Posts from May 2023

Posts from May 2023

Pastor Appreciation Month

Our deacons have set June as Pastor Appreciation Month at Hillcrest, and they encourage all of us to say “thanks” to our dedicated pastoral team. You can designate a monetary gift in your offering, send a note or email, or find a another way to express your appreciation during the month of June.

Annual Celebration

Mark your calendar for our Annual Celebration on Sunday, June 11. We’ll kick off the event with the first cookout of the year at 5:30 pm at the pavilion, then we’ll move inside for the meeting portion of the evening. Join us in celebrating God’s work through us over the past year and to look ahead to the coming year.

Support for Caregivers

Those caring for a loved one, whether providing daily physicalcare or regularly overseeing other needs, can feel burdened bythe stress of ongoing demands. “Finding Hope and Meaning” isthe topic of tonight’s discussion at our monthly CaregiversSupport Group, meeting Sunday, May 21 at 6:30 pm led by Pastor Steve.Newcomers are welcome as well as guests

Get Your Picture Taken

Plans are in the works to produce a new up-to-date Hillcrest Directory. If you’re part of the Hillcrest family, we want you to be included. Photographers will be taking pictures on Sundays, May 14, 21, and 28, with a special offer of a free print for those who get their picture taken on Mother’s Day.

New Series: Family Baggage

Carrying around extra suitcases full of old stuff we don’t need can really bog us down and keep us from enjoying a vacation. This is also true in families. Many of us don’t realize the extra baggage we are carrying from past hurts and tough relationships. Old baggage weighs us down and makes us miserable. That’s why beginningSunday, May 14, our pastoral team will launch a new 6-week “Family Baggage”series to help us understand from God’s Word how we can…

Lighten Your Load

Join Pastor Ben on the YouVersion Bible app to read and discuss “Deep Clean: Getting Rid of Shame, Toxic Influences, and Unforgiveness.”  Through this 7-day reading plan that begins tomorrow, we’ll discover how to let go of emotional baggage that holds us back and weighs us down.  Join the group here.

Ladies Connect & Craft

Bring your own project (all kinds of needlework and crafts are welcome), andconnect with other women while you work on something you enjoy…or justneed to get done on Saturday, May 13, 9 am-4 pm. Bring a sack lunch (microwave & fridge available), a snack to share, and your own materials. Enter at the rear of the building. Come for the day or for an hour or two as your schedule allows.