Cheerful Hearts Events 2010
CHM just celebrated it's birthday! Click the B'day Celebration! tab on the toolbar to go to our Birthday page. Enjoy watching what CHM has been doing for 4 years! Click here to see photos of the special day.
Ann, our prayer leader recently had the opportunity to teach the first three chapters of Miles J. Stanford's book, The Green letters/Principles of Spiritual Growth at Life's Simple Blessings. Click here to download a free copy of Stanford's book.
MINISTRY TIME AT HILL OVER
Several of the CHM team had the opportunity to go to Selma Alabama for a time of ministry. Click here to see photos of Hill Over and learn more about it's ministry to the body of Christ.
LIVING FREE RETREAT
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free! On August 20-22 we explored one aspect of that freedom; forgiveness. This retreat is for those who desire to let go of anger, bitterness, and resentment. There were no pictures taken on the retreat, but Click here for photos from previous Living Free retreats. Click here to view the other retreats we offer.
AM/CHM 3rd ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
Atlas Ministries and Cheerful Hearts teamed up again for another golf fundraiser. The date was July 13th at Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee. It was such a success! Over 80 people came out to support the two ministries while enjoying one of the areas premier golf courses. To see photos click here.
WEARS VALLEY CHILDREN'S RANCH MISSION TRIP
May 10-14, four members of the CHM team joined 17 other individuals for a mission project in Tennessee. Over the course of the 5 days, a building was erected, numerous rooms were painted, and many children were blessed. For information on Wears Valley Ranch please click here.
TEA AT LAKE OCONEE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
May 1st the ministry was delighted to participate in honoring the nursery workers at a local church. We appreciate the love, time, and devotion these women and men give to our next generation. Perhaps you would like to bless your group with a tea. We will gladly come to the location of your choice. Click here to find out more information.
CHM participated in a ministry fair in Greensboro, GA Sunday, March 7 and 14. What a wonderful opportunity! Several hundred people had the opportunity to hear what God is doing in the lives of women through the ministry of Cheerful Hearts.
YOU ARE SPECIAL RETREAT
You are fearfully and wonderfully made, a unique creation of our God. The weekend of February 19-21 and March 11-13 was set aside to look into God's mirror, the only true standard in which to measure our value and worth. Click here to view pictures from the two retreats.
DREAM TEAM RETREAT
The weekend of January 21-23 the whole team went to Ellijay, GA in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Friends of the ministry gave us the use of their lovely mountain home. Laurie and Retha from Grace Connections, who are currently involved with the Barbados Project, led the retreat. The topic was team building! Click here to view the fun we captured on film!
ADVANCED DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING
January 12, 2010, four ladies from our Dream Team began attending the ADT year long course at Christian Life Today in Eatonton GA.This program is designed to lead others into a deeper understanding of their identity in Christ on a heart and experiential level.
WHO AM I? RETREAT
The cross of Jesus Christ accomplished for us what we could never do for ourselves. January 15-17, ten ladies marveled in the completed work of the cross and its impact on their identity. Click here to view the retreat photos.
The Dream Team had their annual retreat in November. Cynthia Fore taught on the book of Galatians. The weekend was one of truth, love, and much laughter. Click here to view our photos.
TEACHING AT LIFE'S SIMPLE BLESSINGS
Hilda has had the opportunity to teach Mark Virkler's material, Hearing God's Voice, to 12 women from August through October. The bible study was hosted by Life's Simple Blessings.
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AT LIBERTY CHAPEL
CHM recently spoke to the Tuesday evening bible study at Liberty Chapel in Eatonton GA. We showed our ministry DVD and spoke for an hour of what God has done and is doing through CHM.
CHM HAS A SURPRISE SHOWER FOR GRACE'S CLOSET
A friend of the ministry, Krissy Lundy has started a non-profit that enriches and blesses the lives of children. As a foster parent, Krissy noticed that the children entrusted to her care came into her home with their meager belongings in a trash bag. Krissy's heart is for each foster child in our tri-county area to have an age appropriate suitcase with a basic toiletries and a stuffed animal. To contact Grace's Closet click here.
Three members of the CHM team went to the Madison House Assisted Living Home to bless the residents with an afternoon tea. The time spent with these precious senior citizens proved to be a much larger blessing for the team; our cups overflowed. Click here to view photos of our wonderful afternoon with the residents.
Ann, our prayer coordinator recently spoke at a local congregation in Jackson GA. The church is set in a quaint wooded area that is accessible from the lake. Over 60 people came by land and water to hear her message of eternal hope. Click here to read Ann's thoughts on our "Pray With Us" page.
HEARING GOD'S HEART RETREAT
7 ladies joined us on June 18-20 with the desire to hear from God's heart.What a joy! They all clearly hear His voice (Jn. 10:3-5, Jer. 33:3) and are renewed in walking with Him in a loving, adventurous relationship (Jer 31.3).
This retreat is designed around 4 keys from Mark Virkler's book, Hearing God's Voice.
LIVING FREE RETREAT
This photograph captures the essence of the abundant life; childhood abandonment! This is what we were created for. We were never designed to carry the weight of bitterness and unforgiveness. Click here to see photos from the May 28-30 retreat.
MOTHER'S DAY CAMPAIGN
So many special woman were honored on Mother's Day. CHM sent beautifully designed Mother's Day cards along with a handcrafted bookmark to these beloved individuals. We also created a special memorial page for treasured women who have lovingly invested in our lives but are no longer with us. Click here to view the page and the names of these remarkable women.
CHANGE OF HEART CAMPAIGN
A friend of the ministry came into the office with a wonderful idea for a fundraiser - collecting change in order to change a woman's life. Would you consider joining us by filling quart jars with loose coins and bills? Contact us, we would love for you to link arms with us.
Have you wished you could effectively share about CHM and what they are doing in the community? Now you can! Hosting a dessert night is simple. Just invite your friends into your home, prepare your favorite dessert, and leave the rest to us. We will share our new DVD, give personal testimonies of what God has done in ladies lives over the past year, and answer any questions your guest may have. Please contact us for more details.