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Kaleo Registration Begins

April 29, 2009

Sunday, May 3, registration for the Kaleo Arts Academy begins. 

Classes offered by Kaleo include:

Dance for Children

Dance for Adults

Beginner Guitar

Intermediate Guitar

Art for Children

Art for Adults

Conversational Spanish


Please contact Drew Greenway or Emily Gist with any questions you may have.


Connections Class

April 21, 2009

If you are interested in finding out more about Harris Creek, please come to our Connections Class. Connections is a four week rotation, that repeats every four weeks. You can join the class anytime! This class is a great way to meet new people, learn about the church's vision, history, core values, staff, and much more! Connections Class is offered during the 9:00 hour on Sunday mornings, in room C5.

Sharefest Waco

April 21, 2009

Sharefest Waco 2009 will take place on Saturday, May 2 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.  Sharefest is a day of serving the Waco community in partnership with local churches. Childcare will be available for babies through age 2: children age 4 and up will have opportunities to serve alongside parents. Some of the work projects will include: Gardening, planting, and painting for the Lorena school district; lawn care for local senior adults; Back Yard Bible Club for children in North Waco; and clean up for the Talitha Koum Institute.

Please sign up in the church foyer for this exciting event.


Minutes of the Board of Elders - March 19, 2009

April 1, 2009

1. A meeting of the Board of Elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was held March 19, 2009. In attendance were Senior Pastor James Tippit; Executive Pastor David Britt; Minister to Students, Brady Herbert; Stefan LeRow, Chairman; Chris Holmes, Vice-Chairman; Jim Underwood; Kirk Wakefield; Stacy Atchley; and Ben Selman.

2. Brother James opened the meeting in prayer.

3. The Board reviewed, and approved as discussed, to be written, the minutes of the prior meeting of the Board.

4. Brother David presented the Church


Minutes of the Board of Elders - March 5, 2009

March 10, 2009

1. A meeting of the Board of Elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was held March 5, 2009. In attendance were Senior Pastor James Tippit; Executive Pastor David Britt; Jim Underwood; Kirk Wakefield; Chris Holmes; Stacy Atchley; Bill Killian, Chairman of the Deacon Body; and Ben Selman.

2. Brother James opened the meeting in prayer.

3. The Board reviewed, and approved as discussed, to be written, the minutes of the prior meeting of the Board.

4. Brother James led a discussion on the on-going progress of the Connections Class. Several families and individuals attended the entire cycle and are in the process of moving toward membership. The class, as presented, is reported as successful, informative, and well-received. Elder participation in the class was discussed.

5. Brother David presented the on-going planning associated with the onset of the Mother


Minutes of the Board of Elders - January 22, 2009

February 14, 2009

1. A meeting of the Board of Elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was held January 22, 2009. In attendance were Senior Pastor James Tippit; Executive Pastor David Britt; Stefan LeRow, Chairman; Jim Underwood; Kirk Wakefield; Chris Holmes; and Ben Selman.

2. Brother James opened the meeting in prayer.

3. The Board reviewed, and approved as written, the minutes of the prior meeting of the Board.

4. Brother James led a discussion on the continuing large number of Sunday visitors to the Church and the Church


Minutes of the Board of Elders - January 8, 2009

January 8, 2009

1. A meeting of the Board of Elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was held January 8, 2009. In attendance were Senior Pastor James Tippit; Executive Pastor David Britt; Stefan LeRow, Chairman; Jim Underwood; Kirk Wakefield; Chris Holmes; Bill Killian, Chairman of the Deacon body; and Ben Selman.

2. Brother James opened the meeting in prayer.

3. The Board reviewed, and approved as written, the minutes of the prior meeting of the Board.

4. Brother James reported on the immediate past Sunday services and the continued positive comments and praise for the preaching and leadership of Brady Herbert. Technical issues regarding the sound system and the video display system and operation in the Sanctuary were discussed together with plans for resolving those issues. The Board commended the Pastoral Staff for the impact, presentation, and quality of the Sunday services. Brother James reported that the Pastoral Staff is implementing all elements of the Ministry Plan as authorized by the Congregation and is receiving positive help and response from the membership.

5. Brother David reported that the


Minutes of the Board of Elders - December 18, 2008

January 8, 2009

1. A meeting of the Board of Elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was held December 18, 2008. In attendance were Senior Pastor James Tippit; Executive Pastor David Britt; Stefan LeRow, Chairman; Conrad Robison; Chris Holmes; and Ben Selman.

2. Brother James opened the meeting in prayer.

3. The Board reviewed, and approved as written, the minutes of the prior meeting of the Board.

4. A discussion was held regarding the first business meeting of the Church held on December 14, 2008, to discuss the ministry plan and budget for the Church for 2009. The unanimous approval of the congregation by voice vote of both the ministry plan and budget for the Church for 2009 were noted by the Board.

5. Brother James reported that feedback from the congregation in regard to the


Minutes of the Board of Elders - December 4, 2008

December 10, 2008

1. A meeting of the Board of Elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was held December 4, 2008. In attendance were Senior Pastor James Tippit; Executive Pastor David Britt; Stefan LeRow, Chairman; Conrad Robison; Kirk Wakefield; Bill Killian, Chairman of the Deacon Body; and Ben Selman.

2. Brother James opened the meeting in prayer.

3. The Board reviewed, and approved as written, the minutes of the prior meeting of the Board.

4. A discussion was held regarding the first meeting of the Church, on December 3, 2008, to discuss the ministry plan. The presentations of Barbra and Brady were recognized as positive and informative and participation by the Members of the Church was strong. The Church


Minutes of the Board of Elders - November 9, 2008

November 11, 2008

1. A meeting of the Board of Elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was held November 9, 2008. In attendance were Senior Pastor James Tippit; Executive Pastor David Britt; Brady Herbert, Youth Minister; Barbara Smith, Minister to Children; Stefan LeRow, Chairman; Chris Holmes, Vice-Chairman; Conrad Robison; Kirk Wakefield; and, Ben Selman.

2. Brother James opened the meeting in prayer.

3. A proposal for a resolution concerning financial signing authority was made by Brother David. A motion was made by Brother Robison that the following people be placed on the Church