FAQ

Q: When are the church offices open?

A:  The church offices are open Monday- Thursday from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, and Friday from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.  We are closed for major holidays.  After office hours, an automated answering system will allow you to leave voice messages for any staff person.

Q: Must I be a church member to receive Holy Communion?

A:  United Methodists believe that Jesus invites everyone to his table.  You do not have to be a member of this church, a United Methodist, or even a baptized Christian to receive communion here. The only prerequisite is a willingness to accept the invitation to join others who desire to have their lives changed by Jesus Christ and his sacrificial self-giving. If you are seeking a renewed relationship of love with God and your neighbor you are welcome at the table.

Q: Is there a "dress code" for coming to worship at HFUMC?

A:  There is no dress code.  Dress as you feel comfortable and you feel is appropriate for the service you will be attending. 

Q: What is the inclement weather policy?

In the event of inclement weather, the following policy will be observed for the cancellation of church worship services and activities:

Sundays: If at all possible, at the minimum, the 11: 00 AM. Worship Service will be held. Please check the church web site, www.hfumc.org, call the church office at 615-824-8725, or look for closing information on Channel 2 News.

Wednesdays: If Sumner County Schools are closed, Wednesday programs and activities will be cancelled. 

Other Days of the Week: Please check with the church office at 615-824-8725 for updates on weather-related cancellations for church-related meetings, programs and activities. 

Q: What is Safe Sanctuaries?

In order to volunteer with our children’s or youth ministry we ask that you attend our church for 6 months so we can get to know each other. After 6 months, we ask you to participate in our Safe Sanctuary Training. As a part of the training you will be asked to fill out a volunteer application and complete a background check form. The safety of our children is a priority and as such we appreciate your willingness to be trained and screened as a volunteer.


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