Next at Hillcrest

How will you grow this spring? See below for what's next at Hillcrest.

New Sermon Series starts on Sunday, April 7 at 9 or 10:30 AM | Join us for By the Book, our new series exploring how the Bible is unlike any other book we encounter. We can pick it up and read it and totally miss the point. We’ll spend five weeks learning about the Bible in all its beauty and power to change our lives if we let it. Nate Powell will begin the series with a message called, It's Not a Book, It's a Library. We hope to see you in person or online! See here for bookmark content.

Sign a journal and encourage a senior! On Sundays, April 7 to 28, we will have senior journals in the lobby to write words of affirmation, encouragement or prayers. Whether you know these students or not, your words will bless them as they move into their next phase of life.

New Beginnings is a class for parents and their elementary age kids (1st - 5th grade) who are asking questions about salvation and what it means to be baptized. Meets on Sunday, April 7 at 10:30 AM in Room 246. One parent must attend with their child. See more and sign up here...

 

Identity Care Group | An 8-week group for those affected by and connected to the LGBTQ community for mutual encouragement and prayer. We'll listen to each other’s experiences, pray for one another, and support each other as we seek to walk with and through our own and other's family identity journeys. Indicate your interest here...

Discover Jesus Dinner and Discussion | Explore with us who Jesus is and what it means to live out his teachings in this 5-week dinner and discussion group for you and your friends who are curious and have questions. We'll get to know each other over a simple meal, explore Scripture about Jesus and discover what his teachings mean for our daily lives. Meets after Easter on Wednesdays from April 3 to May 1 from 6:30 to 8 PM in the Staff Lounge. Email Jessica at with your interest.

Racial Justice—A Conference for the Church will be held at Hillcrest on Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Sponsored by a collaboration of churches in the KC area to explore Christ-centered principles, ignite the Church to actively pursue racial justice, and unite to create a more just Church and society. See here for info and registration.

Man Camp is a weekend away to encounter fun and adventure, authentic conversations, and fearless friendships at Young Life's resort-style Clearwater Cove camp on Table Rock Lake in the Ozark Mountains from April 19 to 21. Spots are limited, so register with your coworker, neighbor, or friend today to make an eternal difference. See here for more and to sign up.

Join other Hillcresters to serve at Adelante Thrift on the third Saturday each month. Next dates: 4/20, 5/18 (10 AM to Noon). We will sort donations and hang up clothing for the store. Feel free to come for part or all of the time and bring a friend who cares about serving our community. Contact Ashley with questions. Sign up here.

Caregiver Support Group is Saturday, April 20. As caregivers we will listen to one another, encourage each other, share tips, and support and pray together. Caring for the Caregiver meets once a month on Saturdays from 11:30 AM to 1 PM in Room 204. Sign up here to let us know you will be joining us online or in person.

Lunch-N-Learn on Saturday, April 27 | Speakers who have loved ones with mental health conditions share their experiences and how to best support them. Sign up for this topic and light lunch from 11:30 AM to 2 PM in Room 204 here...

Woman to Woman Gathering is Sunday, April 28 | Women of all ages and stages are invited to this once-a-month gathering from 10:30 to 11:30 AM in Room 203. We'll talk, share, create, experience and be encouraged using simple prompts. No sign-up needed.

Save the Date for our Serve Team Celebration on Sunday, April 28 | If you are serving in a ministry area at Hillcrest, you are invited to be celebrated from 6:30 to 8 PM in Fellowship Hall. We are SUPERthankful to have you as part of our team, so our theme for the night is SUPERheroes. To make it SUPERfun, come dressed for the occasion. Sign up here...

Cinco de Mayo-themed All Church Potluck on Sunday, May 5 from 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM in Fellowship Hall. We are switching who brings what! We'll still provide the main dish and drinks. Last names with N-Z, bring a potato, pasta, or veggie dish; A-M, bring a dessert or salad. 

Hymn Sing is Wednesday, May 8 | Join us from 6:30 to 8 PM in the sanctuary as we raise our voices together and sing (or just listen to) some of our favorite hymns of the faith using real hymnals. Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend! 

Man Night at SERV is Wednesday, May 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. We'll play pickleball (FREE), hang out (bring a friend) and eat great food (bring $$ for food). Please note that SERV is a cashless establishment. They accept Apple Pay and all credit cards as valid forms of payment. The registration deadline is May 13. Sign up here...

Save the date for KidJam June 10-12 with Family Night on June 13 | KidJam is 3 summer nights of awesome fun for kids who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade. It's a great time to invite neighbors and friends to join us as we explore the Bible through worship, games, missions and art! Sign up here...

Alaska Team Update: Space for Hillcrest to serve at Covenant Bible Camp is completely full but we still have spots available on the yurt building team. Details and sign up for this mission trip from June 19 to 28 here. Deadline for the yurt building team is Wednesday, April 10. Questions? Email Nate Severson.

Houseboats Summer Camp August 5 to 9 at Bull Shoals Lake, Arkansas. This unique experience is designed for high school students and adult leaders to retreat for a week, camp on the water, build community, and connect with Jesus. See more about this Hillcrest Student Ministry trip and sign up here...

God has uniquely equipped you to serve his people with your time and talents. We would love to help you find your best way to serve at Hillcrest. Serving with others is a great way to meet people, deepen connections and find purpose. Sign up online.

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