Cheerful Hearts Events 2012
Red Hat Christmas Tea
December 11 CHM held an evening tea at the Source of Light Mission in Madison GA. We served 15 delightful Red Hat ladies! Click here to see photos of the event.
Jackie Shepherd Teaching
Jackie Shepherd from International Prayer Ministry taught in our community December 6-8. The 3 days were such a blessing!
Caroling at the Madison House
The CHM team had a wonderful afternoon, December 4 singing Christmas carols with the 16 precious residents of the Madison House in Madison GA. Click here to see our photos.
CHM held an evening WisHH (What is a Heart-to-Heart) class on November 13. . Two hours were set aside to explain the pastoral ministry aspect of the ministry. If you are interested in attending our next WisHH class, please contact our office.
Living Free Retreat November 9-11
Ladies from Trinity on the Hill Methodist Church in Augusta opened their hearts and minds to understanding and implementing God's forgiveness.
What a beautiful weekend of extending God's grace to others and ourselves.
If you would like to schedule a Living Free Retreat for your ladies group, click here.
Caroline Leaf Conference
Hilda, Deborah and Ann had the opportunity to hear Caroline Leaf. Her books are amazing. Click here to hear her speak with Joyce Meyers about toxic thoughts and reprogramming your mind.
CHM has had a wonderful year thus far. Would you like to see our photo gallery from this year? Click here for visual images of our year to date.
CHM had an organizational meeting for Merry Mary's on August 28th. The class is for those who have completed their Heart-to-Heart and desire to know Christ more intimately, forsaking all else and following Him.We are overjoyed to have 4 MM groups that are meeting weekly, bi-weekly and/or monthly! If you are interested in our pastoral counseling (Heart-to-Heart) click here.
Hearing God's Heart Couples Retreat
CHM was honored to have its 1st Couples Retreat August 17-19. Ten Couples met at the Carter Retreat Center for a Hearing God's Heart Retreat. Click here to see photos from this retreat.
Hilda, Deborah and Debi had the opportunity to speak at Harmony Community Association in Eatonton. After enjoying a delicious meal, they gave an overview of CHM's mission and ministry.
Blessed with Land!
CHM has been blessed with an acre and a half of land! We are so excited to see what the future holds. This gift has encouraged us in the vision God has set before us; a wellness center. A place where women between 12-112 can find solace, hope and healing for their body, soul and spirit.
Living Free Retreat
CHM hosted a Living Free retreat at Lake Oconee
June 22-24 for 6 precious ladies. Secrets were brought into the light, broken hearts were
healed and beautiful daughters were set free
from unforgiveness and bitterness!
Click picture above for retreat photos.
Consider getting a few like-minded friends together and host a retreat. We will gladly come to you and the locale of your choice. Click here for more details or call our office at 706-991-9941.
Thomas Bergeland Memorial Golf Outing
CHM Board of Directors sponsored a golf marathon June 4th at Harbor Club in memory of Thomas Bergeland, the CHM treasurer from 2008-2010. Thomas was a kind loving man who was a valuable asset to the ministry. The tournament was a success! Over $15,000.00 was raised - we praise God for His provision! He has done mighty things!
Click here for photos of the event.
Heart-to-Heart Reference Guide
Sequestering themselves, Hilda and Deborah
spent March 4-8 revising CHM materials while starting the development of a new HH Reference Guide. They were pleased with what was accomplished. If you would like to contribute to CHM and their mission of "Lifting women higher...to experience the depths of His love" click here. If you would like to read testimonials of ladies who have been ministered to by CHM, click here.
TEAM PLANNING RETREAT
The CHM ministry team left Wednesday December 28, 2011 for a sequestered time with the Lord. We were blessed to stay in a beautiful home in Callaway Gardens GA during their Fantasy of Lights.
Over the course of 6 days, we worked
on goals for the coming year. Once the goals
were created, we surrendered them
to the Lord, desiring only His purposes for CHM.
What a joy to have our husbands join us;
bringing in the New Year as a united group.
We are looking forward to 2012!
Romans 1-8 Conference with Bob Warren
The CHM staff was excited to attend the 3-day Bob Warren conference at Festival Hall in Greensboro GA on February 23-25. Mr. Warren taught on Romans 1-8.
HEARING GOD'S HEART RETREAT
8 ladies, yearning to communicate with God in a more passionate way, came together on March 2-4. Together we journeyed through the pages of Mark Virkler's book, Hearing God's Voice. We discussed his four keys and practiced them over the weekend. The ladies left with great anticipation of moving into a more loving, adventurous relationship with our God (Jer 31.3).
Click here to see pictures from the retreat.
Cheerful Hearts Christmas Party!
The 12th of December, several friends of the ministry joined us for an evening of celebration. Everyone brought their favorite appetizer and a white elephant gift. We had such a wonderful loud time of laughter and love.
Harmony Community Association
December 11, CHM had the opportunity to explain the ministry and its effects in the lives of local women. We gladly accepted the invitation from Harmony Community Association.
Serving Tea to Lovely Ladies
December 5, CHM had the privilege and honor of joining our friend Joyce Daniel, serving tea to ladies who bless others with the works of their hands. Threads of Love provide clothing and blankets for tiny premature and sick infants.
Cinema Chat was held on Monday November 26 at 6:00. We viewed the first half of The Hiding Place. If you are interested in attending Cinema Chat
Contact the office for more details.
CHM Team Retreat October 11-14
It's a new day at CHM. God has brought 4 more ladies into the ministry. 8 of us were able to get away to a beautiful mountain cabin in the Smokey Mountains. We spent time with our Creator and with one another. It was a holy time of refreshment and unity. How good and pleasant it is when brethren dwell together in unity. Click here to see our pictures.
Speaking Engagement at Good Will
Hilda was invited to speak to the staff of our local Good Will. On Friday afternoon, November 2 she gladly spoke on the fruit of the Spirit.
Resting @ the Cross
Resting@Cross Retreat was developed around 2 books; The Rest of the Gospel by Dan Stone and Greg Smith and Night With a Perfect Stranger by David Gregory. This September retreat was a pilot and will be offered in the new year.
If you are interested in hosting this retreat or another retreat we offer, click here. To see pictures from this retreat, click here.
Living Free Retreat
The request for CHM's Living Free Retreat has been high this year - and we are grateful! The retreat pertains to forgiveness and is always an amazing display of God's glory and freedom in the lives of the attendees as well as the CHM team. Click here to view photos from our July 20-22 retreat.
Summer Schedule Change
CHM is so pleased to have a full summer retreat schedule as well as personal family vacation schedules. Because of this, CHM will not be having Cinema Chat and Crafting with Christ during the summer months. Sorry for any inconvenience this has caused anyone. We will soon be posting the dates for upcoming gatherings!
You Are Special Teen Retreat
The Boswell's hosted a You Are Special retreat for 12 young ladies ages 12-17. The YAS retreat gives teenage girls a glimpse into "God's mirror" of worth and value. To view pictures from this retreat, click the photo. If you would like to schedule this retreat for a group of young girls click here.
Amy's Eye Machine!
CHM is rejoicing in God's provision for Amy! The Acrobat CCTV Machine is now a reality. Click here to view photos of the presentation.
Cinema Chat with CHM
CHM and friends of the ministry are meeting every third Monday for Cinema Chat. We view a movie with receptive ears desiring to hear from God's heart. Often our discussion revolves around beliefs, generational iniquities and words of blessing and cursing. Join us in May! We will be viewing Secretariat on the 21st. Call the office for more details 706-991-9941.
Mother Daughter Tea
Hilda and Deborah were delighted to speak at a Mother Daughter Tea Saturday, May 5th at Magnolia Church in Gibson GA. The topic was: Knowing (receiving/embracing) God's Extravagant love for us enables us to freely love others. It was a wonderful afternoon with lovely ladies.
Living Free Retreat
The LF Retreat conducted on April 27-29 was one of freedom! 5 ladies "forgave as they have been forgiven" - Colossians 3:13. Click here to see photos from the retreat.
Crafting With Christ
Crafting with Christ is starting up again the first Thursday of each month, beginning in May. If you are interested in crocheting, knitting, or any other type of hand work, please contact Julie at the CHM office 706-991-9941.
Click here for photos from May's CWC.
You Are Special Retreat
The Boswell's, friends of the ministry have scheduled a retreat for 10 young ladies ages 12-17. The YAS retreat gives teenage girls a glimpse into "God's mirror" of worth and value. This retreat is currently full. If you would like to schedule a retreat for young girls, your woman's group or even ladies of your family, click here.
Living Free Retreat
April 27-29 has been aside to explore the topic of forgiveness and the subsequent freedom that comes when we release truly forgive. This retreat is currently full but we have a second Living Free Retreat scheduled for June 22-24. Click here for a registration form. See you there!
Cinema Chat with CHM
CHM and friends of the ministry are meeting every third Monday for Cinema Chat. We view a movie with receptive ears desiring to hear from God's heart. Discussion during The Help revolved around word curses, generational iniquities and words of blessing. Join us in April! We will be viewing Courageous on the 16th. Call the office for more details 706-991-9941.