Compass 9/25/22


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (September 25, 2022)

This Sunday, Lead Pastor Lamar show us how to “Give for God’s Glory” (Matthew 6:1-4). This week’s songs will be To God Be the Glory by Fanny Crosby, William Doane; arr. by Dan Galbraith, Open Up the Heavens by Andi Rozier, James McDonald, Jason Ingram, Meredith Andrews and Stuart Garrard; arr. by Dan Galbraith and Shane Ohlson, What He’s Done by Anna Golden, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Jacob Sooter and Kristian Stanfill; arr. by Cliff Duren, and

Thank You Jesus for the Blood by Charity Gayle, David Gentiles, Steven Musso, Ryan Kennedy and Bryan McCleery; arr. by Cliff Duren.

Hoffmantown Fall Annual Church Meeting THIS SUNDAY, September 25The Fall Annual Church Meeting will be held this 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 Greeting Center 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 Members

Bylaw Changes Vote

State of the Church

Ministerial and Operational Updates

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

Fall Festival October 31

Fall Festival is fast approaching, and volunteer sign-ups have begun! Last year we reached roughly 1,000 kids and parents and even saw some give their life to Christ! What an awesome and fun way to share the Gospel of Christ to our neighbors, community, and young generations! This year we hope to see 1,200 kids and parents and will need all the help we can get! If you are interested in seeing what you can do to be part of this, you can check our sign-up table in the Fellowship Mall outside the Worship Center, speak with any of our Kids Ministry staff, or send an email to


Candy Donations

We are accepting candy donations in the decorated bins at both the main entrance and kids entrance. Our goal is 35,000 pieces of candy. Make sure to check out the candy meter by the main stairwell each week to see how close we are to reaching our candy goal!


Our Online Store is Open!

Now is your chance to buy official Hoffmantown shirts, hats, jackets, stickers, mugs, and more! Get something for everyone in your family at or click “store” on our homepage.

Next Steps Class October 16

Please 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 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.



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.


The Music & Worship Ministry is having their Fall retreat this Friday, September 30, from 5:30-8pm and Saturday, October 1, from 10am-2pm. If you’re interested in joining the Worship Choir or Orchestra, the Fall retreat is the perfect time to come and check out what the ministry will be preparing for Christmas. On Friday night, there’ll be a dinner/fellowship, followed by a preview of this year’s Christmas presentation. Then on Saturday, the Worship Choir will have rehearsals and a catered lunch. There’s no need to register if you’re a visitor. Come and join the fun!


AFM Oil Change Clinic

Save 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

Good News – Save the Date!2023 Men’s Retreat will be August 10-12, 2023. Cost will be $90 with scholarships available. Hope to see you there!

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


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 6

Needed: Bible and notebook

(For Women ONLY)



Balloon Fiesta Outreach

With 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.

Mark your calendars Mission Sunday October 23!

Mike Everett, a missionary with International Mission Board, will be coming to speak on Sunday morning, October 23. Mike and his family serve in SE Asia and we are excited to get the chance to hear him speak. In addition to hearing him during the sermon time that morning, Mike will also be doing a Q&A session in the evening at 5pm in room B100. This will be a great time to ask any questions you have on Mike and his family’s journey sharing God’s Word in SE Asia!


Student Ministry New Mid-Week Worship Service

Join us Wednesdays, from 6:30-8pm, for our Student Ministry Mid-Week Worship Service in Building E! This will be 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!



Our Fall Parents Night Out has been cancelled! With a heavy heart we are cancelling this Parents Night Out after seeing low registration numbers for the event. This was a hard decision for us at Kids but we believe God has called all of us to be good stewards with our time, our kids, and our volunteers.


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