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Compass 10/27/19

CHURCH-WIDE ANNOUNCEMENTS

This Week’s Worship Service

This Sunday Steve Dighton will be preaching on Priorities of the Church (Acts 2:41,42). Today’s songs are This Is Amazing Grace, How Great Thou Art, Here I Am To Worship, and What A Friend We Have In Jesus.

 

Ministry Spotlight–Music Ministry

With the nip of frost in the air, you know the holidays are quick to follow! The Hoffmantown Ministry Spotlight for October is on Music Ministry, specifically, on the upcoming presentation of The Wonder Of Christmas December 13-14. Stacey Lake and Judy McClure will be available in the Reception Area TODAY (October 27) to talk to those who are willing to participate in this year’s drama presentation. We are looking for cast members and helpers in set and costume design. Please stop by and speak to them when you leave the Worship Center and sign-up!

 

Administrative Assistant Position Available

Hoffmantown’s Adult Family Ministry is seeking a full-time administrative assistant. Legacy, Men’s, Singles and Women’s Ministries are included in AFM. Applicants should be an active member 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 susanf@hoffmantown.org.

 

ADULT FAMILY & EQUIPPING MINISTRIES

Legacy Ministry–You Can Be a Chaplain

Please join the Legacy Council as we welcome David Pittman and members of a local Corp of IFOC (International Fellowship of Chaplains) Monday, October 28 at 6:30pm in room B100. Volunteer chaplains around the world serve at disaster sites, work with law enforcement and emergency services, and volunteer at schools and corporations. Recently back from a second deployment to El Paso, David and his team members worked alongside Billy Graham’s organization, providing counseling, education, and recovery training for locals, building a bridge between the spiritual and secular community.

 

Give Blood, Save a Life!

The Blood Mobile will be here next Sunday, November 3. To make the process quicker and easier, sign up TODAY, October 27 at their table in the Fellowship Mall.

 

JOY Day Ladies Brunch

As we approach the holiday season we want to take time to focus on the faithfulness of God by His provision of our Savior. Bring your friends on Saturday, November 16, 9:15am-12pm, for a special holiday message by Mary Dighton at our JOY Day Ladies Brunch. Tickets can be purchased for $5 at the Life Resource Center until Sunday, November 10. Childcare is also available by reservation. For more information, visithoffmantownchurch.org/events.

 

RightNow Media

Our church body now has access to a large library of faith based teachings through RightNow Media. If you did not receive an email to join this resource, go to hoffmantownchurch.org/rightnowmedia to fill out a request form. Don’t miss out on this free resource! If you have questions, please contact afm@hoffmantown.org.

 

Women’s Prayer Group

Join us for prayer on Tuesdays before Bible Study! We pray from 8:45-9:15am in Room B202.

 

CHILDREN & STUDENT FAMILY MINISTRIES

Disciple Now–November 15-17

DiscipleNow is a weekend that we pray will be a time of renewal for your students. The theme for the weekend is Revival Not Survival. The cost will be $35. Deadline to register is TODAY (October 27)! Scholarships are available as needed. For more information or to register, please go to hoffmantownchurch.org/events/disciple-now/.

 

MISSION

Mission Prayer Request

Please keep our missionaries and ministries in your prayers as they continue in God’s work! Pray that they would be safe in wherever they are serving. Whether they work here in Albuquerque or across the world. We were able to cover our ministries in prayer during the Mission Conference, but we ask that you continue to pray over them. Thank you!

 

SERVE

Fall Festival

Invite your friends to our annual Fall Festival celebration. It will be a fun, safe, and free event for the whole family. We’ll have games, a giant slide, Explora!, and of course lots of candy. Sign up to volunteer for this community outreach in the Fellowship Mall, your K-Group, or at hoffmantownchurch.org/serve. Candy donations can be dropped off in the collection boxes throughout the church.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

His Store

Congregation, thanks to your generosity, His Store is fully stocked for the rest of the month. Thank you so much for your support.

 

Time Change Next Sunday, November 3

Standard time starts next Sunday, November 3. So please don’t forget to set your clocks BACK one hour.

 

Life Resource Center

DOUBLE CROSSED: The Missionaries who Spied for the US During the Second World War

by Matthew Avery Sutton

Double Crossed tells an astonishing and largely unknown story of the Christian missionaries who doubled as American spies during World War II. Although their wartime scheming often conflicted with their religious principles, the work of the four men profiled in the book was critical to the success of U.S. military strategy and diplomacy. In a thrilling and remarkably original narrative, author Matthew Avery Sutton explains the critical part these missionaries played in American espionage during what was, for them, a holy war to save Christian civilization. Espionage, politics, history, and Christianity, all in one fascinating read.