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Give and Go to Houston

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Here are a few practical ways to help those in Houston who have been affected by the latest hurricane and are trying to recover....

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Important Summer Dates

There's a lot going on this Summer at HPC. Here's an overview of some important dates in June, July, and August to keep in mind to help you stay connected with the body....

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Comfort the Paynes

There are many ways we can bring comfort to the Payne family who is grieving the loss of their husband, father, and son. Here are all the details for bringing meals, meeting immediate needs, and making donations....

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Randy Payne Memorial Service

Please join us as we celebrate the life and mourn the death of our dear brother Randy Payne. The service will take place on Thursday, April 27 at 6pm....

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Bethel Bible Village Supplies

For the next several weeks we have the opportunity to donate food, supplies, and infant care items for Bethel Bible Village. This is where you can find the list of needed items....

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Visitors and Membership

It's been great having so many visiting our church lately. We have a few special events coming up for those interested in learning more about HPC. Here's where you can find all the information....

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Building Update Photos

If you haven't been out to the new property lately you've missed a lot. In just the last week the exterior walls have begun to go up. Here's where you can see the latest pics and keep up with the progress....

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HPC Shirts

HPC T-Shirts and Polo shirts will be available to order on Sunday and throughout the month of June. All profits will go to support the NEXT building campaign....

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Summer at HPC

This summer there is a lot going on at HPC. Even though Sunday night activities are on a break until the fall, there are still plenty of ways to stay connected with your church family. Here are a few of those opportunities....

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The Church Is Leaving...

The Church Has Left the Building is happening this weekend on Saturday, May 14th. It’s not too late to sign up! We hope you'll join us as we leave our building and head into the community to serve....

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NEXT Move Updates

On February 14 HPC was updated about the status of the move to our new property. There is certainly a lot to be thankful for and much to continue praying about. Make sure to check the NEXT section of the website regularly for all the latest news....

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Elder/Deacon Nominations

If you would like to nominate one of the men from HPC for the office of elder or deacon please fill out our nomination form by February 19....

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Devotional Booklet

HPC members of all ages are invited to submit a short devotional meditation for a booklet we will all be using during the capital campaign this fall. These devotions will help our church family pray and participate in the campaign together....

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Pool Party Time!

Despite a few rain clouds we are still planning on having the pool party as scheduled. Please see the post for more details and directions....

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Hilltop Notes June 11

Hilltop Notes June 11, 2015 • Good Samaritan Fund: On the weeks that we celebrate the Lord’s Supper, the congregation is encouraged to be prepared to give a special offering in support of HPC’s Good Samaritan Fund for the ministry of mercy. In this practical way we demonstrate our belief in the Communion of Saints, as these funds are used to assist Coven...

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Hilltop Notes April 23

Hilltop Notes April 23, 2015 • Thank you to everyone that contributed towards the Youth Dinner Auction!!! • This Sunday is our last night of Evening Ministries until the Fall begins. Next Sunday evening will be our BBQ Picnic at the property. •Parent’s Night Out - A Youth Missions Fundraiser: Friday, May 1st from 6-10 pm. Food will be provided for ...

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Hilltop Notes March 5

Hilltop Notes March 5, 2015 •Spring Forward: The time changes this weekend so remember to set your clocks one hour forward this Saturday night. • Baby Boy Shower: Ladies, please join us for a baby shower this Saturday, March 7 from 9:30 to 11:30 am to celebrate with Amber Thornton. Please bring a picture of yourself when you were a baby if you would like to pa...

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Hilltop Notes February 27

Hilltop Notes February 27, 2015 • Youth Retreat: All Middle and High School Students are encouraged to sign up for the Camp Vesper Point Retreat, March 6-8. The cost is $80 but, you will receive $5 off per every guest you bring. This Sunday is the last day to sign up! • Baby Boy Shower: Ladies, please join us for a baby shower Saturday, March 7 from 9:30 to 11...

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Hilltop Notes January 29

Hilltop Notes January 29, 2015 •The February Hilltopper is attached and is also available on our website under the resources tab. • The much anticipated Contribution Statements will be available this Sunday in room 201 after the worship service. • Kids’ Super Bowl Shindig: This Sunday from 4:30 - 6:00. Don’t miss the fun as we play games, hav...

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Hilltop Notes January 22

Hilltop Notes January 22, 2015 • Children’s Camp Quest nights (Sunday 5:00-6:30) include Bible stories, catechism questions , fun activities which help those verses stick in our hearts & minds and special theme nights. Sunday’s theme is “Beach Night”. Check our church website for more information on all kid’s activities, curriculum ...

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Hilltop Notes December 18

Hilltop Notes December 18, 2014 •Looking Ahead Dec. 21 No Sunday School/No Evening Meetings Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Service Dec. 28 No Sunday School/No Evening Meetings Jan. 4 New Sunday School/No Evening Meetings Jan. 11 New Sunday School/Evening Ministries Start • All children aged 4 and 5 are invited to our last Children’s Church Advent lesson this...

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Hilltop Notes December 5

Hilltop Notes December 5, 2014 • Don’t forget about the Children’s Ministry Christmas Pageant this Sunday at 5:00 pm. Children participating should arrive at the church at 4:30 pm. • Advent Children’s Church – Special changes for the Christmas season! November 30th through December 21st, Children’s Church will be temporarily held ...

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Hilltop Notes November 26

Hilltop Notes November 26, 2014 •Happy Thanksgiving! The office will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. • Advent Children’s Church – Special changes for the Christmas season! November 30th through December 23rd, Children’s Church will be temporarily held in ROOM 205 and will include both 4 and 5 year old children. The...

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Hilltop Notes November 13

Hilltop Notes November 13, 2014 • Poinsettia Plants: If you would like to place an order, please use the tear-off in your bulletin this Sunday and drop it in the offering plate. Please write “sanctuary flowers” in the memo line if you are paying by check. The last day to order is Sunday, November 23rd. • Deacon Meeting date change: The next Deacon ...

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Hilltop Notes November 6

Hilltop Notes November 6, 2014 • H.O.P.E. for Little Feet, a new ministry of HPC, is hosting a lunch to pray for orphans worldwide on this Sunday following the church service. We will serve a simple meal with food you could expect to eat if you were an orphan. Please join us as we bring the plight of these “little feet” before the Lord. The lunch is free...

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Hilltop Notes October 29

Hilltop Notes October 29, 2014 • Annual Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner: The deadline to sign up is today. Please call the church office if you forgot to sign up and would like to come, 875-0616. •Preschool Fall Festival – Legoland! Tomorrow from 6:00 to 8:00 pm: The preschool is still in need of friendly people to host doors for the little trick-or-trea...

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Hilltop Notes October 23

Hilltop Notes October 23, 2014 • Building Team Prayer Request: God, we ask for wisdom for the architects of our new building as they pull together the different segments of a preliminary design based on the recent congregational surveys. We also ask for wisdom and discernment for Clay DeLoach, Move Team chairman, as he schedules follow up meetings with targeted grou...

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Hilltop Notes October 16

Hilltop Notes October 16, 2014 • Annual Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner: We want to invite each of you to join us as we celebrate Thanksgiving November 6 at 6:00 pm in the fellowship hall here at Hixson Presbyterian Church. There will be Turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, cornbread dressing, and cranberry salad all made from scratch and with love....

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Hilltop Notes October 9

Hilltop Notes October 9, 2014 • HPC Women’s Retreat – Ladies…..THIS SUNDAY is the last day to register AND to turn in your scholarship request forms. • Legoland Fall Festival: The preschool is asking for donations of Legos of any type and peanut-free candy for their Legoland Fall Festival. Please drop off your donations in the church Library...

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Hilltop Notes September 25

Hilltop Notes September 25, 2014 • HPC Women’s Retreat – Ladies, fall is in the air…..let’s RETREAT! Join women of all ages & stages on Friday Nov. 14th - Sunday Nov. 16th. Our weekend will focus on women of the Bible & Godly ladies who’ve impacted our lives while learning to find peace on the path that God has chosen for our o...

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Hilltop Notes September 19

Hilltop Notes September 19, 2014 Our church picnic is on Saturday afternoon and evening starting at 4:30pm at the church pavilion on Hixson Pike. We have a ton of people coming and we're very excited for this opportunity for fellowship and fun. Here are a few things to remember: Don't forget to bring a picnic blanket and/or chairs for your family- we will have some seat...

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Picnic Don't Forgets!

Our picnic is coming up soon. There is a lot going on that evening, and just a few things you need to remember to make the afternoon really great....

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Picnic Sumo Update

With only days remaining before the big picnic here is who will be competing in the event of the night- the Sumo Tournament...

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Hilltop Notes September 11

Hilltop Notes September 11, 2014 • Don’t forget the Children’s Ministry Potluck is this Sunday. Let’s take a Sunday lunch to enjoy some fellowship together & hear a little about the upcoming year of children’s classes, events & projects. If your family is in any way involved in Children’s Ministry here at HPC, please bring the f...

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Hilltop Notes September 5

Hilltop Notes September 5, 2014 • Remember to turn in your church survey this Sunday. Please place it in the basket at the back of the sanctuary. •Officer election results: All of the candidates we elected. Elders: Brad Card & Ron Gregory Deacons: David Jackson, Doug Evans, & Robert Yeary •The updated Flock List is now available. It is on our w...

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HPC Sumo Tournament

At this year's picnic we will host an event like no other, a sumo wrestling tournament pitting some of our top competitor's against one another. Here are some of the detail about how you can get involved....

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Hilltop Notes August 14

Hilltop Notes August 14, 2014 • NEW SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES BEGIN THIS SUNDAY FOR CHILDREN THROUGH ADULTS. Below is a description of the classes offered for the Fall. Highschoolers will join the Radical class. How To Give Your Faith Away: taught by Robert Johnson (7 weeks) Most of us cringe at the word, “evangelism,” yet most of us want to be faithful w...

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Hilltop Notes August 28

Hilltop Notes August 28, 2014 • Congregational Meeting: There will be a Congregational Meeting following this Sunday’s worship service, for the purpose of electing our new officers. The officers up for election are: Elders: Brad Card & Ron Gregory Deacons: David Jackson, Doug Evans, & Robert Yeary • Small Group sign-ups will continue this Sund...

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Miss a Sunday? New Podcast and more

Sometimes life gets crazy and you end up missing our time together on Sunday. If that happens, we have plenty of resources to help you catch up on what you missed....

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Vision Sunday Updates

This past Sunday a vision was cast for the coming months at HPC. God has called us to a unique and vital role in the growth of His Kingdom here in Hixson and we would love for our entire church body to participate in that effort....

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Hilltop Notes August 8

Hilltop Notes August 8, 2014 • Do you love laughing, hearing the praises of little ones, seeing things from a new perspective and listening to sweet genuine prayers? Do you love children? We need a few more volunteers to ASSIST Camp Quest on Sunday evenings from 5:00-6:30. Lead teachers are in place but a few more helpful hands would be wonderful! (We are very flexi...

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Hilltop Notes August 1

Hilltop Notes August 1, 2014 • The August Hilltopper is attached. Printed copies will be available in the foyer this Sunday and it is always available online under the Resources tab at hixsonpres.org. • Attention Parents: In our “Seven Deadly Sins” sermon series, we have reached the topic of Lust. There may not be anything inappropriate but you hav...

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Hilltop Notes July 24

Hilltop Notes July 24, 2014 • Special Sunday School Class this Sunday!! Come and hear our Youth report on their mission trip to Chicago this summer. Also, we will hear from Emily, who is one of our missionaries who serves in a sensitive part of the world. • Prayer Request: Paul Schmidt, former HPC member, is in ICU in a Nashville hospital. His family has reque...

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Hilltop Notes July 18

Hilltop Notes July 18, 2014 • Ladies Night Out: All Dressed Up! Please join us tonight for a night when we remember special times when we got All Dressed Up! We will be playing games, telling stories, enjoying fondue and even a fashion show! (Attire: Casual or Very Dressed Up – you choose!) • Bridal Shower: Please join the Sessoms family in celebrating t...

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Hilltop Notes July 11

Hilltop Notes July 11, 2014 • LOST: There was a pair of black rimmed, wire glasses with a soft suede case on the table in the office. They have disappeared. If anyone knows what happened to them please call the church office, 875-0616. Thank you. • Ladies Night Out: All Dressed Up! Please join us Friday, July 18 for a night when we remember special times when ...

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Family Movie Night Change

Due to weather our Family movie night is being moved indoors and back to 7:30pm. We hope you can join us....

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Hilltop Notes June 26

Hilltop Notes June 26, 2014 • New time and place for FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT! Movie time! Our movie theme continues this summer, tonight in the church fellowship hall at 7:30. We'll be showing Despicable Me 2 (that won the kid's vote!) $1.00 donations accepted for popcorn, candy and water bottles with all proceeds going to our OneChild program we support through Kids Que...

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Hilltop Notes June 20

Hilltop Notes June 20, 2014 • The Straw Poll results are available online at: hixsonpres.org/move • VBS Luncheon: Don’t forget about the special VBS luncheon this Sunday, June 22, right after the worship service. • Middle School Missions Weekend: Friday, July 11th - Monday, July 14th. This weekend is for anyone who just completed 5th grade through ...

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Hilltop Notes June 13

Hilltop Notes June 13, 2014 • The Straw Poll results are available online at: hixsonpres.org/move • Women’s Ministry News: We would like to thank all the ladies who participated in the Women's Ministry Survey. The information received will be reviewed and plans will begin to take shape for next season's women's ministry. Please continue to pray for the W...

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Hilltop Notes June 8

Hilltop Notes June 6, 2014 • The Straw Poll results are available online at: hixsonpres.org/move • VBS – Only one week left to sign up! Online registration is now open: hixsonpres.org/vbs-registration. Paper forms are at the back of the sanctuary (kids can deposit those into the rocket at the back of the sanctuary!). We’re expecting lots of little ...

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Hilltop Notes May 23

Hilltop Notes May 23, 2014 • VBS Headquarters needs YOU! We have a mission assignment for every talent, schedule, age and ability. Please email juliea@hixsonpres.org today to join the crew. •Special Adult Sunday School Class – This Sunday we will continue with our special Sunday School class. We will be viewing Desperate Prayer, by David Platt, in Room 2...

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Hilltop Notes May 16

Hilltop Notes May 16, 2014 • VBS Headquarters needs YOU! We have a mission assignment for every talent, schedule, age and ability. Please email juliea@hixsonpres.org today to join the crew. •Special Adult Sunday School Classes – The next two Sundays, we will present two important messages from the Together for the Gospel (T4G) conference that Robert, Mor...

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Hilltop Notes May 2

Hilltop Notes May 2, 2014 • Parents’ Night Out is tonight from 6:00-10:00 pm. For all children, infant through 5th grade. All donations go to help support our 2014 Youth Mission Trips. • Congregational Meeting May 4: There will be a brief congregational meeting this Sunday, after the worship service, for the purpose of hearing a proposal from the Session...

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Hilltop Notes April 11

Hilltop Notes April 11, 2014 • Good Samaritan Fund: On the weeks that we celebrate the Lord’s Supper, the congregation is encouraged to be prepared to give a special offering in support of HPC’s Good Samaritan Fund for the ministry of mercy. In this practical way we demonstrate our belief in the Communion of Saints, as these funds are used to assist Cove...

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Hilltop Notes March 21

Hilltop Notes March 21, 2014 • Easter Lily Orders: We are now taking orders for Easter Lilies. Please fill out the order form in this Sunday’s bulletin and place it in the offering plate. The cost is $8.00 and the deadline to order is Monday, April 7. •2014 Men's Retreat, April 4-6 - To register, turn in yourcompleted form at the Men’s Retreat tabl...

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Hilltop Notes March 14

Hilltop Notes March 14, 2014 • Men’s Breakfast is tomorrow morning at 8:00 am. If you are planning on attending but have not signed up, please contact Jim Powell today at: jimp@hixsonpres.org. •2014 Men's Retreat, April 4-6 - This Sunday, March 16, is the last day that you can get a $5.00 discount on your registration to the annual Men's Retreat. You wil...

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Hilltop Notes March 7

Hilltop Notes March 7, 2014 • SPRING FORWARD!!! This Saturday, March 8. Don’t forget to set your clocks forward one hour Saturday night. • Good Samaritan Fund: On the weeks that we celebrate the Lord’s Supper, the congregation is encouraged to be prepared to give a special offering in support of HPC’s Good Samaritan Fund for the ministry of m...

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Hilltop Notes February 27

Hilltop Notes February 27, 2014 • Name Tag Sundays: We encourage people to wear name tags every week, but especially on the first Sunday of each month. This Sunday, March 2, please wear either a permanent or stick-on name tag, and try to meet someone new.If you would like your own magnetic name tag, we will be taking orders the next few weeks. The cost is $7.00. &b...

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Kids' Quest Tools

This semester in Kids' Quest we are learning the Ten Commandments. As the kids learn on Sundays you can help them learn during the week too!...

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Hilltop Notes February 6

Hilltop Notes February 6, 2014 • Good Samaritan Fund: On the weeks that we celebrate the Lord’s Supper, the congregation is encouraged to be prepared to give a special offering in support of HPC’s Good Samaritan Fund for the ministry of mercy. In this practical way we demonstrate our belief in the Communion of Saints, as these funds are used to assist Co...

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Hilltop Notes January 30

Hilltop Notes January 30, 2014 • Scott Bennett’s Parenting Sunday School class will not meet this Sunday morning. • Contribution Statements will be ready for pick up this Sunday in room 201 after the worship service. •Time Change for Super Bowl Sunday Evening: Most of our evening ministries will run from 4:30 to 6:00 pm this Sunday, February 2nd. S...

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Hilltop Notes January 23

Hilltop Notes January 23, 2014 • TASK Announcement: There are 3 new children from Hixson Elementary that are in need of tutoring. We are seeking some additional tutors to volunteer to help with TASK so these children can participate in our program. •Interested in a Small Group? A number of our adult small groups are beginning or have just begun new studies for...

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Preparing for Sunday

Our new Sunday Worship page has all the tools you'll need to prepare yourself and your family for worship on Sunday....

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Watch and Listen Online

  A great feature on our website is the ability to go back and listen to the sermon from the previous week. We have links to this on the homepage of our site and also under the Resources tab in the sermon section. For many of our recent sermons, you also have the option of watching the video of the sermon as well. Just click on the title of the sermon to see what opt...

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Candy Collection

We will be collecting candy for the Preschool Fall Festival and the Stonewall Farms Trunk or Treat outreach. There will be collection buckets in the foyer each Sunday this month for your donations....

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Potluck & Movie Night

The Community Life Team will be hosting a Potluck & Movie Night at the HPC Pavilion. Dinner will begin at 6pm with the movie following at 7pm. The featured film will be "Facing the Giants." We hope you can make it....

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