Sale, our children will be selling lemonade at their Lemonade Stand. Our children are reaching out to help other children in need. What a mission…what a way to share God’s love–being there for young people and......
Today we share a story of another beloved mother at Hood Memorial. We can learn from the stories of mothers along our faith journey. These are women and mothers in our church family who helped shape the faith of their own children or others around them. As a part of our 130th year of ministry in Dunn, we have collected stories and memories of women whose legacy and influence of faith continues through the ministry and work of our church family. We wanted to share these stories with our church family in......
Friends, We continue to pray and reach out to those most effected by Hurricane Florence. Many have been asking what we can do. As a congregation, we are going to work with the Week of Compassion and Church World Service efforts for hurricane relief. We are working on putting together Emergency Clean-up buckets and our children’s class will help assemble them. Our goal is to complete 25 buckets to send to the coast. These buckets are pretty extensive, so we will need your help in providing the items and equipment needed to......
Make plans to join us for a end of the summer celebration!! We will swim, fellowship, and play to celebrate the end of a great summer and the beginning of a brand new school year!! This is a great time to bring a friend and share with them about our church. We will gather at 3:00pm and eat around 4:30pm. Everyone is invited to join us. Check back for location and more details....
The Harnett County Partnership for Children (HCPC) recently approached our church with an immediate need for space to host its Ready to Grow Play Group in the Dunn area. We had to make a quick decision with little time to spread the word within our church family. So, this week we are thrilled to share the news that the HCPC is now leasing space on our third floor and this amazing new ministry is now happening on our church campus! Ready To Grow Playgroups are free and provide fun opportunities for children to......
Have you ever felt a bit of surprise mixed with admiration, curiosity, amazement and awe because of something beautiful, unexpected, unexplainable, or unfamiliar? How often? A couple times a year? Once a month? Once a week? Everyday? The feeling I’m asking about is wonder. How often to do have a sense of wonder? Do you wake up in wonder of a new day? Do you embrace the day with a sense of wonder at the world around you? Do you greet people in pure wonder about their life and experiences? Do you......
Join the family of faith at Hood Memorial Christian Church on Friday, June 1 for an evening outdoors at the movies! We will watch the new live action/computer animated comedy Peter Rabbit in a Drive-In style environment. You can watch from a lawn chair, a beach towel, or from the comfort of your car. You will be able to listen to the movie via our sound system or from your vehicle’s AM/FM radio. Popcorn and drinks will be available. Where: Parking Lot of Hood Memorial Christian Church When: 7:30 pm (music and......
On Wednesday, March 14th, our children will be sorting and packing bags for Buddy Backpacks of Harnett County. Below is information about the efforts of Buddy Backpacks and what schools they serve in Harnett County. This information is taken directly from the website: Buddy Backpacks for Harnett County. About Buddy Backpacks Program For Harnett County, Inc. Purpose The program is designed to provide nutritious food to school children who have little or nothing to eat over the weekend. The program recognizes that study is not the primary concern of a hungry child.......
We are soon starting a church-wide focus on missions and serving others. You will hear more about that soon. Our children will also be participating. We will be having Love Wins Kids Mission Nights on the second Wednesday of every month February-May. This will give our children of all ages a chance to learn about serving others and sharing God’s love to their neighbors and community. This class will be designed to give children projects they can be involved in hands on. Our first mission focus for the kids will be creating......
Children and Parents – come and enjoy an afternoon of Christmas teas, hot cocoa, and treats. We will sing songs, make crafts and bring Christmas stories to life! Come early and watch the Dunn Christmas Parade! Party begins at 3:00 pm at The Cellar (108 N Wilson St) after the Dunn Christmas Parade. Parents can stay and join the fun OR leave your children and head out for some Christmas shopping without the kiddos!...