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Compass – 9/8/19

CHURCH-WIDE ANNOUNCEMENTS

This Week’s Worship Service

This Sunday Steve Dighton will be preaching on God’s Promise for the Church (Matthew 16:13-20). Today’s songs will be Redeemed, Hallelujah For The Cross, The Only Name (Yours Will Be), Goodness, and Love and Mercy.

 

Elder Affirmation

Tom Caudill has been nominated and it has been affirmed that he is being called by God to serve as an Elder for Hoffmantown Church. Tom has been reviewed by the Elders and meets the qualifications required in our Bylaws Article V, Section 1. He has been endorsed by the Elders and the 30-day congregational review period starts effective Sunday, August 18. Anyone who has a Biblical objection to Tom serving as an Elder must submit that objection in writing to the Elder Council for consideration and response during this 30-day review. Please pray for Tom and his wife, Kim as they begin this journey.

 

Hoffmantown Church Family BBQ Potluck

Join us Sunday, September 22 at the conclusion of the Worship service for the Church Family Potluck. Tomorrow, September 9, is the last day to sign up. If you haven’t already, please talk to your K-Group leader or contact equip@hoffmantown.org.

 

ADULT FAMILY & EQUIPPING MINISTRIES

Missionary Presentation TODAY!

Forever Sisters invites you to meet our bold missionary to the Israeli Defense Forces, Renee Shmuel, as she shares her ministry of cookies and the powerful message of the good news of Jesus. We will welcome you to room C246/248 at 11am TODAY (September 8).

 

Men Leading from Their Knees

Brothers, please come for prayer every 2nd Sunday of each month in the Worship Center, from 7:30-8:15am.

 

Friends Unlimited

Friends Unlimited is a ministry that encourages single women of all ages and stages of life who desire spiritually-based friendships, fellowship and Christian growth. We’ll meet Sunday, September 22 at noon in room B206 for our monthly potluck.

 

Men’s Retreat, November 1-3, 2019 in Durango, Colorado

Men of Hoffmantown, we are blessed with having a Men’s Retreat in Durango, Colorado on November 1-3. Please set this upcoming date aside. We pray that this will be a multigenerational event so please bring your sons, fathers, sons-in-law, brothers, and grandsons with you to this event. The retreat is being hosted by Master Plan Ministries. We will be joining two other Men’s Ministries from two other New Mexico churches. This is a great time to fellowship, be encouraged, and grow together. You can go online and register for the retreat at masterplanministries.net/mens-retreat. If you have questions, contact Morgan Drake at afm@hoffmantown.org.

Young Professionals Home Group

If you are between the ages of 25 and 35 years old, join us every 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. This group will be gathering to study the Word and learn what it means to put it in action. We will meet in a host home so please contact Morgan Drake for more information at 858-8633 or at afm@hoffmantown.org.

 

CHILDREN & STUDENT FAMILY MINISTRIES

Disciple Now

Disciple Now is a weekend that we pray will be a time of renewal for your child(ren). The theme for that weekend of November 15-17 will be Revival not Survival. Registration for the event will begin in mid September. The cost of your child attending will be $35. If you have questions, please contact Morgan Drake at 858-8633 or students@hoffmantown.org.

 

MISSION

SE Asia Team

The Philippines Team returned home safely this week. the SE Asia team is now in the midst of pastor training. They return home this week. Thank you for your continuous prayers for both teams!

 

Mission Conference–Faith Comes By Hearing Tour

Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) is an amazing organization that is working toward recording the Bible in every language. During the Mission Conference, we would love to give you the opportunity to tour their facility! The tours are Monday, September 23 at 9:15am, 10:15am, and 11:15am. If you would like to tour this amazing ministry, register online at www.hoffmantown.org/mission-conference.

 

Balloon Fiesta

This is an early morning event, and warm coffee for volunteers will be thoroughly provided. We need at least 4-6 volunteers each day to offer coffee, hot chocolate, water, and God’s love to those going to the Balloon Fiesta. We need stewards on October 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, and 13. Sign up online athoffmantown.org/serve, or contact the Mission office at 858-8660 or missions@hoffmantown.org.

 

Bling Show

We are still accepting donations of jewelry, scarves, hats, purses, and accessories for the annual Bling Show. The Bling Show is a jewelry resale show benefitting Shine Partnership. The show will be held on October 18 and 19 at Netherwood Park Church of Christ. There is a purple box at the Receptionist Desk where you can drop off your items.

 

SERVE

Balloon Fiesta Park & Ride Outreach

Balloon Fiesta is coming, and that means we’ll be needing volunteers for our Park & Ride outreach. If you love people and early mornings, this is for you. It’s a great opportunity for you to show God’s love to thousands of people passing through Hoffmantown’s gates on their way to the Balloon Fiesta. This is just one of the many ways you can get involved in serving at Hoffmantown. To get more information for this and other opportunities, visit hoffmantownchurch.org/serve.

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday Fellowship Meals

Wednesday evening meals are September 4–October 23, from 5:15-6:15pm. The cost is $5.

Sept. 11 – Breaded chicken with gravy, corn casserole, tossed salad, rolls, cranberry sauce and frosted cupcakes

Sept. 18- Lasagna with meat sauce, vegetable medley, tossed salad, garlic bread and cookies

Sept. 25- Pork Tenderloin with gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, and cookies

 

In Loving Memory

Please continue to be in prayer for the families of Frank Thompson and Charlotte Cauwels.

 

Life Resource Center

MISSIONARY VENTURES: WATCH GOD WORK by J. Daniel Rupp

Hoffmantown member, Daniel Rupp, has written a book that does more than just relate his missionary experiences in Colombia, South America. In Dan’s own words, “Whether serving among throngs of people in Colombian cities, meeting small groups in mountain villages, or driving alone over the remote Colombian mountains, I always marveled at the ways I could see God working. Our lives have been enriched by the profound spiritual lessons God taught us as we served among the delightful people to whom he sent my wife Linda and me and our three boys.” You’ll enjoy this engaging story as Dan recounts their many adventures as they partnered with God and the spiritual lessons they learned along the way.