Compass 9/3/23


THIS WEEK’S SERVICE (September 3, 2023)

This Sunday, will be Lord’s Supper–Celebrating Christ (Matthew 26:17-30). This week’s songs will be God So Loved by Andrew Bergthold, Ed Cash, Franni Cash, Martin Cash & Scott Cash; arr. by Grant Wall & Dan Galbraith, Christ Our Hope in Life and Deathby Keith Getty, Jordan Kauflin, Matt Papa, Matt Boswell & Matthew Merker; arr. by Dan Galbraith, Lord, I Need You by Jesse Reeves, Kristian Stanfill, Matt Maher, Christy Nockels & Daniel Carson; arr. by Joel Mott & Lee Marcum, and

O the Blood by Thomas Miller & Mary Beth Miller; arr. by Joel Mott & Erik Foster.


July Month-End Update from the Finance Committee
July 2023                                                              Actuals                  YTD Actuals
Receipts / Income                                              $232,458                               $1,676,376
Less Expenses                                      $275,944                               $1,886,974

$(43,486)                              $(  210,598)


Thank you for your faithful and generous giving to the Lord through Hoffmantown Church.
If you have questions regarding the financials or want more information you can contact any member of the Finance Committee (Ken Abbott, Doug Lawson, Fran Stribling, Regan Stinnett, JoAnn Polk, Robert Ewing, and D’Ann Craft) or email us at


Hoffmantown’s Round Up

Church Family, our annual “Round Up” gives us all a special time to gather and fellowship as a church family! It also provides us with a great opportunity to invite someone we have been praying for and talking to into our Worship Service and Sunday School to hear the “Good News.” Do not forget to wear some of that great Western apparel that you cannot wait to put on and let us have some fun! Come join us and “Be a Bringer” especially on September 10th, into our Worship Service and Sunday School, concluding with a wonderful Picnic of Fellowship and Food starting at 5pm.


This Year’s Picnic (5-7pm, in The Grove, east of Hoffmantown) is featuring:

  • Fried chicken
  • Kona Ice Truck
  • Western Photo Booth… get a picture of your family in the Wild West!
  • Live instrumental music
  • Minute to Win It Games with Dane
  • Our third annual car show


It would be great for those who have vintage / show cars to bring them for the Fall Round-Up Picnic. These cars were a real treat for all to see last year, so come join in the fun this year and bring your nice ride. If interested, please let us know at so that we can plan accordingly. Bring your vintage cars to the east gate of Hoffmantown’s parking lot and follow the signs!


What to bring:

  • Blanket and lawn chairs if you would like (we will have tables set up)
  • Games to play
  • A potluck dish to share!


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


Kids Ministry Coordinator

Join our vibrant Children’s Ministry Team as a Kid Min Coordinator! In this 16-hour per week role, you’ll be the maestro behind our Sunday morning volunteers, curriculum distribution, and a key player in our exciting events. If you’re ready to be a difference maker, fill out an application and submit a resume to Caitlin Craft at Let’s create meaningful moments of growth and learning together!


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



Fall 2023 Equipping Classes Starting Soon!

Equipping Classes will be starting Wednesday, September 6. For a complete class listing and to register, visit



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!



Kids Worship in The Rock
Come join us in the Rock this Sunday, September 3rd at 9:30am, to learn about making choices that please God. All kids Kinder through 4th grade are encouraged to join the fun! You will NOT want to miss this! Questions about the Rock? Email

AWANA has begun! It’s not too late to sign up. Register online at Kids ages 2 thru 6th grade welcome. Email if you have questions.


Round Up Next Week, September 10th!
Wear your cowboy hat from last year and join us for barrel races, a scavenger hunt, and a build-your-own trail mix! Happening during Sunday School next Sunday, September 10.


Multi-Gen Worship Coming on September 24th
Come join the Worship Choir on stage during the service on September 24. Kids ages 4 and up are welcome! Parents are welcome too! More details coming soon.


Praise Packs
Pick up a coloring sheet and a sermon notes page along with crayons at the green table by the Reception Desk. Fill it out, put your name on it, and turn it back in. A fun prize may come your way!


Kids Ministry Volunteer Training
Mark your calendars for September 17 at 12:30pm for our annual Kids Ministry Volunteer Training. Join us for a delicious lunch and lots of learning.


Coming to Hoffmantown Friday, October 20th at 6pm. More details coming soon.


Upcoming Important Dates:
September 6th: Male & Female He Created Them begins; register at
September 10th: Fall Round Up
September 17th: Kids Ministry Volunteer Training at 12:30p
October 20th: Kidz Blitz
October 31st: Fall Festival



Bling Show

Good news! The deadline for collecting donations to the Bling Show has been extended to Sunday, September 17. The box will remain at the reception desk for any purses, accessories, or jewelry you still wish to donate.



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 505-858-8609