Hey Hillside Family,

The countdown is on… This Sunday marks the beginning of our final message series in our current auditorium. Imagine! 

We’re going to be diving into Paul’s letter to the Colossians in this new series called “Rooted”.  As we move forward into an exciting future, it’s essential that we continue to be a people who are solidly rooted in Jesus Christ. Paul’s wise counsel to the church at Colossae is still very relevant and timely for us today.  I can’t wait to dive into the teaching of the book with you!

Re: this Sunday’s service… I’m told that the worship team will be mixing it up a bit with a taste of worship from the 70’s. Anyone remember some of the popular worship tunes back then when our church was founded? Should be fun… In the weeks ahead we’ll be enjoying a few blasts from the past each Sunday. Also, as a church with a premiere family ministry, we’ll be partnering with a few families in a family dedication this Sunday. 

I’ve got two timely reminders for tomorrow…

Reminder #1 – Don’t forget that this is our Touchdown Sunday for the canned food drive for the Second Mile Food Bank. Let’s keep filling up those shopping cards located in both the upper and lower lobby.

Reminder #2 – Guys, this Sunday is the early bird deadline for our upcoming “Better Man” Winter Getaway at Camp Wildwood. It’s going to be another fantastic time with many first-timers joining us this year. You can register in the lobby on Sunday or by using this link below.

Winter Getaway Registration

It remains a great joy to partner with you and a fantastic staff team in this exciting Grand Opening year at Hillside. God is working in our midst, our church is growing, and lives are being forever changed by His grace. Best days ahead! 


Pastor Jerry

PS Have you signed up yet to get your picture taken so you can be included in our 2016 expanded edition of the church directory (those not in last year’s new directory)? As our church family continues to grow, our church directory is a great way we can be a friendly church. Photos will be taken during the month of February. Interested? Here’s the link to sign up. Thanks! 

Photo Directory