Posts from April 2024

Posts from April 2024

God’s Design for Sex & Gender

Strengthen your ability to nurture children and teens into a lifetime of biblically-faithful, whole-life Christian discipleship.  At “Understanding and Teaching God’s Design for Sex and Gender,” a special seminar on Sunday, May 19 at 1 pm,  youth expert Walt Mueller will walk through how the Sex Positive movement and LGBTQ+ ideologies are forming the beliefs and behaviors of our kids and will  help us learn to respond in a loving, biblical way.   Dr. Mueller will also speak at both morning…

Lend a Hand

Lend a hand and spend a few hours helping our trustees with spring clean-up tasks at Hillcrest. Breakfast will be served at 8 am with teams beginning work at 9 am. Tasks include: cleaning windows inside and out, cleaning up the lawns/picking up sticks, cleaning gutters, setting up the atrium, stacking wood, cleaning out the garage, and grinding stumps (we especially need a volunteer with experience operating a stump grinder). Sign up at the display in the church lobby or…

Share with our Community

Every month on the 2nd Sunday we put out the bins for our collection for the Bread of Life Food Pantry. If you’re able to put something extra in your cart, you can help spread the love of Christ and share the hope He offers through the food pantry at Healing Word Ministry. Non-perishable food, personal care, and household cleaning and paper products are accepted.  The bins will be out until Friday to accept your donation.  Thank you for filling…

Become a Member

Has Hillcrest become a “church home” for you? If so, you’reinvited to explore what church membership means at aMembership Evening. Join Pastor Mark for dinner on Sunday,April 21, or Wednesday, April 24, at 6 pm to learn more and getyour questions answered. Sign up at the Information Stationwhere you can also pick up a copy of the small book I Am a ChurchMember to read beforehand, or contact the church office.

Interested in Baptism?

Did Last Sunday’s Baptism Stir You? The call to follow Jesus includes the call to follow Him in Believer’s Baptism. Last Sunday, three of our Hillcrest family took that step of obedience. Is the Holy Spirit nudging you to publicly profess your faith in Jesus? Would you like to be baptized? If so, contact one of our pastors or the church office.  

Benevolent Fund

Each month on the 1st Sunday we provide an opportunity to give to the Deacon Benevolent Fund. God provides the necessary funds each month allowing our deacons to assist those in our Hillcrest family who are experiencing financial need. While this assistance is always confidential, we can give a very public “Thank You” to the Lord giving us such wonderful, practical ways to love one another! Place your gift to the Deacon Benevolent Fund in the special offering plate available…