Compass 11/5/23


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (November 5, 2023)

This Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar’s message will be “The Disciple–Making Factor” (Philemon 10-14). This week’s songs will be Children of Light by Jason Ingram, Jesse Reeves. Kristian Stanfill, and Pat Barrett; arr. by Dan Galbraith, Christ Our Hope in Life and Death by Keith Getty, Jordan Kauflin, Matt Papa, Matt Boswell, and Matthew Merker; arr. by Dan Galbraith, and Thank You Jesus for the Blood by Charity Gayle, David Gentiles, Steven Musso, Ryan Kennedy, and Bryan McCleery; arr. by Cliff Duren.

Multi-Generational Worship Choir November 19

Join us for this Thanksgiving themed service where kids, students and adults from every generation are invited to join the Worship Choir on the platform. If you are interested in being a part, please visit to view and listen to the music for the service. There will be only one rehearsal at 8:30am before the 9:30am service that day. See you there!

Hoffmantown Church Budget Q&A session November 19

The Hoffmantown Church new fiscal year begins January 1, 2024. The in-person budget vote this year will be Sunday, December 3. We are holding a special Budget Q&A session on November 19  prior to the voting. This Q&A session will be at 12:30pm on November 19 in room B100. Please plan to attend if you have any questions about the budget, budgeting process, and voting process. Handouts will be available.

September Month-End Update from the Finance CommitteeSeptember 2023 Actuals YTD ActualsReceipts / Income                                              $224,466               $2,132,020Less Expenses                                      $276,302               $2,458,485

                                                $ (51,836)             $  (326,465)

Thank you for your faithful and generous giving to the Lord through Hoffmantown Church.In previous years many of you have made contributions directly from your IRAs as a part of your Required Minimum Distributions. These contributions may be a tax advantage to you. If you have questions, please contact Erica Chavez at the 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

Please help us DECK THE HALLS for Christmas!

Please join us November 15-November 17, from 9am-8pm, and  November 18 from 9am-3pm. Help us Deck the Halls for Christmas at Hoffmantown. Please sign up in your Sunday School Class or call Debra Byrd at 505-301-1398 if you are able to help with decorating or could bring soup, sandwiches or snacks for the group.




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.


Calling All Ladies – Come and Be Blessed

It’s “Harvest” time! Time for fellowship while enjoying a catered breakfast from Cracker Barrel, and most importantly God’s Word. This is our third annual bake-off. This year stir up your best sweet or savory bread recipe to submit to our panel of judges. If you are a baker or not, come and enjoy, also “Be a bringer.” Join us on Saturday, November 11, from 9:30am until noon in room B208/210. The guest speaker is Eileen Gornall. Childcare is provided for infants through 11 years old. Cost is $8. The deadline to register is 5pm, Sunday, November 5. Registration is available online at Any questions may be emailed to or call Kerry Krauss at 858-8633.


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.


Clothing & Toy SWAP THIS Saturday, November 4We need your clean and gently used clothing and toys for the 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

AWANAAWANA is looking for some awesome adults who would be willing to invest in the next generation. We are in need of 5 adults to step up and serve in a great and rewarding way. Come help kids memorize God’s Word, tell them about a God that loves them, and help them to grow in their walk with the Lord. Reach out to for more info.

Kids Christmas Choir – It’s not too Late to Join!Check out the Events page at to find the rehearsal schedule andmusic links. Our next in-person rehearsal will be this coming Wednesday, November 8, from5:30-6:15pm. Pizza will be served. Have questions? Email

Kids Bible Story Hour: 1st and 3rd Fridays from 10:30-11:30amCherry Hills Library – November 3, November 17, December 1This Story Book Hour will be most beneficial for kids ages Preschool through 2nd grade.

SAVE THE DATE: Parents Night Out

December 1 6-9pm

Registration and details coming soon!

Upcoming Important Dates:Wednesdays: AWANA (6:30-8:15pm)–Register online at

Kids ages 2 thru 8th grade welcome.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