At Harrison United Methodist, we pride ourselves on the many types of outreach we align ourselves, as well as the various ministries we offer! As such, great work requires great hands, and we'd love for you to join our ranks! Whether you have a love for music, for education, for children, for the homeless, for the needy, for the sick, or for another of this world and this community's problems, we want to help!
Join us; we'll find a place for you!
“Let every man abide in the calling wherein he is called and his work will be as sacred as the work of the ministry. It is not what a man does that determines whether his work is sacred or secular, it is why he does it.”
― A.W. Tozer
Led by JC Smith and accompanied by Dr. CT Turner, we are an all-volunteer choir comprised of singers ranging from 12-years-old to 70-years-old! We provide worship music for each Sunday Service at 10:55am, as well as special services throughout the year. Singing music ranging from traditional service hymns to modern choral repertoire, we practice Sundays before service at 9am, and Sunday afternoons from 2p-3:30p. Join us!
With multiple programs designed for believers of all ages, from Kindergarten all the way through adulthood, HUMC has a vibrant Christian Education program! Led by Crystal Fallesen, our program includes youth outings, retreats, dedicated lesson plans, Adult Sunday School groups, and an opportunity to figure out who they are in Christ, with guidance from an amazing staff and team.
The General Commission on United Methodist Men's mission is to help men grow in Christ, so others may know Christ. UMM ministries include Ministry to Men, Scouting and Strength for Service to God and Country. The HUMC unit meets the 2nd Thursday of each month.
United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice. The HUMC unit meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month!
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Project Crossroads serves the needs of God's children through home repair, new home construction, firewood delivery, and emergency assistance. By working with Project Crossroads, you or your group have the opportunity for faithful witness of Christ's presence through love in action.
Boy Scouts &
HUMC is the charter organization for Boy Scout Troop 82 and Cub Scout Pack 82. We have a very active program with over 50 years at HUMC. Cub Scouts are grades K-5 and meet on Mondays 7-8. Boy Scouts are grades 6 & up and meet Monday nights 7-8:30. The program will be expanding In Fall 2018 to include girls at all levels. For more information contact Steve Barham, Kevin Martin or Tonia Martin
Girl Scout Troop 40138 is happy to call Harrison UMC their home. The troop welcomes girls from kindergarten to high school from multiple schools in the Hwy 58 area, as well as magnet schools and home-school families. During the school year we meet Tuesday evenings from 6:15 – 7:30pm. For more information contact Becky Bumgardner at 423/504-6737 or the local Girl Scout Council at 800-474-1912.
The Fostering Hope Kids Closet is a ministry of Harrison United Methodist Church that provides needed items to Foster families and foster children. Founded and managed by Amanda Senentz, we strive to make every child's experience in the County foster care system as positive as possible by providing for their needs.
Vacation Bible School
Join us each summer for our one-week Vacation Bible School program! This is a great way for a child to learn more about walking with Christ, as they learn life-long skills in a safe and friendly environment! With varying themes from year to year, your child is sure to experience something new and fun each summer they come, even if they've been in year past. Make plans on join us!
Open Hands Ministries is our year-round partnership with Harrison Elementary School next door. Through this ministry and its various components, we provide support for the staff and students of H.E.S. through sharing of our time, talents, and treasures!
Vacation Bible School
Every summer, the people of Harrison UMC open our doors and hearts to the children of our community, no matter their denomination or religious affiliations for this fun and exciting event! Featuring carnival-style games, inflatables, music, food, and door prizes, we are thrilled to offer this great event to celebrate the return of these children back to school!