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Creek Connection May 10-May 16

May 12, 2009

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HCBC Movie Night

May 6, 2009

Come join us for dinner and a movie on Friday, May 15, at 6pm. This is a great chance for individuals and families of Harris Creek to enjoy a movie together and fellowship with other. Childcare will be provided for infants to 3 year-olds if desired.

Minutes of the Board of Elders - April 2, 2009

May 6, 2009

1.    The Board of Elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church gathered for a meeting of the Board on April 2, 2009 and spent the time together in prayer.  In attendance were Senior Pastor James Tippit; Executive Pastor David Britt; Stefan LeRow, Chairman; Chris Holmes, Vice-Chairman; Jim Underwood; Kirk Wakefield; Stacy Atchley; Bill Killian, Chairman of the Deacon Body; and Ben Selman.  
2.    Time was spent in discussion of a number of issues, concerns, needs, praises, and blessings of the Church so that the Board could consider and raise up those issues in prayer together.
3.    The Board spent time together in prayer regarding: the upcoming Easter season and its meaning and impact on the City and the Church; the meaning and Glory of the Crucifixion; the ministries of the Church and upcoming opportunities and teaching, including “Joshua’s Men”, the “Treasure Principle”, “Sharefest”, the Men’s Construction Team and its leadership, the opportunities of Kingdom service in regard to the children and youth of the Church; Mother’s Day Out and its leadership; the Children’s Ministry and its leadership; the Church’s teaching servants; the growth of the small group ministry and its servants and leadership; the needs of sister Churches, their congregations, their service, and their leadership; and the focus, wisdom, unity, courage and dedication of the believers and leadership at Harris Creek as the welfare of the Lord’s City is served and the Kingdom enhanced.
4.    The Board reviewed, and approved as written, the minutes of the prior meeting of the Board.
5.    The Elders voted to approve the licensing of Drew Greenway, Worship Pastor.
6.    Brother LeRow closed the meeting in prayer.

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