Compass 9/24/23


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (September 24, 2023)
This Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar’s message will be “Philemon; The G/P Factor” (Philemon 3). This week’s songs will be Foreverby Chris Tomlin; arr. by Dan Galbraith, House of the Lord by Jonathan Smith & Phil Wickham; arr. by Dan Galbraith, All Creatures of Our God and King by Francis of Assisi and William H. Draper, with new words and music by Tommy Walker and Sean Beck; arr. by Tommy Walker, What He’s Done by Anna Golden, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Jacob Sooter and Kristian Stanfill; arr. by Cliff Duren, and Here I Am to Worship by Tim Hughes.

Multi-Generational Worship Choir THIS SUNDAY, September 24
Join us for this fun and exciting service where kids, students and adults from every generation are invited to join the Worship Choir on the platform. If you are interested in being a part, please visit to view and listen to the music for the service. There will be only one rehearsal at 8:30am before the 9:30am service. See you there!

Hoffmantown Fall Annual Church Meeting This Sunday, September 24
The Fall Annual Church Meeting will be held on Sunday, September 24 at 3pm in the Worship Center. This will be an important meeting because we will be voting on minor changes to the 2022 Bylaws, affirming the corporate officers and affirming 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 visit Handouts of the At Large Members bios and pictures and changes to the Bylaws are available in the Fellowship Mall at the Reception Desk.

Childcare will be available for birth-4th grade. If you need childcare for the Annual Meeting, please register no later than TODAY Friday, September 22nd at

Congregational Meeting Voting Process:
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:
Presentation of Corporate Officers and CC Nominees
Presentation of Bylaw Change
State of the Church Updates
Ministerial and Operational Updates

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

Hoffmantown Church Part-Time Positions Available
Hoffmantown Church has part-time positions available. Applicant should be an active member of Hoffmantown Church, sense a calling to Christian service and be able to work in various contexts.

Administrative Assistant
Church Family, Adult Family Ministry (AFM) is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. This position has the honor and the blessing to serve the following ministries Men, Women, MOCHA, and Senior Ambassadors. If so led, please pick up an application at the Reception Desk, during any weekday between the hours of 8am and 5pm. We are looking for the person who loves the Lord, and loves serving others. For job requirements, please contact Susan Franse at 858-8654 or

Applications are available at the Reception Desk Monday through Friday, or you can download an application from Please return completed applications to the receptionist.


Oil Change Ministry
Adult Family Ministries is offering an Oil Change Ministry at Dearholt AutoCare, 6401 Signal NE, 87113 on Saturday, October 14, from 9am–1pm. This FREE ministry is available to single parents, widows, widowers, and spouses of deployed military personnel. It will be a blessing for our volunteers to serve you! You can enjoy coffee, a burrito or donut, and fellowship while you wait. Please pre-register to ensure we have the correct oil and filters available. Space is limited; please reserve your oil-change-time in advance. (by Wednesday, October 11) To register, go online to

Volunteers Needed for the Oil Change Ministryz
We need people who have a heart to serve others by cleaning windshields, checking lights, and driving cars into and out of the bays, and of course changing oil on Saturday, October 14, from 9am-1pm. There’s plenty to do– let’s work together to provide this free service to people in our church body and community. If you are led to volunteer, please contact or 858-8635 to let us know you can help.

Volunteers Needed for Women’s Council Outreach
The Women’s Ministry is looking for volunteers to serve as hostesses during the Men’s Ministry’s Oil Change Ministry on October 14 – any time between 9am to 1pm. Time slots are flexible according to your availability. Volunteers will fellowship with those who are waiting to have their oil changed. Contact or 858-8635.


Mid-Week Worship Service
Join us Wednesdays, from 6:30-8pm, for our Student Ministry Mid-Week Worship Service in Building E! This is an awesome time of student-led worship, preaching, and hanging out. Can’t wait to see our Hoffmantown Students there and don’t be afraid to bring a friend! And remember, Student Sunday School happens every Sunday in Building E at 11am!


Multi-Gen Worship is THIS SUNDAY!
Come join the Worship Team on stage during the service on September 24. Kids ages 4 and up are welcome! Parents are welcome too! Go to and click on Multi-Generational Worship for more information. If you have any questions, contact The listening track for “Forever” has been updated so please take a look and make sure you are practicing the correct version!

Kids Christmas Choir Kick-off: THIS Wednesday, September 27 from 5:30-6:15pm
Plan to come THIS WEDNESDAY for the Kids Christmas Choir Kick-off! Our Kids Choir will be joining the Worship Choir on stage for three songs during Christmas at Hoffmantown on December 8 and 9. Come to the Kick-off party in room C232 to get your music and catch the Christmas spirit! Pizza will be served. For more information, go to

Kids Bible Story Hour Kick-off: Friday, September 29 from 10:30-11:30am
Caitlin Craft and friends will be reading Christian books at the Cherry Hills Library on the 1st and 3rd Fridays in October and November with the last story book hour for the semester on December 1. This Story Book Hour will be most beneficial for kids ages Pre-K through 3rd grade. For more information go to

SAVE THE DATE: KIDZ BLITZ on October 20 from 6:30-8:30pm
Kidz Blitz Live is a crowd participation event that gets the whole family involved! Kids and adults will play games against each other throughout the event all while learning Biblical principles. The event is free to you, but registration is required. Go to to register. Invite your friends, neighbors, and church to attend! Sign up today while space is available!
For more information or questions about the event, reach out to Caitlin Craft at Kidz Blitz Live is recommended for children ages 3years to 6th Grade.

Join Us at This Year’s Fall Festival on October 31 from 6-8pm
What do candy, fun, and YOU have in common? Hoffmantown Fall Festival, of course! Our KidMin Crew invites you to be a part of one of the largest outreach events of the year! Calling all volunteers to step up and make this event unforgettable. There’s a place for everyone to serve, whether you’d like to: Hand out candy 🍬 Run a game 🎯 Pass out delicious food 🍔 Greet folks with a warm smile 😊 And more! Visit our volunteer booth in the Fellowship Mall to sign up and get involved. Have questions or need more information? Contact the KidMin team at We can’t wait to see you there!

Fall Festival 🍭 🍬🍭
It is that time of year again! CANDY, CANDY, CANDY TIME! Bring your bags of candy to the decorated bins at the Main and Kids Entrances and watch the candy meter climb.

SAVE THE DATE… and YOUR CLOTHES: Clothing & Toy SWAP: November 4th
Kids growing like weeds? GREAT! We need your clean and gently used clothing and toys for the Clothing & Toy SWAP on November 4th! This event will be FREE and open to the community. Whether you have clothes to donate or simply need to shop, please plan to attend and find some new treasures. More information coming soon.

Upcoming Important Dates:
Wednesdays: AWANA -Register online at Kids ages 2 thru 8th grade welcome. Email with questions.
September 24: Multi-Gen Worship
September 27: Kids Christmas Choir Kick-off
September 29: Kids Bible Story Hour at Cherry Hills Library
October 20: Kidz Blitz
October 31: Fall Festival
November 4: Clothing and Toy SWAP


Balloon Fiesta Outreach
Join us October 7-8, 12-15 for a new and exciting outreach to our Balloon Fiesta Park and Ride guests, one that will not require a 2am call time! We will be placing information cards on car windshields with church info and invitations to our upcoming events. All ages are welcomed and encouraged to join in! Sign-ups can be found in the Fellowship Mall or online at We will begin placing the cards around Mass Ascension time.

Shine Volunteers
School has started, and so it’s time for Shine to again volunteer at our partnership school. There are many opportunities to serve including tutoring, working in the library, be a judge in spelling and math bees or bring goodies for the staff. Won’t you consider becoming a shine volunteer? Please contact


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




Call 505-321-9570