Identity Care Group Starts Thursday, March 28 | Join us for an 8-week group for those affected by and connected to the LGBTQ community for mutual encouragement and prayer.

We'll listen to each other’s experiences, pray and support each other as we seek to walk with and through our own and other's family identity journeys. Meets on Thursdays, March 28 through May 16 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM in the Staff Lounge. Facilitated by Angela Powell, this group is open to you and people you know who may also be interested. Text Angela at 909-659-4829 with questions. Sign up here...

Good Friday and Easter

It's a week of remembrance and celebration at Hillcrest.

See here for what's available for kids at these special services.

Friday, March 29 | On Good Friday, we'll gather to commemorate Jesus' death on the cross with worship and Scripture. Join us at 6:30 PM in the sanctuary.

Sunday, March 31 | On Easter Sunday, you are invited to celebrate Jesus' resurrection with us at 9 or 10:30 AM in person or online. Invite friends and neighbors.

Financial Update as of February 29, 2024:

Actual Giving: $1,030,615

Budgeted Giving: $1,149,971

Shortfall: $119,356

Giving to the general fund supports all the ministries at Hillcrest and our impact locally and globally. See more about how to give here...

Holiday Hours | Hillcrest offices will be closed on Monday, April 1 in observance of Easter Monday.

Next in April!

Curious about Jesus, baptism, and how you can experience new life?

See below or here for what's next at Hillcrest.

Discover Jesus Dinner and Discussion | If you are newer to exploring scripture or are new to following Jesus, this 5-week group is the place for you or someone you know! Meets on Wednesdays for dinner and discussion from April 3 to May 1 from 6:30 to 8 PM in the Staff Lounge. See more and sign up here.

Saturday men's group starts a new study on April 6! Meet us at 7 AM in Room 203 as we begin a study of Christian Community, a LifeChange topical Bible study that explores how God's Word gives us vision and hope for what it means to be family in Christ. Books available for purchase at $8 each. Email Matt Dolliver.

Sign a journal and encourage a senior! On Sundays, April 7 to 28, we will have senior journals in the lobby to write words of affirmation, encouragement or prayers. Whether you know these students or not, your words will bless them as they move into their next phase of life.

New Beginnings is a class for parents and their elementary age kids (1st - 5th grade) who are asking questions about salvation and what it means to be baptized. Meets on Sunday, April 7 at 10:30 AM in Room 246. One parent must attend with their child. Sign up here...

Racial Justice—A Conference for the Church will be held at Hillcrest on Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Sponsored by a collaboration of churches in the KC area to explore Christ-centered principles, ignite the Church to actively pursue racial justice, and unite to create a more just Church and society. See here for info and registration.

Man Camp is a weekend away to encounter fun and adventure, authentic conversations, and fearless friendships at Young Life's resort-style Clearwater Cove camp on Table Rock Lake in the Ozark Mountains from April 19 to 21. Spots are limited, so register with your coworker, neighbor, or friend today to make an eternal difference. See here for more and to sign up.

Serve at Adelante Thrift on Saturday, April 20 from 10 AM to noon. We will sort and hang up clothing for the store which supports Mission Adelante. Feel free to come for part or all of the time. Contact Ashley with questions. Sign up here.

Caring for the Caregiver Support Group is Saturday, April 20 from 11:30 AM to 1 PM. We will listen to one another as caregivers, encourage each other, share tips, and support and pray together. Sign up here to join us.

Lunch-N-Learn on Saturday, April 27 | Speakers who have loved ones with mental health conditions share their experiences and how to best support them. Sign up for this topic and light lunch from 11:30 AM to 2 PM in Room 204 here...

Woman to Woman Gathering is Sunday, April 28 | Women of all ages and stages are invited to this once-a-month gathering from 10:30 to 11:30 AM in Room 203. We'll talk, share, create, experience and be encouraged. No sign-up needed.

Trip Opportunities

Alaska Mission Trip June 19 to 28 I Join us as a camp counselor serving 3rd and 4th graders at Covenant Bible Camp or on our work crew building yurts at Chikaloon Retreat Center. Space is limited to 9 adults and students for the Bible camp and 10-15 students and adults at Chikaloon. Details and sign up here...

Houseboats Summer Camp August 5 to 9 at Bull Shoals Lake, Arkansas. This unique experience is designed for high school students and adult leaders to retreat for a week, camp on the water, build community, and connect with Jesus. See more about this Hillcrest Student Ministry trip and sign up here...

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