Compass 1/31/21


This Week’s Worship Service (January 31, 2021)

This Sunday, Pastor Lamar will preach on “Freedom In Christ” (Galatians 5:1-12). This week’s songs will be Victory In Jesus by Eugene M. Bartlett, Glorious Day by Jason Ingram, Jonathan Smith, Kristian Stanfill, and Sean Curran, Come Thou Fount, Come Thou King by Thomas Miller and Robert Robinson, Grace That Won’t Let Go by Mark Harris and Thomas Miller, and Amazing Grace by John Newton, John P. Rees, O. D. Hall, Jr.


Kids Ministry Lead Position Available

Please be in prayer as we are seeking a full-time Kids Ministry Lead. This ministry position will directly report to Pastor Lamar and be responsible for developing a comprehensive program of evangelism and discipleship for our preschoolers, children, and their families and leading our current team. Experience and education in this area of ministry is required. Current areas of supervision will include Sunday School, AWANA, Kids Express (licensed weekday preschool), and more. Applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest to


Administrative Assistant Position Available

Hoffmantown’s Adult Family Ministry is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. Legacy, Men’s, and Women’s Ministries are included in AFM. Applicants should be active members of Hoffmantown Church, sense a calling to Christian service, able to work in various contexts, and proficient in software applications. Applications are available at the Receptionist Desk Monday through Friday. Please return completed applications to the receptionist. For job requirements, please contact Susan Franse at 858-8654 or


December Month-End Update from the Finance Committee

(Our fiscal year starts in July)

December 2020                                  Actuals                  YTD Actuals

Receipts / Income                                              $361,424                               $1,353,988

Expenses                                                               $264,982                               $1,378,161

$  96,442                               $    (24,172)


Thank you for your faithful and generous giving to the Lord through Hoffmantown Church! Our receipts and income are about $145,000 below budget for the year to date. Expenses are being managed to compensate for this shortfall in receipts. The Finance Committee is pleased to welcome JoAnn Polk and Regan Stinnett as new members. The FC would like you to prayerfully consider giving part or all of your stimulus checks to HC to close the budget shortfall. Some of you did that in the Spring. Thank you! If you have questions you can contact the Finance Committee (Ken Abbott, Doug Lawson, Fran Stribling, Bill Talbott, Regan Stinnett, JoAnn Polk and Laurie Wallis) at



Prayer: An In-Depth Study

Please join us Wednesday nights to dive deeper into prayer. We will walk through all things prayer– Biblical prayers, definitions and what scholars see it as, defining it ourselves, and work towards being more grounded in prayer. We welcome everyone to join us in class to solidify our prayer lives and grow closer to God and the Holy Spirit through prayer. If you are interested or wish to register, please contact Materials: Your Bible, a notepad, and a writing utensil.



Parents Night Out

Parents Night Out is an opportunity for parents to invest in their marriages. We believe when parents have time to connect with one another they are better equipped to be the primary discipler. We invite you to take this time to go on a grown-up only date! Kids ages 6 weeks-6th grade are invited to join us for an evening of fun while Mom and Dad enjoy some time with each other. The cost is $10 per child with a family cost to not exceed $30. More information and registration is available


Recyclables Needed

We are already preparing for Vacation Bible School. We need your recyclables to start making decorations. We are looking for clean: 2 liter soda bottles, Gatorade bottles, cardboard oatmeal containers, plastic candy containers, plastic food containers from food such as: margarine, yogurt, crackers, nuts, or pretzels. Please be sure to wash the containers before bringing them in. There are 2 bins in the Fellowship Mall (one by the Receptionist Desk and one in the Kids Ministry) for you to drop these things off. Thank you in advance for your help!



ABQ God’s Talent

Hoffmantown Church is hosting Janow Acadamy of Music’s third annual “Albuquerque God’s Talent Show” for middle and high school musicians in the greater Albuquerque area March 19th, 2021, at 7pm. J.A.M. is hosting auditions from now until February 26th for instruments and voice. For more information, visit or contact Terry Janow at 505-238-2966.




Current Members:

Elders: Jim Dearholt & Ben Wyne

Pastors: Lamar Morin & David Hopkins

Deacons: Allan Rider & Drayton Boozer

Operations: Sam Mouck

At Large Members: Jeni Civerolo, D’Ann Craft, Robert Ewing, Steve Gnerich, Patricia Rogers and Bruce Townsend



Life Resource Center

Direct to Home Service

Many of us have some extra time on our hands right now. Let’s use this unexpected gift of time wisely! The Life Resource Center can have most any book and many study resources shipped directly to your home. Give us a call at 858-8668 or email us at