Compass 12/4/22


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (December 4, 2022)

This Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar’s message will be “Pray Like This…Temptation, Evil,

Power and Glory. Amen.” (Matthew 6:13). This week’s songs will be Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus by Charles Wesley; arr. by Keith Getty; orch. By Paul Campbell & John Langley, Joy to the World (w/ Shout for Joy) by Isaac Watts, GF Handel, Paul Baloche, Jason Ingram & Lincoln Brewster; arr. by Dan Galbraith & Shane Ohlson, What Child Is This Arr. and orch. By Bradley Knight, I Will Wait for You Stuart Townend; Keith Getty, Jordan Kauflin & Matthew Merker; arr. by Dan Galbraith, and Lord, I Need You Jesse Reeves, Kristan Stanfill, Matt Maher, Christy Nockels & Daniel Carson; arr. by Joel Mott & Lee Marcum.

Hoffmantown Budget – Member Voting This Sunday!

Sunday December 4 is voting day – for church members to vote to approve the budget for FY 2023, which starts on the 1st of January. Members, before the worship service please pick up a ballot at the appropriate table (by alphabet) in the Fellowship Mall. All ballots can be dropped into the offering boxes at each exit of the Worship Center.

October Month-End Update from the Finance Committee

(Our fiscal year now starts in January)

October 2022                                                      Actuals                  YTD Actuals

Receipts / Income                                             $247,636                               $2,493,413

Less Expenses                                                     $238,221                               $2,531,314

                                                                $    9,415                               $    (37,901)

Thank you for your faithful and generous giving to the Lord through Hoffmantown Church.

With year-end fast approaching, please contact the Finance Office if you have any questions about making a tax free contribution from your IRA to 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 D’Ann Craft) or email us at

You Light the World – Christmas at Hoffmantown December 9 and 10

Come and experience Jesus, the Light of the world, as Hoffmantown Church presents an evening of Christmas sights and sounds you won’t soon forget. Our Worship Choir and Orchestra will perform beautiful and exciting arrangements, featuring both old and new Christmas songs. Add to that an amazing visual display of festive themes on our new 17X10 high-definition screens using state of the art 4K laser projectors. You and your family/friends won’t want to miss making this a part of your Christmas memories this year. Also, join us in the Fellowship Mall before and after the performance for our 6th annual Nativity Gallery. This display will open at 6pm and refreshments will be provided. If you would like to bring a nativity set for our display, please send an email to

Hoffmantown Church Paid Ministry Positions AvailableHoffmantown Church has part-time positions available. Applicants should be an active member of Hoffmantown Church, sense a calling to Christian service and be able to work in various contexts.



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.



Lottie Moon Offering Update

As of November 30, you have donated $28,506! Hoffmantown thanks you for your generous giving.


Mission Ministry Teacher Appreciation

Our Shine team here at Hoffmantown, headed by Mary Spicher, is putting on a Teacher appreciation for our local school partnership on Monday, December 12. If you would like to help, items to donate are cakes, cookies, fruit, cheese, and drinks. Please bring these items to the church on Sunday December 11. Any questions or for more information, please email


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