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Join the Team

The Great Jungle Journey VBS comes to Hillcrest July 15-19, 9 am-noon, and we need lots of volunteers to help bring the all the fun and learning to the kids. Visit the display in the church lobby or contact the church office to find a place where you can serve at VBS.

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…

Ladies Bible Study Resumes

Women of all ages are invited to gain practical insights from the Psalms when the Ladies Bible Study resumes on Tuesday, April 2 at 10 am. Kathy Osgood leads “Lyrics of Life” by Lisa Harper which focuses on how our emotions affect our relationship with God. The group will continue to meet weekly.

Worship on Easter Sunday

We will worship together at our usual times at 8:45 am and 11 am on Easter Sunday, March 31, as we celebrate the risen Lord. Both services will include a time of baptism with believers sharing their faith in Jesus. Hillcrest University classes for adults, youth, and preschool will meet as usual at 10 am. Discovery Town kids will meet at the Family Center at 10 am, then will participate in the 11 am service with their families after singing.

Remember on Good Friday

In partnership with Lakewood Baptist Church, Hillcrest hosts “Good Friday: an Evening of Worship at the Cross,” on Friday, March 29, at 7 pm, in-person and livestream. This solemn service will include extended Scripture readings, poignant preaching, communion, and powerful songs of remembrance performed by a combined choir and orchestra. This will be a time to reflect on the sacrifice of the cross and prepare our hearts for the joy hope of Easter Sunday.

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 22 and Saturday, March 23. Don’t miss an unforgettable evening of storytelling, wonderful food, and celebration. Our dinner includes Balsamic Roasted Chicken Breast, Mediterranean Chickpea Salad, Techina Green…

SALT for Older Adults

Hillcrest’s SALT ministry (Serving as Living Testimonies) provides activities for older adults to stay connected with one another with two events for march. Join the group for dinner at Davidson’s on March 12 at 5 pm–meet at the restaurant and order from the menu. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 15 at 5 pm at the church at a Potluck Supper. Wear your green and bring a dish to share–something green, something Irish, or a favorite. After supper and a…

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…