Compass 10/22/23


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (October 22, 2023)

This Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar’s message will be “Setting the Stage” (Philemon 8-11). This week’s songs will be Praise to the Lord, the Almighty by Jaochim Neander; arr. by Travis Cottrell, Holy Is the Lord by Chris Tomlin; arr. by Dan Galbraith, Lion and the Lamb by Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson and Leeland Mooring; arr. by Dustin Loehrs and Dan Galbraith, and Bless Your Name Forevermore by Jason Michael Webb; arr. by Jason Michael Webb.

Next Steps Class this Sunday, October 22

Seeking more info about Hoffmantown Church? Seeking membership? Come to Next Steps this Sunday, October 22! Have lunch with us, meet our pastors and elders, and ask questions! We would love to have you. Register at Email us at, or call us at 858-8624.

Missionary Q&A with Bob Butler

Bob Butler, IMB missionary to Cambodia (also former pastor of Sandia BC), will be preaching on October 29. We are very excited to have him come and preach! In addition, Bob and his wife, Vickie, will be available for a Q & A time that same evening at 5pm in room B100. Join us to get a deeper look into their ministry work.

August Month-End Update from the Finance Committee

August 2023                                                                        Actuals                  YTD Actuals

Receipts / Income                                                             $231,178                               $1,907,554

Less Expenses                                                                     $295,209                               $2,182,184

                                                                                $(64,031)                              $( 274,630)

Thank you for your faithful and generous giving to the Lord through Hoffmantown Church.

If you have questions regarding the financials or want more information, you can contact any member of the Finance Committee (Ken Abbott, Doug Lawson, Fran Stribling, Regan Stinnett, JoAnn Polk, Robert Ewing, and Jerri Rose) or email us at

Hoffmantown Church Full-Time Position Available

Hoffmantown Church has a full-time position available. Applicant should be an active member of Hoffmantown Church, sense a calling to Christian service and be able to work in various contexts.

Kids Ministry Administrative Assistant Are you passionate about making a lifelong impact on children’s lives? Do you have strong organizational skills and a heart for serving others? We’re looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Full-Time Kids Ministry Administrative Assistant! This position is a direct report and support of the Kids Director and works hard alongside the Kids Ministry team to make each event, meeting, and task successful. If you’re ready to be a difference-maker, fill out an application form, and submit a resume to Caitlin Craft at

Applications are available at the Reception Desk Monday through Friday, or you can download an application from Please return completed applications to the receptionist.


Please join the Women’s Ministry Council for “Harvest” Time 

It’s “Harvest” time! Time for fellowship while enjoying breakfast, reflecting on God’s word, and participating in a craft outreach project. Breakfast will consist of Cracker Barrel’s Pancake Tacos with fried apples. Of course, coffee, orange juice and water will be available. Join us on Saturday, November 11, at 9:30am until noon in room B208/210. This also includes our third annual bake-off. This year stir up your best sweet or savory bread recipe to submit to our panel of judges. The guest speaker is Eileen Gornall who will teach from Hosea 10:12 (NIV). She is a teacher with the Protestant Women of The Chapel at Kirtland Air Force Base. This event is for young ladies aged 12 and over through women up to 120 years old. Childcare is provided for infants through 11 years old. However, no food will be provided for them. Cost is $8. Registration is available online at or in the Fellowship Mall Sunday, October 29 or November 5. If registering in person on one of these Sundays, cash or check only. Questions may be emailed to or call Kerry Krauss at



Operation Neighborhood Survey Part 2 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

We’re looking for volunteers for Operation Neighborhood Survey Part 2. We would like to meet our neighbors and give them materials about upcoming events, including Fall Fest, Christmas at Hoffmantown, and our Christmas Eve services. We will meet at 9:30am, for breakfast and brief training, and then go out. We should be finished no later than 11:30am. Please come and be a part of this wonderful opportunity to meet and invite our neighbors into Hoffmantown Church.

Sign up at or on tables in the foyer on Sunday. Thanks for your participation!

New Equipping Classes Beginning January 9, 2024

Our Winter 2024 Equipping Classes will be starting January 9, 2024. Visit for a complete list of classes. Please join us.


Operation Christmas Child Season is Upon Us!

Get your Shoeboxes at our table in the Fellowship Mall. Packed Shoeboxes must be returned to the same table or the reception desk no later than Sunday, November 12. We will again this year, be holding a Shoebox Packing Party on Saturday, October 28, in room B209/B221, from 10am-1pm. Please join us to help pack lovely Shoeboxes to be delivered worldwide bringing the Good News with Great Joy. We have many items to pack that have been donated by individuals and the Mission Council. More donations are welcome! Items to consider donating include new children’s clothing items sizes for 5-14 year old girls and boys, washcloths, sewing kits, tools, and ladies’ hygiene products. These items need to be turned in by Friday, October 27. For more information, contact



Kidz Blitz is this Friday, October 20 from 6:30-8:30pm.

For more information or questions about the event, reach out to Caitlin Craft at  Fall Festival: October 31 from 6-8pm

Volunteer at This Year’s Fall Festival. We need volunteers to help manage 4 game booths – seats, directions and supplies provided for you! Visit our volunteer booth in the Fellowship Mall to sign up and get involved. Have questions or need more information? Contact the KidMin team at

Fall Festival Set up Party!  

We will be setting up Fall Festival booths and games Sunday October 29 after Sunday School.  Lunch will be provided so plan to stay and help with all the fun! If you have questions, email Christmas Choir – It’s not too Late to Join!Check out the Events page at to find the rehearsal schedule and music links. Our next in-person rehearsal will be this coming Wednesday, November 1, from 5:30-6:15pm. Pizza will be served. Have questions? Email


AWANA is growing and we are seeing new kids each week. We can’t do this alone – we need you! We’ll give you all the training you need! Please email to sign up or ask questions.

2 leaders – Cubbies (3- & 4-year-olds)

3 leaders – Sparks (Kindergarten – 2nd grade)

1 leader – T&T (3rd – 5th grade)

SAVE THE DATE… and YOUR CLOTHES: Clothing & Toy SWAP: November 4

We are in need your clean and gently used clothing and toys for the Clothing & Toy SWAP on November 4! This event will be FREE and open to the community. Have clothes or toys to donate? Bring them to the Children’s Lobby or offices to drop off before the event.

The Clothing SWAP will be in the Fellowship Mall from 9-11am on Saturday, November 4.

For more information, check out the Events page at

Kids Bible Story Hour: 1st and 3rd Fridays from 10:30-11:30am

Cherry Hills Library – October 20, November 3, November 17

This Story Book Hour will be most beneficial for kids ages Preschool through 2nd grade.

Upcoming Important Dates:

Wednesdays: AWANA (6:30-8:15pm) -Register online at Kids ages 2 thru 8th grade welcome.

October 19: Kids Bible Story Hour at Cherry Hills Library (10:30 – 11:30am)

October 20: Kidz Blitz (6:30pm)

October 29: Fall Festival Set Up Party (12:15pm)

October 31: Fall Festival (6-8pm)

November 1: Kids Christmas Choir in C232 (5:30-6:15pm)

November 4: Clothing & Toy SWAP (9-11am)

December 1: Parents Night Out


Current Members:

Elders: Gerald Farley and Merv Jersak

Pastors: Lamar Morin and Gregory Elder

Deacons: Stacy Fugate and John Stockton

Operations: Sam Mouck

At Large Members: Nathan Brannon, Jeff McElwain, Stacey Lake, Dave Pitcher, Jerri Rose, and Linda Rupp



Call 505-321-9570