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- April 13 - 20. Devoted to Prayer
- April 17. Remember Worship Service 7 p.m.
- April 18. Remember Worship Service Noon
- April 20. Easter
- April 27. Serve Expo
- April 27. Starting Point Class
- May 4. Church Picnic at Tannehill State Park
There will be two worship services at 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. There will be no 11:00 a.m. worship service and Small Groups will not meet.
All Around Town Catering
All Around Town Catering
Hawaiian chicken over rice, vegetables, garden salad, rolls, and cookies for dessert!
Chicken fingers, mac & cheese, vegetables, garden saled, rolls, and cookies for dessert!
Join us each Wednesday in the Gym for the Fellowship Meal. The serving lines open at 4:45 p.m. and close at 6:15 p.m. Meals cost $5.00 for adults and $3.50 for children (12 and under), and families of four or more cost only $17.00.
Easter Weekend Worship Schedule
Remember and Rejoice
Look Upon Him… and Remember. Join us this week for a worship service to focus on the cross of Christ. Identical services will be offered at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 17 and noon on Good Friday, April 18. The Choir and Orchestra will lead and the Lord’s Supper will be served. Childcare will be provided for children ages birth to 5.
Look For Him… and Rejoice! Celebrate the risen Savior on Resurrection Sunday, April 20. There are four service options to make room for many expected family and guests. Worship times will be 7:00, 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Small Groups will meet at their usual hours, 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Please plan to arrive early and park on campus. Parking in the Publix parking lot will not be available this year.
Wednesday, April 16. There will be no Wednesday Night Life classes or activities on April 16. The usual Wednesday schedule resumes on April 23.
Devoted To Prayer April 13-20
Prayer is at the heart of every real church.
The week of April 13-20, Hunter Street families will be asked to gather together and pray in the places where they live, worship, work and play. This will be a time for us to be intentional and to pray about how we can display the love of Christ every day. Click here for Prayer Guide.
As a part of this prayer emphasis, we’re asking you to use the hash tag #14realpray if you post to Instagram, Twitter or Facebook about your prayer experience.
Summer Quest: Agents of Truth
Calling all agents who have completed grades 1 through 6: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to join us for the best week of the summer, June 2-6 at Summer Quest: Agents of Truth to uncover and defend the truth about who Jesus really is.
The week will be filled with secret-agent fun as kids learn to discover, decide and defend the truth through songs, games, worship and crafts.
Agents of Truth will meet 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday. It’s free, but children must be registered to attend. Register online now. We’re counting on you!
On Sunday morning, April 27 come and discover all of our on-campus volunteer opportunities during the Serve Expo in the gym. Discover how you can #serve1another to build up the body of Christ at Hunter Street. The Expo will be open 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Make a point to attend the family-friendly Serve Expo.
The Joy of Serving
The Preschool Ministry is seeking more volunteers on Easter morning, April 20.
The Preschool Ministry is seeking more volunteers on Easter morning, April 20. Can you serve during one hour on Easter morning? We need preschool greeters and extra people to rock babies. Contact Jennifer McCoy for details.
The Membership ministry is also seeking additional volunteers to serve on Easter. For more details about how you can serve, contact Janet Hatcher.
Welcome Brian Hinton!
Please welcome Brian Hinton who begins serving on our ministerial staff as our Associate Pastor.
Brian is certainly no stranger to Hunter Street. He has been a member of our church family since 2000. He met his wife Heather here at Hunter Street. He has served as a Small Group teacher, a deacon, has led Wednesday Night Life classes and preached here on many occasions.
Brian is a graduate of the University of Alabama, earned his law degree at the University of Michigan and earned his Master of Divinity degree at Beeson Divinity School. He and Heather have four children: Laney, Daniel, Hannah, and Hattie.
Alabama Singing Men
The Alabama Singing Men, a group of ministers and laymen from Alabama Baptist churches, will present a concert on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel. The concert will feature the 50-voice men’s choir along with the Instrumental Ensemble and Alabama Ringing Men. Dr. Thomas Smith of Auburn is the conductor. Hunter Street’s own Frank Jones is accompanist. The concert is free. Join us for this evening of great choral music.
Two Mission Information Meetings
Two summer missions trips will hold informational meetings following Wednesday Night classes on April 23. The Nebraska meeting will be in Room E106. This team will work in Lincoln July 28–August 2 with the Yezidi Kurds, an unreached people group, and also assist with a VBS. Mark and Alana Ray are the team leaders. The Ecuador meeting will be in Room E107. This team will provide a basic pediatric clinic and help with VBS, July 24–August 1. Harry Harper will lead the team.
Gifts to the Easter Offering for North American Missions go directly to the field to support the work of Southern Baptist missionaries.
Please pray about what you or your family will give to the offering that provides almost 50% of the yearly support for NAMB missionaries. This is also known as the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering.
Photo Booths Open
Sundays April 27
Gather your family and have your picture taken this Sunday at a Photo Booth. Booths are located in the gathering place. Pictures will be used to create an online photo directory. Please allow extra time on Sunday mornings so you won’t be late for worship or Small Groups. There is no charge and no catch.
Church Picnic at Tannehill
We’re pulling out all the stops to make the May 4 Church Family Picnic a foot-stomping, game-playing, food-eating great time for Hunter Streeters of all ages.
Schedule for May 4. There will be two worship services on Sunday, May 4 at 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. There will be no 11:00 a.m. worship service and Small Groups will not meet. We’re doing this to allow time for families to arrive at the picnic and enjoy the afternoon.
You Need A Ticket. Tannehill is a state park and requires a small admission fee. Park entrance fees: free birth to age 5; $1 children (age 6-11); $2 senior adults (age 62 and up) and $3 adults. Purchase your tickets in the Atrium, the Church Office or at the park on May 4. In the event of inclement weather, the picnic will be canceled. If the picnic is canceled, pre-purchased tickets may be returned for a refund.
Lots To Do. Bring your lawn chairs and just relax, or get ready for an active afternoon. There will be inflatables, baby derby, bike parade, face painting, arts and crafts for kids, corn hole toss tournament, kickball tournament, moon pie eating contest, blue grass band, vintage cars, and an Eagle’s Nest for teens to bring their hammocks. No pets are allowed. Please do not bring golf carts or ATVs.
Lots To Eat. Bring a picnic lunch or side dishes to go with free hot dogs and hamburgers. Local vendors will be selling kettle corn, shaved ice, funnel cakes, and fried pork skins. Please bring cash to purchase these food items.
Parent Child Dedication On Mother’s Day
Parent Child Dedication is a time to acknowledge publicly that children are gifts from God. Parents dedicate themselves to raise their child in a Christian home that diligently teaches God’s word. The church dedicates itself to walk beside the parents during this journey. To register your child for the next dedication on May 11, please contact Jennifer McCoy.
Christ Our Hope VBS
You can make a real difference! How?
By helping in VBS at Christ Our Hope in Bessemer. VBS will be from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. July 7-11 for preschool through grade 6. We’ll be using Lifeway VBS materials in English. Our goal is to reach many new families with the gospel of Christ. Contact Karla Luttrell for more details.
Help For Job-Seekers
Have you been out-sourced or down-sized and feel stressed or discouraged?
There is help. The Career Transition Ministry is not a job placement service, but rather a helping ministry for those seeking a job. Specialists and mentors can help you refine interviewing skills and provide spiritual help and encouragement along the job-seeking process. To learn more about this ministry contact Jim Burks.