Compass 11/29/20


This Week’s Worship Service (November 29th, 2020)

This Sunday, John Torrison will be preaching on “The Church: Essential Not Optional” (Hebrews 10:25, Acts 4:32-36). This Sunday’s songs will be All The People Said Amen by Matt Maher, Paul Moak, and Trevor Morgan, Thrive by Mark Hall and Matthew West, Facing A Task Unfinished by Ed Cash, Fionan DeBarra, Keith Getty, and Kristen Getty, and Holy Spirit Living Breath of God by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend.


Hoffmantown Online Service

A reminder that our Worship Service is online only this week. We’ll be streaming the service live at 9:30am on all of our platforms,, and To give online, you can go to Hope to see you there!


Christmas Eve Services

Celebrate Christmas with us at our Christmas Eve service on Thursday, December 24th. We’ll have two services at 3pm and 5pm to accommodate for physical distancing. We’ll also live stream on Facebook, YouTube, and Hoffmantown.Online during each service time. Invite a friend to join you, and make Hoffmantown’s Christmas Eve service a part of your family tradition this year!


October Month-End Update from the Finance Committee

(Our fiscal year starts in July)

October 2020 Actuals YTD Actuals

Receipts / Income                              $ 173,919                              $ 743,456

Expenses                                           $ 214,465                              $ 921,058

$(40,456)                              $(177,602)

Thank you for your faithful and generous giving to the Lord through Hoffmantown Church! Our receipts and income are about $162,000 below budget for the year to date. Expenses are being managed to compensate for this shortfall in receipts. The FC encourages you to pray about a special gift to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. We also encourage you to prayerfully consider giving directly from your IRA before the end of the year. If you have questions you can contact the Finance Committee (Ken Abbott, Doug Lawson, Fran Stribling, Bill Talbott and Laurie Wallis) at



Surviving the Holidays- ZOOM Seminar

Need help in surviving the upcoming holidays? Recovering from the loss of a loved one is a complex process and can be especially painful during the holiday season. Hoffmantown Church is presenting the GriefShare Surviving the Holidays seminar which presents practical holiday survival tips for those navigating loss during a time others are celebrating. The class will be on Wednesday, December 16th over ZOOM from 6:30-8:30pm. There is no charge for the class, but an RSVP to Tabitha at 858-8624 or is requested. Books must be picked up at the church.


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 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


RE|ENGAGE–Reconnect, Reignite, and Resurrect Your Marriage

Registration is now open for Re|Engage, a marriage enrichment program offered through Biblical Care, starting January 7th, 2021. Whether couples are struggling to get along, have broken relationships, or simply want to grow closer together, marriages in any condition can benefit. This ministry offers a safe place and hope to marriages by helping couples move toward oneness through stories of grace, teaching, and small groups. Childcare is available for birth through 6th grade. Please register through Space is limited to first 10 couples that register. If you have questions, contact Kathy Tesch at 858-8696 or


Our Daily Bread (December | January | February 2020-21)

Copies of Our Daily Bread publications are now available in the Fellowship Mall, just inside the B building doors (in front of the Receptionist Desk). Come get your copy during normal business hours.





Mission Prayer Moment – Mission Dignity

Hoffmantown financially supports Mission Dignity, helping retired Southern Baptist ministers, workers and their widows. These are men and women who have faithfully served God’s people and now find themselves struggling to meet even basic needs. Many served small, rural churches that paid only modest salaries and couldn’t afford to contribute to their pastors’ retirement. You can contact them at


Angel Tree

Angel Tree is a ministry of Prison Fellowship that strives to provide children with a parent(s) in prison with a special Christmas gift. In addition to a gift, they also provide tools for the child to learn about Jesus and the Gospel. This year, the event will be through online donations only. To keep both you and the kids safe this season, Angel Tree staff will take care of all gift purchasing and delivering through your online giving. While this looks different than years past, the need for the kids is higher than ever before! Please help us in providing our New Mexico children with a gift this Christmas! To support a child assigned to Hoffmantown Church, go to and follow the instructions.



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



His Store Needs!

His Store is in need of your help with the following food items: Peanut Butter (NOT large), Jelly (NOT large), Saltine crackers, Spam and Granola bars. Please drop off these items at the Receptionist Desk at any time. Check expiration dates before donating your items. Thank you for serving our Lord by helping feed those in need.


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