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…

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.

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…

GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays

Grief is harder around the holidays, but help is available to help you know how to deal with the challenges. Surviving the Holidays is a one-night seminar where you can find relief, stability, and peace for the coming weeks. Join us at Hillcrest on Sunday, December 10 at 6 pm. Call the church office to register (716-483-3331).

Jingle Jam

Jingle Jam is the place for families to be on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 3 pm. Take a break from the Christmas busyness and bring the kids to an unforgettable experience filled with fun, games, and music presented by our Discovery Town team. Advance registration is required. All families with children from age 3 to grade 5 are welcome. Jingle Jam is “Big Enough for the Whole Family” so older and younger siblings are welcome to come along with parents…

Fellowship for Older Adults

Hillcrest’s SALT ministry for older adults (empty-nesters and beyond) host a Christmas brunch and white elephant gift exchange on Saturday, December 2 at 10 am at the Rouse Center on the Lutheran Campus.