Week of May 10, 2020

6201 Hillsdale Blvd / Sacramento, CA 95842
(916) 331-2741

Come Worship With Us
Sunday's • Bible Study 9:30 am • Worship 10:45 am
Wednesday's • Family meal 5:30 pm • Prayer & devotion 6:30 pm


At Hillsdale you will discover all God has made you to be that you might worship and serve Him. We know you will find our family fellowship caring and supportive and that here you can build lasting relationships.

 


ON CAMPUS ACTIVITIES SUSPENDED
Until further notice all on campus activities are postponed. Although we are not gathering together, we are still family.  If anyone has a need, please contact your deacon or pastor Jim at 916 606-3198. Members, as well, are available to help with shopping, rides to medical appointments, or to just talk.

Join us for Worship & Bible Study by LIVE STREAM on your computer or digital devise. For your convenience contact us to be included in the event by joining our MAILING LIST found on our Home Page at www.hillsdalechurch.com.

Follow us on Facbook for continued ministry of the Word, encouragement and support.


OFFICE HOURS & SCHEDULE
Office Hours (916) 331-2741
9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Monday - Wednesday - Thursday
Website:
www.hillsdalechurch.com/ 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HillsdaleChurch/


A MESSAGE FROM YOUR PASTOR

Hello, Hillsdale family.  I pray that you're all doing well and protecting your health during this COVID-19 pandemic.  I'm still missing all of you terribly.  I can hardly wait until we are able to meet again in person.  God willing that will be soon.

Prayer  Let me encourage you to gather with your family to pray for a great healing across our land.  Pray for a healing of relationships, families, churches, and racial, cultural, and political division.  Pray for a national healing from the coronavirus that is profound and visible.  Pray that God will heal us in such ways that only He could receive the glory, that even political, media, and healthcare leaders would recognize that it was the hand of God that healed our land.

You can do so by joining our Family Prayer & Devotion Gathering online each Wednesday at 6:30 pm. We enjoy sharing with each other, praying and participating in a short devotional time. It's only one hour but it is worth much more to the ministry of this church and the work of His Kingdom.

Worship  Don't forget Sundays at 10:45 am on Zoom. We would love to see all your lovely faces. Weekly sermons are uploaded to our website at www.hillsdalechurch.com, either as a video or an audio recording on Mondays.  Keep reaching out to one another by phone during this time.  Please let me know of any situations that I should know about. 

I love you all.
Pastor Jim

JOY RIDE 
A Series Through Philippians

Sundays @ Hillsdale
LIVE - APART BUT TOGETHER
Worship Experience
10:45 am


►Sermons Online

 

WORSHIP & BIBLE STUDY

LIVE STREAM SERVICES are available.
JOIN
our MAILING LIST found on our Home page and you will receive an email with the video conference ID.


Worship    
Sundays
10:45 am PDT


Bible Study              
Sundays
9:30 am PDT


Prayer & Devotion
Wednesdays
6:30 pm PDT

 

How to Pray for Yourselves, Our Nation and the World


Psalm 103:1-5 Pray for the Sick &
Protection or our Healthcare Workers    
Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.


Philippians 4:6-7;19 Pray for the Vulnerable & Unemployed     Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus... And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.
Psalm 3:5-8 Pray for Wisdom for our Government & Leaders  Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones.

Colossians 1:9-11 Pray for Students & Families  We have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; being strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy...


Colossians 1:25-29 Pray for our Church Leaders
God has given me the responsibility of serving his church by proclaiming his entire message to you.This message was kept secret for centuries and generations past, but now it has been revealed to God’s people. For God wanted them to know that the riches and glory of Christ are for you Gentiles, too. And this is the secret: Christ lives in you. This gives you assurance of sharing his glory.  So we tell others about Christ, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all the wisdom God has given us. We want to present them to God, perfect in their relationship to Christ.That’s why I work and struggle so hard, depending on Christ’s mighty power that works within me.


Give With Gratitude

A life of generosity is the out pouring of our love and gratefulness to God that rests on His faithfulness to His promises, to fulfill His divine plan and purpose for our lives and His Kingdom Purpose.

You can become a contributor towards God's Kingdom Purpose by making contributions to the ongoing work of the church through your tithes and offerings.

Due to the restrictions placed on us in meeting together because of the COVID-19 pandemic you may make contributions to the church:

1) by mail to Hillsdale Blvd Baptist Church 6201 Hillsdale Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95842.

2) you may make a drop-off visit during our regular business hours. 

3) you may give through your personal banking account with a bill pay service. 

4) for those who need further assistance we may make a personal visit to pick up your financial gift.




Don't Miss Out On All The Fun!



Saturday, May 23, 2020
Hillsdale Blvd Baptist Church
11:00 am


R.E.A.L. WOMEN all need some girlfriend time! May be in person or online. More information to follow.

 

Secret Sisters, R.E.A.L. WOMEN

Shh Lips Images, Stock Photos & Vectors | ShutterstockSssshhhhh!  It’s a secret!  Ladies, are you participating in the R.E.A.L. Women’s Ministry Secret Sisters?  If you are, you should have already received information on your Secret Sister.  It is very important right now, during this time of isolation, to let your sister know that they are not alone and that you are praying for them.  You can mail them a card – use the church address as the return address if you don’t want to give away your identity.  If you have a gift for your secret sister, the church office can “forward” it to her.  Just call to make sure someone is in the office before you come by to drop it off.  Call Sheila Ashburn at 916-205-2370, if you have questions about the R.E.A.L. Women’s Ministry.

 

The R.E.A.L. Women’s Ministry supports the women of Hillsdale Blvd. Baptist Church with fellowship, caring, and acceptance.  R.E.A.L. stands for “Relationships, Encouragement, Accountability, and Laughter”.

 


Revitalize Saturday,
Coming this Fall

Hillsdale Blvd Baptist Church
6201 Hillsdale Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95842
11:00 am - 2:00 pm



Join us for a three-hour break from your busy lives. Carole is an author, speaker, and singer-songwriter. Come expecting an uplifting session by Carole along with Carole's beautiful music. A delicious luncheon will follow afterwards.

A free-will love offering will be taken during this event. more about Carole Brewer

Register

  




MEDIA OUTREACH & EVANGELISM MINISTRY

HILLSDALE CHURCH FACEBOOK
Hillsdale Blvd Baptist Church (Sac) ►Facebook Link

SOCIAL MEDIA
God is continually reaching out and touching lives through our social media. We continue to reach people. As you view our Apart But Together Worship Experience you may see some faces you do not recognize. These are our guests. Continue to pray for them in their spiritual journey as they connect their hearts to God and Grow to become more like Christ -  being equipped to serve the church as they share the knowledge of Christ to their world, and exalt Him through their daily lives.

This is the current list of our guests who have asked to be included in our email notifications. Thank you for joining us.

Diana
Bevery
Dylan
Andrew
Barb
Brian & Milan
Kathy
Melissa

This week we reached 136 people and had 61 engagements
Our video posts are reaching 95% of our posts

Currently we have
302 likes
297 followers
1423 check ins

The Word of God is going out to our community, nation and world for the glory of Christ.

"Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ..."  Colossians 4:2-3

Debbie Fredrickson
Media Outreach & Evangellism Ministry



REMEMBER TO SUPPORT OUR SOUTHERN BAPTIST WORK with your financial gifts as well as through prayer.

Strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God. Acts 14:22.

California Southern Baptist ConventionNEWSLETTER
 

Annie Armstrong North American Missions Offering

Annie Armstrong: Together for His Kingdom | NORTH PULASKI BAPTIST ...This offering accounts for 50% of North American Mission Board’s budget, with 100% of offering gifts going directly to the field for missionaries and their ministries. Pray for people to be generous in giving to the offering this year during this trying time, so missionaries are equipped to share the gospel throughout the United States and Canada. 

 This is the only picture taken of Annie Armstrong. To learn more about this remarkable woman and missionary, view the video bio at https://www.namb.net/video/annie-armstrong-biography/ 

Your tithe and mission offering can be mailed to the church or drop it off during office hours.  If you would like a supply of giving envelopes, reply to this message and the office volunteers will mail them to you.


 

Sacramento Region Baptist Network ►NEWSLETTER

 

The Magnet of a Thankful Heart

During a time of devastation and distress, the prophet Jeremiah wrote these words: This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope.  The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail.  They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness (Lamentations 3:21-23). This is a indeed a challenging time for all of us.  But like Jeremiah, we have reason for hope.  Are you seeing God’s goodness and faithful to you?  ...Read More

 



OTHER ARTICLES OF INTEREST FOR CHURCH LEADERS AND PASTOR



COVID-19 Response Guide by covid.church
Three very complete and comprehensive free resources to help you and your church navigate these unprecedented times...
read more 

Free Manual ►COVID-Response Kit pdf

What Makes a Great Team (Part 1) by Rick Warren
Every church needs a strong volunteer team. You can’t afford to hire enough staff to do all God wants you to do in your
community. More importantly, one of the purposes of your church “is to equip God’s people to do his work and build up the church” (Ephesians 4:12 NLT). Part of equipping your volunteers to serve the church is developing them into an effective team...
read more

10 Best Ways to Make Visitors Feel Welcome at Church by Outreach
You want to welcome visitors to church and make them feel at home and at ease once they arrive, but how can you make that happen?...read more

5 Reasons People Come back to Your Church by Rick Warren
The best way your church will break through growth barriers is to do so quickly...read more

5 Ways to Connect with New Church Visitors OUTREACH/WEEKLY
Do you have a strategy for connecting with new church visitors? If not, you're missing out on a chance to show visitors how much your church values them!...
read more

 



OTHER INTERESTS





MOVIES & ENTERTAINMENT
 

I Still Believe available on Prime Video
The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.

 
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