Cuba Mission Trip March 14-19 2024

Would you like to see the gospel work High Pointe is engaged in in Cuba, the seminary we helped start in Santa Clara, and our partnership with Predica Fiel in Havana? Then join us for this brief vision trip to Cuba. March 14 and 19 will be travel days, so we will be on the ground from the 15-18. Our plan is to fly into Santa Clara to be a part of First Baptist Church Santa Clara’s anniversary celebration that weekend. Then, on Sunday afternoon, we will travel to Havana to learn about Predica Fiel and spend Monday in Havana. We will return on the 19 from Havana.

If you are interested in going, let Pastor Juan know (juan@highpointeaustin.org). You will need to cover the cost of the flights (between $400-500), hotel ($50-100/night), and food ($100-$200). Also, you will want to bring extra cash for miscellaneous expenditures. High Pointe has set aside $500 for members who have never gone on a mission trip. If that’s you, take advantage of it.

Engaging Our Neighbors | Saturday, February 3
Engaging Our Neighbors is this Saturday, February 3, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join us in the foyer for a brief time of prayer before we go out to our neighbors to pray for them and share the gospel with them.

Children and Student Ministry Volunteer Luncheon REMINDER
This is a reminder for the volunteers who have already registered to attend the event. The luncheon is scheduled to happen THIS SUNDAY, February 4 from 12 PM to 1:30 PM. Mexican food will be served, and this luncheon is to show our appreciation for your faithful service. Please contact Erin Wyman for more information.

High Pointe Men’s Work Day | Saturday, February 10 at 8:00 AM
Men of High Pointe! Please join us on Saturday, February 10 for a work day aimed at caring for our church building and grounds. The Lord has blessed us with this beautiful facility, and we want to steward it well. We plan to start the work day at 8 AM, and it will be a full day of discarding foliage, painting various rooms, and generally organizing and cleaning the church building. If you have tools that would come in handy for painting, please bring these to the work day. Please reach out to Paul Wargo or Robin Diddams for more information.
Life Classes | Sundays at 9:00 AM
Life Classes are meant to equip High Pointe for life as a Christian. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity and join us. This session, we are offering the following classes from January 28 to March 10:

  • A Survey of the NT from Acts to Revelation (Livingston Room) | This class will explore the New Testament from Acts to Revelation under the theme of the king and his kingdom. This class will provide us with a general knowledge and understanding of the early church, important theological themes, and how it applies to our daily lives.
  • Panorama General del NT: Hechos – Judas (East Training Room) | Una clase para equiparnos con un conocimiento general de los libros acerca de la Iglesia primitiva, explorando temas teológicos importantes y como impactan nuestras vidas diarias.
  • Kids Life Class (Overflow Room/Old Mission Room) | We also offer childcare and a Life class for Kids, K-5th grade, that uses The Gospel Project, a study that “helps kids dive deep into the big story of the Bible – God’s plan to rescue His people through His Son, Jesus Christ”.
  • Membership class (Old Library) | Our Meaningful Membership Class is offered on Sunday mornings as well.
Giving at High Pointe
God is generous, and so he calls us to be as well. What we do with what God has given us shows the world where our hearts are and helps proclaim the gospel. We want to glorify God in every area of our lives, including what we do with our finances. But as you may have noticed, we do not take up a collection on Sundays at High Pointe. Consequently, we’ve been receiving questions as to how to give. There are several ways you may give:
1. Offering Boxes in Auditorium – You may place your offering in an offering box.
2. Mail – You may mail your contribution to the church office.
3. Text/Online – You may give by texting 84321 (it will require a first-time setup).
4. Your Bank – You may give through your own bank via Bill Pay or ACH.

If you have any questions, go to this LINK. Our financial staff is also available to help or answer your questions. You may call the church office at 512-837-7725.

On-Call Pastor
To better care for you, High Pointe, we have an “on-call” pastor available for emergencies after office hours and on weekends. To reach the on-call pastor, call 512-837-7725, extension 1.

Preaching Schedule: Pray regularly for the ministry of the Word at High Pointe. Also, prepare for our gatherings by reading the sermon text, thinking it through, and asking questions about the text before Sunday. Here is a preaching schedule designed to help you prepare for Sundays:
  •  February 4 | Romans 15:22-33 | Our Participation in Missions for the Sake of the Nations,      Pastor Juan
  •  February 11 | Pastor Davey Davis
  •  February 18 | Romans 16:1-16 | The Joy of Gospel Partners, Pastor Juan
  •  February 25 | Romans 16:17-27 | Be Wise as to What is Good and Innocent as to What is Evil, Pastor Juan
  • March 3 | Matthew 28:18-20 | Our Mission, Pastor Juan
  • March 10 | Acts 6:1-7 | The Priority of the Ministry of the Word
  • March 17 | Pastor Davey Davis
  • March 24 | Palm Sunday, Pastor Juan
  • March 31 | Easter Sunday, Pastor Juan
  • April 7 | Begin Study of Judges

Resources of the Week
Begin praying as you prepare to gather with us this Sunday at 10:00 am.
Love, 

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