Compass 5/5/19


This Week’s Sermon

This Sunday Steve Dighton will be preaching on A Needful Introduction (Galatians 1:1-5).

Transition Team Update

Encouraging Words: We want to thank Pastor Long one more time for his faithful service to Hoffmantown. The Holy Spirit guided him to teachings that ministered to the body in amazing ways. Each Sunday Pastor Long brought God’s Word to life in new and exciting ways. Thank you again Pastor Long for your faithful service to our Lord and Hoffmantown.

This is the last week to get your offerings in for Annie Armstrong. These monies are needed to support our Southern Baptist missionaries in North America.

Hoffmantown Congregational Meeting May 19

The next Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, May 19 at 5pm in the Worship Center. Childcare will be available for this meeting for Birth-4th grade. For more information, contact Susan Franse at or 858-8654.

Wednesday Meals for May

May 8 – Pork BBQ sandwich, baked beans, coleslaw, chips, peach cobbler w/ vanilla ice cream, tea, coffee, water.


Seeking After Living Truth Home Group (S.A.L.T.)

If you are between the ages of 25 and 35 years old, please come join us every 2nd and 4th Friday of each month.  This group will be gathering to study the Word and learn what it means to put it in action. We will meet in a host home so please contact Tabitha Baker for more information at 858-8624 or at

Legacy Seminar

Are you or someone you know affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? Join us on May 13 at 10am and 6:30pm for The Basics of Memory Loss, Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease. This seminar will give attendees information on how to detect, the causes and risk factors, the stages of the disease, treatments available, and much more. Please RSVP by contacting Morgan Drake at 858-8633

Meals for the Moment

Have you run out of food before the next paycheck arrives? Has life overwhelmed you? Maybe a family member is in the hospital or dinner has escaped you? Do you suddenly have a ton of company and no groceries? Do you know of a family who could use a meal for any reason? Stop by the Receptionist Desk and pick up a frozen casserole made with love Monday thru Thursday 8-5pm and Friday 8-1:30pm.


Family Dedication May 12

We are now accepting registrations for our May 12, 2019 Family Dedication. The registration flyer can be picked up at the main check-in counter in the Children’s wing of the Church. You can also download the form at Please fill it out and email or deliver it to the Children’s Ministry office. Registrations must be turned in by Monday, May 6. If you have any questions about this dedication service, please contact Sarah Goodrich at 858-8601 or at


Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for ALL North America! – LAST WEEK!

100% of the proceeds go to North American missionaries and missions through the North American Mission Board. NAMB helps churches reach the lost in the US, Canada, US Territories, as well as right here in Albuquerque. We pray that you’ll generously support our local missionaries. Please use the Annie Armstrong envelopes in the chairbacks or go to

Mission and Mission Teams

We are finalizing details on local and foreign mission journeys. If you are interested in participating and further training, contact the Mission Ministry office.

Volunteer Getaway to Camp Inlow

We have the opportunity to come along side Pastor Chris Branan and Inlow Camp (90 minutes from Albuquerque) to help in kitchen duties (any number of days) during the following dates: June 4-7, and June 17-21. Please contact the Mission Ministry at or 858-8660.


Volunteers Needed for Cart Ministry

The Cart Ministry is in need of volunteers to help out on Sundays and some of the special events the church may host. If you are interested in helping with this fun and vital ministry, please contact Ruben Cisneros for more information at 821-4182 or

RZIM Church Leaders Conference (Ravi Zacharias International Ministries)

Hoffmantown Church will be hosting a live simulcast for the RZIM Church Leaders Conference. The conference will be discussing, what does it look like for the church to be reconciled to God, to forgive one another as the Lord forgave, and to live out our message of reconciliation in a deeply divided culture? Helping us answer these critical questions will be Francis Chan, Ravi Zacharias, Becky Pippert, John Bechtel, Michael Ramsden, Lisa Fields, Abdu Murray, Judy Dabler, Vince Vitale, and other members of the RZIM team. Whether you are a home group leader, Sunday school teacher, or any kind of ministry leader in your local church,  we would love to have you join us! This is a free event being offered to YOU! If you are interested, please call 858-8624. This is a two-day conference event, starting May 23–May 24. Time will be from 7am–3:30pm. Doors open at 6:30am. Please RSVP if you plan to come. There are no registration costs.

Life Resource Center – Mother’s Day is May 12

Did you know that Mother’s Day is next week? Not to worry! Stop in to the LRC to find just the right gift. We have cards, gifts, music, books and more; including jewelry just for mom! You’re sure to find something she’ll love. And, get free gift wrap with every Mother’s Day gift purchase!