Compass 4/12/20

CHURCH-WIDE ANNOUNCEMENTS
This Week’s Worship Service (EASTER SUNDAY)
To access our service online go to www.hoffmantownchurch.org/easter
Today, Nate Herbst will be preaching on Three Game-Changing Easter Guarantees (1 Corinthians 15:55-58).

Today’s songs are Christ Arose (Low In The Grave He Lay) by Gary Rhodes, This Is Amazing Grace by Josh Farro, Jeremy Riddle, and Phil Wickham, Jesus Paid It All by John T. Grape, arr. by John E. Coates, Jesus Saves by Travis Cottrell and David Moffitt.

We will be having a special time of Communion together online! Please have your bread and juice (or whatever you have available in your pantry) ready towards the end of our service.

Communications Update
Many of our Sunday School classes are using online resources, including video calls, to stay connected. If you are not part of a Sunday School class or have not received an invitation to one of these online classes, please contact equip@hoffmantown.org or visit www.hoffmantownchurch.org/connect-online for information about how to get connected with a class online.

Continue to keep an eye on our website, social media, and your email for updated information. If you know of someone who does not have access to the internet for information, please make an effort to personally reach out to them this week to help keep them updated and encourage them. Thank you!

Easter at Hoffmantown Online
We are going through some unprecedented times in our city, our nation, and the world. But still, in the midst of these trying times, we have a hope, a hope that we celebrate on Easter. Whatever you’re going through, whatever your friends are going through, our Easter Service will be full of encouragement at a time when we desperately need it. Invite everyone you know to join us Online on April 12 at 9:30am, for this year’s Easter Service at Hoffmantown Church at www.hoffmantownchurch.org/easter

Pray God’s Glory: National Day of Prayer
In preparation of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7, the Hoffmantown prayer warriors will be praying though a 40-day prayer guide, beginning on Sunday, March 29, ending on May 7. For those who are not prayer warriors and would like to participate, hard copies are available in the Fellowship Mall. If you would like to receive the guide in your email, give your name and email address at the National Day of Prayer table in the Fellowship Mall or email Elizabeth Domzalski edomzalski@hoffmantown.org.
Join us in Praying God’s Glory!

CHURCH COUNCIL
churchcouncil@hoffmantown.org
Current Members:
Elders: Tom Caudill & Ben Wyne                    Pastors: Tim Hale & John Rupley
Deacons: Chase Johnson & Allan Rider          Operations: Sam Mouck
At Large Members: Jeni Civerolo, Robert Ewing, Steve Gnerich, Gwen Hughes, Kirby Jefferson and Patricia Rogers

Thank you and congratulations to the staff of Hoffmantown Church for the outstanding work they have done while dealing with current challenges, especially in setting up the various Sunday Schools and groups for video meetings.
As a church, we are looking at opportunities for assistance through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) from Congress so that we may continue to operate in Christ’s excellence and wisdom.
Thank you especially to the Adult Family Ministry team, who presented us their Policies and Procedures. They all work hard to care for the Body of Christ here at Hoffmantown, equipping us to be God’s servants in the world today.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
New Hours
Due to the current circumstances with COVID-19, starting Monday, April 6 our office hours will now be Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 4:00pm and Friday 8:30am – 1:30pm until further notice.

Request from UNM Hospital – Reusable Face Masks
If you can sew, UNM Hospital is very much in need of your help! They have initiated asking the community for help in the making of reusable face masks. Please go to these links for instructions –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDt02kUpP9Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueWkAuY3k6Y. You can bring the face masks to Hoffmantown Church, at the Receptionist Desk. For more information or questions, please contact Linda Rademacher at rademacs@comcast.net.

In Loving Memory
Please continue to be in prayer for the family of Evelyn Arterburn.

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 LRC@Hoffmantown.org.