Ministries at Harvester

Children


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. 

Find out more about Children's Ministries

Youth





Growing 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.

Find out more about Youth Ministries

Music

 The Music & Worship Ministry is interested in providing opportunities for people 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! 

Find out more about Music Ministries

Congregational Care

The Congregational Care ministry team provides practical and compassionate help for special events and families in need at the church. The team consists of anyone in the congregation who can help.

Find out more about Congregational Care

Evangelism & Outreach

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


The Missions, Outreach and Evangelism Committee partners with other ministries locally, and abroad to support them financially and with our prayers.  Some of the ministries we partner with are Christian Social Services, Students in Transition, Cornerstone Family Ministries, Metropolitan Ministry, Living Water Community Transformation, and Cuba Sister Church partnership.

Find out more about Evangelism & Outreach

Prayer Ministry

 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.

Find out more about Prayer Ministry

Worship Support

Ushers/Greeters

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

Find out more about the Ushers/Greeters

Hospitality / Special Events

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.

Find out more about Hospitality / Special Events

Tech Team

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.

Find out more about the Tech Team

Presentation Team

 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. 

Find out more about the Presentation Team

Lighting Team

 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.

Find out more about the Lighting Team

Worship Committee

 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 

Find out more about Harvester's Worship Committee

Creative Committee

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 Worship Committee to serve on Sunday mornings and provide an overall pleasant experience 

Find out more about the Creative Committee

Keeping Harvester Beautiful

Trustees

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. 

Find out more about Harvester Trustees

Groundhogs

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 

Find out more about Harvester Groundhogs

Harvester Gardeners

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

Find out more about Harvester Gardeners

Ongoing Small Groups

Sisters in Spirit

  

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.

Find out more about Sisters in Spirit

Harvester Men

Harvester Men meets at 8:00 am every Tuesday.


Location is Panera Bread at the corner of SR 54 and Livingston Rd.


PLEASE COME FOR FELLOWSHIP and GOOD FOOD

Find out more about Harvester Men

Breakfast Club

  

It's like Saturday Detention... with breakfast


Group  breakfast with great conversation and a Bible lesson

Find out more about Breakfast Club

Tuesday Night Small Group

Tuesday Night Small Group

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Wednesday Night Small Group

Wednesday Night Small Group is currently on hiatus

Find out more about Wednesday Night Small Group

Brown Bag Bible Study

Join us for Bible Study and bring a bag lunch.

Find out more about Brown Bag Bible Study

Family Dinner Club

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!"

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

Find out more about "Let’s Do This!"

Special Events

International Outreach

Cuba Sister Churches

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

Find out more about Harvester's Cuba Sister Churches

Community Ministries

Christian Social Services

 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.

Find out more about Christian Social Services

Cancer Support Group

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.   

Find out more about Cancer Support Group

Community Bible Study (CBS)

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. 

Find out more about Community Bible Study (CBS)

American Legion Post 108

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. 

Find out more about American Legion Post 108

Fellowship and More

Learn to Knit

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

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