Hillside Missionary Church
2/27/22 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
    Sunday 10:45 AM
In this passage of God’s Word, we see Jesus continuing His Journey towards Jerusalem. As He does, He encounters a tax collector named Zacchaeus. This is a familiar story to many who grew up in the church. By taking a close look at it again though, we can see what God teaches us through this story:
1. When God acts, be faithful
Luke 19:1-4, Heb. 10:23, Matt. 25:21, 2 Tim. 4:7-8
2. We need to admit our need for God
Luke 19:5-8, Rom. 3:23, 6:23, John 14:6
3. Jesus offers salvation to everyone
Luke 19:9-10, John 3:16, 2 Pet. 3:9, 1 Tim. 2:4
Reflection Questions

1. Were you familiar with the story of Zacchaeus before? Was there anything that stood out this time that hasn’t before? If so, what? If you weren’t previously familiar with this story, what stood out the most to you? Why?
2. How do you think it would change your relationship with God if you constantly were reminded of your need for a Savior? How can you better remind yourself of your need for Jesus?
3. What is God doing in your life during this season, and how can you respond the most faithful way possible? Who can you talk with and ask to be held accountable to that?
Current Prayer Requests
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CHURCH FAMILY NEEDS:Pray for Jerry Jamrozy, who has bone cancer. Randy Harmon’s dad passed away this recently; please pray for him, Tammy, and Sharron.
MISSIONARIES: This month pray for the Erdels.
FAMILY OF THE WEEK: Each week we’ll pray for a different family in our church. This week pray for the Harmons.
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 2/20/22: 43
Online views: 7
Giving
Online (2/14/22-2/20/22): $150 for general
In-Person on 2/20/22: $519 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.
Women's Retreat
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Mark your calendars for this year’s district women’s retreat, happening on Saturday, March 12th. For more information, please see Tammi Fisher. More details to come.