Posts from December 2023

Posts from December 2023

Read the Bible in 2024

Pastor Mark is hosting two Bible reading plans in 2024 through the YouVersion Bible App. Option #1 is Bible in a Year. If you’re looking for a simple, structured way to read through the entire Bible in 2024, follow this link on your mobile device to join the group. This plan provides a simple, structured way to read short, bite-sized portions from the Old and New Testament along with a Psalm and Proverb each day. For those who may be…

Grief Support Group

No matter what the circumstances, grief is a painful, confusing process. A GriefShare group is a safe, welcoming place where people understand the difficult emotions of grief. Participants watch a weekly video with counsel and insight from respected experts and relatable personal stories followed by a time of sharing and support. Sessions begin on Monday, January 8 at 6:30 pm and continue through April 1. Contact the church office for additional details and to register. Child care will be available.

21 Days of Global Prayer

Hillcrest is joining dozens of area churches in starting 2024 with “21 Days of Prayer Global Event.” Area pastors and ministry leaders collaborated to write a special daily devotional and prayer guide which are available in the church lobby (or call the office). Start the year in prayer.

Celebrate Christmas Eve

You’re invited to join us on Christmas Eve to celebrate the birth of Jesus. We’ll start the morning at 8:45 am with a Traditional Worship Hour. At 11 am our Family Service the story of Christmas will come to life through and for children. At 5 pm and 7 pm we will present the musical “Everlasting Light” at our two Candlelight Services. The 8:45 am and 7 pm services will be live streamed to our Facebook page and YouTube channel…

Reflect on Christmas

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 on your mobile device to join the plan on the Bible app. A limited number of printed copies are available at the…

Share the Joy of Christmas

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…