We serve our congregation and our community through a variety of ministries … each meeting a particular need. HFC ministries are grouped by age and by purpose.
Adult Sunday School
9:30 – 10:30am — We have a variety of classes designed to meet the needs and interests of individuals who range in age from post college to senior adults.
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. — Acts 2:42
This biblically based, person-centered Sunday School class is a mini-lecture style class based on topics from the Nazarene quarterly material. David Alexander is the teacher. This class is for all age groups.
This class comprises all age groups. Dr. John Griffin selects a different topic each quarter and discusses the biblical basis for the topic. He uses a combination of lecture, questions and class participation.
Now to each one the manifestation of the spirit is given for the common good. — 1 Corinthians 12:7
The individuals in this class are of all age groups, and include single adults and couples who are interested in biblical topical studies. Expect a highly interactive classroom environment with many opportunities to share and learn, facilitated by Loretta Kilgore.
Jesus …’has become the cornerstone’. — Acts 4:11
The intention of this class is to allow God to mold and shape the life of our family through the insight of God’s Word. This is a discussion-oriented class, facilitated by Pastor Gordon Smith, with the objective of digging deeper into God’s Word.
Women’s Bible Study
Leader — Diane Vanderpool
James: Mercy Triumphs
You are invited to join your sisters in Christ as we study the book of
James with Beth Moore. The study will take place on Tuesdays, February
5th through April 2nd, from 6:30-8:30 pm at HFC in the rooms by the
Esther: It’s Tough Being a Woman
Life delivers its share of knockout punches. Come to know more deeply
the God who is in your corner through the study of Esther on
Thursdays, January 31st through April 11th, from 6:30-8:30 pm at HFC
in the rooms by the kitchen.
Leader — Nancy Dytzel
A singles group that gets together for times of fellowship. Singles focus on having fun as well as ministering to each other’s needs, both spiritual and social.
Dynamic Christian Living
Leaders — Bill & Donna Brinson
A multigenerational group discussion on current events or Bible studies. Led Wednesday nights in the classroom next to the Prayer Room.
Leaders — Pastors John Griffin and Gordon Smith
We alternate biblical lessons and have a high level of interaction in discussion.
Leader — Mark Asplund
The charter of our Men’s Ministries is to help men develop a stronger walk with God. We work to accomplish this by providing men the opportunity to build relationships with other men of like heart and mind.
A few groups of people get together on a weekly basis for deeper fellowship, to study God’s Word together, but mainly to have a time of fellowship and encouragement.
Popcorn Bible Listening Group
Leader — Danny Lovato
This group listens to the Bible using a Proclaimer® (an audio player). Participants are invited to stop the group (using a variety of noisemakers) at any time to make comments or ask questions. And, as the group name suggests, they eat popcorn during this time too!
4th Saturday of each month — Beginning Sept. 24th
A group of friends — past, present and future church members and friends — get together to enjoy quilting and share projects and skills with one another. We welcome everyone from the novice to the expert.
Share ’N Prayer
Leader — Pastor Gordon Smith
During this time, we pray for the needs of our church, as well as individual needs.
Leader — Kelly Dorris
Women’s Ministries is a unique opportunity for women of all ages to get together for times of fellowship and devotion.
WOW (Women of the Word)
Leader — Betty De La Porte
A weekly women’s Bible study.
Senior Adults – JOY (Just Older Youth)
Leaders — Tom & Pearl Brown
The JOY Group meets in the classroom next to the kitchen every Friday from 10:00am to Noon. This is a great time to get to know one another as seniors. Encouragement, games, refreshments, humor, scripture and prayer are shared.
For more information about any of these small groups, call the church office at 505.822.0000.
Other Activities & Opportunities
Each Wednesday throughout the school year, 5:15 – 6:30pm, a light meal is provided for all who care to join. Cost is $2.00 per person. Also during the evening, we have various activities through which anyone can serve or be refreshed — Share ‘n Prayer, Bell Choir, Teen Activities, Adult Choir, Popcorn Bible Listening Group, and more. It is a wonderful time to serve, to enjoy fellowship and to be refreshed by the Spirit of the Living God.
Nazarene Global Missions
The Church of the Nazarene is dedicated to the proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ worldwide. We are one of the largest compassionate ministries denominations in the world. We are committed to international ministries through Nazarene Global Mission, which includes such ministries as Nazarene Missions International (NMI), Compassionate Ministries, Work & Witness and more.