Compass 10/4/20


This Week’s Worship Service (October 4, 2020)

Today, FRANK TUREK will be preaching. Today’s songs will be Lion And The Lamb by Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson, and Leeland Mooring, O God Our Help by William Croft, Tommy Walker, and Isaac Watts, and We Believe by Richie Fike, Matthew Hooper, and Travis Ryan.


Frank Turek: I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Athiest

This Sunday 9:30am|6:30pm

Please welcome Dr. Frank Turek as he will address four questions to help establish why Christianity is the most reasonable worldview:

Does Truth Exist?

Does God Exist?

Are Miracles Possible?

Is the New Testament True?

We hope you will be able to join us on Sunday at 9:30am and 6:30pm. The Question and Answer session will be during the 6:30pm presentation. To watch via livestream, please go to, or our YouTube channel. There is no reservation deadline, please come! This is a free event! More information at


October is Pastor Appreciation Month

As God has instructed us to recognize His servants, we as brothers and sisters in Christ at Hoffmantown Church can come alongside our pastors and elders to encourage and help them and faithfully hold them up in prayer every day! Please take time to pray for and encourage them as the Lord leads you.

“But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction, and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another.”   1 Thessalonians 5:12-13


Attention Mission Field & MF Playground users:

Beginning next week, there will be signs on the Mission Field and its playground notifying the general public that the park is closed during the school day. This step is necessary to improve security for the many students on our campus each week. However, the park will still be fully open and accessible to Hoffmantown Church members. If you wish to use Mission Field during the school day and in order to identify yourself as a member, please stop by the Receptionist Desk to get a church member identification card on a lanyard that identifies you as a Hoffmantown member. Thanks for your support and cooperation.


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, October 25th, 9:30am-1:30pm. The curriculum will cover history, doctrine, philosophy of ministry, and the membership process of Hoffmantown. Lunch will be provided with the Elders, Pastors and staff in attendance. Please contact us at 858-8624 or for more information or to register.


You Can’t Vote November 3rd if You’re Not Registered!

You have often heard: “This is the most important election of our lifetime,” and it very well could be. But in 2016, over 25-million Christians DID NOT VOTE, and over half of them were not even registered! Today, (Sunday October 4th), before and after the service, a special Voter Registration Table will be set up with forms available to register if you have not done so. The deadline to register for voting in the November 3rd election is October 6th, so be sure to pick up a form. You will be able to either “Scan to Register to Vote” or fill out and mail the “Register to Vote” form into the Country Clerk’s office as soon as possible. Jesus told the Pharisees, “Render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s”; including obeying the laws of man. We have a responsibility to not only obey man’s laws but to participate as Christian citizens. Register today so you can vote on November 3rd.



Necessary Conversations

Barbara Stewart will be presenting a 1 ½-hour seminar on “Necessary Conversations” on Monday, October 12th, 6:30-8pm. The seminar will be online and onsite in room B208/210. We will discuss end of life needs including options and benefits of advance-planning funeral arrangements. Contact for more information.


Daily Prayer Reminder

We recognize that God has answered our “6 o’clock” prayers by bringing Hoffmantown and Lamar together and now we want to thank Him specifically for His blessing toward us. Praise and thank God for His faithfulness, for sustaining us through a very difficult time, for His goodness, for His loving care, for His protection and provision. So, for the month of October, remember, at 6pm we pray, each and every day.



Fall Festival

Fall Festival is the evening of October 31st. Details about this event will be coming very soon! However, there is one thing that is the same! WE NEED CANDY! Candy collection will take place Sunday, September 20th through Wednesday, October 14th. We need factory sealed bags of “fun size” candies that are available on the seasonal aisle of the grocery store. There will be large cans for you to place the candy in along the Fellowship Mall. If you have questions, please contact Sarah Goodrich in Kids ministry at Thanks for donating!


Hoffmantown Kids…

…is seeking an adult to help supervise a group of elementary age kids during their studies. Candidates would ideally have teaching, homeschooling, or tutoring experience. This is a paid position with a time commitment of 8:15am-1:30pm Monday through Thursday. This is a temporary position to end when APS returns to full time attendance (January at the earliest). After the conclusion of this need, there may be an opportunity to transfer to the childcare team long term. Interested candidates should contact Sarah Goodrich in Kids Ministry at with a resume.



Mission Prayer Moment – Baptist Student Union

The Baptist Student Union on the UNM campus disciples a large group of students, providing training for them to go out into the world as Christ-centered leaders and disciple makers. Every August, the BSU gathers furniture and household items for incoming international students to help them, befriend them, and share the love of the Lord. When there is not a pandemic, they gather students together in their safe, next-to-campus building for meals where they can share Jesus with the students. Hoffmantown church has financially supported the BSU for 6 years.



Current Members:

Elders: Tom Caudill & Ben Wyne                    Pastors: David Hopkins & Gregory Elder

Deacons: Allan Rider & Drayton Boozer      Operations: Sam Mouck

At Large Members: Jeni Civerolo, Robert Ewing, Steve Gnerich, Gwen Hughes, Kirby Jefferson and Patricia Rogers



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