Hillcrest Baptist Church 2019 January Newsletter
In This Issue
Women's Ministry

2019 Women's
Bible Studies

* "Gideon: God's Strength" by Priscilla Shirer, begins Wednesday, January 9
9:30am - 11:30am
7-week study, Room: F310 Facilitator: Stephanie Watson Book: $17.00

* "As Silver Refined: Answers to Life's Disappointments"
by Kay Arthur begins
January 9, 6-7pm,
13-week study
Multipurpose Room (E219) Facilitator: Leslie Mynatt,
Book: $12.00

Coffee Conversations
Will not meet in January.

Men's Ministry

Men's Breakfast
Saturday, January 5
7:30am, Fellowship Hall 
Guest Speaker: 
Dr. Mike Watson

2019 Bible Study
"The Reason for God: Conversations on Faith and Life" by Timothy Keller
Begins Wednesday,
January 9, 6pm 
Missions Room (E206)
Facilitator: Dr. Mike Watson
Book: $6

Calendar Reminders
The church office will be closed on  January 1
for New Year's Day   and January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Update Your Information 
If you had a change in any of your contact information during the year, let us know. Call or send an email to info@hbce.org.

Need help finding a group? Email mike@hbce.org.

Sunday School & Lifegroup Leader Training
Sunday, January 6, 
4pm, Fellowship Hall
We have some important things to communicate about the coming semester. Please 
make plans to be with us.

New Sermon Series
beginning in February:  1 Peter 

Preschool/Children's Ministry

The I Love My Teacher Banquet is Thursday, February 7 at 6pm in the Fellowship Hall. Invitations will be mailed the week of January 7. RSVPs are due no later than Friday, February 1. You can drop them off at the Children's Ministry office during office hours or email your RSVPs to julie@hbce.org. We can hardly wait for this fun evening!

Children's Ministry Volunteer Dinner
As a Thank You to our current Children's Ministry Volunteers, we are hosting a dinner at Magnolia Farms on January 24 at 6pm. Please RSVP no later than January 17 if you plan to attend and if you will need childcare. We are looking forward to a special evening with our amazing volunteers.

6th Grade Mission Trip: Everything is due January 10 
Info packets for the 6th grade mission trip have been mailed. 
If you are planning to go all forms and payments are due to the Children's Ministry office no later than January 10th. The cost is $125 per person, including meals. Parents are welcome to attend. We will leave January 17 and return January 20. Please let us know as soon as possible if you need a principal letter for school.

RA Derby Race 
The RA Derby Race is January 27 in the Fellowship Hall, following the 2nd Worship Service. Lunch will be provided. 

January Schedule
Weekly Children's Activities will resume on the following dates! We are looking forward to the new year!
* JAM - Jan. 8
* Missions - Jan. 9
* Awana - Jan. 13 (We will break on Jan. 20 and resume Jan. 27)

Student Ministry

FEARLESS: Disciple Now 2019
February 1-3

ENGAGE  resumes Jan. 13.

ELEVATE resumes Jan. 9.
Sr. Adults

Sr. Adult Game Day & Covered Dish Luncheon
Thursday, Jan. 3,  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: Tour Through the Holy Land
5pm, Fellowship Hall. Tradi tional Hymn Singing. Teaching led by John Lasater, Worship led by Bryan Peacock. ( We will only meet on Jan. 13 and Jan. 27) 

Homebound Ministry
Caring for the Saints at home or in the Nursing Home.
Wednesday, January 9, at 10:00am in Room C100.

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.

Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival
Saturday, January 26, Tickets: $15.00 each
We will leave the church at 10:15am. The Storytelling Festival will be at the Trojan Center Theatre at 1:30pm. The festival features some of the country's top storytellers and includes pre-show music by popular old-time bands. We will eat lunch at Julia's Restaurant in Troy.
Deadline to order tickets is Tuesday, January 8.

The Crabb Family: Jan. 31 at 7:00pm
Frazier United Methodist, Montgomery.
Tickets are $20.00.
We will have dinner in Montgomery before the concert. Please sign up in the church office.

Counseling Ministry

Sign Up Now for Grace Marriage 2019
The 2019 Grace Marriage Classes will be held on Feb. 9, May 4, Aug. 17 and Oct 19.  8:30am-3:00pm in the HBC Fellowship Hall. Lunch and Childcare provided.  Please sign up ASAP or no later than January 16 to ensure adequate time to order materials. Please call the church office, email lifecoach@hbce.org or come by the office to sign up. We will also have a 
signup table in the foyer Jan. 13.

2019 Coordinators: Chris and Cassie Lusker, Sam and Joan Hurt 

2019 costs for all 4 classes: 
Sophomore Year Classes: $150 per couple for HBC members, $200 per couple for non members
Freshman Year Classes: $100 per couple for HBC members, $200 per couple for nonmembers

Family Night Supper

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

Jan. 2: No meal/no activities
Jan. 9:  Breakfast: Grits, Eggs, Sausage, Biscuits, Gravy (No Salad or Dessert)
Jan. 16 Vegetable Soup or Potato Soup, Sandwich, Salad, Dessert
Jan. 23:  BBQ Pork, Rice, Baked Beans,  Cole Slaw, Roll, Strawberry Shortcake
Jan. 30:  Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Corn,  Garlic Bread, Salad, Peach Cobbler
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