Thursday, 15 December 2016 by

Gift to the King! Christmas 2016 Dear HCPC Family and Friends, After a time of deliberation and prayer, we have selected Agape Cumberland Presbyterian Church as our Christmas Offering recipient.  Agape CPC is a New Church Development in El Paso which is being led by Pastors Freddy and Lyvia Rincon. This New Church Development is a work

After much prayer, research, and deliberation, the members of the Diaconate have voted to select Vincent Luwizhi and his ministry, called Acts of Mercy, to be the recipient of this year’s special Thanksgiving offering. Acts of Mercy’s mission is to bring hope to the lives of the poor by serving the people of Africa, and

What is in a name? Luminarias or Farolitos?  In Northern New Mexico they are called Farolitos while in Southern New Mexico they are called Luminarias.  A debate that continues with some that resign themselves to say – “Whatever.”  After all, they are just paper bags filled with some sand and a candle. To look at

Chesterton Quote

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 by

A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.” – The Everlasting Man, 1925  


Thursday, 18 June 2015 by

CIY MOVE 2015- Some have asked, “So what is CIY?”  CIY stands for Christ in Youth and is an organization whose mission is to amplify the call on students’ lives to become Kingdom Workers.  MOVE is the event in which they accomplish this through a conference structure targeting HS students. This Monday, June 22, we

 1“I beg you, brothers and sisters, because of the great mercy God has shown us, offer your lives as a living sacrifice to him—an offering that is only for God and pleasing to him. Considering what he has done, it is only right that you should worship him in this way. . . 9Your love must be

On April 15th, Sharon Cook of Chick-Fil-A on Paseo Del Norte, came to speak to our youth (30 in attendance that night) about her involvement in Operation Christmas Child. She gave the history of its beginnings, how her family has participated, and challenged our youth to join her in the mission to fill shoeboxes to

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 by

In our new class, Vignettes of Church History, we began by discussing the theology of the Early Church.   We examined some primary sources from theologians in the early church to see some of ways they differed from us today and some of ways they were the same.  Below are the passages that we looked

Reflections: Gifts for God

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 by

Hebrews 13:15-16 15With Jesus’ help we will continually offer our sacrifice of praise to God by telling others of the glory of His name. 16Don’t forget to do good and to share what you have with those in need, for such sacrifices are very pleasing to Him.   2 Corinthians 9:11-15 11God will make you

Reflections 2/5/15

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 by

 Our perception of “reality” is an act of faith based on mere fragments. -Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art   Made for spirituality, we wallow in introspection.  Made for joy, we settle for pleasure. Made for justice, we clamor for vengeance.  Made for relationship, we insist on our own way.  Made for beauty, we are