2015 Noon Holy Week Services

March 28, 2015

The 40th annual Noon Holy Week services will be March 30 – April 3.

The service will consist of a great lunch, music and a speaker.  Serving line starts at 11:45.  There will be no meal at the Friday service as we encourage everyone to fast on Good Friday.

The speakers Monday thru Friday respectively will be Rev. Mary Ann Braswell (pastor of Long Hill & Excelsior UMC in Coffee County), Rev. Wayne Roundtree ( associate pastor of Amazing Grace Baptist), Rev. Bobby Gale (interim pastor of Hazlehurst First UMC, Rev. Nathan Smith (pastor of Hazlehurst Church of God on Cromartie Street)  and Rev.  Lindsey Collins (pastor of Swift Creek UMC in Macon).

Funeral Arrangements for Rev. Bruce Sack

March 28, 2015

Rev. Bruce Russell Sack
March 25, 2015

Rev. Bruce Russell Sack, 49, of Hazlehurst, formerly of Tifton, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Select Specialty Hospital in Tallahassee, Florida. A memorial service will be held for Rev. Sack at 11:00 a.m., April 11, 2015, at Tifton’s First United Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Minton officiating. Rev. Sack will be laid to rest at a later date.

Rev. Sack was born December 3, 1965 in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Doris Fauldrath Sack of Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania and the late Edwin Sack. He was the pastor and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hazlehurst and the former associate pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Tifton.

In addition to his mother, Rev. Sack is survived by his wife, Janet Ann Watts Sack of Hazlehurst; one son, David Sack of Valdosta; two daughters, Emily Sack of Valdosta and Elizabeth Sack of Hazlehurst; one brother, Stuart Sack of Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania; and three sisters, Ellen Stewart of Stanton, Pennsylvania, Elaine Gardner of New Freedom, Pennsylvania and Barbara Malinich of Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania

420 Love Avenue
Tifton, GA USA 31794

Building Improvements Offering

February 19, 2015
The Trustees asked for a special offering Sunday,  February 1st which is needed for repairs to our buildings.
Gerald Smith, chair of trustees, spoke of these needs during “Living the Ministry” segment of morning worship on Jan. 28th (go to 15 minutes into the video here).
Report:  over $14,000 was given on Feb. 1st.

We Had a Wonderful Revival

February 19, 2015

Revival services were February 8 -11, 2015 with the Rev. Jim Dominey as the evangelist.

Rev. Dominey was appointed to serve at Andrew UMC in Kathleen in June 2012.

He is an ordained elder in the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. He became a student pastor is 1993 after serving in his home church (McRae UMC) as the director of children and youth ministries. He earned his undergrad degree from Columbus State University and earned a Masters in Divinity from Erskine Theological Seminary.

We had average attendance each night of 109.