Compass 11/8/20


This Week’s Worship Service (November 8, 2020)

This Sunday, Pastor Lamar’s sermon will be “There Is No Other Gospel” (Galatians 1:6-10).
The songs for this Sunday will be God So Loved by Andrew Bergthold, Ed Cash, Franni Cash, Martin Cash, and Scott Cash, Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher, I Need Thee Every Hour by Annie S. Hawks and Robert Lowry, Lord, I Need You by Daniel Carson, Matt Maher, Christy Nockels, Jesse Reeves, and Kristian Stanfill, and Cornerstone (includes The Solid Rock) by William Batchelder Bradbury, Eric Liljero, Reuben Morgan, Edward Mote, and Jonas Myrin.



Fall Festival was a great success! Thank you to everyone who served and prayed for this blessed time. We are seeking volunteers to help us with the follow up process over the next few weeks. You can even help with this need from the comfort of your own home. If you are available to help with this need, please see us at the table in the Fellowship Mall on Sunday, November 15th to pick up a packet or send Sarah Goodrich an email at for more information.


Deck the Halls–Christmas Decorating

It’s that time of year where we will begin decorating the halls of Hoffmantown to welcome the Christmas season! We are needing YOU on November 19, 20 and 21 to make this happen. Please sign up in the Fellowship Mall NOW, or with your Sunday School class to participate in this fun event! Masks are required, and we are asking for all volunteers to bring their own meals, and if you bring snacks to share, please bring them individually packaged.



Men Leading from Their Knees

Brothers, please join us for a time of prayer this Sunday, November 8th, from 7:15-8am in the Grove. Bring your lawn chairs and join us in fellowship!


Necessary Conversations

Barbara Stewart will be presenting a 1 ½-hour seminar on “Necessary Conversations” on Tuesday, November 10th, 5:30-7pm. 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.



Family Dedication Sunday, December 13th

We will be performing a Family Dedication on Sunday, December 13th during the Worship Service. During these special services, Hoffmantown Church provides a special Parent-Child Commitment Service, where families have the opportunity to commit themselves to bringing up their child(ren) in the discipline and instruction of our Lord. As a church family, we commit ourselves to share the responsibility of providing Christian nurturing to you and your children.
“…and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.” –11 Timothy 3:15
We are now accepting registrations for our December 13th, 2020 Family Dedication. The registration flyer can be picked up at the main check-in counter in the Children’s wing of the Church. You can also download the form at Please fill it out and email or deliver it to the Kids Ministry Office. Registrations need to be returned on or before Sunday, November 22nd. If you have any questions about this dedication service, please contact Sarah Goodrich at 858-8601 or at


Do you love little ones? Do you want to see kids come to a saving faith in Jesus Christ? Kids Ministry is looking for 2 adults to serve in our Kids Worship experience for 3 and 4 year olds. Applicants must be church members and will need to meet with a member of the Kids Ministry staff, complete an application, and submit to a background check. If you are interested in this position or have any questions, please contact Sarah Goodrich in Kids Ministry at


Student Ministry Home Groups

Student Home Groups via Zoom have resumed! This groups meet every first and third Sunday of each month from 5-6:30pm. Get a good jump start on your week with quality time in the Word with fellow students. If you have not joined Home Group and would like more information, email and we will email you the Zoom link.



Mission Prayer Moment – Janow Academy of Music

God has given our church many talented musicians. Terry and Maria Janow operate the Janow Academy of Music (JAM) to train young musicians to glorify the Lord with their gifts. They teach a wide range of instruments, both virtually and in person, spreading the love and joy of music. To find out more about JAM, visit


Mission Prayer Moment – The Rock at Noonday

Albuquerque’s homeless need our help. That’s why Hoffmantown Church financially supports The Rock at Noonday. The Rock offers the Bread of Life by presenting the gospel while serving over 370 lunchtime meals per day. The Rock also helps supply simple needs and works toward the goal of getting the homeless back on their feet again. You can find out volunteer and donation information at They rock!


Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse that shares God’s love to children in need in a tangible way with their Christmas shoeboxes. These boxes are filled with goodies geared toward sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ with children all around the world. If you are interested in sending a box, an OCC table will be in the Fellowship Mall. There you will be able to get more information and instructions on the ministry! The deadline to purchase and drop off boxes is Sunday, November 15.


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! For more information email



Current Members:

Elders: Jim Dearholt & Ben Wyne

Pastors: Lamar Morin

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



In Loving Memory

Please continue to be in prayer for the families of Bill Bennett, Paul Botz, Lydia Meadows, TJ Neill, Sr, and Charlean Raymond.


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