1/2/22 Worship Gathering :: YouVersion Event
Hillside Missionary Church
1/2/22 Worship Gathering
Whether you’re a guest or a long-time attendee we’re glad you’re here with us. We’re a friendly and caring group of Christians who are here to help people be CONNECTED with Jesus, CHANGED by Jesus, and COMMITTED to the mission of Jesus. If you're new with us today, thank for joining us! We truly believe that you’re not here by accident and that God has some amazing plans for your life. If you’d like some information about who we are and how to get plugged in here at Hillside, please fill out the “I’m New” page on our website, hmcworship.com/im-new/
Locations & Times
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  • 21567 Ireland Rd, South Bend, IN 46614, USA
    Friday 7:00 PM
In this passage of God’s Word, we see Jesus continuing His journey towards Jerusalem. As He does, He encounters 10 lepers. He instructs them to show themselves to the priests, and as they did, they are all healed. Afterwards, only one comes back to thank Jesus. This story shows us that we should:
1. Realize, God notices and hears us
Luke 17:11-14, 1 Pet. 3:12, 1 John 5:13-15, Heb. 4:16, Ps. 18:6
2. Obey when God instructs
Luke 17:14, 6:46, John 14:15-24, 1 Sam. 15:22, James 1:22, 2 Kings 5:1-14
3. Give thanks to God
Luke 17:15-19, 1 Thess. 5:18, Col. 3:17, Ps. 92:1, 106:1, 107:1, Eph. 5:20
4. Realize that your relationship with God is more important than anything else
Luke 17:19, Heb. 11:6, John 17:3, Rom. 5:1-2
Reflection Questions

1. After reading and hearing about this encounter that Jesus had with these 10 lepers, what stands out to you the most? Why?
2. How do you think your relationship with God would change if you were better about giving Him thanks? How can you show more gratitude to God?
3. What would it look like for you better prioritize your relationship with the Lord?
Current Prayer Requests
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CHURCH FAMILY NEEDS: Margie Gallay died a few weeks ago; please pray for the family. Patty Ewing’s brother, Harley, also died a few weeks ago; please pray for the Ewings. Also, pray for Jerry Jamrozy. He has been having issues with his back and may have bone cancer.
MISSIONARIES: This month pray for the Bellas.
FAMILY OF THE WEEK: Each week we’ll pray for a different family in our church. This week pray for the Dodds.
HILLSIDE HAPPENINGS: Pray that the church would continue to stay unified under Christ. Pray for our livestream and for the people joining us there. Pray that God would use us to bring His Kingdom here.. Pray for our children’s ministry as it is getting built back up.
CURRENT HAPPENINGS: Pray for the current health pandemic in our world and in our country. Pray for medical staff and for our leaders as they navigate how to best help. Pray for students, teachers, administrators, and all other school staff. Pray for the recent destruction due to storms.
Numbers
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Attendance
In-person on 12/26: 43
Online views (through 12/30/21): 4
Giving
Online (12/20/21 - 12/26/21): $490 for general
In-Person on 12/26/21: $603 for general
Total general needed weekly to meet budget: $1480
Open Sorting Hour at the Foster Closet
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Want to help out at the foster closet but can’t commit to helping regularly? That’s ok! Every Friday from 12:30-1:30 is an open sorting hour. If you’d like to help during the open sorting hour, please text Tammi Fisher at (216) 526-9974.
Groups
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We believe that our faith grows best when we surround ourselves with other believers. That’s why we encourage everyone to be a part of one of our groups, where we can intentionally share our lives with one another. There is a Sunday School group meeting on Sunday mornings before Service at 9:30. Our small groups are also in the process of starting for the fall. If you would like to be a part of one, please reach out to Pastor Josh.
Email List
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If you do not receive our weekly emails, announcements, and prayer requests, please join our email list! You can do so by going to hmcworship.com/im-new
Bible Reading Plans
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Bible reading plans, to help you read through the Bible in a year, are available at the welcome center. These plans come along with a podcast, and also connect with the Youversion Bible app, to make it as convenient as possible.