At Hillcrest we believe prayer plays a vital part in our walk with Christ. The prayer focused ministries at Hillcrest offer the opportunity to encourage one another with intercessory prayer within our faith family.
Our best Christmas carols inspire us to celebrate Jesus who came to be our rescue. Join Pastor Ben on the YouVersion Bible app to read and discuss the 10-day devotional O Holy Night: Carols of Christmas. This reading plan from Our Daily Bread will lead you to “Fall on your knees” and “hear the angel voices.” Click here to join the plan on the Bible app. A limited number of printed copies are available at the library resource table in…
The recipients of this year’s Christmas giving project will be local law enforcement officers and first responders, many of whom face discouragement, stress, danger, threats, and opposition every day at work. Our goal is to provide an uplifting “Blessing Bag” to as many officers and first responders as possible. Bring your donations by Dec. 13 to the collection boxes near the preschool rooms in the lobby: Gift cards to local coffee shops, bakeries, convenience stores; individual serving treats such as…
Grief is harder around the holidays, but help is available to help you know how to deal with the challenges. Surviving the Holidays is a one-night seminar where you can find relief, stability, and peace for the coming weeks. Join us at Hillcrest on Sunday, December 10 at 6 pm. Call the church office to register (716-483-3331).
Just as a star witness can decide a court case, followers of Jesus are called to testify to the light he brings to our lives. Our “Illuminate” Christmas series continues today with Pastor Mark’s message, “Can I Get a Witness?” Turning again to John 1, we will examine the powerful testimony of a man named John and hear a challenge for testifying to others about the Light Jesus can bring into their lives.
Today begins our Christmas series Illuminate in which we will delve into the first chapter of John exploring the incarnate Word who came into our world’s darkness to bring us light and life. Pastor Dan guides us today helping us to find a deeper connection with Jesus as we invite his light into every area of our life in his message “The Spotless & Infinite Became Dirty & Finite,” from John 1:1-5.
Today we join our hearts and voices to offer up songs and prayers of thanksgiving. Our Concert of Prayer will follow four “movements”, praising God for spiritual, material, physical, and relational blessings. Prepare your heart to “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise!” (Psalm 100:4).