Esther’s Banquet

Join us for a unique dinner readers theater experience celebrating the joyous festival of Purim. Immerse yourself in the miraculous deliverance of the Jews brought to life through an engaging and interactive performance. Get your tickets soon for this captivating event with four performances at 5 & 7 pm on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26. Don’t miss an unforgettable evening of storytelling, wonderful food, and celebration. Our dinner includes Balsamic Roasted Chicken Breast, Mediterranean Chickpea Salad, Techina Green…

Easter Jam

Explore the true meaning of Easter as you walk with Jesus through Holy Week at this exciting event for families with kids from PreK to 5th grade (older & younger siblings are welcome) on Saturday afternoon, March 16.  Join us for 90-minutes of interactive learning and fun. Advance reservations required.   Click to sign up.

Control Your Money

If you’ve ever felt like you just can’t get in control of your money, you’re not alone. But it’s time for your struggle to end. Join Financial Peace University starting Monday, March 4 and learn how you can pay off debt, save more money, and build wealth. Registration for the first 10 individuals/couples is $69.99 with the price increasing to $79.99 thereafter. Partial scholarships are available; inquire at the church office. Complete a registration card at the Information Station in…

Plan for Summer Camp

Hillcrest provides summer camp scholarships to encourage families to send their kids and teens to a Christian camp where they can grow in their faith, make new friends, and have fun. Students who are regular attenders at Hillcrest or one of its ministries are invited to apply. Application forms are available at the Information Station and are due February 25.

Preschool Enrollment Underway

Learning is fun at Hillcrest Christian Preschool where we strive to prepare children socially and academically for kindergarten in a nurturing Christian environment with a focus on hands-on learning through play. Applications for the 2024-25 school year at Hillcrest Christian Preschool are available now. Preferred enrollment for current preschool families and the Hillcrest Church family begins February 5 with open enrollment beginning on February 12.

Quarterly Gathering & Bake Off (note date change)

A homemade chicken and biscuit dinner is planned for our next Quarterly Gathering on Sunday, February 4 at 5:30 pm. Desserts will be provided by entrants in our Dessert Bake Off Contest. After enjoying dinner and desserts, we’ll hear with ministry updates from some of our church leaders. Look for the table in lobby or call the church office to sign up for the dinner, to sign up for the Bake Off, and to pick up Bake Off instructions. Don’t…

Support & Encouragement

It’s no secret: life can be hard sometimes. Hillcrest offers several support groups to help provide support and encouragement through specific situations. Follow this link to learn more and pass the word to someone you know who could benefit.

Remember When…

Older adults (empty-nesters and beyond) will share memories at a SALT potluck supper and activity evening on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 5 pm. Bring a dish to pass–something popular in the ’50s, ’60s, or ’70s, your Bible, and recollections from yester-year (optional). Sound like fun? If you didn’t have a chance to sign up, call us at the church office and we’ll put your name on the list so that the team knows how to set up.

Pray with UNIFIED

Pastor Ben invites the church family to join in 21 Days of Prayer (Jan. 14-Feb. 4) for the future of our UNIFIED Young Adult Ministry at Hillcrest and for young adults in the Jamestown area. An in-person prayer gathering will take place on Sunday, January 14, at 6:30 pm at the Family Center. All our welcome. Sign up at the Information Station or call the church office to receive daily prayer updates via text to pray on your own.

New to Hillcrest

If you’ve just starting attending Hillcrest recently, you’re invited to learn more about our faith family at a Newcomer Coffee next Sunday at 10 am. You’ll have an opportunity tomeet some of our leaders, ask questions, and learn more about Hillcrest while you enjoy some refreshments. Sign up at the Information Station or call the church office.

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.