Get in the Christmas spirit with song

The church has started small men’s and women’s chorus groups to rehearse for special holiday music and get into the spirit of the season. The men meet at 5 p.m. and the women at 6 p.m. each Sunday evening. The ensembles will be learning three or four holiday pieces to perform […]

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Give the Gift of Life on Nov. 7

An American Red Cross Blood Drive is coming up at Young Harris UMC on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center gymnasium. To schedule an appointment, call Misty or Linda Crowley at (706) 546-0363 or just show up. Bring a photo ID, eat a good […]

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Get your BBQ tickets now

The Young Harris Men’s Fellowship will hold the bi-annual barbecue on Oct 2. Hundreds of people look forward to this event, which the men have held for decades each May and October. Tickets are $8 (dine-in or carry-out) and all net proceeds will go to missions. Teens also sell desserts […]

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Disciple study, Wednesday night worship back this fall

A new service, Wednesday Night Revive, will begin Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. We will be studying “This We Believe” by Bishop Will Willimon. For more information call Pastor David at the church office. Disciple Bible Study also will begin Sept. 10. This 34-week study will allow us to read 80 percent […]

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School supply drive under way for Chase students

Young Harris UMC is collecting school supplies for Chase Street Elementary School. The church has held a drive for the local school for years, and this year is concentrating on two lists – one to help teachers and another focused on students. If you would like to help out, drop […]

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UMW indoor yard sale is Aug. 23-24

The annual UMW indoor yard sale to benefit missions is coming up Aug. 23 and 24, so clean out the garage, basement and attic. Ladies of the church will be at the Family Life Center during the mornings Aug. 19 thru Aug. 23 to accept donations and get things set […]

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Funeral services set for Marie Mize

The Young Harris Memorial family is mourning the loss of Sarah Marie Mize, who passed away Sunday. Ms. Mize was an active member of the church for decades, organizing school supply drives, volunteering with the Interfaith Hospitality Network, putting together quarterly Red Cross blood drives, and so much more. The […]

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Mission team headed to Nicaragua

A team of eight missionaries from Young Harris Memorial UMC are scheduled to depart from Athens in the wee hours of the morning on June 22, bound for Leon, Nicaragua. The team will build a house for a deserving family, help out with vacation Bible school and worship with the […]

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Pastor David starts Sunday

Young Harris Memorial UMC said goodbye to retiring pastor the Rev. Carey Gibson on Sunday and will welcome the Rev. David Wofford on Sunday. Pastor David — along with his wife Sarah and infant daughter Ellie — come to Athens from St. James UMC in Atlanta. Following Sunday services on […]

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