Compass 12/18/22


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (December 18, 2022)

This Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar’s message will be about “Facts on Fasting” (Matthew 6:16-18). This week’s songs will be Angels We Have Heard on High by Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone, Benjamin Backus, Tedd Tjornhom, Seth Mosley Stephen Kanicak and Stephen Lynch; arr. by Erik Foster; orch. By Dan Galbraith, O Come All Ye Faithful by John F. Wade; arr. and orch. By Bradley Knight, Infant Holy, Infant Lowly Medley arr. by Bradley Knight, and O Come All You Unfaithful by Bob Kauflin and Lisa Clow; arr. by Dan Galbraith.

2022 Financial RemindersIf you plan to make a year-end contribution to Hoffmantown Church for the 2022 calendar year, please be aware of the following deadlines:IN PERSON – Sunday, 12/25/2022 is the last day to bring your contribution to the church service. Friday, 12/30/2022 is the last day to bring contribution to the church in person, you may drop them off with the receptionist before 1:30pm.

ELECTRONICALLY – Saturday 12/31/2022 electronic contributions should be made online before midnight to be posted to your 2022 Giving Statement.

MAIL – Contributions by mail that are postmarked by 12/31/2022 will be posted to your 2022 Giving Statement (regardless of check date).

Giving Statements will be emailed again this year. If you need to update or give your email address, please email with “Contributions” in the subject line so we can update your account and send your 2022 Giving Statement by email.

We are so grateful for your generous spirit and love for this church. Merry Christmas from the Hoffmantown Finance Team!

Hoffmantown Church Paid Ministry Positions Available

Paid Childcare Workers:Hoffmantown’s Kids Ministry is seeking part-time paid childcare workers for Tuesdays 9am- 12:30pm and Wednesdays 6:15-8:15pm. If applicable, employees are eligible to receive a 50% discount on tuition for Kids Express (this does not include the annual registration fee).– IF a Hoffmantown member wants to volunteer they are also more than welcome to serve on Tuesday mornings from 9am to 12:30pm, and Wednesday nights from 6:15 to 8:15pm. For job requirements, please contact Stacy Teel at 858-8617 or



Our Maintenance/Set-Up/Janitorial Department is seeking a dedicated Christian person to assist our team part-time in the area of custodial duties. This position could become a full-time opportunity for the right person. For job requirements, please contact Roger Tesch at

Applications are available at the Receptionist Desk Monday through Friday, or you can download an application from

Please return completed applications to the receptionist.


2023 Equipping Classes

We would like to invite all of you to attend one of our Equipping Classes beginning in January! These classes are designed to help equip you in practical ways as you seek to know God better and serve Him more fully. To register, please visit our website at We hope to see you there!


The Rock (Kids Worship Service for Kindergarteners through 4th Grade) is celebrating Jesus’ birthday this Sunday, December 18 at 9:30am! Make sure you plan to join in the fun!

Our Kids Worship Service meets the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month. Children hear the Word of God on their level through teaching, worship, crafts, and games. They also learn how to apply the Word of God in their daily lives and what following Jesus looks like as a child.

Please remember that there is no childcare during the December 25 Christmas Day service or during the January 1 New Year’s Day service. Please plan to worship with your children in the 10am for those two worship services.


Lottie Moon Offering Update

As of December 14, you have donated $117,380! Hoffmantown thanks you for your generous giving.


Current Members:

Elders: Jim Dearholt and Jim Smith

Pastors: Lamar Morin and Gregory Elder

Deacons: Dave Jarvis and John Stockton

Operations: Sam Mouck

At Large Members: D’Ann Craft, Jeff McElwain, Dave Pitcher, Jerri Rose, Linda Rupp and Bruce Townsend