Compass 5/7/23



For this Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar’s message is, “Why Are We Faithless?” [Abandoning Covenant Relationships] (Malachi 2:10-16). This week’s songs will be Every Praise by Hezekiah Walker and John David Bratton, Lion and the Lamb by Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson and Leeland Mooring, Holy, Holy, Holy by Reginald Heber and John B. Dykes; new words and music by Bradley Knight; arr. and orch. by Bradley Knight, and Great Is Thy Faithfulness (Beginning to End) by Thomas O. Chisholm, William M. Runyan; new words and music by Jason Ingram and Mike Weaver; arr. by Craig Adams, Ken Barker and Danny Zaloudik.

Special Business Meeting

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. 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 will be provided.

Servant Sunday

If you missed out on the great time we had last Sunday with Servant Sunday, you can still get all the information by going to! Take a look at the many opportunities that are available and see where God may be leading you to serve the body at Hoffmantown Church.


Senior Ambassadors Ministry – Tuesday afternoons 

Looking for a place to fellowship and learn with other believers aged 70 and over? Come join us Tuesday, May 9, and each 2nd and 4th Tuesday afternoon at 1:30pm for a time of devotion and fellowship. We meet in room B209/221, we end at 3pm. We would love to have you join us for this focused time. Be a bringer, please invite a friend or neighbor or someone you have been praying for. If you have any questions, contact Kathy Tesch at 858-8696 or

Alzheimer’s Dementia Caregiver Support Group   

Do you have questions and concerns about maneuvering the journey with a loved one experiencing Alzheimer’s or Dementia? You are not alone. Come join with others in fellowship who are on the same journey. We will be meeting Friday, May 12, and on the 2nd and 4th Friday mornings of each month, from 10-11:30am in room B104. This will include a time of Biblical application to draw strength from His word; sharing our day-to-day struggles and successes for mutual encouragement; supporting each other in prayer. We will also share tips from various experts and each other. If you have any questions, contact Kathy Tesch at 858-8696 or We look forward to seeing you soon.




Family DedicationAre 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-16thKids Camp will be at Inlow Camp from June 12th-16th and will be for kids who have completed 2nd-6th grade. The cost for camp is $220. Please register by Monday, May 15 on the Hoffmantown events page or email for more information.

VBS 2023: June 5th-9thVBS is coming soon and we are looking for 10 teacher helpers for our Babies–2nd Grade classes and 3 more volunteers for teaching the craft. We could also use a few more to come along side food and games for the VBS Family Night on Friday, June 9th from 6-8pm. Join us as we teach kids how to use the Armor of God and to defend and know truth. Please sign up in the Fellowship Mall or email

VBS Donations
We need your help with donations for VBS! Drop off your items in the decorated trash cans in the Fellowship Mall.• 1” and 2” multi-colored pom-poms• Craft foam sheets, colored• Double-sided tape• Shoe boxes or other similarly-sized boxes

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

CareNet is a Christian, pro-life, pregnancy organization whose mission is to provide free, confidential services, and assist in loving support during an unplanned pregnancy. Hoffmantown Church is coming alongside CareNet with a fundraiser in celebration of Mother’s Day. There will be a table in the Fellowship Mall where you can pick up a baby bottle(s) to collect your spare change or other financial donation. They will be available this Sunday, May 7th and May 14th before each service. Please come by and support this important ministry!



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