May 18, 2016

HPBC Hosts The Homeland Park Revitalization Workforce Development & County Resource Fair

Our church will be hosting a Homeland Park Revitalization Workforce Development & County Resource Fair on Monday, May 23rd. Our Faith Fellowship cancelled their meeting so our church may have the opportunity to interact with our community on this day.

The workforce development & county resource fair is bringing the community of homeland park all of the information they need for those who are unemployed or underemployed to better their career and the Homeland Park economy.

There will be a barbecue plate fundraiser for $6. This will include a barbecue sandwich, Brunswick stew, and chips. The organizers have asked if our members would provide some baked goods for a bake sale to raise money for their efforts.

If you are interested in helping with that, please talk with Pastor James ( There will be a lot of help for people in our community on that day. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. 

Flyers are available by clicking here and in the church foyer. We have been praying for opportunities to reach our community and this is a great start. Lets use this to share God's love our to our community.

April 28, 2016

Sermoncasts Are Now On Google Play

For those who use the Google Play Music service, you can now find our sermon podcast there.

Mission Action for May

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Mission Action for May
Our Mission Action Project for the month of May will be for South Main Mercy Center. They can use: Bottled Water, Diapers (Any Size), Bathroom Tissue, Kleenex, Paper Towels, Paper Plates, Cups, Napkins, Coffee, Sugar, Creamer, Pop-Top Food Items and Copy Paper for Office Use. Please leave any of the above in the Bible Study Office.

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May


Devon Dalton                 5/3
Sierra James                  5/4
Betty Sanders                5/11
Donna Holland               5/12
Heather Brickman          5/14
Nora Lee Stamps            5/15
Jimmy Turner                5/16
Christy West                  5/18
Cory Holmes                  5/19
Leisa Evans                   5/25
Shirley Williams             5/25
Jimmie Crocker              5/28
Amber Whiten                5/31


Odell & Shirley Williams              5/23
Arthur & Lou Ellen Higgins          5/27



Mother's Day Offering

Mother's Day Offering

Sunday, May 8th

 Benefiting the South Carolina Baptist Ministries for the Aging.
Envelopes are in the pews.

April 24, 2016

You Can Have Hope In Difficult Times

Are you troubled by the days we are living in?  Has your faith been shaken by the progression of sin that has come to the forefront of our world?  When you and I lose perspective of God in our reasoning and worry, we are much like Peter who took his eyes off of Jesus when walking out to Him on the water.  Instead of focusing on Jesus, he focused on the storm.  Being scared in troubled times is good, if it propels us toward the gospel.  Yes, the fact that Jesus was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, died for the sins of each person in the world, resurrected after His death and will come again must give us hope!  Peter puts it this way:

14 But even if you suffer for doing what is right, God will reward you for it. So don’t worry or be afraid of their threats. 15 Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your hope as a believer, always be ready to explain it.
[1 Peter 3:14-15 NLT]

Peter, encourages us as believers to know our suffering for doing good in bad times actually makes us more like Christ.  We can understand Him more by suffering unjustly as He did. More importantly, we can have hope because Christ’s suffering is what led Him back to His throne! [v.22] .  Do not be swayed by the taunts of the crowd, the election of a president, the agenda of special interest groups or the fear of an uncertain future.  You can have hope as a Christian!  Your hope is found in the gospel of Jesus Christ.  Know that hope, claim that hope and share it.

In Him,

Pastor James

April 13, 2016

Honor Your Mother This Mother's Day With A Rose

This year for Mother’s Day you have the opportunity to purchase a red rose in honor of your mother or a white rose in memory of your mother. Roses will be $5.50 each.

The roses will make up the altar arrangement on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8th. After the service, you may take the number purchased from the arrangement. Honorariums and Memorials will be listed in the bulletin on Mother’s Day.

Please fill out the form below. Include the form with payment in the envelope provided during our church services. Checks should be made out to the church. Envelopes should be placed in the offering plate. The deadline to submit forms and payments is Sunday, May 1st.


In Memory / Honor of __________________________
By _________________________________________

In Memory / Honor of __________________________
By _________________________________________

In Memory / Honor of __________________________
By _________________________________________