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   Local Churches:
Apostolic Christian Tabernacle 65097 Red Arrow Hwy Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-2500
Calvary Pentecostal Church 13 S. Haver St Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-2215
First Hispanic Midway Baptist Church 200 E. Oak St Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-4863
Full Gospel Assembly Church 55921 CR 681 Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-4374
Hartford Church of God 141 Heywood St. Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-2698
Hartford Federated Church – re-established in 1946
Richard Ely, Interim Pastor

Independent non-denominational church
geared to minister to the while family.

Click here to view our history
Click here to send an email or
View our website at www.hartfordfederated.com
65418 Red Arrow Hwy. Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-4521
Hartford General Baptist Church – since 6-2010
     Steve Bisbee – Pastor

We are here to help those in need of spiritual guidance and those who need comfort and hope by offering them Jesus Christ.

Click here to send us an email.

323 E Main Hartford MI 49057 269-621-2700
Hartford Missionary Church
Iglesia Evangelica Missionera de Hartford
58444 62nd St Hartford MI 49057 (269) 668-6342
Hartford Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Church meets Saturday a.m.
    10:00 a.m. Sabbath School
    11:30 a.m. Worship Service
Midweek meetings in member homes
All are welcome.

Visit our website at http://hartford22.adventistchurchconnect.org/

Click here to send an email

57825 65 1/2 St
PO Box 415
Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-4700
Hartford United Methodist Church
    Ryan Wenburg, Pastor

A Christian congregation worshipping in and serving Hartford through partnerships with Hartford Public Schools, Senior Services, Boy Scouts, Cooperating Ministries Food Pantry.

Visit our website www.hartfordmethodist.org

Click here to send us an email.
425 E. Main St. Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-4103
Hope Evangelical Lutheran WELS

Spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ that we are saved by Grace alone through Faith alone.
205 Bennett Ave. Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-3407
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
63559 60th St. Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-4106
(260) 621-9924
Jesus Es El Camino

Hispanic Pentecostal church. 
62589 Red Arrow Hwy Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-6227
Keeler General Baptist Church – since 1960

We are making Disciples for Christ. 
  • Sunday School at 10 AM,
  • Sunday Morning Worship at 11 AM,
  • Sunday Evening worship at 6 PM
  • Wednesday Prayer meeting at 7 PM
  • Monthly Family Night the last Friday of every month beginning at 7 PM. 

63627 Territorial Rd Decatur MI 49045 (269) 621-2551
Keeler United Methodist Church 84085 CR687 Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-1838
New Life Harvest Ministries 67473 Red Arrow Hwy Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-1554
Child Abuse or Neglect

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Allegan MI 49010 (269) 673-7700

Nights, weekends, holidays

Allegan MI 49010 (269) 673-2346
Cooperating Ministries Food Pantry
    In service 20+ years

• Located at the Hartford United Methodist Church
• Representing support of 4 local churches
Must be residents of Hartford Township,
  City of Hartford or Keeler-Keeler Township
I.D. required when coming in for food 
• 1 visit per month for 2 full bags of groceries
• Donations greatly appreciated
• Volunteers needed.
Click here for TAX CREDIT information.


► Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 NOON
► Drop-off items Saturday morning OR at the
M-W-TH-F  9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (closed Tues)


Delberta Troutman Click here to send an email

 Food always needed                    Other items
Peanut butter
spaghetti sauce


macaroni and cheese

pinto beans-canned or dry

tuna fish

canned beef stew

canned meats

canned vegetables

canned soups

canned fruits


100% juices
Ramen noodles

hot dogs



fresh fruits-vegs in season
toilet paper




laundry detergent

dishwashing soap

bar soap


425 E. Main St
(across from the
Hartford Fire Department)
Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-4103 (church)
308-3011 (program coordinator)
Family Independence Agency 57150 CR 681 Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-2800
Hartford Concerts in the Park

Summer concerts, June thru August, every Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. in beautiful Ely Park.

Linda Gray, Chairman

Click here to send us an email
Call us if you would like to perform at one of our concerts or serve on this committee. Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-2477
Hartford Lions Club – since 1946

Non-profit club serving the Hartford area.

Click here to send us an email.

PO Box 633 Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-3651
Hartford Neighborhood Watch

Our Goals:
►Build an ongoing mutually beneficial partnership with Law Enforcement to reduce crime and improve the quality of life in Hartford
►To instill a sense of security and reduce the fear of crime and eliminate false assumptions
►Create strong communities within Hartford
►Put the Neighbor back into Neighborhood.

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Kim Sinclair (Oak Ave)
Dianna Clemons (Oak St)
Diane Tibbs (Paras Hill)
April White (Hillsborough)
Mary Pomeroy (Washington
Police Chief Ramon Beltran

Hartford MI 49057 <–see list
for ALL emegrencies
after hours
His Place Hartford Community Center
Sponsored by His Place Cathedral of Faith

Providing outreach programs for the children, teens, and adults of Hartford.

click here to send us an email
     Location of our future
  Hartford Community Center
          15 S. Maple St
        Hartford MI  94057

  Current mailing address:
            69556 CR378
         Covert MI  49043
Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-0997
Modern Mothers Club

Women’s nonprofit service organization
Sponsor annual Red Cross blood drive
Multiple service projects throughout the year.
440 S. Olds Ave Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-4593
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi
       in business since 1994

Native American Tribe

The Band aims to respectfully promote and protect its culture, dignity, education, health and welfare and self-sufficiency of our Elders, our youth, our families and our future generations, while preserving Mother Earth. The Pokagon Band strives to give its people a better quality of life, and to be economically independent from federal and state governments, allowing the Band to exercise its sovereignty.

Visit our website at www.pokagon.com

PO Box 180
58620 Sink Rd
Dowagiac MI 49047 (269) 782-6323
(800) 517-0777
Protective Services for Adults and/or Children 57150 CR681 Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-2800

After 5:00 p.m. weekends, holidays
(269) 349-7241

Senior Services of Van Buren County
Offices located in Paw Paw and South Haven MI.

Provide services, opportunities, and caring support for Senior Citizens to enhance their quality of life.

37458 W. Red Arrow Hwy Paw Paw MI 49079 269-655-8000
Van Buren Co. Historical Societysince the 1970s

■ 44 room museum formerly the County Poor House
■ Tours June 1-Sept 3
■ Can reserve for luncheon-tea – call 269-674-4221.

Click here to send us an email

58471 Red Arrow Hwy Hartford MI 49057 (269) 621-2188
Van Buren County United Way
Vera E. Tanier, Executive Director

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181 W. Michigan Ave #4 Paw Paw MI 49079 (269) 657-2410


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