Compass 10/16/22


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (October 16, 2022)

This Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar’s message will be “Pray Like This…Who Is In Heaven” (Matthew 6:9b). This week’s songs will be I’ll Fly Away by Albert Brumley; arr. by Lee Marcum, Lion and the Lamb by Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson and Leeland Mooring; arr. by Dustin Loehrs and Dan Galbraith, How Great Is Our God by Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves and Ed Cash; arr. by Dan Galbraith, Revelation Song by Jennie Lee Riddle; arr. by Dan Galbraith, and One Day (When We All Get to Heaven) by Eliza E. Hewitt, Leonard Jarman, Beth Redman and Matt Redman; arr. by Cliff Duren.

Fall Festival October 31

Fall Festival is fast approaching and there is good news! We only need a few more volunteers to fully staff all of our booths! The big need is setting up the worship center and festival booths on Sunday the 31. We could also use a few more volunteers on the Décor team to decorate on Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. If you haven’t checked out our candy meter, check it out! We are steadily moving along and have hit 53% of our 35,000-candy goal!

Candy Donations for Fall Festival

We are accepting candy donations in the decorated bins at both the Main Entrance and Kids Entrance. Our goal is 35,000 pieces of candy. Make sure to check out the candy meter by the main stairwell each week to see how close we are to reaching our candy goal!

Hoffmantown Church Paid Ministry Positions AvailableHoffmantown Church has part-time positions available. Applicants should be an active member of Hoffmantown Church, sense a calling to Christian service and be able to work in various contexts.



Administrative Assistant: Hoffmantown Adult Family Ministry is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. Senior Ambassadors (70+), Men’s, and Women’s Ministries are included in AFM. Applicant should be proficient in software applications. For job requirements, please contact Susan Franse at 858-8654 or


Our Maintenance/Set-Up/Janitorial Department is seeking a dedicated Christian person to assist our team part-time in the area of custodial duties. This position could become a full-time opportunity for the right person. For job requirements, please contact Roger Tesch at

Applications are available at the Receptionist Desk Monday through Friday, or you can download an application from

Please return completed applications to the receptionist.


Packing Party for Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is holding a Packing Party on Saturday October 22 at 9am in room B209/221. Come help pack shoe boxes with lots of goodies, and share God’s love and bounty with needy kids all around the world. They are also looking for help with item donations. The items include: washcloths, small tools or tool kits, hot wheels, small toys, clothing for boys and girls (ages 5-9, 10-14), hair ties, hygiene products for girls, sewing kits, clotheslines with clothespins, and pencil bags. Let’s start this Christmas season off right!


Mark your calendars Mission Sunday October 23!

Mike Everett, a missionary with International Mission Board, will be coming to speak on Sunday morning, October 23. Mike and his family serve in SE Asia and we are excited to get the chance to hear him speak. In addition to hearing him during the sermon time that morning, Mike will also be doing a Q&A session in the evening at 5pm in room B100. This will be a great time to ask any questions you have on Mike and his family’s journey sharing God’s Word in SE Asia!


Student Ministry New Mid-Week Worship Service

Join us Wednesdays, from 6:30-8pm, for our Student Ministry Mid-Week Worship Service in Building E! This is an awesome time of student-led worship, preaching, and hanging out. Can’t wait to see our Hoffmantown Students there and don’t be afraid to bring a friend! And remember, Student Sunday School happens every Sunday in Building E at 11am!


Upcoming Important Dates:– Fall Festival: October 31



Current Members:

Elders: Jim Dearholt  and Jim Smith

Pastors: Lamar Morin and Gregory Elder

Deacons: Dave Jarvis and John Stockton

Operations: Sam Mouck

At Large Members: D’Ann Craft, Jeff McElwain, Dave Pitcher, Jerri Rose, Linda Rupp and Bruce Townsend

From the Church Council 

Allan Rider, head of our Hoffmantown Security Team, reported that we now have thirteen members with two new members joining recently and a couple who are inactive right now due to ongoing illness. The Security Team is doing a fantastic job of watchfulness and safety for us. Please remember to express your appreciation when you see them working around the building!