Please join us for this Sunday's sermon on Psalm 51, "Sin and Grace."
WORSHIP WITH US
Join us for In-Person Worship on Sunday mornings at 9 am!

  • Register when you arrive, or skip the sign-in line by registering HERE.
  • Masks not required for those who are vaccinated.
  • Nursery care provided.
  • We are singing!
  • Communion served in factory-sealed packets the first Sunday of the month.
VIEW WORSHIP LIVE-STREAM (9 AM SUNDAYS) (click here to view)
JULY YOUTH EVENTS
For more information on these events or our Youth Ministry, contact Mitchel Pierce, Director of Student Ministries, at mitchelp@hamblenpres.org.

Monday, July 19 - Wednesday, July 21
Oasis Mission Week 2021
A three-day, two-night experience for our outgoing 9th-12th graders, during which we’ll stay at the church, serve diverse local ministries together, and explore how God’s calling us towards justice this week and beyond.

Monday, July 26
Caravan Water Day 2:00pm-3:30pm
Bring a swimsuit and towel and come join us for an afternoon of water games!

Oasis Zombienight 9:00pm-10:30pm
High schoolers, join us for a night of zombie tag, nerf blasters, and night shenanigans at the church!

Thursday, July 29
Oasis Sendoff Banquet 6:00pm-8:00pm
As our summer intern Hugh and the graduated seniors prepare to start new chapters, come celebrate them over dinner with us!
NEWS TO NOTE
Summer Office Hours

The church office is open for walk-in today 9-1:30, and Friday 9-Noon. Starting next week, July 19, through September 3, the office will be open Monday-Thursday, 9AM-4PM, and closed Fridays. As always, staff will be available for appointments and meetings beyond the posted hours.
Listening for God

The Vigilante, by John Steinbeck was discussed in this summer's first meeting of "Listening for God in the Skylight Room," and many enjoyed the opportunity to gather in person! If you would like to join in next week's discussion about The Revolt of Mother, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman on Wednesday, July 21, at 9:30 AM or a later discussion, pick up a copy of these short stories in the church office or request an emailed copy from trinal@hamblenpres.org. We hope to see you there!
Join Us for Bluegrass Worship!

On Sunday, August 15th, we will have guest musicians Emilie Miller, Daniel Burdett, Mellad Abeid, and David Fague leading us in bluegrass music for worship. It will be a special service that is sure to get your foot tapping. We hope you’ll join us!
Attention Stampers

Stampers will resume meeting in September. Each month, you can join in the fun, 9 AM to Noon in Room 4, on the 2nd and 4th Fridays (excluding holidays). Here is this year's schedule:

  • September 10 and 24
  • October 8 and 22
  • November 12 (No meeting on the 26th due to Thanksgiving)
  • December 10 (No meeting on the 24th due to Christmas)
Seeking Volunteers for Sunday Worship Services

Are you ready to be involved as a volunteer in worship again? If so, we'd love to have you! You can sign up as an USHER HERE, a DOOR GREETER HERE, a COFFEE FELLOWSHIP HOST HERE, or an ACOLYTE HERE. Thank you!
HOW WE'RE HELPING OTHERS
Retirement Ministry

Hamblen Retirement Ministry has been invited back to Moran Vista Retirement Home to begin a worship service again. The service is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 2 to 3 PM. We would like to invite new members to participate with us. We need song leaders, pianists for hymns, and persons to lead, which involves a message or mini-sermon. Our main need at this time is for leaders and pianists. 

For more information, please contact Joe Bruce at joeb@hamblenpres.org or 509-385-0626 or Joy Newcomer at newcomerjoy2014@gmail.com or 509-496-1707. Thank you for considering being a part of this very worthwhile ministry!
Find joy volunteering with one of our ministry partners this summer!
Click on the ministry to contact the organization:

Shalom Ministries: Serving Meals to Homeless in Downtown Spokane; 509-455-9019

Mission Community Outreach Center: Free Clothing & Household Goods; 509-536-1084

Habitat for Humanity: Help Build New Homes; 509-534-2552

Family Promise: Helping Families Move from Homeless to Housed; 509-747-5487

Cup of Cool Water: Serving Homeless Teens in Downtown Spokane; 509-747-6686
You can also contact Marc and Debbie Connally via email HERE or by phone at 509-939-9499 to join the rotation providing lunches.
UPCOMING EVENTS
For Zoom links, email hppc@hamblenpres.org
FRIDAY, July 16
1 PM Zoom Gladys' Group

SUNDAY, July 18
7:30 AM Zoom Sunday AM Bible Study
9 AM In-Person/Online Worship Service

MONDAY, July 19
Youth Mission Week
TUESDAY, July 20
Youth Mission Week
7:30 AM In-Person/Zoom Men's Bible Study
12:30 PM In-Person Staff Meeting

WEDNESDAY, July 21
Youth Mission Week
9:30 AM In-Person Listening for God
2 PM Zoom Betty's Group

FRIDAY, July 23
1 PM Zoom Gladys' Group
Picnic at Manito

Join us at Manito Park on Wednesday, August 11, at 5:30 PM for a catered Mexican meal.
Oasis Backpacking Trip
Friday, August 20th through Monday, August 23rd

This summer our high schoolers have the opportunity to explore the Wallowas in Eastern Oregon as we backpack, camp, and bask in the beauty of creation on this four-day trip. For both the backpacking connoisseur and those wanting to dive in for the first time, Peak 7 is hosting this trip and providing transportation from Spokane, training, and any supplies that students can’t provide themselves. For more information, contact Mitchel Pierce, Director of Student Ministries, at mitchelp@hamblenpres.org.
Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir plans to be back in full swing this fall when we kick off our school-year programs. If you are interested in joining the choir this fall, you can contact Kyla Fague at kylaf@hamblenpres.org.
Sunday Brunch

Join us at the church building on September 19, at 10:00 AM, immediately after worship service for a meal provided by the Deacons.
Camp Spalding
 
Through their Christian summer camp programs, Camp Spalding provides a chance for thousands of young people from greater Spokane and North Idaho to get away from the daily routine, spend a week with an outstanding, fun staff of mature role models, and experience the adventurous life God intends for us. Sessions begin at the end of June and are offered during various dates throughout the summer. Once again, our Deacons are providing a 50% scholarship for any student attending. Prior to registering, obtain a Scholarship Code from Sandy Riebe at sandyr@hamblenpres.org. You can view this year’s Camp Spalding schedule and register using the Scholarship Code at campspalding.org.
Preschool Registration for 2021-2022 is open!
 
We're looking forward to a great year. Visit https://www.hamblenpres.org/preschool-registration to complete our online registration forms. Contact Alicia Powell, Preschool Director, at aliciap@hamblenpres.org with questions.
HPPC Book Club

For more information, contact Betty Thompson at bettythomps@aol.com.

2021/2022 Reading List:

October: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
November: Created For Commitment by Audrey Witherall Johnson
January: We Band of Angels by E. Norman
February: The Widow’s War by Sally Gunning
March: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
April: Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart
May: The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes
CHILDREN AND YOUTH MINISTRIES
JAM (Jesus and Me)
Children's Sunday School

JAM Sunday School will resume in the fall. Kids’ Zone is available for the summer for children 3 years old through 1st grade. Children will attend worship with their families until the Junior Sermon. After the Junior Sermon, they can go with Jessica Munroe to Room 1 (Movie Room) for a fun Bible related activity. Kids’ Zone will run June 27, through September 12. Kids, please join Jessica and friends for a fun morning!

For information on our children's programs, visit our website or contact our Director of Children's Ministries, Joe Bruce, at joeb@hamblenpres.org or 509-385-0626.
Youth Ministries (6th-12th Grades)

Caravan (incoming 6th graders through outgoing 8th graders) and Oasis (incoming 9th graders through outgoing 12th graders) will hold a few weeks of regular meetings in midsummer! Meet at the church and we’ll hangout in the sun across at Hamblen Elementary. We will resume our regular schedule in the fall.
Caravan: Mondays from 6:00pm-7:30pm
June 28th
July 5th
July 12th
Oasis: Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm.
July 2nd
July 8th
July 15th
For more information on our youth programs, visit our website's youth page at hamblenpres.org/youth. For questions, contact Mitchel Pierce, Director of Student Ministries, at mitchelp@hamblenpres.org.
GIVING
Support the Ongoing Mission of HPPC with Your Tithes & Offerings

To make a donation to HPPC (one-time or recurring gift) you may do so HERE.
Thank you for choosing to support our mission to grow active followers of Jesus Christ
and build his community!
CONNECT WITH PASTORS & STAFF
Connect with Pastors & Staff

We are here for you! Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 AM to 4 PM and Friday, 9 AM to Noon. You can connect with pastors and staff by clicking on a link below to email them. Our cell numbers are also listed. Please reach out!

Click to email Pastor Steve Watts, Pastor, Head of Staff, or call/text: (509) 251-0366

Click to email Pastor Jennie Barber, Interim Associate Pastor, or call/text: (206) 794-0689

Click to email Heather Notske, Dir. of Operations & Group Ministry, or call/text: (509) 251-6468

Click to email Joe Bruce, Director of Children's Ministries, or call/text: (509) 954-3041

Click to email Mitchel Pierce, Director of Student Ministries, or call/text: (206) 739-6126

Click to email Kyla Fague, Interim Worship Director, or call/text: (509) 270-6848

Click to email Trina Limbaugh, Administrative Assistant, or call the office: (509) 448-2909 ext. 101

To submit a prayer request or to be added to the prayer chain, send an email to prayer@hamblenpres.org.