Hillcrest Baptist Church 2018 November Newsletter
In This Issue
Women's Ministry

Fall Retreat - ReFresh
November 9-10 at the Coffee County Vineyard
Cost: $45 Double, $55 Single
(includes 2 Meals, Lodging and Bible Study) Limited space. Contact Phyllis@hbce.org for more information. 
Deadline to sign up is Monday, November 5. 

Coffee Conversations
Will not meet this month due to the OCC Gathering Party. 

Women's Ministry
T-Shirts - $10
Available before and after Coffee Conversations and in the church office.

Men's Ministry

Iron Sharpens Iron
Men's Bible Study Group
Missions Room

UnFOLDED: The Story of God by Eric Geiger
Wednesdays, 6pm, C101
Facilitated by Mike Watson
- will not meet November 7 due to OCC Gathering Party. 

Calendar Reminders

Don't forget: 
Set your clocks back one hour before 
you go to bed Saturday, November 3. 

NO Wednesday 
Night Activities 
November 21

The church office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays 
November 22-23

Ministry Impact
Quarterly Business Meeting and Ministry Reports
Wednesday, November 28
6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall
OCC Gathering Party
Wednesday, November 7,  5:00-7:00pm in the Fellowship Hall
Bring your boxes and ensure each box contains a $9 shipping donation. (Cash or check - made out to Samaritan's Purse - shipping donation can be combined for multiple boxes.)
Men's Chili Cook-off
Sign up by calling Sandy in the church office or email sandy@hbce.org.

Mark Your Calendar: Christmas is Real
Join us during both morning services on December 16
Featuring guest artist: Wes Hampton (from the Gaither Vocal Band) 

It's time to order Christmas Poinsettias 
for the Worship Center
Cost: $13/each.  Envelopes available in the Sunday School folders 
and at the Welcome Center.

Preschool/Children's Ministry

Children's names and wish lists will be  available beginning Wednesday, November 14.   We are so excited to partner with Coffee County Family Services again this year for our Sweetest Gift Christmas program. Stop by the Children's Ministry office or visit us in the Worship Center or preschool floor on Sundays to grab your name. This is a great opportunity for Sunday School classes and Lifegroups to sponsor a sibling set or family!  

Preschool Pajama Parties
Preschool Pajama Parties are December 6, 7, and 8 from 6pm until 7:30pm at Mrs. Annette's home.  Preschoolers and a parent are invited to join Mrs. Annette for dinner and a special time celebrating the Christmas season, all in their favorite Christmas pjs! 
Contact Julie in the Children's Ministry office to reserve your spot.

Awana will not meet on November 11 and 18. JAM and Children's Missions will not meet on November 20 and 21.  

Baby Dedication
Baby Dedication is Sunday, December 2, during the 2nd Worship Service. If you would like to participate please contact Julie in the Children's Ministry office. Forms and pictures must be completed and turned in by Monday, November 26.
Student Ministry

FEARLESS Disciple Now 2019: February 1-3
Earlybird cost: $25. Deadline is December 13.

ENGAGE  will not meet on  Nov. 11 due to Veterans Day, nor Nov. 18 for Thanksgiving Break.

ELEVATE: Will not meet Nov. 7 due to OCC Gathering Party.

Sr. Adults

Sr. Adult Game Day & Covered Dish Luncheon
Thursday, November 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.

The Sound of Music Shakespeare Theatre: Saturday, Nov. 17
Matinee begins at 2:00pm. Cost is $37.00 for the play. The bus will leave the church at 9:30am and we will eat lunch in Montgomery before the play. 

Fantasy in Lights Trip: Callaway Gardens and FDR's Little White House
December 3-4
Features included in price:
* Round-trip motor coach transportation
* 1 night stay at Callaway Lodge
* Dinner Buffet and Breakfast Buffet
* Admission to Fantasy in Lights and FDR's Little White House
* Lunch Buffet at the Bullock House
Price per person:
Double Room: $270; Single Room: $357
$100 nonrefundable deposit due at sign up

Senior Adult Christmas Dinner
Monday, December 10,  Fellowship Hall, 5:00pm
Comedian Clayburn Cox from Auburn will be our entertainment and we will also have special Christmas music. Dinner will be catered by Mrs. Laurette Blair.  Cost: $10 each.  Please RSVP by December 3.

Sunday Night Senior Worship:  5pm in the Fellowship Hall
Traditional Hymn Singing. Teaching led by John Lasater, Worship led by Bryan Peacock. (We will not meet on Nov. 18 and Nov. 25)

Homebound Ministry
Caring for the Saints at home or in the Nursing Home. Wednesday, November 14, 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.

The Crabb Family:  Jan. 31 at 7:00pm 
At Frazier United Methodist in 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 signup. We will also have a table in the foyer Dec. 2 and Jan. 13. 

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

Nov. 7: Operation Christmas Child Gathering Party  and Chili Cook-Off, 5pm
Nov. 14Fried/Grilled Chicken Fingers, Creamed Potatoes, English Peas
Nov. 21NO SUPPER, Thanksgiving Holidays
Nov. 28Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Corn. Garlic Bread

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500 Alberta Street
Enterprise, AL 36330