Hillcrest Baptist Church 2019 August Newsletter
In This Issue
Women's Ministry
Coffee Conversations
Will Resume in September

Women's Bible Study
The Epic of Eden:
Understanding the Old Testament by Sandra Richter (12-week study)
beginning on Wednesdays, August 21
9:30am - 11:30am, Room F316
6:00pm - 7:00pm, Multipurpose Room
Facilitator: Sue Gilder
Workbook: $23

Men's Ministry
Iron Sharpens Iron
Men's Bible Study will resume August 15, 6am, Missions Room,  Facilitated by Rev. Jim Duhaime

Student Ministry
Back to School 
Pool Party
August 24, 5:30pm-7:30pm
The Laytons
3502 Ozark Hwy 
Enterprise, Al
Girls bring a sweet or salty food and guys bring a 2-liter soft drink or water

Student Worship r esumes Wednesday, August 7, at 6pm.

Bible Study r esumes
August 11, 5-7pm.

Lost and Found
We have several Bibles that have been turned into the office. If you have misplaced one, please check on the Lost and Found table in the back hallway of the office. 

Sunday School Promotion is Sunday, Aug. 4
Family Night Suppers resume Wednesday, Aug. 7
* Life Groups resume Sunday, Aug. 11
* Support Groups resume Aug. 7

New Sermon Series
Nehemiah: Let's Rebuild
Beginning in August

Choir rehearsals will resume August 7
7pm in the choir room.  New voices welcome! Childcare provided!

Prayer Walk at local schools
sponsored by Coffee County WMU
Sunday, August 25, 4pm

Short Term Bible Study
Holy Land & The Story of the Bible
5pm, Sundays, beginning August 11, F310
Join the Lasater Life Group for an incredible 12-week video journey touring the Holy Land and Learn the Story of the Bible.
Leader: John Lasater

Preschool/Children's Ministry

Promotion Sunday
Children will promote to their new Sunday School classes on Sunday, August 4. Preschool class lists will be posted on classroom doors or you may stop by the information desk to find out which class your child is in.
Children's Missions
Mission Friends, RAs, and GAs resume on Wednesday, August 7 at 6pm! We are looking forward to seeing you all back as we learn more about missionaries throughout the world!

The first Awana meeting is August 11 from 5pm until 7pm.  Awana is offered for 2 year olds through 6th graders. (2s through Kindergartners meet on the 2nd floor of F Building and 1st through 6th graders meet in the Awana room, D205.) Registration fees are $30 per child or a max of $50 per family. (This covers materials, including a uniform and book, along with a snack for children.) A registration form must be completed at the first meeting.

JAM (Jesus and Me)
JAM begins September 3! JAM is open to all 1st through 6th graders - join us in the Multipurpose room at 6:55am for breakfast and a devotion time. Children will be transported to school following the devotion time.

Lunch with Mrs. Annette
Mrs. Annette will begin having lunch with Kindergartners through 6th graders beginning Wednesday, Sept. 4. Please contact the Children's Ministry office to schedule a lunch date for your child. We will need the child's name, school and lunch time. Lunch dates are scheduled for Wednesdays only.  

I am a Christian Now Class starts Sept. 8
Beginning in September, Mrs. Annette will begin a new "I Am a Christian Now" class. This is available to any child who is a believer or may have questions regarding salvation. Classes will be on Sunday mornings during the 1st Sunday School hour, September 8, 15, 22, and 29. Children will meet in F309. Class size is limited to 12 children so sign up with the Children's Ministry office if you'd like your child to participate. Due to the type of curriculum we will be studying, children who sign up need to make sure they can attend all four classes. 

Backpack Blessings
Thank you for your donations and filling backpacks with school supplies for children in Coffee County! We appreciate you blessing so many families in our community!

Operation Christmas Child
We have shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child available in the Children's Ministry office. Please stop by and pick yours up. We will post information pertaining to drop off times closer to National Collection Week in November.

Sr. Adults

Sr. Adult Game Day & Covered Dish Luncheon 
Thursday, August 1 Fellowship Hall, 10:00am. Bring a covered dish and join us for a fun-filled time of fellowship, playing games, and a delicious pot-luck lunch. 

Sunday Night Senior Worship
Walk As Jesus Walked: Being a Disciple in a Broken World 
Traditional Worship on Sundays At 5:00pm in the Fellowship Hall
Beginning August 11  
Teaching led by Paul Pariseau
Worship led by Bryan Peacock  
We are having an Ice Cream Social in the Fellowship Hall immediately following our service.  

Homebound Ministry Meeting 
Wednesday, August 14 10:00am, Room C100. Please come be a blessing to our Homebound church members. We will be taking goodies to our Homebound, Nursing Home and Assisted Living residents. 
Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress. (James 1:27a)

Senior Adult Fitness Class 
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:00am. The Monday and Friday classes meet in the Fellowship Hall and the Wednesday class meets in the Multipurpose Room. 

Lunch Bunch at Smokey Joe's Restaurant
in Dothan, Thursday, August 22
We will leave the church at 10:30am. Sign up in your Sunday School class or call the church office.  

Swamp Gravy Trip October 26 
Lunch: Tarrer Inn (11:30am EST)  
Play: "Fourth and Long" (2:00pm EST)  
The cost is $36 for lunch and the play. We are leaving the church office at 8:30am. Please purchase your tickets in the church office.  

Gaither Vocal Band in Concert 
Friday, November 15, 7:00pm Montgomery Performing Arts Center 
Tickets are $21 each. We will leave the church at 2:30pm and have dinner in Montgomery before the concert. Please sign up in the church office. 

Family Night Supper

Wednesdays, 4:45 - 5:45pm
Please make your reservations by 2:00pm on Monday.

* Volunteers Needed to serve Family Night Supper once a month. Contact Phyllis at phyllis@hbce.org.
* Please make your reservations for your meal now. (It's time to update the reservation list by calling the office.)
* Each meal consists of a meat, one or two sides, roll/bread, salad, dessert and tea/lemonade except the Spaghetti and Breakfast meals.

Children (3-12 years old): $3 each
Students (13-17 years old): $5 each
Adults (18 and older): $5 each
Max per family with children under 18: $15
ALL carry-outs are $5 each

AUGUST 7:Fried Chicken, Mac & Cheese,Butter Beans

AUGUST 14:Hamburgers, French Fries, Baked Beans

AUGUST 21:Fried/Grilled Chicken Fingers, Buttered Rice, Green Beans

AUGUST 28:Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce,Corn, Garlic Bread

Hillcrest Baptist Church | phyllis@hbce.org | http://www.hbce.org
500 Alberta Street
Enterprise, AL 36330