HOTLF Outreach Ministries

CHILDREN MINISTRIES

HOTLF is very family-centered and all children are welcome to participate during our services and activities.

Nursery is available for children ages 6 months to 24 months of age during the sermon part of all Sunday morning services with a staff of well trained and loving volunteers. *the Nursey is currently closed for early 2022, but weekly fun activity packets are available at the services for children of all ages.

A private room is available for nursing mothers or anyone with a young child. Changing tables are also in both bathrooms.

Children’s Church Ministry is offered for ages 8 to 12 years old on the third (3rd) Sundays of the month (except June—August).

CONNECT GROUPS

HOTLF offers a variety of Connect Groups (Home-Cell Groups) for of all ages including for families, men, women, couples, individuals, college students and teens. Connect Groups often meet in members’ homes, parks and various locations throughout Lock Haven and Clinton County. We encourage you to join a Connect Group – to meet and make new friends, create meaningful relationships with others, be encouraged, share laughter and great memories, and grow a deeper relationship with God.

YOUTH GROUP – Pursuit Youth

Pursuit Youth Group is for teens in seventh through twelfth grade, and meets Fridays at the Church (and other locations). This Youth Groups provides a great opportunity for teenagers to be in a positive peer environment, make great friendships, have fun, expand and learn more about Jesus, encounter the presence of God for themselves, discover their destiny and calling in God, and also serve with missions – volunteer projects and community service projects. More info on Pursuit Youth’s Instagram & Facebook accounts.

COLLEGE STUDENTS – FGF Group

FGF Group (Full Gospel Fellowship) is a Christian Bible-based club for college students at Lock Haven University of PA. FGF is at the Haven to encourage college students to discover and experience a deeper relationship with God, fulfill their destiny and calling in God, and be empowered to positively impact LHU community and the world. FGF meets Thursday’s 7pm – LHU’s Raub Hall room 408, during Fall and Spring Semesters of September to May. More info on FGF’s Instagram and Facebook accounts.

LADIES MINISTRY

HOTLF Ladies Ministry is a wonderful connect group for women. We believe in the power of gathering as a community of women for strength and encouragement. Often about meets about 4-6 times on a Sunday evening. And each Summer and Fall – weekly have Bible Study Sessions.

PRAYER SESSIONS

Connect Prayer Groups with open prayer sessions available monthly and quarterly.

WITNESSING SESSIONS

Witnessing Connect Group meets during the Summertime on Friday nights often at 7:00 PM. Contacts – Pastor John Snyder and Jeff Brinker.

Classes

  • Members Class – members and new members
  • Born to Grow Course – new believers and foundational
  • Kingdom Principles Class
  • Kingdom Growth Class – for spiritual growth and foundational
  • Marriage Seminar (& Marriage Teachings) – for strengthening of marriage
  • Children Classes for parents and child caretakers – Growing Kids God’s Way Growing Kids God’s Way curriculum and classes for Infants, Toddlers, Middle Years, and Adolescents.

EVENTS

HOTLF community has a variety of monthly and annual events and long standing fun traditions throughout the year. Including weekly summer picnics and game nights, Sweetheart’s Dinner (February), Annual Harvest Party (October), Annual Christmas Party (December) and other great activities like: homemade ice cream socials, movie nights, ladies teas, men’s baseball trips, children’s pageants and choirs, gardening and building projects, and volunteer projects.

COUNSELING

Counseling and prayer are available upon request from the HOTLF Pastors and Elders.

MISSIONS  HOTLF SUPPORTS

Local Ministries:

      1. Salvation Army – Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. www.salvationarmy.org
      2. CCM – Clinton County Ministerium
        CCM is comprised of ministers, churches, organizations from Clinton County that understand and take seriously the importance of being involved in the life of our community. CCM’s desire is to serve the people of our area by enabling and encouraging them through various means as they deal with the many pressures of life. CCM pastors meet monthly. Pastor John Snyder has been an active CCM member since 1988 and is a past president.

    **For local assistance including possibly financial aid from the Clinton County Ministerium:
    please Contact local Salvation Army Ph 570-748-2951 119 East Church St. Lock Haven, PA

    1. Gideons in Clinton County and Gideon’s International
      www.gideons.org

    International and USA Ministries

    1. Pastor Gary and Hazel Breaks – Stewarton, Scotland
      Potter’s House Christian Fellowship
    2. Vadstena Kristna Center – Vadstena, Sweden
      http://www.vadstenakristnacenter.se/
    3. Missionary Jon Cassel – former work with CBN
    4. Operation Christmas Child with Samaritan’s Purse International.
      www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child
      ***HOTLF an official OCC Drop-Off Site – for shoebox drop-off donations every 3rd week of November. OCC Coordinator – Sarah Snyder
    5. Word of His Grace Ministries – Bill and Cynthia Garrett
      Mission work in Upper Volta Region of Ghana
    6. Roanoke Gospel Outreach and Pastors Scott and Sandy Lyons – Virginia
    7. Dr. Eldon Wilson – New Covenant Ministries
    8. Elijah’s Missions – Elias and Sandra Koteita
    9. Missionaries Mark & Astrid
    10. Blue Ridge Bible College – Rocky Mount, Virginia
      www.blueridgechapel.org
    11. Melvin and Anna High and Flame of Truth Ministries – Texas and Mexico

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Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.

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