Compass 5/14/23



For this Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar’s message is, “How Have We Wearied the Lord?” [Lost Confidence in God’s Just Timing] (Malachi 2:17-3:5). This week’s songs will be All the People Said Amen by Paul Moak, Trevor Morgan and Matt Maher; arr. by Dan Galbraith, Battle Belongs by Brian Johnson and Phil Wickham; arr. by Dan Galbraith, Yet Not I, But Through Christ in Me by Michael Farren, Jonny Robinson and Rich Thompson; arr. by Carson Wagner, and My Jesus, I Love Thee Mashup traditional hymns arranged by Cliff Duren.

Special Business Meeting Next Sunday, May 21

There will be a special business meeting on Sunday, May 21, at 4pm in the Worship Center. The topic is the recent land sale. You will receive information about the sale itself, how we arrived at this point and what is in store ahead for the proceeds from the sale. There will be time for discussion. In addition, there will be a vote by the church membership in attendance regarding an initial proposal on handling a portion of the proceeds. Childcare is available for birth-5 years of age. You can register for childcare at

In Loving Memory

Please continue to be in prayer for the family of Ed Wagner.

March Month-End Update from the Finance Committee

March 2023                                                                                         Actuals                  YTD Actuals

Receipts / Income                                                                             $207,323                               $647,803

Less Expenses                                                                                     $251,244                               $ 762,418

                                                                                                $( 43,921)                             $(114,615)

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


Kids Camp: June 12th-16thKids Camp will be at Inlow Baptist Camp from June 12th-16th and will be for kids who have completed 2nd-6th grade. The cost will be $220. Registration ends Monday, May 15th so please go to to get registered. Scholarships are available.  Please email for more information.

VBS 2023: June 5th-9thVBS is coming soon and we are looking for classroom helpers for 2 first grade classes, 1 Kinder class, 1 preschool class and Monday/Tuesday coverage for a 2nd grade class. Please sign up in the Fellowship Mall or email

Please start praying for the kids who will be attending VBS and their families. Pray for receptive hearts and ears to hear!

VBS 2nd MEETING: Saturday, May 20th from 9:30–11:30am

If you are volunteering to help with VBS, plan to attend our meeting on May 20th from 9:30–11:30am. We will be making armor for your puppet (PK-3rd) and making armor for one of your classroom teachers (PK-6th). We will also go over leading a child to Christ and how we would like you to interact with each child during the week in regard to sharing Christ. This will also be an opportunity for your group to talk about classroom roles and when you will come decorate. A light breakfast will be served.

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

• Craft foam sheets, colored

• Double sided tape

Family Dedication June 18thAre you interested in dedicating your children and your family to the Lord? We have dedication services coming up on June 18 (Father’s Day). Please email if you are interested.

Kids Worship ServicesOur kids’ worship service (The Rock) 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.



CareNet Baby Bottle Fundraiser

Don’t forget to drop off your baby bottles for the CareNet Fundraiser! These funds go toward providing free, confidential services, and assist in loving support during an unplanned pregnancy. A table is in the Fellowship Mall for bottle drop off and if you have any questions on the ministry. Thank you for coming alongside us and participating in this fundraiser.



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