Compass 9/18/22


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (September 18, 2022)This Sunday, Guest Speaker, John Torrison will preach about “Unmerited Grace” (2 Samuel 9:1-13). This week’s songs will be House of the Lord by Jonathan Smith & Phil Wickham; arr. by Dan Galbraith, This Is Amazing Grace by Jeremy Riddle, Josh Farro and Phil Wickham; arr. by Joel Mott, Come Thou Fount, Come Thou King traditional with additional lyrics by Thomas Miller; arr. by Dan Galbraith, Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) by John Newton, Chris Tomlin & Louie Giglio; arr. by Dave Williamson, and Amazing Grace traditional; arr. by John E. Coates.


Next Steps Class October 16Please come join us for our Next Steps class, coming up on October 16 from 11am-1pm. 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 505-858-8624. We would love to have you join us!


Hoffmantown Fall Annual Church Meeting September 25The Fall Annual Church Meeting will be held on Sunday, September 25 at 3pm in the Worship Center. Childcare will be available for Birth-4th grade. If you need childcare for the Annual Meeting, please register no later than Friday, September 23rd. Register at

This will be an important meeting because we will be voting on minor changes to the 2021 Bylaws, approving the corporate officers and voting on the new 2 At Large Church Council members. To review the biographies of the At Large Member nominees, changes to the Bylaws and to review the Church Council Policies and Procedures, please go to  Handouts of the At Large Members bios and pictures and changes to the Bylaws are available in the Fellowship Mall.

2 At Large Church Council Members Voting Process:The Church Council will be recommending 1 woman and 1 man to be presented to the congregation. As with all votes, only members will be allowed to vote, and we will have a confidential process to tally the vote. We look forward to seeing everyone there.

Hoffmantown Church Annual Meeting Agenda:Church Council Vote – At Large MembersBylaw Changes VoteState of the ChurchMinisterial and Operational Updates

For more information, contact Susan Franse at or 858-8654.


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

Part-TimeAdministrative 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.



AFM Oil Change ClinicSave the date for the next Oil Change Clinic! Saturday, October 15 is the next Adult Family Ministries Oil Change Ministry for our single parents, widows, widowers, and spouses of deployed military personnel. It is FREE. Make plans to be blessed and have your vehicle serviced! We don’t just change the oil – we check the lights, blinkers, tires, and any other “funny noises” you tell us about. When the date gets closer, we will make announcements about signing up, and for volunteers to sign up as well. In the meantime, if you have questions please contact


FALL LIFE GROUPS (Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm)Go onto the Hoffmantown website and register for one or more of the following classes.

God’s Blueprint for Bible Prophecy: A study of the book of Daniel – Julanie Lee (B206) Needed: Bible, God’s Blueprint for Bible Prophecy (available for purchase at Bibles Plus for $10.99), colored pens or pencils, notebook(For Women ONLY)

The Art of Marriage – Gregory and Catrina Elder (B209/221)Needed: Bible, The Art of Marriage (available for purchase at Bibles Plus), notebook

Ecclesiastes – Marty Fuentes (B204)Needed: Bible and notebook

Old Testament/New Testament side by side: Isaiah and Ephesians – David Pitcher, Jr. MD (B202)


FALL BIBLE STUDIES (Tuesdays at 9:30am)

God’s Blueprint for Bible Prophecy: A study of the book of Daniel – Julanie Lee (B206) Needed: Bible, God’s Blueprint for Bible Prophecy (available for purchase at Bibles Plus for $10.99), colored pens or pencils, notebook(For Women ONLY)

Romans – Nancy Williams (B202) Starting September 6Needed: Bible and notebook(For Women ONLY)



Balloon Fiesta OutreachWith fall comes hot air balloons and the Mission Ministry’s Balloon Fiesta Outreach! This is a fun time to share the love of Christ to those attending the Fiesta through happy greetings and warm cups of hot chocolate and coffee. Missions will be doing this outreach the mornings of October 1-2 and October 7-9 right out in our parking lot. We’d love to have at least 8 lovely volunteers signed up for each day. However, if we do not get enough volunteers for a certain day we will NOT be doing the outreach, so please join us in signing up to help! If you are interested, there is a sign up table in the Fellowship mall or you can contact Adrienne at or 858-8660.



Hoffmantown Kids is calling all volunteers! Friday, September 30, is our next Parents’ Night Out, Friend of God. Our kids will be playing games and learning more about what it means to be a friend of God.

Monday, October 31, is our annual Fall Festival. This year, the future is in danger and we need your help to stop A Glitch in Time! We need everything from greeters, booth-runners, to kitchen help.If you are interested or want to know more about how you can help, you can check out the sign-up table in the Fellowship Mall, send an email to, or talk to any of the Kids Ministry staff. We are so glad you want to be part of reaching children in our neighborhood and city for Christ. After all, how will they know if they have not heard?

Upcoming Important Dates:– Parents Night Out “A Friend of God”: September 30– Fall Festival: October 31



Current Members:Elders: Tom Caudill and Jim Dearholt                           Pastors: Lamar Morin and David HopkinsDeacons: Drayton Boozer and Dave Jarvis Operations: Sam MouckAt Large Members: D’Ann Craft, Steve Gnerich, Jeff McElwain, Patricia Rogers, Linda Rupp and Bruce Townsend