October Message from Pastor Mike

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Pastor Mike “I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying for all of you.” Philippians 1:3 The apostle Paul expressed his gratitude to the first Christians living in the city of Philippi at the beginning of his letter to them, and I want share my gratitude for you, Hilltop Covenant Church! …

Hilltop Preschool and Daycare October Message

It is hard to believe that we are already a full month into the new school year and fall is officially here! October is going to be a busy month with fun events planned for the kids here at Hilltop. On Thursday, October 3rd we will begin our new year of Chapel with Pastor Mike! Chapel will be a brief …

Music Programs at Hilltop

As we get ready to enter into the fall season, and activities at Hilltop ramp up, I wanted to remind you of opportunities to participate in the music programs of the church. The two ongoing groups are: Celebration Ringers – an enthusiastic group of ringers who would welcome new members! If you read music a bit – or are willing …

Pick Of The Litter

We have had a faithful group of helpers this summer and some new folks, the Langer family, who have joined us also. Many hands make the tasks go quicker and smoother! In fact, we’ve finished our cleaning in just an hour! Can you spare an hour in October to join the crew? This will be the last opportunity in 2017 …

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

If you can provide supper for the moms on any MOPS nights, please sign up on the poster in the narthex. What if I can’t prepare a meal, but want to help? People have given donations so that we can subsidize the cost of preparing a meal, for those who need it, or so that we can purchase a meal …

Information For Helping With MOPS Dinners

How many people do I need to cook for? The meal is typically dinner for 8-12 adults (moms and helpers). That might sound like a lot, but they are all pretty light eaters. We have typically had more food than we’ve needed! One casserole is plenty. What time does the meal need to be served? The moms and children eat …

September Message from Pastor Mike

All-Welcoming From the Inside OutBy Pastor Mike As individuals and institutions, we are bequeathed both poverty and gifts. Our vitality is contingent on becoming aware of, befriending, and using both toward an integrated, fruitful life. We often try to minimize or eliminate our poverty while maximizing our gifts, and yet the best-balanced life recognizes the way those two are interwoven …

August Message from Pastor Mike

Dear Friends in Christ, I cannot tell you how grateful I am to finally be with you in worship and ministry here at Hilltop. But I’m going to try! For many months I prayed for the Spirit’s guidance as I began to sense that my time at my former church was coming to a completion. Not knowing what was next, …