CHURCH OFFICE SUMMER HOURS – The church office has begun summer hours.  The office will be open Monday – Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.  The office will be closed on Friday’s in June and July.  You can contact Rev. Joe at 985-805-1232 or email Debi at if you need immediate attention.

LAURENT PROJECT – A project in honor of Laurent Lafargue, is a mission for homeless people starting to get back on their feet.  The mission aims to provide furniture items as well as any gently used items that you use in your house that others might need.  From book shelves to sheets we are asking for near about anything.  Our next donation drop off date is July 21st from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in Ciruti Hall. 


CIRUTI HALL KITCHEN LOST AND FOUND- If you are missing a serving dish or plate, please check the fellowship hall kitchen.  There is a large collection of lost dishes that will be donated to the Laurent Project and then given a new forever home if not claimed

CHRISTMAS PLAY – It’s that time again. Well, almost. First meeting of the Play Nice Troupers is Sunday August 19th, at 3:00 pm in Ciruti Hall.  Veterans are expected, enlistees welcomed, draftees if necessary. First Graders on up.  There’s a part for everyone.  Questions? Contact Carol at 225-567-2411 or

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY – The Bible study led by Margaret Adelmann and Ashley Director has resumed.  They mee every Sunday at 10:00 am in the Parlor.  We will be discussing a recently published Group book, The Unreasonable Jesus, which focuses on the Sermon on the Mount.  If you have questions, please email Margaret at

UMW NEWS- The Methodist Women will gather for their annual Friendship Luncheon on Saturday, August 18th from 11:30-1:00 pm.  More details will be announced soon.  Bring salad, sandwiches, or dessert, and invite a friend. Our program focus is on the National Missions Institutions that are located right here in Louisiana. 

FOOD PANTRY – The food pantry item for the month of July is MUFFIN AND PANCAKE MIX.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The 2018 Altar Flowers Calendar has been hung on the bulletin board across the Parlor.  Be sure to stop by and sign up for your Sunday to put flowers on the altar in honor or in memory of someone or something before the calendar fills up.  Contact Debi in the church office with any questions.  

FACEBOOK – Please be sure to follow FUMC Hammond on Facebook we are actively using our Facebook page for annoucements.  If you lead a church group please be sure to email any updates to so that your group can be highlighted on Facebook post.  Help spread the word about all the amazing things happening by sharing or commenting on our Facebook post.  

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPERS – Join us every Wednesday at 5:30 pm in Ciruti Hall for our Wednesday Night Supper.  

CONTRIBUTIONS – If you would like your gifts tracked when given in cash, please use the white “WELCOME” envelopes provided in the pews for your convenience.