Compass 4/16/23


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (April 16, 2023)

For this Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar’s message is, “How Have You Loved Us?” [Doubting God’s Love and Mercy] (Malachi 1:1-5). This week’s songs will be Joyful (The One Who Saves) by Brenton Brown and Jason Ingram; arr. by Bradley Knight, This Is Amazing Grace by Jeremy Riddle, Josh Farro and Phil Wickham, O Praise the Name (Anástasis) by Marty Sampson, Benjamin Hastings and Dean Ussher; arr. by Dan Galbraith, and His Mercy Is More by Matt Boswell and Matt Papa; arr. by Travis Cottrell.


Servant Sunday – April 30Please join us on April 30 for Servant Sunday. We will celebrate and emphasize serving in the Kingdom of God in our worship service together. There will be a “Servant Sunday” table in the Fellowship Mall with details on the various areas of service here at Hoffmantown. Please stop by the table and take a look. It is our belief that all Christians should be serving in the Kingdom of God. What are your spiritual gifts? Talents? Passions? Put them into action and become a servant here at Hoffmantown.


Next Steps Class April 23

Next Steps is a one-session look at Hoffmantown’s history, doctrine, philosophy of ministry, and the membership process. Lunch and materials will be provided, and family members are welcome! Pastors and elders will be in attendance and would love to get to know you better and answer any questions you may have. To register, please visit, or contact us at or at 858-8624. We would love to have you join us!


Hoffmantown Church Paid Ministry Positions Available


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.



Women’s Ministry Pizza Night

Women of Hoffmantown Church, it’s pizza and movie time! Is there someone you have been praying about sharing the gospel with? Invite them, “be a bringer,” and join us on Friday, April 28 in room B208/210 for fellowship, pizza, and the movie LIFEMARK. LIFEMARK is inspired by an incredible true story that celebrates the gift of life. Doors open at 5:30pm, pizza and salad at 6pm, and movie (with popcorn) at 6:30pm. Cost is $8 per person. Please register and pay before Monday, April 24 at Childcare is available for birth through 5th grade. Registration is also available in the Fellowship Mall TODAY and April 23. If you have any questions, contact Kathy Tesch at 858-8696 or


Oil Change Ministry

Adult Family Ministries is offering an Oil Change Ministry at Dearholt AutoCare, 6401 Signal NE, 87113 on Saturday, April 22, from 9am-1pm. This FREE ministry is available to single parents, widows, widowers, and spouses of deployed military personnel. It will be a blessing for our volunteers to serve you! You can enjoy coffee, a burrito or donut, and fellowship while you wait. Please pre-register to assure we have the correct oil and filters available. Space is limited; please reserve your oil-change-time by Wednesday, April 19. To register, go online to


Volunteers Needed for the Oil Change Ministry

We need people who have a heart to serve others by changing oil, cleaning windshields, checking lights, and driving cars into and out of the bays. There’s plenty to do–let’s work together to provide this free service to people in our church body and community. If you are led to volunteer, please contact or 858-8635 to let us know you can help.

Volunteers Needed for Women’s Council Outreach

The Women’s Council is looking for ladies to serve as hostesses during the Men’s Ministry’s Oil Change Ministry on April 22, any time between 9am to 1pm. Time slots are flexible according to your availability. Volunteers will fellowship with those who are waiting to have their oil changed. Contact or 858-8635.



Bling Show

Shine Partnership, the ministry that connected us with Arroyo del Oso, is having a 50% off Spring Bling Event Saturday, April 29, 9am-2pm at 7001 San Antonio Dr. NE, 87109. Like their annual Bling Show, this event offers jewelry, purses, accessories, scarves, but this time with an additional 50% off! All proceeds go toward Shine Partnership and their ministry to connect churches with Title 1 schools in their area.



VBS 2023: June 5th-9th

VBS is coming soon and we are looking for leaders and volunteers of all ages and areas. We need your help! Come help us tell kids about how to use the Armor of God and defend and know truth. Love missions? We need you! Love sports? We need you! Love kids? We need you! Please sign up in the Fellowship Mall or email


VBS FIRST MEETING: April 29th from 9:30–11:30am

If you are volunteering to help with VBS, plan to attend our first meeting on Saturday, April 29th in the Rock from 9:30–11:30am. You will get your schedule, curriculum, teaching supplies and T-shirt at this meeting so please come ready to get excited about VBS! Breakfast will be served.


VBS Donations

We need your help with donations for VBS! Drop off your items in the decorated trash cans in the Fellowship Mall.

Items Still Needed Enough Donated  THANK YOU!!!
•         Thin pool noodles (dollar store noodles)

•         Colored tissue paper

•         Plastic bottle caps

•         1” and 2” multi-colored pom-poms

•         Craft foam sheets, colored

•         Women’s crew socks, solid colors, no logos, no heel/toe color variations

•         Frog painter’s tape

•         Double-sided tape

•         Shoe boxes or other similarly-sized boxes

•         Crayola brand crayons

•         Wax paper

•         Regular popsicle sticks

•         JUMBO popsicle sticks

•         ½” glue dots

•         Red felt sheets

•         Scotch tape

•         White glue sticks



Family Dedication

Are you interested in dedicating your children and your family to the Lord? We have dedication services coming up on May 14 (Mother’s Day) and June 18 (Father’s Day). Please email or fill out a registration card in the Kids Lobby if you are interested.


Kids Camp: June 12th-16th

Kids Camp will be at Inlow Camp from June 12th-16th and will be for kids who have completed 2nd-6th grade. The cost will be $220 for early registration (until May 14th!) and $240 for late registration. Early registration has begun! Please email for more information.


Kids Worship Services

Our kids’ worship service (The Rock) meets the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month, except April. April Rock services will be the 3rd and 5th Sundays. 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.



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