Compass – 1/13/19


Transition Team Update

This Sunday Joe Long will be speaking on the “Signs of the Spirit in the Church” Acts 2:42-47.


An Encouraging Word: Great news–the chiller has been ordered. The actual cost wound up being $20,000 less than the estimate cost. Praise God. Lam. 3:22–24: The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. “The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in Him.”


The next Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, January 27, at 3pm in the Worship Center. The primary focus will be an update to the congregation on the status of the Governance work which will lead to amended by-laws.


For more information on the Transition Team, you can visit, or contact


Hoffmantown Congregational Meeting January 27

The next Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, January 27 at 3pm in the Worship Center. Childcare will be available for this meeting for Birth–4th grade. For more information, contact Susan Franse at or 858-8654.


Next Steps Class

Would you like to know more about Hoffmantown Church or desire to become a member? Consider attending our Next Steps class Sunday, January 27, 9:30am–1:30pm. The curriculum will cover history, doctrine, philosophy of ministry, and the membership process of Hoffmantown. Lunch will be provided with Elders, Pastors and staff in attendance. Please register by Monday, January 21 to reserve your spot! Please contact us at 858-8624 or for more information or to register.


Wednesday Meals for January

January 16–Chicken Casserole, pear salad, green beans, roll, key lime pie

January 23–BBQ Pulled Pork on a bun, chips, cole slaw, baked beans, banana pudding w/ whipped topping

January 30–Beef Stroganoff w/ noodles, mixed vegetables, orange jello salad, roll, orange swirl ice cream



Ministry Spotlight

We all need a place to come fellowship and grow in Christ together. Hoffmantown’s K-Groups, Life Groups and Adult Family Ministries are a great place for us to spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Come out to the Fellowship Mall TODAY (January 13) to check out these different ministries and see how you can get involved.


“Maximum Marriage By: Tommy Nelson” Thursday Evening Class

Join Steve and Harriett Byrd on an 11–week series in diving deep into what the Word of God says about healthy marriages and families and how they are based on the nature and character of God. The class will be start Thursday, January 10, from 7–8:30pm in their home! This class is open to married couples and singles. If you are interested in attending this class or have any questions, please contact our Equipping Ministry at 858-8624, or contact Harriet Byrd at 263-7844.


Men’s Discipleship Breakfast

Men of Hoffmantown, you are invited to attend our quarterly Men’s Discipleship Breakfast on Saturday, January 19, from 7:30–9:30am in room B100. For more information or to RSVP, or 858-8634.


Friends Unlimited

Friends Unlimited is a ministry that encourages single women of all ages and stages of life who desire spiritually-based friendships, fellowship, and Christian growth. Please join us Sunday, January 27 in room B206 for our monthly potluck. Please contact for more information.



Student Home Groups Resumes January 15

Home groups have begun. High School and Middle School meet every first and third Tuesday of the month. We begin at 6pm and conclude at 8pm. The study we are going through is Jesus Among Secular Gods. For more information, please contact us at



Mission Newsletter

Drop by the Mission Cove to pick up a copy of our brand-new Mission Newsletter! This newsletter will keep you up to date on all the happenings of your Hoffmantown Mission office.


Mission Life Group

Give Your Talk a Walk! This class, Wednesdays at 6:30pm in B216, will help you learn how to share the love of Christ with others – even your family. There will be outreach opportunities available. This class is open to servant-minded men and women at any time during the semester.



Life Resource Center

God’s Way to Success and Daily Planner/Journal

It’s easy to get complacent or let busyness or feelings of inadequacies hold you back. But you were created for more! In God’s Way to Success, you’ll be led biblically to go deep with the Lord so that you can be a wise steward of the time, talents and resources He has given you. Jennifer Lee Smith, biblical life coach, speaker, writer and women’s ministry leader has written and designed a planner, a journal, and a combo of both to help you prioritize, set goals, and create new habits, all as you surrender to His will.


In Loving Memory

Please continue to be in prayer for the families of: Joyce Fornea and Bob Blewer.


Chiller Receipts To Date: $129,616

Thank you for your continued support in giving to help replace the chiller. We are currently at 43% of our 300K goal. It’s not too late to give if you haven’t had the opportunity to do so. Through January, we will keep up the two trees that contain the “chiller ornaments.” However, it is not necessary to get an ornament to be able to give.  Just make sure you indicate “Property Improvement Fund” to ensure your gift is used for that purpose. As we have previously indicated, we ask that these gifts be over and above your regular tithes and offerings.