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Ignite Youth Weekend

Ignite: Youth Weekend (January 18-20) Mark your calendars and save the date.  A group of Anderson University students will be assisting our church in leading a youth outreach weekend.  All of the activities will culminate with them leading our church in worship on January 20th in the am service.  There will be avenues for many to participate. We will need chaperones, prayer warriors, snack makers and more as we seek to reach out to this important group.  More details are coming on ways you can specifically help. If you have questions or ways to help, please see or email Pastor James ( )

Life Is All About Our Connections

IWe are connected to God by His hands creating us.  Because of sin, that connection was broken and now Jesus has restored that connection by offering Himself as a ransom “payment’ for our sins.  Those who accept Jesus as their personal Savior and Lord are connected to God through Jesus Christ. It seems simple to explain, but the weight of that is huge.  You and I did nothing to deserve being made right with God which makes the power of His mercy so great. With that being said, God created us to be connected to others as well as Himself.  With the mercy that He has offered to us, why would we not want to extend that same grace to others? There is no doubt that the level of hatred toward those that do not agree, is at an all time high.  We counter that hate with grace. God is calling you and I to use our connection with Him to connect Him with others. (Romans 10:14) 14 But how can they call on Him to save them unless they believe in Him? And how can they believe in Him if t

Join Us In Reading Through The Bible in 2019

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All Services Cancelled For Dec 9 Due To Weather

After assessing the road conditions and weather predictions for today, I have decided to cancel all Sunday scheduled activities for Dec 9.  I hope you stay warm and safe and  look forward to worshiping again with you soon.  God Bless! - Pastor James
Isaiah 9:6 - For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Birthdays and Anniversaries for December

DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS Deborah Forrester           12/4 Pat Cox                         12/8 Cindy Hanks                   12/12 Amber Taylor                  12/14 Rick Eubanks                  12/15 Bertha Lyon                    12/16 James Strickland             12/16 Ellen Black                      12/18 Patsy Fleming                 12/27 Harold Sanders               12/27 Johnny White                  12/29 DECEMBER ANNIVERSARIES Joshua & Trista Cox        12/7 Jerry & Reba Geddings    12/10

Mission Action for December

Our Mission Action for the month of December will be helping a family from Homeland Park Elementary School and another local family. Homeland Park Elementary School Family Carter - Boy – almost 2 years – boys’ size 2T Jaiden - Boy – 1st Grade – boys’ 7/8 pants, medium shirt, or 7/8 shirt Ja’nyah - Girl – age 4 – girls’ 6x pants or 7, medium shirt, or 6/7 shirt Any clothes or toys would be greatly appreciated. Mom and Dad are taking care of their shoes. Local Family Girl #1 – men’s XL shirt, men’s Large pants Girl #2 – girls’ junior small shirt, junior small pants Boy #1 – men’s pants 36Wx29L, medium shirt Boy #2 – boys’ large shirt, pants 7/8   Please wrap these presents and attach a name tag to package.

WMU Prayer Emphasis for December

North American Mission Board: Wyoming, Barbara Galloway International Mission Board: Joy Mitchell “PRAY WITHOUT CEASING”

Church-Wide Christmas Fellowship

Sunday, December 16  f ollowing the Morning Worship Service. In the HPBC Family Life Center. Come join us for a time of food and fellowship.  Please bring covered dishes, desserts, sweet tea, and unsweet tea. The church will provide the meat.