Compass 8/7/22


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (August 7, 2022)

This Sunday, Lamar’s sermon will be “The Divorce Dilemma” (Matthew 5:31-32). This week’s songs will be Victory In Jesus by Eugene M. Bartlett, arr. by Joel Mott and Lee Marcum, House Of The Lord by Jonathan Smith and Phil Wickham, arr. by Dan Galbraith, Holy, Holy, Holy (Savior King) by Walker Beach, John Bacchus Dykes, and Reginald Heber, arr. by Dan Galbraith and Brad Henderson, and What He’s Done by Anna Golden, Jacob Sooter, Kristian Stanfill, and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, arr. by Cliff Duren.


Round Up Weekend September 9-11

Round Up yourself, a friend, or someone you haven’t seen for a while in Sunday School or Worship Service! Come out Friday, September 9, 6-9pm for the BEST FACTS Apologetics Conference, featuring Josh McDowell and other speakers. Registration is required. Go to Then, Sunday, September 11, at 9:30am will be our Worship Service, as well as Sunday School classes at either 8:15 or 11am. And, to Round Up and round off our events, Sunday, September 11, from 5-7pm will be our potluck picnic at the Grove/Patio, east of the church, featuring BBQ, games, a wild west photo booth, and a car show! You don’t want to miss this weekend!


Hoffmantown Church Paid Ministry Positions AvailableHoffmantown Church has a part-time position available. Applicants should be an active member of Hoffmantown Church, sense a calling to Christian service and be able to work in various contexts.



Administrative Assistant: Hoffmantown Adult Family Ministry is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. Senior Ambassadors (70+), Men’s, and Women’s Ministries are included in AFM. Applicant should be proficient in software applications. For job requirements, please contact Susan Franse at 858-8654 or


Applications are available at the Receptionist Desk Monday through Friday, or you can download an application from

Please return completed applications to the receptionist.


CareNet Walk for Life

Join CareNet in a Courageous Walk for Life Saturday, August 13, from 8am-1pm in the Grove.

There will be information tables, the Medical Mobile unit and more. We will then walk around the Academy. Please join us to raise awareness and save a life.



Fellowship Gathering – Men’s Retreat: Love in Action II 

All men of Hoffmantown Church and guests are cordially invited to join us at Inlow Baptist Camp, from August 25-27, for a time of fun, fellowship, worship, and learning for all who attend. The cost of this event is $60. The activities will begin at 6pm, Thursday, August 25, and conclude at noon, on Saturday, August 27. We pray that each of you will want to be a part of this experience. Our desire is for a one-on-one spiritual encounter with our Lord that will give us a greater understanding of His purpose and plan for each of us. Please see the website for registration and more details. To register, go to Any questions you may have, please email


Women’s Ministry Pizza & Movie Night

This is a fantastic opportunity for women, ages 18 and up, to come together for fellowship and fun on Friday, August 19 in room B209/221. Doors open at 5:30pm. Pizza and salad served at 6pm. The movie “Overcomer,” which is a wonderful reminder of who we are in Christ, will start at 6:30pm–complete with popcorn. Come join the Women’s Ministry Council and your friends. Registration and $5 fee is required. Deadline for registration is Monday, August 15, 8am. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Tesch at 858-8696 or To register, go to and click on Women’s Movie Night.


Fall Life Groups Starting September 7 (Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm)

What is your call to action? Go onto the Hoffmantown website and register for one or more of the following classes.


The Art of Marriage – Gregory and Catrina Elder (B209/221)

A great marriage is a work of art – Marriage, the way God intended it to be, is a true art form. That’s why for more than 40 years, Family Life has been helping couples understand God’s plan for relationships. The Art of Marriage weaves together expert teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes, and more to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God’s design.  All, we invite you to come and be encouraged by attending this class. Any couple no matter if you have been married 50 years or 1 year can benefit and grow in God’s design for marriage. We hope to see you there.

Needed: Bible, The Art of Marriage (available for purchase at Bibles Plus), notebook


Ecclesiastes – Marty Fuentes (B204)

Have you ever had difficulty understanding the book of Ecclesiastes? This is not an easy book to study. There is an underlying theme that wisdom does not come easily. All wisdom requires effort. This book describes God’s interaction with man. There are some things in this book that aren’t repeated anywhere in Scripture. Come join us to do a deep dive into an unique wisdom book in the Old Testament.

Needed: Bible and notebook


God’s Blueprint for Bible Prophecy: A study of the book of Daniel – Julanie Lee (B206)

*** This class begins one week early, on August 31***

The uncertainties in the circumstances of life can unsettle your confidence, shake your faith and cause you to make damaging decisions. Use today to prepare for those tomorrows that only God can know about. This is a 13-week inductive study of Daniel. It will not only help you discover God’s blueprint for the future but mentor you toward personal holiness and give you strength for living. Requires 2-3 hours of homework weekly.

Needed:Bible, God’s Blueprint for Bible Prophecy (available for purchase at Bibles Plus for $10.99), colored pens or pencils, notebook


Old Testament/New Testament side by side: Isaiah and Ephesians –

David Pitcher, Jr. MD (B202)

Do you love the prophecies of Isaiah? The book of Ephesians takes many of the prophet’s words and reveals them fulfilled in Jesus. We’ll look at both books side by side and discover the righteousness and holiness that Jesus brings to our daily lives in this 12-week study.

Needed: Bible and notebook



Volunteer with BCNM at the State Fair

The Baptist Convention of New Mexico is sponsoring two Diaper Changing/Nursing Moms booths at Expo NM, State Fair, September 8-18. If you are interested in representing Hoffmantown at this event, registration will be Sunday, August 14, 21, and 28 in the Fellowship Mall by the Reception Desk. We will be hosting a booth on Tuesday, September 13, and admission is free. More times may be available, based on registration. This is a great opportunity to share the Gospel and the love of Jesus with others. You will also be able to tour the fair while you’re there. Training will be provided on September 1, 6-8pm at BCNM. Let’s represent Jesus and Hoffmantown well and enjoy the festivities. For more information, please contact



Hoffmantown Family, are you taking a summer vacation?

Kids Ministry is never on vacation but lots of our volunteers are. That means we have lots of spots you can serve in this summer! WHERE are you serving this summer?


Upcoming Important Dates:

Ø  Promotion Sunday: Sunday August 7

Ø  Kids Express First Day: August 15

Ø  AWANA Registration: August 24 / Begins August 31



Current Members:

Elders: Tom Caudill and Jim Dearholt

Pastors: Lamar Morin and David Hopkins

Deacons: Drayton Boozer and Dave Jarvis

Operations: Sam Mouck

At Large Members: D’Ann Craft, Steve Gnerich, Jeff McElwain, Patricia Rogers, Linda Rupp and Bruce Townsend