Compass – 12/2/18

CHURCH-WIDE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Transition Team Update (November 30, 2018)

This Sunday, Pastor Joe Long’s message will be Dealing with Discouragement – Nehemiah 4:6-14.

An Encouraging Word: John 13:34-35: A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.

Time Change for Congregational Meeting TODAY (December 2) at 3pm

Please join the Elders and Transition Team TODAY (December 2) at 3pm in the Worship Center for the next Congregational Meeting. Come and let us share what the Lord has led us to through your participation and His Word. Childcare will be available for this meeting for Birth–4th grade. For more information, contact Susan Franse at susanf@hoffmantown.org or 858-8654.

 

Save The Date

The next Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3pm in the Worship Center. Childcare will be available for this meeting for Birth–4th grade. For more information, contact Susan Franse at susanf@hoffmantown.org or 858-8654.

 

Christmas at Hoffmantown (The Nativity Symphony)

Don’t miss Christmas at Hoffmantown on Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15! Experience the story of Christ’s birth as the wonderful sights and sounds of The Nativity Symphony remind us what Christmas is all about. Join the Music and Worship Ministries, along with Drama and Children’s Choirs for this beautiful presentation beginning at 7pm both nights. Don’t forget to bring your family, friends, and co-workers!

 

Wednesday Fellowship Meals for November/December, 2018

5.00 per person/3.00 (children, 5 years and younger) (Serving Time: 5:15–6:15pm)

December 5–Marinated breaded chicken breast, corn casserole, Jello salad, cranberry sauce, roll, brownies w/ice cream.

 

ADULT FAMILY & EQUIPPING MINISTRIES

CASA Christmas Program

Hoffmantown’s Legacy Ministry in cooperation with Central Adult Senior Association (CASA) would like to invite you to join us for a Christmas Program on Thursday, December 6 at 9am. There will be a message, music, Christmas carols, and more! This event will take place at First Baptist Church, 1350 Bosque Farms Blvd., Bosque Farms, NM. Please bring a finger food to share and canned food or cash donation for the Rock at Noonday. For more information, contact Tom Walmsley at 286-1446.

 

Nativity Gallery Monitors Needed

We are in need for a few volunteers to help serve at the Hoffmantown Church Nativity Gallery in the Fellowship Mall. As a monitor, you would: ensure that the nativities are not tampered with before, during, and after services. Answer any questions someone may have about the nativities on display. There is one open shift that is yet to be filled, for Sunday, December 16, from 8:30–11:30am. If you are interested in volunteering to monitor the Nativity Gallery during The Nativity Symphony service times, please contact 858-8633 or at afm@hoffmantown.org.

 

CHILDREN & STUDENT  FAMILY MINISTRIES

Home Groups

Home groups have begun. High School and Middle School will meet this Tuesday. We begin at 6pm and conclude at 8pm. The study we are going through is Jesus Among Secular Gods. For more information, please contact us at students@hoffmantown.org.

 

MISSION

Angel Tree TODAY (December 2)!

Thank you! Every angel has been generously covered! Gift drop off deadline is today through Wednesday, December 5. Praise God for our generosity!

 

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief

Continue to pray for the SBDR volunteers and those affected by hurricanes, fires, and floods.

 

Pearson Presentation

Come hear Justin and Julie Pearson present on their mission work in Lisbon! Join us December 15, at 9am in room B208/210. Snacks and coffee will be provided.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

His Store Needs

His Store is in need of your help with the following food items: Ramen Noodles, Beef Soups, Canned Peas, Pork & Beans, Jelly (small jars), Oatmeal 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

Five for 5.00

We have received a generous donation of used books and are offering a special sale this week to make some room on the shelves. Any five used books for $5! Stop in and take advantage of this great offer while the selection is good. Get yourself some new reading material, expand your library, or think Christmas gifts!