Ministries at Harvester

Children

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Harvester's Children's programs provide fun, safe, faith-building opportunities. 


The Children's Ministry Team oversees planning, implementation and reflection for Children’s Worship Hour instruction as well as special events and programs for children from birth through grade 5. 

Youth

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This ministry allows our youth to grow closer To God and each other through Faith, Fellowship, and Fun! 


The Youth Program builds a sense of community within the youth of the church and provides an opportunity for both spiritual and social development.

Music

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The Music & Worship Ministry provides opportunities to get involved in the ministry of the church through instrumental and vocal musical performance. 


Our established groups are always looking for new ministry members to help us sing and play God's praises! 

Congregational Care

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The congregational care team is a group of loving and dedicated fellow members who reach out to others in the congregation when there is a need such as an illness or death. 

Evangelism & Outreach

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Harvester's Evangelism & Outreach ministry offers a variety of ongoing and seasonal opportunities to serve those in need in our local community and beyond.  

Prayer Ministry

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 Prayer is absolutely essential to the life of any believer and any church.  Therefore, our prayer ministry begins by encouraging everyone at Harvester to be a person of prayer.

Worship Support

Ushers/Greeters

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Harvester's Ushers/Greeters are a significant part of  the church hospitality system and fulfill specific duties to accomplish that role. 

Hospitality / Special Events

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The Hospitality Committee prayerfully plans and hosts special events that will bring people together for the sole purpose of experiencing the gift of God’s love and becoming connected to a worshiping congregation.  


Events include coffee and refreshments on Sunday morning, 5th Sunday pot lucks and other times of celebration.

Tech Team

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The Tech Team is primarily concerned with sound at our worship services. 


Each Sunday requires a person at the 9:00 Traditional Service and a person at the 11:00 Contemporary Service.

Presentation Team

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 The Presentation Team primarily utilizes "Proclaim" software for overall services, plus "PowerPoint" for the pastor's sermon.


At a base level, this involves just changing the slides at the correct times in the service. More experienced team members will understand how to create and manipulate items in "Proclaim"


 Each Sunday requires a person at the 9:00 Traditional Service and a person at the 11:00 Contemporary Service. 

Lighting Team

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 The Lighting Team  is a new and expanding ministry at Harvester. Currently our lighting is static, and is set at the beginning of each service. 


But Harvester is embarking on a new course in which lighting is an ever changing part of the Worship . Experience.  


If you have experience (or just an interest), this is a great place to get plugged in at Harvester.

Worship Committee

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 The Worship Planning Committee at Harvester oversees  the logistics of what you see, hear and experience during Sunday services and special occasion services.  


Several other committees work in conjunction with the Worship Committee to serve on Sunday mornings and provide an overall pleasant experience 

Creative Committee

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The Creative Committee  at Harvester oversees  the content of what you see, hear and experience during Sunday services and special occasion services.  


Several other committees work in conjunction with the Creative Committee to serve on Sunday mornings and provide an overall pleasant experience 

Keeping Harvester Beautiful

Trustees

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The Trustees are responsible for the budget, maintenance, insurance and improvements associated with the Church’s physical facilities. They also have decision power over requests for use of the facilities by various groups both within the Church family and outside organizations. 

Groundhogs

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Groundhogs are responsible for keeping our grounds looking beautiful. Typical teams of 3 to 4 people use a riding mowers for the main area, use a push mower to trim, and operate a weed whacker or edger 

Harvester Gardeners

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Gardeners are responsible for keeping our plantings and trees looking beautiful. 

Ongoing Small Groups

Sisters in Spirit

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As daughters of our Heavenly Father we are Sisters in Spirit who gather together to share our burdens, laughter, joys, hopes and journeys.  


We partner with other missions of Harvester to serve the church community as well as the local, national and global communities.  We have scheduled game nights, tea parties,  outings, fall retreat, packing parties for college and military members.

Harvester Men

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Harvester Men meets at 8:00 am every Tuesday at Panera Bread at the corner of SR 54 and Livingston Rd.


Come join us for fellowship and good food!

Breakfast Club

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It's like Saturday Detention... with breakfast


Group  breakfast with great conversation and a Bible lesson

Tuesday Night Small Group

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Tuesday Night Small Group


Join us for a relevant Bible lesson with Group  discussion

Wednesday Night Small Group

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Wednesday Night Small Group is currently on hiatus

Brown Bag Bible Study

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A weekday worship opportunity! Bring a bag lunch and join us for an exciting and engaging Bible Study

Family Dinner Club

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Everyone is invited to meet for dinner at Pizza Villa at 5:00 p.m on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Congregational Get Togethers

"Let’s Do This!"

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What is “Let’s Do This!!”? 


"Let’s Do This!" is a Ministry to fellowship at community events & destinations


It offers an opportunity for our Harvester family and friends to attend events with our brothers and sisters in Christ. 


* Fellowship

* Invite people into a growing relationship with Christ

* Attend events with other brothers and sisters in Christ

Special Events

International Outreach

Cuba Sister Churches

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 Harvester UMC  supports two sister churches in Cuba both financially and with our prayers 

Community Ministries

Christian Social Services

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 CSS is a specialized ministry of local churches which offers food, clothing, supportive services and Christian hospitality in the name of Jesus Christ in central Pasco and north Hillsborough counties. 


Harvester volunteers at Christian Social Services on the last Saturday of each month from 10am to 12pm.

Cancer Support Group

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A  support group for Cancer patients and/or family members. Held at First UMC of Land O Lakes the 1st & 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 pm. 


Interested people can contact the facilitator, Jennifer Barolo. a nurse specialist trained in this field at 727-255-9424 or just show up.   

Community Bible Study (CBS)

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Women's Bible studies 


CBS classes are attended by people from various backgrounds who meet at a local host church for Bible study. Classes meet for two hours, once a week for 30 weeks, usually beginning in September and ending in May. 

American Legion Post 108

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American Legion Post 108 meets the 2nd Saturday of each month


Here is an opportunity to help a post rebuild and start over... Post 108 is actually an old Post that was destroyed by a storm a few years back, and is in need of fresh members to rebuild it. 


For information call Randy Holeyfield 813-716-0318. 

Fellowship and More

Learn to Knit

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Join us for a free knitting class every other Thursday at 2pm in the Fellowship Hall.


Any questions contact Kathy Griggs at klgriggs@hotmail.com